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Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Source: e-scooter startup Bird is raising $300M, led by Fidelity, as an extension of its prior round at its current $2B pre-money valuation   —  E-scooter startup Bird is raising $300 million in new funding led by Fidelity, Axios has learned.  Bird would maintain its existing $2 billion pre-money valuation …
Jan 9, 2019, 4:10 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Google has acquired Superpod, a mobile Q&A app startup; source says Google paid less than $60M to acquihire the founders and purchase some assets   —  Google has quietly acquired Superpod, a startup that had built a question-and-answer mobile app, Axios has learned.
Jan 4, 2019, 3:55 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
GM's President Dan Ammann to become CEO of self-driving car unit Cruise; current Cruise CEO and co-founder Kyle Vogt will stay on as unit president and CTO   —  General Motors on Thursday announced that company president Dan Ammann will take a new job as CEO of its self-driving unit, Cruise.
Nov 29, 2018, 1:32 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Design software company Autodesk says it is acquiring PlanGrid, a provider of cloud-based construction software, for $875M   —  Autodesk has agreed to acquire Plangrid, a startup that makes cloud-based construction software, for $875 million net of cash.  —  Why it matters …
Nov 20, 2018, 5:26 PMIn context
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

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