Daily Crunch: Asian and Hispanic e-grocer Weee! bags $425 million Series E

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Zap Puts Ads On Top Of Taxi Cabs As They Scoot Around Town

Unlike startups Zoom, Pow, Zing, and Schwongooza, Turkish startup Zap is trying to disrupt the on-taxi advertising market. By placing bright LED signs on the top of standard cabs, the company aims to

Introducing The 14 Companies Participating In Disrupt London: Startup Battlefield

We're thrilled to introduce the impressive group of companies participating in this year's Startup Battlefield. The Battlefield serves to showcase the best and most promising early-stage startups in t

Shooting down mosquitos with laser beams

<img src="" />Remember Reagan and his infamous Star Wars Defense Initiative? 25 years ago, scientists suggested that the U.S. build

Dell laptop (almost) electrocutes young boy, his dog, potentially grandma

A fascinating post in Dell Community support forums details the travails of a young man and is XPS m1530. It seems that his laptop is “crackling” and “sparking” when he touches

Originally For iPod, iZap Battery Works Wonders On iPhone

The iPhone’s battery life is already acceptable, but who wouldn’t want to squeeze even more talk time out of it? (Josh. Nah, he wouldn’t.) Battery specialist Zap’s $80 iZap bat