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Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Source says Ford is buying electric scooter startup Spin and “the total consideration in the deal was close to $100M”   —  Ford is buying electric scooter startup Spin, Axios reports.  The deal, according to a source close to the matter, “the total consideration in the deal was close to $100m.”
Nov 7, 2018, 7:37 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Xiaomi sends cease and desist letter to Lyft, saying it will pursue legal action if Lyft continues to modify scooters originally manufactured by Xiaomi   —  Xiaomi, the electric scooter manufacturer that a handful of the shared electric scooter services in the U.S. (like ones from Lyft …
Oct 31, 2018, 9:05 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Airbnb says it has hired Aristotle Balogh, Google's VP of engineering, application storage, and indexing and serving, to be its new CTO; current CTO to leave   —  Megan Rose Dickey @meganrosedickey / 7 hours  —  Ahead of Airbnb's expected initial public offering sometime within the next two years …
Oct 25, 2018, 6:20 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Uber plans to expand Uber Eats to cover over 70% of the US by the end of the year, up from 50%+ today; rival Postmates recently said it covers 60%   —  Megan Rose Dickey @meganrosedickey / 9 hours  —  Uber is continuing to expand its on-demand food delivery service, Eats.
Oct 23, 2018, 5:10 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Electric scooter startup Grin, currently just operating in Mexico City, raises a $45.7M Series A to expand further into Latin America   —  Grin, an electric scooter startup backed by Y Combinator, has raised a $45.7 million Series A to operate shared, electric scooters in Latin America.
Oct 15, 2018, 1:50 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
SmileDirectClub, which ships teeth-aligners directly to users, with dental professionals monitoring patient progress remotely, raises $380M at a $3.2B valuation   —  SmileDirectClub, the at-home teeth-straightening startup, has just raised $380 million at a $3.2 billion valuation, the company announced today.
Oct 14, 2018, 6:55 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Court denies Lime's request for a temporary restraining order to block Skip and Scoot from deploying their electric scooters in San Francisco on Monday   —  A judge today denied Lime's request for a temporary restraining order that would block Skip and Scoot from deploying their electric scooters in San Francisco on Monday.
Oct 13, 2018, 1:25 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Machinify, which uses AI to help companies make decisions through big data insights, raises $10M Series A led by Battery Ventures with GV among investors   —  Data is valuable — if you know how to access it and reap the insights from it.  That's where Machinify comes in.
Oct 9, 2018, 2:10 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Bird announces Bird Delivery, which brings scooters to users' homes or offices in six cities, and unveils Bird Zero, a rugged scooter with a digital screen   —  Bird, the electric scooter sharing startup worth $2 billion, is further differentiating itself from the rest of the pack with the launch of custom, rugged electric scooters.
Oct 4, 2018, 1:50 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Uber launches its first electric scooter service by deploying JUMP scooters in Santa Monica, for free till October 7   —  Following approval from the city of Santa Monica, Uber is deploying bikes and its first set of scooters via JUMP, the bikeshare startup it acquired earlier this year.
Oct 3, 2018, 1:00 AMIn context

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