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Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
Lime submits application to San Francisco city attorney to delay rollout of the city's scooter pilot program, to which Lime says it was unfairly denied a permit   —  - Startup will attempt to delay SF's planned scooter rollout  — Dispute underscores the industry's multi-billion dollar stakes
Oct 11, 2018, 5:55 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Uber announces new safety features for drivers and riders, such as checking in on idle cars and anonymous pick up addresses, rolling out in the coming months   —  - Ride-hailing service has seen all sorts of catastrophes  — Questions have lingered over how thoroughly drivers are vetted
Sep 5, 2018, 12:30 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Lyft has hired an adviser to start the process for an IPO ahead of Uber, targets March or April 2019 for the listing   —  - Ride-hailing company hiring Class V to help with process  — Uber CEO reaffirms 2019 IPO target, following CFO's comments
Aug 31, 2018, 12:11 AMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
Rigetti Computing, one of the companies trying to build a practical quantum computer, discloses that it has raised a $50M round in late 2017   —  Few corners of the tech industry are as tantalizing or complex as quantum computing.  For years evangelists have promised machines capable of breaking …
Aug 13, 2018, 2:45 AMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
Uber says Otto Trucking co-founder Lior Ron is returning to run Uber Freight, following a negotiation to rework terms of Uber's deal to acquire Otto Trucking   —  - Lior Ron is back after intense negotiations with Uber  — Ron testified in Alphabet's trade secret case against Uber
Aug 7, 2018, 3:40 PMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
Uber's head of strategic finance, Prabir Adarkar, leaves to be the new CFO of DoorDash as Uber's three-year search for a CFO continues ahead of next year's IPO   —  Food delivery startup DoorDash Inc. named Prabir Adarkar as chief financial officer, poaching the most senior leader of Uber Technologies Inc.'s finance department.
Jul 19, 2018, 2:05 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Uber is investing in Lime as part of $335M round led by GV that values the firm at $1.1B; Uber plans to promote Lime through its app, execs from the firms said   —  - Ride-hailing company invests as part of $335 million round  — Alphabet's GV leads deal valuing Lime at $1.1 billion
Jul 9, 2018, 11:32 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Chinese on-demand services provider Meituan Dianping plans IPO in Hong Kong to raise ~$6B at a $60B valuation, listing as soon as this month   —  - Company is said to consider selling about 10% stake in IPO  — IPO would be another sign of rising Chinese technology might
Jun 12, 2018, 12:05 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Microsoft has agreed to acquire GitHub; the deal could be announced as soon as Monday   —  - Companies are said to plan announcement as soon as Monday  — San Francisco-based startup was valued at $2 billion in 2015  —  Microsoft Corp. has agreed to acquire GitHub Inc. …
Jun 3, 2018, 4:35 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Bird, an electric scooter-sharing startup, is raising $150M led by Sequoia Capital at a $1B valuation and has plans to raise more for this round   —  - The $150 million round will help Bird fend off competition  — CEO Travis VanderZanden was formerly a leader at Uber and Lyft
May 29, 2018, 6:13 PMIn context

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