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Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Twitter appoints a VP of People Experience and Head of Diversity and Inclusion, says its current workforce is now 40.2% female, 4.5% black, and 3.9% Latinx   —  Twitter unveiled its latest diversity report and announced a new vice president of people experience and head of diversity and inclusion.
Mar 14, 2019, 2:00 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Zūm, which enables parents to schedule rides for their kids from fully vetted drivers, raises $40M Series C led by BMW i Ventures   —  Ride-sharing isn't just for transporting teenagers and adults anymore.  Zūm, a ridesharing startup for kids, just raised a $40 million Series C round led …
Feb 28, 2019, 10:40 AMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
JUMP says more than 63,000 people took 625,000 rides on its bikes in San Francisco in the past year and each bike saw an average of seven rides per day   —  In the past year, more than 63,000 people took 625,000 rides on JUMP bikes in San Francisco, JUMP announced today.
Feb 8, 2019, 1:35 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Following a lawsuit, Instacart CEO apologizes for changes that meant some tips were used to boost base pay, says affected workers will get retroactive pay   —  On the heels of a recently-filed class action lawsuit over wages and tips, as well as drivers and shoppers speaking …
Feb 6, 2019, 3:13 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Electric scooter startup Grin, which merged with São Paulo-based Ride in October, merges with Brazil-based Yellow as it expands further across Latin America   —  Consolidation in the micromobility space has arrived — in Brazil, at least.  A few months after Y Combinator-backed Grin merged …
Jan 30, 2019, 9:55 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Wag founders Jonathan and Joshua Viner, who left the dog-walking startup last year, announce $37M funding for their new electric bike-sharing startup Wheels   —  Wag founders Jonathan and Joshua Viner are leaving dogs behind for bikes.  Wheels, the Viner brothers' new electric bike-share startup …
Jan 24, 2019, 4:30 AMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Amazon partners with HERE Technologies and Telenav to make Alexa part of both companies' in-car navigation systems   —  Amazon today announced a significant partnership with Telenav, a connected car and location-based services provider.  As part of the collaboration, Amazon's voice assistant …
Jan 7, 2019, 12:10 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Self-driving car startup Zoox granted the first permit by California to transport passengers in driverless vehicles in the state as part of a pilot program   —  While more than 60 companies have received permits to test their driverless vehicles in California, Zoox has become the first permitted …
Dec 21, 2018, 7:35 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Oura Health, a sleep-tracking platform offering its Oura smart ring, raises $20M with Will Smith, Steve Chen, Michael Dell, and others participating   —  Oura Health, a sleep-tracking and sleep-improvement platform, just surpassed $20 million* in a funding round led by MSD Capital with participation …
Dec 3, 2018, 3:10 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Uber partners with MV Transportation, a paratransit service provider, to improve access to wheelchair-friendly rides in six North American markets   —  Uber has long received flack for its lack of widely available wheelchair accessible rides.  Today, Uber is taking steps to ensure riders …
Nov 20, 2018, 6:30 PMIn context

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