Guest Post As despised and problematic as it is, the Postal Service is one of the most important institutions in this country. It is essential to a functioning economy, and thankfully, it's not going anywhere, anytime soon.
Outbox, a startup launching in San Francisco today, is an alternative to the "old system" of mail delivery. Outbox will collect and manage your physical mail for $5 a month, so you won't have to visit your postal mailbox again.
Starting Monday, lithium-ion batteries -- the same kind used in your laptop -- won't be allowed in the cargo holds of some international flights.
Guest Post When it comes to old, stodgy companies innovating, my favorite examples are UPS and FedEx.
FedEx joins AT&T and Verizon in warning their employees of a not-so-mysterious iPhone 5 release later this month.
UPDATED: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that SEOmoz had secured a second round of funding. We regret the error.
Search engine optimization software company SEOmoz is close to raising a $25 million second round of funding, sources …