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On-demand logistics startup Lalamove raises $300M for Asia growth and becomes a unicorn

ON-DEMAND LOGISTICS STARTUP LALAMOVE RAISES $300M FOR ASIA GROWTH AND BECOMES A UNICORN

Lalamove, a Hong Kong-based on-demand logistics startup, has closed a $300 million Series D round as it seeks expansion across Asia....

 
 
 
Pre-IPO companies like Uber and Airbnb could 'test the waters' with investors sooner under new SEC proposal

PRE-IPO COMPANIES LIKE UBER AND AIRBNB COULD 'TEST THE WATERS' WITH INVESTORS SOONER UNDER NEW SEC PROPOSAL

The Securities and Exchange Commission is taking new steps to help pre-IPO companies like Uber and Airbnb get feedback from institutional...

Amazon Leads Rivian's $700M Round, Hinting at Possible Auto Ambitions

AMAZON LEADS RIVIAN'S $700M ROUND, HINTING AT POSSIBLE AUTO AMBITIONS

Rivian , a Plymouth, MI-based company getting set to launch sales of its brawny, high-end electric vehicles, will be able to give those...

 
 
 
Thumbtack partners with Alia to bring benefits to independent contractors, starting with cleaners

THUMBTACK PARTNERS WITH ALIA TO BRING BENEFITS TO INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS, STARTING WITH CLEANERS

Thumbtack is partnering with Alia, which helps house cleaners access benefits like paid time off, as it explores ways to offer benefits...

Uber is suing to block New York's cap on new ride-hailing vehicles

UBER IS SUING TO BLOCK NEW YORK'S CAP ON NEW RIDE-HAILING VEHICLES

Uber has sued New York City to block a cap on new ride-hailing vehicle licenses. The company says it supports a living wage for drivers,...

 
 
 
Bitter Valentine: Festive Tequila Cocktail

BITTER VALENTINE: FESTIVE TEQUILA COCKTAIL

Not feeling uber romantic? Make yourself a nice drink and sip on this Bitter Valentine cocktail. It's made with tequila, is a festive...

The Uber-G Camera IQ Score

THE UBER-G CAMERA IQ SCORE

The Uber-G Camera IQ score is a mobile camera rating system that gives an excellent indication of image quality based on four “pillars”...

 
 
 
Best apps to plan the perfect Valentine's Day

BEST APPS TO PLAN THE PERFECT VALENTINE'S DAY

Next Thursday is Valentine's Day. To many that may mean it's that time of year to dive into the closet and pull out those stylish clothes...

Sorry, self-driving cars won't make your Uber ride any cheaper

SORRY, SELF-DRIVING CARS WON'T MAKE YOUR UBER RIDE ANY CHEAPER

Ride-hailing, on average, costs about $3 per mile currently. Industry watchers are hopeful that self-driving cars can bring that down...

 
 
 
Sandwich chain Jimmy John's is revolting against Uber Eats and other food delivery apps

SANDWICH CHAIN JIMMY JOHN'S IS REVOLTING AGAINST UBER EATS AND OTHER FOOD DELIVERY APPS

Sandwich-maker Jimmy John is positioning itself as the first national restaurant chain to come out publicly against third-party delivery...

Self-driving truck startup Ike raises $52 million

SELF-DRIVING TRUCK STARTUP IKE RAISES $52 MILLION

Ike, the autonomous trucking startup founded by three veterans of Apple, Google, and Uber Advanced Technologies Group's self-driving...

 
 
 
Uber Offers Free Rides to City of Losing Super Bowl Team

UBER OFFERS FREE RIDES TO CITY OF LOSING SUPER BOWL TEAM

With less than a day away from Super Bowl LIII , noteworthy moments including the The World Record Egg's first big reveal and high-profile...

BillyGo App Aims to Provide Plumbers on Tap

BILLYGO APP AIMS TO PROVIDE PLUMBERS ON TAP

Dallas -His first ride in an Uber brought Billy Stevens out of retirement. It was the ride-hailing app's ability to locate and dispatch...

 
 
 
Kia Rio crash test, Motor Authority redesign, VW beach buggy revived: What's New The Car Connection

KIA RIO CRASH TEST, MOTOR AUTHORITY REDESIGN, VW BEACH BUGGY REVIVED: WHAT'S NEW THE CAR CONNECTION

2019 Kia Rio nabs Top Safety Pick award The 2019 Kia Rio may be an inexpensive subcompact car, but the IIHS awarded the sub-compact...

Uber's "Unhappy Hour" Promotion Gives The Losing City Free Rides After The Super Bowl

UBER'S "UNHAPPY HOUR" PROMOTION GIVES THE LOSING CITY FREE RIDES AFTER THE SUPER BOWL

If you've attended any Super Bowl watch party, then you know the big game is about more than just football. It's about snacks, comradery...

 
 
 
Apple Lays Off 200+ People From Project Titan, Its Self-Driving Car Effort

APPLE LAYS OFF 200+ PEOPLE FROM PROJECT TITAN, ITS SELF-DRIVING CAR EFFORT

Apple has laid off 200 people from its autonomous car effort, dubbed Project Titan.

 
 
 
Autonomic CEO Gavin Sherry on Mobility, China, and Data Privacy

AUTONOMIC CEO GAVIN SHERRY ON MOBILITY, CHINA, AND DATA PRIVACY

In a tech culture that looks toward self-driving cars as the pinnacle of mobility innovation, we're still debating whether fully autonomous...

Starbucks Is Launching Delivery With Uber Eats, So Good Luck Leaving Your Apartment Now

STARBUCKS IS LAUNCHING DELIVERY WITH UBER EATS, SO GOOD LUCK LEAVING YOUR APARTMENT NOW

Online ordering is great and all, but Starbucks is about to make things even easier with delivery through Uber Eats. While only certain...