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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Flexible car ownership marketplace Fair.com raises $385M Series B led by SoftBank and says it leases cars to over 20,000 users   —  California startup Fair.com is aiming to turn the car market on its head by providing price-friendly, easy options for people to lease vehicles instead of buying them …
Dec 20, 2018, 12:02 PMIn context
Dara Kerr / CNET:
Uber says it will bring its self-driving cars back on the road on Thursday in Pittsburgh, nine months after a fatal crash   —  Uber took its self-driving cars off the road last March, after a fatal accident, the first known pedestrian death caused by a vehicle in full autonomous mode.
Dec 20, 2018, 8:30 AMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber says it has been given approval by Pennsylvania officials to restart its self-driving car tests on public roads in Pittsburgh   —  It's been nine months since a self-driving Uber killed a pedestrian in Arizona  —  Uber has been given the green light by Pennsylvania officials to restart its self-driving car tests on public roads.
Dec 18, 2018, 5:10 PMIn context
Kirsten Korosec / TechCrunch:
Anthony Levandowski launches self-driving truck startup Pronto.ai, which plans to ship level 2 automated driving systems in 2019 starting at $4,999   —  Anthony Levandowski, the former Google engineer and serial entrepreneur who was at the center of a trade secrets lawsuit between Uber and Waymo …
Dec 18, 2018, 2:00 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Indian ride hailing service Ola invests $100M in scooter rental startup Vogo, which operates in Bangalore and Hyderabad   —  We're familiar with Uber cozying up to scooter startups — it has bought one and invested in another — but over in India, the U.S. firm's key rival is hatching …
Dec 18, 2018, 5:40 AMIn context
Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat:
Datacamp, which offers customizable online data science courses to 3.3M+ users in 190+ countries and business customers like Uber and HSBC, raises $25M Series B   —  Data engineers and researchers are in demand.  According to LinkedIn, as of August 2018 in the U.S., the tech industry …
Dec 17, 2018, 9:50 AMIn context
Devjyot Ghoshal / Quartz:
Inside Grab's efforts to map roads in 100 cities across Southeast Asia by next year; Grab's mapping team has grown to 250, of which 100 are based in India   —  In 2017, many months before its merger with Uber made it Southeast Asia's biggest ride-hailing app, Grab realized it had a “rendezvous” problem.
Dec 17, 2018, 8:25 AMIn context
Brian Merchant / Gizmodo:
The recklessness of Uber and Tesla in their development of autonomous cars risks alienating a public already wary of self-driving vehicles   —  Autonomous vehicles were supposed to make driving safer, and they may yet—some of the more optimistic research indicates self-driving cars could save tens …
Dec 15, 2018, 5:55 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Southeast Asian ride hailing service Grab raises $150M from Yamaha Motor as part of its ongoing Series H round, which is targeted at $3B   —  Grab, the Southeast Asia ride-hailing firm that bought out Uber's local business, has added another investor to its rolling cast of backers …
Dec 13, 2018, 4:15 AMIn context
Kate Clark / TechCrunch:
Sidecar, an early ride-hailing player that shut down in 2015, is suing Uber, alleging that tactics like sending “fraudulent ride requests” were used against it   —  Sidecar, an early player in the ride-hailing business, is suing Uber, claiming the billion-dollar business …
Dec 11, 2018, 1:46 PMIn context

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