SF judge denies Lime’s request to block electric scooter deployment

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. This means...

Lime wants to block Scoot and Skip from deploying electric scooters in SF next...

Lime is doing the most right now. In light of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency denying Lime a permit to operate electric scooters in the city Lime is gearing up...

Bird hires Uber’s former head of finance and director of corporate development

Bird, the scooter sharing startup founded by former Uber VP of International Growth Travis VanderZanden, has brought on a couple of former Uber employees to the flock. Joining as...

Self-driving car startup Aurora becomes Pennsylvania’s first ‘authorized’ tester

Aurora, the buzzy self-driving car startup, has become the first company officially authorized by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation to test its vehicles on public roads. Aurora has been testing...

Microsoft invests in Grab to bring AI and big data to on-demand services

Microsoft has made a strategic investment in ride-hailing and on-demand services company Grab as part of a deal that includes collaborating on big data and AI projects. Under the agreement,...

UK Uber drivers to stage 24 hour strike over pay and conditions

A UK union that represents the interests of Uber drivers has called a 24 hour strike for tomorrow. Ride-hailing giant Uber may not be comfortable thinking of the people who...

San Francisco wants more data about gig economy workers

Cities all over the world have been hit with the rise of on-demand services like Lyft, Uber, DoorDash, Postmates, Caviar and so many others in recent years. Last year, there were...

Lime’s e-scooters are going to Canada

Lime plans to release a small fleet of e-scooters in Waterloo, Ontario, in what will be the startup’s first scooter-share pilot program in Canada. The dockless bike and scooter company has paired...

Uber’s JUMP bike fleet may soon double in size in SF

If you live in San Francisco, expect to see more of those bright orange electric bikes on the road in the coming weeks. JUMP, the Uber-owned electric bike-share service that...

Autonomous shuttle startup May Mobility expands to a third U.S. city

May Mobility launched its first low-speed autonomous shuttle service in Detroit this summer. By March, the Ann Arbor, Michigan-based company will be operating in at least three U.S. cities. The...

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Playtech founder sells stake in the gambling software company

LONDON (Reuters) - Playtech’s founder Teddy Sagi has sold out of the gambling software company he set up 19 years ago by offloading...