1. Flipkart wants to predict fashion trends with your photos

    The Flipkart e-commerce app could be getting a whole lot smarter about the fashion interests of its users. Punit Soni, Flipkart’s recently appointed chief product officer, today laid out an impressive vision for the app. Flipkart’s mobile app already lets users take pictures of clothing they like and then bring up that clothing in order to buy it. Soni, who spent more than eight years at Google before joining Flipkart in March, thinks the company could go much further.

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