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January 2, 2019 9:11 PM Chinese car company Byton wants to put a tablet in your steering wheel

Electric car startup Byton plans to reinvent the wheel. The steering wheel that is. The Chinese automaker, which hopes to sell its upcoming battery-powered vehicles in the United States as early as 2020, revealed concept cars last year that featured touchscreen interfaces embedded in the hubs of their steering wheels, and now it says it “plans to put a promise 125

December 29, 2018 8:42 AM U.S. OneWeb satellite service has not offered stake to Russia

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The U.S. satellite startup OneWeb, which plans to create a worldwide internet network using satellites, said on Friday that it had not offered the Russian government a stake in the project. Sources had earlier told Reuters that OneWeb had offered to sell a 12.5 percent stake to Russia, a move it hoped would allay Moscow’s concerns 128

December 18, 2018 12:18 PM Kroger starts use of unmanned vehicles for delivery in Arizona

(Reuters) - U.S. supermarket chain Kroger Co (KR.N) said on Tuesday it has started using unmanned autonomous vehicles to deliver groceries Scottsdale, Arizona in partnership with Silicon Valley startup Nuro. The delivery service follows a pilot program started by the companies in Scottsdale in August and involved Nuro’s R1, a custom unmanned vehicle 152

December 13, 2018 11:02 AM Top German court rules Uber limousine service illegal

KARLSRUHE, Germany (Reuters) - Germany’s highest court ruled on Thursday that a defunct limousine service offered by Uber [UBER.UL] was illegal, in a setback for the U.S. ride-hailing company that has struggled to comply with the law in Europe’s largest economy. The Federal Court of Justice, handing down a final decision, upheld lower-court rulings in favor 110

December 11, 2018 2:36 PM Fintech startup Plaid valued at $2.65 billion in latest funding round: source

(Reuters) - Fintech startup Plaid has raised $250 million in its latest funding round led by one of Silicon Valley’s top investors, Mary Meeker, which according to a source familiar with the matter values the company at $2.65 billion. The company, which counts Goldman Sachs, American Express and Citigroup as its investors, said on Tuesday it expects 119

December 3, 2018 9:05 PM SpaceX launches biggest U.S. 'rideshare' mission with 64 satellites

(Reuters) - Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket from California on Monday carrying 64 small satellites into low orbit around the Earth, which the company called the largest-ever “rideshare” mission by a U.S.-based rocket. The mission, dubbed SSO-A, also marked the third voyage to space for the same Falcon 9 rocket - another milestone for SpaceX’s 109

December 3, 2018 9:27 AM Grab invests $100 million in Indian hotel startup OYO: source

(Reuters) - Singapore-based ride-hailing firm Grab has invested $100 million in Indian hotel-reservations startup OYO, a source with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Monday. The investment by Grab is part of the $1 billion fund raise OYO announced in September in a bid to grow its business in India and China, and expand into new international 132

November 13, 2018 4:16 PM WeWork gets $3 billion in new funding from SoftBank

(Reuters) - U.S. shared office space provider WeWork Cos has secured an additional $3 billion in funding from Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp, according to an investor presentation seen by Reuters. The latest funding was in the form of a warrant, under which SoftBank will pay WeWork $1.5 billion on Jan. 15 and the remaining on April 15. WeWork in July said it had raised 125

November 9, 2018 5:42 PM Microsoft made $1.3 billion in cash payments in GitHub deal

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) said in a filing late Thursday it had made $1.3 billion in cash payments in connection to its acquisition of coding hosting startup GitHub. Microsoft acquired the company, which developers use to keep track of software code changes as they write applications, in June, in a $7.5 billion deal that was described at the time as an all-stock 141

November 6, 2018 7:44 PM Nikola Motor Company unveils sleek, hydrogen-powered European semi truck

Electric semi-truck startup Nikola Motor Company is still a couple of years away from putting its hydrogen fuel cell-powered haulers into production, but it already has its sights set on the European market. Following its U.S.-focused One and Two models, the Phoenix-based company has unveiled the Tre, which features the cab-over design common in Europe 179