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San Francisco threatens to punish the controversial scooter startups for their riders" bad behavior

Facebook/spinrides San Francisco has begun its crackdown o.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 16th, 2018

Scooter startups scuffle in Austin prior to launch

Austin's scooter scuffle is getting hotter as a bevy of startups waits on the sidelines to flood the streets with their products. The latest: San Francisco-based Spin and Boston-based Zagster Inc. are urging city officials to ban Venice, Calif.-b.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 8th, 2018

San Francisco officials are outraged that scooter startups steered around them to try to pass a state law

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images San Francisco officials are opposing a state-level bill they say would be a detriment to public safety. The bill would allow scooters to be ridden on sidewalks unless local munic.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 26th, 2018

Electric Scooter Startups Battle City of San Francisco

Older and wiser after its battles with Uber, the city of San Francisco has a new target: electric scooter startups. Can they survive regulation?.....»»

Category: topSource: incApr 18th, 2018

Electric Scooter Startups in Battle with San Francisco 

Older and wiser after its battles with Uber, the city of San Francisco has a new target: electric scooter startups. Can they survive regulation?.....»»

Category: topSource: incApr 17th, 2018

Capitol Report: Is Trump treasonous? Here’s the legal and historical answer to that charge

President Donald Trump has been accused by political foes of “treasonous” behavior after his controversial meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin, but as a legal matter his critics are on very weak ground. Here’s why......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch22 hr. 7 min. ago

Funding for fintechs hits record highs, as San Francisco sees VC funding spike

Money continues to pour in to support the U.S. fintech industry’s numerous startups, as San Francisco-based VC deals spike upward. U.S. fintech companies took in an increase of 40 percent in funding last quarter over the year prior — pushing.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 16th, 2018

At Uber, New Questions Arise About Executive Behavior - New York Times

New York TimesAt Uber, New Questions Arise About Executive BehaviorNew York TimesSAN FRANCISCO — Barney Ha.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJul 14th, 2018

Why Uber"s Partnership with Lime Matters

Uber and San Francisco-based electric scooter startup Lime announced a new strategic partnership on Monday that will also include a "sizable .....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJul 9th, 2018

It looks like China is extending its Black Mirror-like "social credit system" to overseas companies

REUTERS/China Daily China's social credit system is known for punishing individuals but it is also being used to control the behavior of foreign companies. According to a new report, the system -- which threatens restricted privileges for c.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 3rd, 2018

China"s penetration of Silicon Valley creates risks for startups

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Danhua C.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 28th, 2018

This CEO says his hot startup is working on a fix for the most annoying thing about the San Francisco scooter craze

Skip After electric scooters descended on San Francisco, city dwellers voiced their outrage over scooters routinely blocking sid.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 27th, 2018

A Scooter Gold Rush in Silicon Valley

Venture capital pour into the hottest thing on two wheels, with startups setting speed records in becoming unicorns and cities trying to limit sidewalk clutter......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 15th, 2018

A Comprehensive Look at How We Got to Peak Electric Scooter Mania

Electric scooter startups Bird, Lime, Skip, and Motivate are all competing for investor dollars. Reports surfac.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 13th, 2018

Silicon Valley scooter wars - TechCrunch

TechCrunchSilicon Valley scooter warsTechCrunchElectric scooters have become the hot new area for startups and “innovation.” For those who haven't been keeping track, ther.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 9th, 2018

Your Next Uber Might Be a Scooter

San Francisco is embracing electric scooters, and Uber wants to be involved......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 8th, 2018

Uber"s next battle with Lyft could be over the electric scooters that are slowly taking over the country

Reuters Uber is applying for a scooter permit in San Francisco, Axios first reported Thursday. Uber is the seventh company that has e.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 7th, 2018

Scooter company Lime, known for making a ruckus in cities across U.S., to raise $250M from Google Ventures

Electric scooter and bike company Lime is raising $250 million in funding, backed by GV, formerly known as Google Ventures, according to a report by Axios. The San Francisco-based company ruffled city feathers earlier this year when it debuted its e.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 6th, 2018

Spotify Revokes Policy to Punish Artists Accused of Bad Behavior

Spotify Technology, the world’s dominant music-streaming service, rescinded a three-week-old policy to remove the music of artists accused of bad behavior from its influential playlists......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 1st, 2018

Tesla Autopilot most often used between 55 mph-65 mph, MIT researchers say - USA TODAY

USA TODAYTesla Autopilot most often used between 55 mph-65 mph, MIT researchers sayUSA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO — Tesla's innovative and controversial Autopilot software — which powers the partia.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsMay 30th, 2018

An ex-Uber employee is raising $150 million to fill the streets of San Francisco with scooters that people can rent and toss anywhere — here"s how they work

Bird app screenshot and Kaylee Fagan/Business Insider Electric scooter startup Bird is riding high these days. On Tuesday, Bloomberg reported that Bird is raising $150 m.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 29th, 2018