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Amazon isn’t to blame for the Postal Service’s woes, but it will need to innovate to survive

Cyrus Radfar Contributor Cyrus Radfar is a founding engineer of AddThis, which was acquired by Oracle. More posts by this contributor Amazon isn’t to blame for the Postal Service’s woes, b

FedEx reserves 20 Tesla Semi all-electric big rig trucks

FedEx is the latest major logistics company to lock in an order for Tesla’s forthcoming Semi electric Class 8 trailer trucks. The shipping provider has ordered 20 of the vehicles, according to a

Amazon said to launch delivery service to compete with UPS and FedEx

Amazon is gearing up to compete directly with UPS and FedEx, according to a new Wall Street Journal report. The so-called “Shipping with Amazon” program will be an end-to-end shipping solu

Kuri the adorable home robot starts shipping to pre-order customers

Kuri, the home robot that wants to be more companion and less Roomba, has begun shipping out to customers. Kuri creator Mayfield Robotics, a Bosch-owned startup, revealed that its initial shipments ha

Here are the deadlines for all your online holiday shopping orders

While some folks still head to the stores on Black Friday and throughout December, many of us are turning to the web for Christmas shopping. Just one complication: shipping tends to bottleneck during

Crunch Report | Netflix Is Raising Prices

Netflix is raising prices, you can now syndicate your stories from Instagram to Facebook, Magic Leap tells us nothing about what it's doing and Amazon is testing and optimizing its own delivery servic

Microsoft’s new Data Box lets you mail up to 100 TB to its Azure cloud

Moving lots of┬ádata to the cloud can take a long time and cost quite a bit, even over fast connections. Like its competitors — and especially AWS — Microsoft has long allowed its Azure us

Why Amazon is eating the world

I recently co-founded a software startup. Each month, I send out an update to our investors. But the past month was a bit different. Instead of just writing about our "internal" news, I wrote about th

Yext sees $88.8 million revenue, 48% growth for location data

New York-based Yext, which helps businesses manage their listings for store locations, is announcing $88.8 million in revenue for its fiscal 2016 year. The company says this is a 48 percent increase f

Want To Be The Next Amazon? Go Cross-Border From Day One

The business of e-commerce is still mostly a national affair. U.S. consumers order from U.S. retailers like Amazon, Gap and Walmart; Chinese consumers buy from Chinese sites such as Tmall, Taobao and

Why Your Next Package Will Be Delivered By An Uber

Geographic saturation is the key to network effects and profitability in the ridesharing business. The more drivers Uber or Lyft have in a given region, the faster the pick-up times, the better the cu

XPRIZE Contender Astrobotic Strives To Be FedEx To The Moon

Astrobotic Technology, a leading Google Lunar XPRIZE competitor, is setting up to become the first delivery service to the Moon. With a low-cost launch, they now have a lander with the potential for p

Amazon Testing Its Own Parcel Delivery Network, Says WSJ

Amazon is in the process of testing its own delivery network to help complete the last stage of delivery in a package's trip from factory to buyer, the Wall Street Journal reports. The e-commerce gian

ShipStation Now Uses AWS And Amazon Fulfillment To Automatically Ship From eBay, Sears And Other Marketplaces

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.shipstation.com/">ShipStation</a> today unveiled a first-of-its-kind capability to leverage Amazon Web Services and Amazon.com's fulfillment capability to automatic

Google Pumps Up Their Cloud Print Service With New FedEx Partnership

The amount of harried printing situations I've been party to has dropped dramatically since I finished school, but Google's new update to their <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/12/07/google-c

Mapping Earthquake Recovery Projects in Haiti

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/picture-101.png?w=300" alt="" title="Picture 10" width="300" height="182" class="alignright size-medium wp-image-198011" /> Haiti is still st

Some iPhone 4s Begin Arriving A Full 2 Days Early

<img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-191311" title="f" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/f1.png" alt="" />As you may have <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/06/21/iphone-

New FedEx truck: it's electric!

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/FedEx_Electric_Truck.jpg" />Good on FedEx, for doing this. The USPS has been talking about going electric for their fleet, and it makes s

The Future Of Energy? Bloom Energy Boxes Already Power Google, eBay, Others

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-160435" title="Bloom Energy's K.R. Sridhar, holding up fuel cells that are key components of the so-called _Bloom box" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpres

UPS, FedEx drivers to square off at 2009 National Truck Driving and Step Van Driving Championships next month

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/truck%20race.JPG" alt="truck race" /><em>King of Queens</em> Season Five, Episode 20 (titled <em>Driving Reign</em>) finds Doug Heffernan and
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