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Reuters:
Uber resumes testing self-driving cars in San Francisco after halt following crash in Arizona; autonomous cars in Arizona, Pennsylvania to resume later today   —  Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] put its self-driving cars back on the road on Monday, voicing confidence in its autonomous vehicle …
Mar 27, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context
Heather Somerville / Reuters:
Judge approves $27 million driver settlement in Lyft lawsuit   —  A U.S. judge gave the final approval on Thursday to a settlement agreement in a class-action lawsuit against Lyft, ending a legal case that challenged the independent contractor status of the company's drivers.
Mar 17, 2017, 2:35 PMIn context
Reuters:
How GV's 2013 investment of $258M in Uber, now regarded as a great success, began a complex and tense relationship between Alphabet and Uber that's since soured   —  When Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] was raising venture capital in 2013, it was one of the hottest deals around …
Mar 6, 2017, 3:40 PMIn context
Heather Somerville / Reuters:
Snap joins other recent big exits for Lightspeed, which include Nutanix and AppDynamics; Lightspeed also invested early in MuleSoft, The Honest Company, Affirm   —  A decade ago, Lightspeed Venture Partners was an obscure firm investing in highly technical startups that were mostly unknown outside of Silicon Valley.
Mar 3, 2017, 5:05 PMIn context
Heather Somerville / Reuters:
Uber strikes deal with Daimler to add self-driving Mercedes-Benz to Uber's fleet   —  Uber Technologies Inc has signed another deal with a major automaker as the popular ride service accelerates efforts to build out one of the world's first fleets of autonomous vehicles.
Jan 31, 2017, 11:52 AMIn context
Heather Somerville / Reuters:
PitchBook report: VCs invested $15B in Q3, $56B across nearly 6K funding deals this year; angel and seed funding fell 18% to $1.7B YoY in Q3   —  Venture capitalists poured $15 billion into startups in the third quarter, putting this year on pace to be the third largest ever for investment activity …
Oct 6, 2016, 12:50 PMIn context
Reuters:
Uber plans to offer freight hauling services with trucks equipped with Otto self-driving technology in 2017   —  With its recent acquisition of self-driving truck startup Otto, Uber Technologies Inc.[UBER.UL]is plotting its entry into the long-haul trucking business, aiming to establish itself …
Sep 28, 2016, 1:55 PMIn context
Heather Somerville / Reuters:
Early-stage venture firm Canvas Ventures raises $300M for its second fund to invest in AI, fintech, and healthcare startups   —  Silicon Valley venture capital firm Canvas Ventures has raised a $300 million fund to make new investments into startups working on fintech, healthcare …
Sep 26, 2016, 10:05 PMIn context
Reuters:
California district court rejects Uber's proposed $100M settlement with drivers as neither fair nor adequate   —  A U.S. judge on Thursday rejected a proposed class action settlement in a lawsuit brought by Uber Technologies Inc drivers who claimed they were employees entitled to expenses.
Aug 18, 2016, 6:03 PMIn context
Reuters:
Sources: talks between Uber and Didi started in May; Didi's $7.3B round with $1B from Apple reinforced Uber's belief it will be too difficult to win in China   —  Apple Inc's (AAPL.O) $1 billion investment in car-hailing app Didi Chuxing in May helped accelerate Uber's decision to agree a halt …
Aug 3, 2016, 9:00 PMIn context

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