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Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Uber opens its Instant Pay debit card system to more drivers and says $1.3B in cash-outs were made in 2016   —  Uber introduced Instant Pay last year, as a way to use the revenue from their Uber fares right away, without waiting for it to be deposited into their own bank account.
Apr 5, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Uber now lets you adjust pickup location after booking a ride and adds new customer support options for drivers   —  Uber talked about a few of the changes coming to help improve its relationship with drivers during a press call last weekheld to address a number of concerns, including regarding its leadership and culture.
Mar 30, 2017, 4:20 PMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Facebook opens 360-degree streaming to all users with compatible devices   —  Facebook just made live streaming 360-degree video relatively easy, provided you have the equipment to capture the content.  Users of devices like the new 2017 model Gear 360 just announced at the S8 smartphone launch …
Mar 29, 2017, 2:35 PMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Amazon debuts AmazonFresh Pickup, a drive-in service delivering groceries straight to the trunks of customers' cars, in beta at two Seattle locations   —  Amazon's grocery efforts just got a new level of convenience for shoppers: AmazonFresh Pickup, a drive-in grocery delivery right to your car's trunk, launching in beta on Tuesday.
Mar 28, 2017, 12:05 PMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Instagram says it will blur and add a warning to sensitive content that doesn't merit removal and open two-factor authentication to all   —  Instagram is already doing a lot to spot and censor posts that violate its community guidelines, like outright porn, but now it's also taking steps …
Mar 23, 2017, 11:15 AMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Nvidia partners with trucking giant PACCAR to put its autonomous technology into trucks   —  Nvidia's already going deeper down the self-driving vehicle rabbit hole in partnership with Bosch, but it's also moving further into autonomous trucking with a newpartnership with PACCAR, one of the world's largest makers of transport trucks.
Mar 16, 2017, 1:05 PMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Jay Z's Roc Nation announces ARRIVE, to provide startups with “brand services, business development, advisory and capital”   —  Jay Z's new venture capital firm Arrive, has arrived — the rap and business mogul has been planning the launch for a while, according to reports …
Mar 6, 2017, 3:10 PMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
After initially refusing, Uber says it will apply for a California DMV self-driving car testing permit   —  Uber is now in the process of getting a permit from the California DMV to resume testing its self-driving vehicles on public state roads.  Uber started testing its self-driving Volvo XC90 SUVs …
Mar 2, 2017, 5:15 PMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Microsoft open sources simulator that lets developers test autonomous drones, cars, robots, and more in a virtual environment   —  Microsoft has made available a beta version of an advanced virtual world for training autonomous drones, as well as other gadgets that move on their own.
Feb 15, 2017, 7:25 PMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Waymo says disengagement rate per 1K miles driven autonomously dropped from 0.8 in 2015 to 0.2 in 2016, even while miles driven rose to 635K overall   —  Waymo's self-driving software had far fewer disengagements in 2016 than it did in 2015 in the state of California, despite a big increase in the number of miles driven overall.
Feb 1, 2017, 1:55 PMIn context

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