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Max Q: NASA makes key discovery for future of deep space exploration

October 26, 2020 0

Max Q is a weekly newsletter from TechCrunch all about space. Sign up here to receive it weekly on Sundays in your inbox. This past

CA appeals court upholds ruling that Uber and Lyft must classify drivers as employees

October 23, 2020 0

Uber and Lyft must classify their drivers as employees, an appellate court ruled yesterday evening. However, the decision will be stayed for 30 days after

Prop 22 opponents say Yes on 22 should not be able to mail flyers as nonprofit

October 21, 2020 0

Opponents of California’s Proposition 22, the measure that seeks to continue classifying rideshare drivers and delivery workers as independent contractors, filed a complaint this morning

Elon Musk’s Las Vegas Loop might only carry a fraction of the passengers it promised

October 16, 2020 0

Mark Harris Contributor More posts by this contributor Anthony Levandowski sentenced to 18 months in prison as new $4B lawsuit against Uber is filed The

Tesla’s decision to scrap its PR department could create a PR nightmare

October 15, 2020 0

The move effectively makes founder Elon Musk the company’s lone voice Ayelet Noff 10 hours Ayelet Noff Contributor Ayelet Noff is the founder and CEO

Tesla to begin production on 7-seat Model Y in November, with deliveries in early December

October 14, 2020 0

Elon Musk has shared some updated info about the timeline for the seven-seat version of the Model Y, Tesla’s more affordable electric SUV. The Model

Polestar CEO defends the Polestar 2’s recall and 233-mile EPA rating

October 9, 2020 0

Polestar is a young automaker spun out of Volvo and Geely. Now, just four years old, it has two cars on the market with more

Top mobility VCs on the risks and rewards in partnering with giants like Amazon

October 9, 2020 0

At our recent TechCrunch Mobility event, we spoke with Amy Gu, the founder and managing partner of Hemi Ventures, Olaf Sakkers, a founding partner at

Why Amazon and Panasonic are betting on this battery recycling startup

October 9, 2020 0

JB Straubel, the Tesla co-founder and former CTO, is often cast as the humble and pioneering engineer, the quiet one who toiled away in the

Waymo and TuSimple autonomous trucking leaders on the difficulty of building a highway-safe AI

October 8, 2020 0

[embedded content] TuSimple and Waymo are in the lead in the emerging sector of autonomous trucking; TuSimple founder Xiaodi Hou and Waymo trucking head Boris

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