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Reuters:
Source: Uber board is meeting on Sunday to vote on Holder report recommendations, will also discuss Travis Kalanick temporarily stepping away   —  Uber Technologies Inc's [UBER.UL] board will discuss Chief Executive Travis Kalanick temporarily stepping away from the embattled ride-hailing firm …
Jun 11, 2017, 11:35 AMIn context
Reuters:
Airbnb, San Francisco settle lawsuit over short-term rental law   —  Airbnb and the city of San Francisco have settled a lawsuit over a local ordinance that had forbidden the home-rental company from taking bookings from hosts who have not registered their homes.
May 1, 2017, 2:40 PMIn context
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

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