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Transportation Weekly: Didi woes, how Nuro met Softbank, Amazon's appetite

Transportation Weekly: Didi woes, how Nuro met Softbank, Amazon's appetite

7 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Welcome back to Transportation Weekly; I'm your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. This is the second edition and seriously people, what...
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Uber Sues NYC to Kill Its Ride-Hail Car Cap

20 hours ago   |   Wired

New York's mayor says the rule, which halts the granting of new licenses, is vital for reining in congestion. Uber says the city is overreaching.
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TfL mulls DLR and Overground extensions to Thamesmead

TfL mulls DLR and Overground extensions to Thamesmead

1 day ago   |   Cellular news

Long mooted plans to create a cross-river rail link across the Thames in East London are being looked at by TfL. The impetus is in part due to a 30-year plan to built 11,500...
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Uber reports $3B in Q4 revenue, rising operating losses

1 day ago   |   TechCrunch

Ahead of its anticipated initial public offering this year, Uber reported a net loss of $865 million in the fourth quarter. That figure, however, was aided by a tax benefit...
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Amazon leads $700 million investment in Rivian, Telsa's newest competitor

Amazon leads $700 million investment in Rivian, Telsa's newest competitor

1 day ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   7 articles

Amazon has given a jumpstart to Rivian, a Michigan-based automotive manufacturer, by leading a $700 million USD investment in the company on February 15th, according to the New...
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Environmental noise found to enhance the transport of energy across a line of ions

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in Austria and Germany has shown that introducing environmental noise to a line of ions can lead to enhanced...
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Amazon invests in electric truck-maker Rivian

1 day ago   |   Engadget   |   7 articles

Amazon is staking a claim in the EV market after it led a $700 million investment round in electric pickup truck and SUV maker Rivian. Other details about the investment aren't...
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Amazon leads $700M round in electric automaker Rivian

1 day ago   |   TechCrunch   |   7 articles

Rivian, the electric automaker that debut its first two vehicles just three months ago, has raised $700 million in a round led by Amazon . The news follows a report earlier...
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Dubai airport briefly halts flights after drone spotted

1 day ago   |   TechCrunch   |   3 articles

Earlier today, Dubai's International airport shut down flights for roughly half an hour, owing to the sighting a drone flying nearby. Departures were halted from 10:13 a.m. and...
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Amazon invests in startup building electric pickup trucks and SUVs

Amazon invests in startup building electric pickup trucks and SUVs

1 day ago   |   The Verge   |   7 articles

Amazon continued its push into the transportation space on Friday with some big news: the company is leading a $700 million investment round in Rivian, a United States-based EV...
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Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S hits an all-time low as we await Xiaomi Mi 9

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S hits an all-time low as we await Xiaomi Mi 9

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This one-day sale on JBL Bar Soundbars can upgrade your home audio

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