• Rivigo, An Indian Logistics Startup That Uses Tech To Ensure Driver Safety, Raises $30M Series B

    Rivigo, An Indian Logistics Startup That Uses Tech To Ensure Driver Safety, Raises $30M Series B

    Rivigo, an Indian startup that wants to build a more reliable and safer logistics network, has raised a $30 million Series B led by SAIF Partners. The funding, which includes equity and debt financing, will go toward improving Rivigo’s proprietary hardware platform, which it uses to reduce driver fatigue, find the best traffic routes, and monitor the performance of its trucks. Read More

  • New FedEx truck: it's electric!

    Good on FedEx, for doing this. The USPS has been talking about going electric for their fleet, and it makes sense. After all, they put massive amounts of miles on their vehicles, and that’s got to make for a pretty serious carbon foot print. Read More

  • CrunchDeals: Buy one Dodge Ram, get one free???

    If someone is/was actually able to get this deal, please let us know. has found a Miami-area ad apparently promising a free  Dodge Ram Single Cab when you purchase a Dodge Ram Quad Cab 1500 at – get this – the dealer’s full list price which, according to the fine print, is the MSRP plus “dealer installed equipment.” Oh, and you have to finance… Read More

  • Small towns in the UK want to be removed from GPS databases

    Several small towns in Britain have a problem with GPS. You know how when you’re using a GPS device and you program the shortest route? Many times, the shortest route between Point A and Point B runs right through these small towns, and these towns aren’t built to accommodate the larger commercial trucks: trucks get stuck in the small towns’ small roads, get caught… Read More

  • Court case might change the laws of second-hand buying: Craigslist, eBay, others in jeopardy

    I’m always scared of lawyers. We live in litigious times, and lawyers are the “new priesthood, baby!” They’re involved in everything. When I got my first “cease and desist” from Apple, we had a party. I’m not sure what that says about me or Apple, but it makes a point: when threatened, we rattle our sabers in the form of calling our… Read More

  • 'I am the lawgiver!': Now that's an ad worth watching

    Toyota Tacoma ads have been pretty funny and creative, but this one takes the cake. World of Warcraft + Toyota Tacoma = brilliant. Well done, ad wizards. Well done. World of Warcraft…wha huh? Read More

  • Samsung YP-K5, Toughest Kid on the Block?

    Well this is about the stupidest thing I’ve ever seen, but it’s impressive nonetheless. This video shows some guy running over a Samsung YP-K5 MP3 boombox with his truck. I’m not sure why he did it, but the player withstood the beating admirably. The Samsung YP-K5 Gets Driven Over [dapreview] Read More