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Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Scoop: Ford buying e-scooter company Spin   —  Ford Motor Co. has agreed to buy electric scooter startup Spin, Axios has learned from multiple sources.  — One source puts the price-tag in the range of $40 million, which is around where Spin was valued after its Series A funding last year.
Nov 7, 2018, 3:10 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
One year after doubling tweet length, Twitter finds the average tweet is now 33 characters, one fewer than before the change; 5% are longer than 190 characters   —  Nearly a year since Twitter doubled the character limit of tweets from 140 to 280, the company has found that the most common length …
Oct 30, 2018, 5:10 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Sources: Apple acquires music analytics startup Asaii, source says for less than $100M   —  Apple has acquired Asaii, a startup that built a music analytics engine for music labels and artist managers, sources confirm to Axios.  The deal, which appears to be verified by employee LinkedIn profiles …
Oct 15, 2018, 7:10 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
ANGI Homeservices, owner of Angie's List and HomeAdvisor, to acquire Handy, a startup for on-demand cleaning and other home services; Handy has raised $115M   —  ANGI Homeservices, the parent company of Angie's List's and HomeAdvisors, is acquiring Handy, a New York-based startup that provides cleaning and other home services.
Oct 12, 2018, 2:35 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Sources: Rappi, an on-demand delivery startup operating in Latin America, raises $200M+ led by DST Global at a valuation of $1B+   —  Rappi, an on-demand delivery startup operating in Latin America, has raised more than $200 million in new funding at a valuation north of $1 billion, Axios has learned from multiple sources.
Aug 31, 2018, 12:55 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Analysis of all 88 traffic accidents involving autonomous vehicles in California from 2014-2018 shows that autonomous vehicles were at fault in seven accidents   —  A year since Axios first examined the data, there are now 55 companies with self-driving car testing permits in California and 54 new accidents …
Aug 29, 2018, 6:30 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
CoinDesk, a site which tracks news and info about digital currency like bitcoin, generated $20M in revenue in the first seven months of 2018 and is profitable   —  CoinDesk is the hottest digital media startup that most people haven't heard of, generating around $20 million in revenue through the first seven months of 2018.
Aug 21, 2018, 10:50 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Uber, in partnership with Checkr, will now conduct driver background checks continuously using real-time data from Appriss   —  As part of a plan to improve safety for its riders, Uber is rolling out ongoing background checks for its drivers, the company tells Axios.
Jul 13, 2018, 1:35 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Sources: Uber and Lyft each held talks to acquire Skedaddle, a startup that creates group bus rides by matching customers headed in the same direction   —  Uber and Lyft each held talks to acquire Skedaddle, a startup that creates group bus rides by matching customers headed in the same direction, Axios has learned.
Jul 5, 2018, 4:35 PMIn context
Axios:
All charges against ex-Vungle CEO Zain Jaffer have been dismissed at the request of San Mateo DA, who said prescribed drugs from multiple doctors were at fault   —  Last fall we reported that tech entrepreneur Zain Jaffer was arrested on a variety of awful charges, including sexual assault of his own child.
Jul 3, 2018, 11:15 AMIn context

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