In conversation with European B2B seed VC La Famiglia

Earlier this month, La Famiglia, a Berlin-based VC firm that invests in seed-stage European B2B tech startups, disclosed that it raised a second fund totaling €50 million, up from its debut fund of

Sony's Swarovski crystal-studded photo frames

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/sony_DPF-D75BQ-620x465.jpg" /> For some reason, Austrian luxury brand <a href="http://www.swarovski.com/">Swarovski</a> loves cooperatin

Japan gets ultra-cute Hello Kitty music player with sparkling Swarovski crystals

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Hello Kitty is now 35 and gets a $152,000 figure

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/super_hello_kitty_swarovski.png" /> Hello Kitty, the cutest cartoon cat in the world and dream of millions of (mostly) Asian teenage gir

Swarovski adds bling to yet another commonplace accessory

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/lg_hbm-530.jpg" /> If you're tired of seeing all those <em>generic</em> Bluetooth earpieces jutting out of people's heads and you just ha

Round-up: Top 5 of the cutest Japanese gadgets of the last 2 weeks

Japan released a number of super-cute gadgets and electronic devices in the last days. Here are the top five. Top 5: Fragrance case for earphones Marubeni Infotech has announced the “Fragrance C

Would you pay $50 for an 8GB flash drive in 2008?

Wow, it’s been a while since I’ve seen a garish, Swarovski crystal-encrusted anything, much less a USB thumb drive, the Transcend JetFlash V85C. Our cup runneth over! But seriously, there&

Sony Releases Swarovski-studded Walkman

As the iPod reigns dominant, the Walkman brand still continues to chug along. Sony today released limited edition Walkman E010s, each with removable caps that are covered in Swarovski crystals. You ca

Active Crystals: Philips and Swarovski Mashup

We briefly take you away from your gadget-obsessed world to show you something new: these are called girls. You should find them outside your mom’s basement. Now back to your Xbox. Oh and they&#

$600 Swarovski-encrusted Nintendo DS Lites

Throw some Swarovski crystals on damn near anything and you’ll generate buzz. Today’s belle of the ball is these Swarovski-encrusted Nintendo DS Lites, found in the Nintendo World Store in