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Joshua Brustein / Bloomberg:
US Army to award contract for 2,500 AR headsets in Nov. that may eventually be expanded to 100K headsets and $500M; Microsoft and Magic Leap among bidders   —  Microsoft has also expressed interest in providing augmented reality equipment for the battlefield
Sep 24, 2018, 5:30 PMIn context
David Welch / Bloomberg:
To address the talent shortage in autonomous vehicle research, Baidu and several Chinese startups have set up research and development centers in Silicon Valley   —  China's homegrown search giant, much like its U.S. counterpart, has a division focused entirely on driverless vehicles.
Sep 24, 2018, 5:30 AMIn context
Kevin Buckland / Bloomberg:
Source: Toyota has agreed to add Android Auto to its vehicles; Toyota announced compatibility with Apple's CarPlay in January   —  - Deal ends years of resistance to Google platform over safety  — Japanese carmaker already has compatibility with CarPlay
Sep 23, 2018, 6:30 PMIn context
Ian King / Bloomberg:
Sources shed light on how Qualcomm's nascent server chip unit withered amid Broadcom takeover saga that resulted in cost cuts and key executive departures   —  - Nascent server chip unit whithered amid dealmaking, cost cuts  — SoftBank-backed management buyout is said to have fizzled
Sep 23, 2018, 12:15 AMIn context
Tim Culpan / Bloomberg:
IPO prospectus of Meituan-Dianping, which owns Mobike, said that the Chinese bike-sharing service had 48.1M active bike users, 7.1M active bikes as of April 30   —  The prospectus paints a much different picture.  —  A year ago the world was beset by a bicycle rental craze that resulted …
Sep 22, 2018, 1:35 AMIn context
Joshua Brustein / Bloomberg:
A look at how tech products aimed at civic engagement made by technologists from Silicon Valley have mostly failed to have any long term impact   —  Win the Future set out to reinvigorate the Democratic Party.  Instead it built a quiz app.  —  The comedian Samantha Bee kicked off the new season …
Sep 21, 2018, 9:30 PMIn context
Alex Barinka / Bloomberg:
Luxury clothing marketplace Farfetch closes up 42% on its first day of trading, after raising $885M in its IPO; Farfetch is now valued at $8.2B   —  - Shares rise as investors bet on $8,287 coats, $980 sneakers  — CEO Neves seeks to further customize site for regional tastes
Sep 21, 2018, 7:55 PMIn context
Alex Barinka / Bloomberg:
Farfetch, the UK-based marketplace for high-end fashion and luxury goods, prices its US IPO at $20 per share, above the expected $17 to $19 range, raising $885M   —  Farfetch Ltd., which sells luxury clothing online, sold shares above its marketed range in a U.S. initial public offering that raised $885 million.
Sep 20, 2018, 10:00 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Facebook says that, for future political campaigns, it will pull back from dedicated on-site support like the kind it provided to Trump's 2016 campaign   —  - Social network has been questioned about its help in 2016  — Company wants candidate organizations to use ad website
Sep 20, 2018, 7:35 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Uber is in early talks to buy London-based food-delivery company Deliveroo for several billion dollars; Deliveroo was last valued at more than $2B   —  - Deliveroo was valued at $2 billion in financing last year  —  Uber Technologies Inc. is in early talks to buy food-delivery company Deliveroo …
Sep 20, 2018, 4:45 PMIn context

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