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Hailing a self-driving taxi when blind. Learn how Waymo answers that challenge at Sight Tech Global

Imagine yourself unable to see well enough to drive, and how that would change your life. I witness that scenario every day at home with my wife, who is legally blind, and a very busy person. She reve

Human Capital: The battle over the fate of gig workers continues

Welcome back to Human Capital, where we unpack the latest in tech labor and diversity and inclusion. This week, we’re looking at the latest developments in the battle over the classification of

How to craft the right pitch deck for your company at Disrupt 2020

Your startup is special and different, and you need to explain that to distracted investors in just a few short slides. The pandemic has added to your challenge, because more investors have been looki

Track autonomous vehicle testing in your state with this new tool from the US government

The U.S. government rolled out a new online tool Wednesday designed to give the public insight into where and who is testing automated vehicle technology throughout the country. The official name of t

Hear from Lyft, Cruise, Nuro and Aurora about the road ahead for driverless vehicles

Autonomous vehicles have yet to become mainstream, but companies like Lyft, Cruise, Nuro and Aurora are still fighting the good fight. The AV space has always faced its share of regulatory and develop

Waymo’s Boris Sofman and TuSimple’s Xiaodi Hou to join us at TC Sessions: Mobility 2020

One of the areas of autonomous driving technology with the most potential to have a near-term and dramatic impact remains trucking: There’s a growing lack of drivers for long-haul routes, and hi

Grab your student discount pass for TC Sessions: Mobility 2020

This ain’t your average back-to-school sale but then again, there’s nothing average about TC Sessions: Mobility 2020. This two-day event — October 6-7 — draws the world’s top technologists,

Rideshare and taxi ad startup Firefly acquires Strong Outdoor’s out-of-home ad business

Firefly is expanding its ad business in New York City by acquiring the out-of-home business of Strong Outdoor, as well as by becoming the advertising partner for fleet operator Sally. Firefly launched

The Station: Canoo paddles into the SPAC current and the next threat to micromobility

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every Saturday in your inbox. Hello and welcome back to The Statio

Human Capital: What’s next in Uber and Lyft’s court battle and a look at board diversity in Silicon Valley

Welcome back to Human Capital, where we unpack the latest in diversity, equity and inclusion, and labor issues in the tech industry. In this week’s edition, we’re looking at the latest in

Daily Crunch: Lyft and Uber win legal victory

Uber and Lyft may not be pausing operations in California after all, Google releases new emergency alert tools and Airbnb bans all parties. This is your Daily Crunch for August 20, 2020. The big story

Judge grants Uber and Lyft temporary stay in driver reclassification case

A California appeals court judge has granted Uber and Lyft’s emergency stay. This means the preliminary injunction that sought to force companies to reclassify their drivers as employees will no

Lyft plans to suspend rideshare operations in California tonight

Lyft is planning to suspend its ridesharing operations in California beginning tonight at 11:59 pm PT, unless it receives a stay from the Court of Appeals today. “We don’t want to suspend oper

CrunchMatch supercharges virtual networking at TC Sessions: Mobility 2020

Ready for our first virtual TC Sessions: Mobility 2020? As we like to say, it’s not just one long webinar. We’re creating the quality production levels you’d expect from our IRL events (thanks,

Google warns users in Australia free services are at risk if it’s forced to share ad revenue with ‘big media’

Google has fired a lobbying pot-shot at a looming change to the law in Australia that will force it to share ad revenue with local media businesses whose content its platforms monetize — seeking

Human Capital: A timeline of Uber and Lyft’s fight against AB 5 and Pinterest’s fall from grace

Welcome back to Human Capital. This week, Uber and Lyft's legal battle against a California law pertaining to independent contractors continued, and Pinterest employees reached their breaking point.

Uber and Lyft lose bid to delay worker reclassification order in California

Uber and Lyft have lost their bid to delay a preliminary injunction that will force the two ride-hailing app companies to reclassify drivers as employees. A California superior court judge denied Thur

Lyft shares get small bump after reporting 61% Q2 revenue decline

Today after the bell, Lyft reported its second-quarter financial performance. The American ride-hailing company’s results helped illustrate just how much the economy has changed in the wake of C

Uber CEO says service faces temporary shutdown in California over worker reclassification ruling

Uber could be forced to shut down its ride-hailing app in California for several months if a court doesn’t overturn a recent ruling that classifies its drivers as full-time employees, CEO Dara K

Shares of Uber, Lyft drift lower after California judge says that contract drivers are employees

Shares of Uber and Lyft dipped modestly after a California judge granted a preliminary injunction that TechCrunch reports could force the two American ride-hailing companies to reclassify drivers as e
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