Yung Wu Contributor Yung Wu is the CEO of MaRS Discovery District, a Toronto-based innovation hub. More posts by this contributor To actually change the world, Big Tech needs to grow up The cancellation of Amazon’s planned expansion in New York exposes the truth about its HQ2 promises. In the end, the company seemed mainly […]View More In big tech’s future expansion plans, public good should be the corporate incentive
Welcome back to Transportation Weekly; I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. We love the reader feedback. Keep it coming. Never heard of TechCrunch’s Transportation Weekly? Catch up by reading the first edition here or check out last week’s edition, which offered the gamut of mobility news from Lyft and Bird to […]View More Transportation Weekly: Uber’s spending habits, Tesla Model Y, scooters and AVs in Austin
Welcome back to Transportation Weekly; I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch . This is the fifth edition of our newsletter and we love the reader feedback. Keep it coming. Never heard of TechCrunch’s Transportation Weekly? Catch up here, here and here. As I’ve written before, consider this a soft launch. Follow […]View More Transportation Weekly: Waymo unleashes laser bear, Bird spreads its wings, Lyft tightens its belt
The explosive expansion of dockless e-scooters from startups like Lime and Bird in cities all around the world has made it super easy to get around. But you know what’s not so great about the two-wheelers? When you inevitably face plant into the grou…View More The CDC’s study on e-scooter injuries reveals the obvious: wear a helmet
In this week’s startups newsletter: Y Combinator president Sam Altman is stepping down, Marie Kondo is raising VC and Munchery has finally filed for bankruptcy.View More Startups Weekly: What’s up with YC? Plus, mobility layoffs and Airbnb’s grand plans
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Every March, brands and industry-insiders gather to celebrate the best in tech, culture, and entertainment — and Mashable’s signature MashBash is The Mother Ship of this celebration.
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It’s not often that you hear about a startup from Singapore with ambitions to expand to the U.S, but that’s exactly the goal for event booking service Delegate. Founded in August 2015, the company aims to be a one-stop shop for booking an event, that covers corporate and professional functions, celebrations like weddings and more personal events […]View More Ambitious Singapore startup Delegate wants to bring its event booking platform to the US
2019 has been good to the Austin startup scene so far.View More Austin in January: Cash rich and maturing
MaaS Global, the company behind the all-in-one mobility app Whim, which offers a subscription service for public transportation, ride-sharing, bike rentals, scooter rentals, taxis, or car rentals will be making its U.S. debut later this year. The company will choose its American launch city from Austin, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, and Miami, according to Sampo Hietanan, […]View More Whim, the all-in-one mobility app for ride sharing, public transit, and rentals is coming to the US
Ford is shutting down Chariot, the shuttle startup that it purchased just two years ago that was supposed to be a part of the automaker’s fresh effort to move beyond the traditional business of buying and selling cars. Chariot will end service on commuter routes in the U.K. on January 25, according to a company […]View More Ford is shutting down its Chariot shuttle service
Apple is planning a major expansion of its operations across the U.S., including a $1 billion investment in a new campus in Austin, Texas, the company announced Thursday.
The plan also includes establishing new sites in Seattle, San Diego, Culv…
Apple has announced a major expansion that will see it open a new campus in North Austin and open new offices in Seattle, San Diego and Los Angeles as it bids to increase its workforce in the U.S. The firm said it intends also to significantly expand its presence in Pittsburgh, New York and Boulder, Colorado […]View More Apple plans major US expansion including a new $1 billion campus in Austin