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Rando only launched in March but the anti-social photo-sharing app that deliberately eschews the standard social network clutter of likes and comments and connections -- simply letting users share random photos with random strangers and get random snaps in return -- has blasted past 5M photo shares after a little over two months in the wild. One of the early pioneers in the Quantified Self movement has quietly gone out of business. Zeo, a leading maker of hardware and software used by consumers to track sleep and improve their health, has not been operating since the end of last year. Zalora, a Zappos-style fashion e-commerce site in South East Asia backed by the Samwer brothers' Rocket Internet incubator in Germany, is today announcing its latest investment -- $100 million, led by Rocket Internet itself, along with regular Samwer investing partners Summit Partners, Investment AB Kinnevik, Verlinvest and Tengelmann Group. The New York Times has a lovely interview up with Steve Wilhite, the inventor of the illustrious GIF file. Tumblr engineer Rachel Fershleiser has family who read TechCrunch. And Tumblr founder David Karp think it's the "greatest thing. Now in its fourth year, tech conference Echelon will gather 52 of the Asia Pacific's most promising startups from June 4 to 5 in Singapore. China's e-commerce giant Alibaba and search company Qihoo 360 have teamed up to launch 360.etao.com, an online shopping search engine that rivals similar products by Baidu, the search giant known as "China's Google. Like you and a lot of other people in the Valley, I read the blogs snarking on the Valley, because nothing is funnier than making fun of people just like us, technology elite who download hot apps, ringtones and backgrounds all day and all night -- all on our separate phones reserved for daytime and nighttime. The New York Times spent months and had an entire team working on the creation of Snow Fall, and it shows. The Saturday Evening Post has a prominent spot in the history of American magazines. It's where artist Norman Rockwell made a name for himself, and it has published classic American authors like Edgar Allan Poe and F.