Shopzilla Opens Lab Site

Los Angeles-based comparison shopping site Shopzilla has opened up a new web site focused on showcasing its research projects. The company said that its new zLabs site ( will showcase the company's latest technical innovations. The new site will allow users to use pre-released versions of Shopzilla's comparison shopping service. Shopzilla said that the first research project to be shown will be Robozilla, a service which automatically clusters and aligns products in an automated way. Shopzilla is the former, and was recently purchased by E.W. Scripps for $525M.