Former Google engineer agrees to plead guilty to secrets theft
Anthony Levandowski began negotiating with ridesharing giant Uber to invest in or buy Otto while he was still working at Google, and admits having downloaded a whole series of documents a few months before his resignation in January 2016.
Google's self-driving sister, Waymo, gets first outside investors
Founded 11 years ago as a small project inside Google, Waymo now is widely ...
Former Uber self-driving head, Anthony Levandowski, declares bankruptcy after $179 million loss to Google
Levandowski filed for Chapter 11 ba...
For self-driving startups, revenue is elusive, but miles add up
Waymo is starting to charge passengers fees. Riders of the company’s Waymo One program must pay, even though they are selected from a group of volunteers who’ve signed up to test the service.
Consultant may be hired to assess startup India drive
The consultant will identify challenges in regulatory approvals, taxation, ease of doing business, global expansion and facilitate startups in getting access to markets such as in private and public procurement, both in India and abroad.
Ola launches fund for the driver community; Bhavish Aggarwal to forgo 1-year's salary
The proceeds of the fund will help towards the welfare and upliftment of drivers and their families who have been affected by the restrictions due to the Covid- 19 pandemic.
Coronavirus scare drives up interest in rental cars
B2B car rental company Eco-Rent-a-Car, for example, has seen its individual cab segment attract fresh enquiries even as the tourist segment dwindles.
Zoomcar has $30 million in the boot
The investment, which saw participation from existing investors as well, is part of the company’s ongoing $100 million Series-D funding round, the company said in a statement.
Yamaha drives in $35 million for Drivezy
Drivezy has so far raised $28 million in equity financing from the likes of Das Capital, the investment firm founded by Japanese serial entrepreneur and investor Shinji Kimura, and Bain Capital, the multi-asset alternative investment firm co-founded by former US presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
Is the self-quarantine making you hungry all the time? Snacking on almonds may help
Almonds make people feel satiated and also help in weight management.
Ola drives to London as Uber fights it out in the city
With 25,000 registered drivers on its platform, homegrown cab aggregator to take on Uber which is set to lose its licence due to safety concerns. The move comes on the back of rival Uber losing its licence to ply in London on safety concerns.
Ola launches self-drive business
The company started with a pilot of 500 vehicles in four hubs in Bengaluru — Marathahalli, Whitefield, Koramangala and MG Road. Over the next one year, Ola aims to expand to a fleet of 20,000 cars.
Coronavirus outbreak drives demand for China’s online grocers
It’s an unexpected windfall for grocery delivery services that have perennially struggled with the logistics of transporting perishables like fruit and vegetables and shoppers’ innate preference for testing and selecting the freshest produce on sight.
Turn food essentials into ‘essensuals’ during self-isolation
When it comes to most women, there’s nothing sexier than a man who cooks.
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