ZeroDown, valued at 0 million, plans to take on Zillow Days out of Y Combinator, venture capitalists valued ZeroDown, a financial and real estate technology startup, at $150 million. The company had the perfect match of experienced founders and eye-popping ambitions to carve a new path to home ownership. “I think we […]
October 12, 2019 No Comments british airways, california, California Consumer Privacy Act, CCPA, data processing, department of justice, digital rights, direct marketing, Europe, european union, Facebook, General Data Protection Regulation, Law, LinkedIn, personal data, Policy, privacy, Security, United States
California’s Privacy Act: What you need to know now This week California’s attorney general, Xavier Becerra, published draft guidance for enforcing the state’s landmark privacy legislation. The draft text of the regulations under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will undergo a public consultation period, including a number of public hearings, with […]
October 11, 2019 No Comments arizona, Automotive, california, electric scooters, electric vehicles, Florida, New York, Scooter, shared mobility, TC, Texas, Toyota AI Ventures, Transportation, Washington D.C.
Electric moped startup Revel could expand to Texas next Revel, the New York-based shared electric moped startup, appears to be preparing to expand into Texas, according to job listings first spotted and reported by Thinknum Alternative Data. The expansion into Texas would be Revel’s fourth market and its first west of the […]
October 9, 2019 No Comments Alphabet, arizona, Automotive, autonomous car, california, chrysler, electric vehicles, Emerging-Technologies, google, phoenix, Self-Driving Cars, TC, technology, transport, waymo, X
Waymo to customers: “Completely driverless Waymo cars are on the way” Waymo, the autonomous vehicle business under Alphabet, sent an email to customers of its ride-hailing app that their next trip might not have a human safety driver behind the wheel, according to a copy of the email that was posted on […]
Mars Curiosity Rover finds evidence of an ancient oasis on Mars On its latest trek through the Gale Crater on Mars, the Curiosity Rover has discovered evidence that’s leading . scientists to believe that there was an oasis at the base of that 150-kilometer-wide crater. Curiosity scientists described the scene in an […]
October 7, 2019 No Comments Apple, arriva, Automotive, california, Chariot, chicago, cupertino, ford, Los Angeles, New York, public transportation, San Francisco, seagate technologies, Silicon Valley, transport, Transportation, United Kingdom, via, Washington D.C.
Via is launching an on-demand public transit network in the city of Cupertino Shuttle startup Via and the city of Cupertino are launching an on-demand public transportation network, the latest example of municipalities trying out alternatives to traditional buses. The aim is for these on-demand shuttles, which will start with six vans […]
NASA’s first all-electric experimental X-plane is ready for testing NASA will fly a crewed X-plane, one of the experimental aircraft it creates to test various technologies, for the first time in two decades in the near future. This X-plane, the X-57 Maxwell to be exact, is significant for another reason, too: It’s […]
October 1, 2019 No Comments autonomous car, Autopilot, california, cars, ceo, Co-founder, deep neural networks, DeepScale, driver, Elon Musk, Forrest Iandola, hyperloop, real-time, TC, Tesla, transport
Tesla acquires computer vision startup DeepScale in push towards robotaxis Tesla has acquired DeepScale, a Silicon Valley startup that uses low-wattage processors to power more accurate computer vision, in a bid to improve its Autopilot driver assistance system and deliver on CEO Elon Musk’s vision to turn its electric vehicles into robotaxis. […]
Tesla, Elon Musk violated labor laws, judge rules Tesla broke national labor laws when it unfairly prevented workers from unionizing, an administrative law judge in California ruled Friday. The ruling, which will likely be appealed, was first reported by Bloomberg. Tesla has not responded to a request for comment. TechCrunch will update […]
Uber gets temporary two-month license reprieve in London London’s transport regulator, TfL, has given Uber a temporary reprieve to continue operating in the UK capital. The ride-hailing giant’s current (provisional) licence expires tomorrow but there’s no return to normality for Uber in its most important European city — with TfL issuing just […]