Lyft begins trading on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol “LYFT” tomorrow.View More Lyft prices IPO at top of range
Present-day machine learning requires binary experiential training. The collected learning then becomes valuable. But how can that very valuable intellectual property be protected?View More Autonomous vehicle IP protection — when HAL is driving
Mobility is an expansive topic that includes drones, dockless scooters and autonomous cars — both terrestrial and aeronautic — plus all the ancillary tech required to get the job done. If Henry Ford and the Wright brothers were alive today, you can bet they’d be headed to TC Sessions: Mobility on July 10 in San […]View More Earn a free ticket to TC Sessions: Mobility 2019 with SocialLadder
WOW Air, known for its too-good-to-be-true budget flights between Iceland, Europe, and North America, is finished.
The company abruptly shut down and grounded all its flights on Thursday. It had been providing cheap transatlantic flights since …
The ride-hailing giant may charge up to $10 more per share than originally planned.View More Lyft increases IPO price
Autonomous delivery startup Nuro, fresh with nearly $1 billion in capital from SoftBank, is bursting with ideas — as some recent patent filings (and our recent deep dive into the company) suggest. And we can’t wait to learn more about what Nuro has planned. It’s only fitting that Nuro co-founder and CEO Dave Ferguson is […]View More Nuro CEO Dave Ferguson at TC Sessions: Mobility on July 10 in San Jose
Developments in the self-driving car world can sometimes be a bit dry: a million miles without an accident, a 10 percent increase in pedestrian detection range, and so on. But this research has both an interesting idea behind it and a surprisingly hands-on method of testing: pitting the vehicle against a real racing driver on a course.View More This self-driving AI faced off against an champion racer (kind of)
The European Union has agreed on new rules stating that all cars built after May 2022 and sold in the European Union will have built-in speed limiters, as well as breathalyzers that won’t allow driving if the driver is intoxicated.
For the last two years, Didi has been the dominant car-hailing force in China and its success has spawned a handful of competitors initiated by both internet firms and old-school carmakers. Just last week, another notable challenger has stepped up. T3, which is short for “top 3”, officially launched after a dozen entities, including three […]View More Alibaba, Tencent and other major names form $1.45B ride-hailing venture
Linear Labs, a startup developing an electric motor for cars, scooters, robots, wind turbines and even HVAC systems, has raised $4.5 million in a seed round led by Science Inc. and Kindred Ventures. Investors Chris and Crystal Sacca, Ryan Graves of Saltwater Ventures, Dynamic Signal CEO Russ Fradin, Masergy executive chairman and former-CEO Chris MacFarland, […]View More Linear Labs’ next-gen electric motor attracts $4.5 million in funding
Unmanned drone deliveries are making their way inside the UPS network. Thanks to a partnership with drone startup Matternet, UPS will start delivering medical samples via unmanned drones at WakeMed’s hospital in Raleigh, North Carolina. With the approval of the Federal Aviation Administration and North Carolina’s department of transportation, UPS and Matternet will conduct routine […]View More UPS partners with drone startup Matternet for medical sample deliveries
Customers across the U.S. reported airline computer issues at a number of airports. A flood of tweets began to roll in a little after 11am ET (8am PT) about computer or network issues. Passengers on the ground said the issues related to the flight check-in systems and were unable to issue boarding passes. A spokesperson […]View More Several major US airlines hit by flight check-in system outage