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Nuro acquires autonomous trucking startup Ike

December 24, 2020 0

Autonomous delivery company Nuro has acquired Ike, a startup founded by veterans of Apple, Google and Uber Advanced Technologies Group that aimed to commercialize self-driving

The ‘Apple car’ chatter is back with new reports pointing to a 2024 launch date

December 22, 2020 0

The demise of the Apple car, the technology giant’s not-so-secret secret project, was perhaps overstated. Apple’s so-called Project Titan, which last year reduced the team

Unicorn travel startup Hopper is facing a pandemic-fueled customer service nightmare

December 20, 2020 0

Mobile travel app Hopper has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic as consumers canceled their trips and airlines dropped their flights. But the complications

Extra Crunch roundup: ‘Nightmare’ security breach, Poshmark’s IPO, crypto boom, more

December 19, 2020 0

The rest of the world may be slowing down as we prepare for Christmas and the new year, but we are not taking our foot

Robomart launches its mobile convenience store in beta for West Hollywood residents

December 16, 2020 0

Nine months into the pandemic, one of the first states to institute a shut down is back at square one. Following a major spike in

In&motion raises $12 million for its wearable airbag systems

December 13, 2020 0

French startup In&motion has raised a $12 million (€10 million) funding round led by Upfront Ventures, with 360 Capital also participating. The company has been

UK electric vehicle startup Arrival picks Charlotte for its North American headquarters

December 10, 2020 0

Arrival, the U.K. electric vehicle startup that plans to become a publicly traded company through a merger with special purpose acquisition company CIIG Merger Corp.,

Elon Musk moved to Texas

December 9, 2020 0

SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Tuesday that he has moved to Texas, confirming months of speculation that the billionaire would leave California, a

Uber sells air taxi business Elevate to Joby Aviation, shedding its last moonshot

December 9, 2020 0

Uber has offloaded its air taxi enterprise Elevate to Joby Aviation, the last of several moonshots to be sold by the ride-hailing company in a

Eco-conscious car subscription platform finn.auto raises $24.2M, with White Star and Zalando founders

December 8, 2020 0

Finn.auto — which allows people to subscribe to their car instead of owning it, and offsetting their CO₂ emissions — has raised a $24.2 million

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