Lime VP on company’s meteoric rise to $1 billion valuation

Lime VP on firm’s meteoric rise to $1 billion valuation

After launching solely 18 months in the past, Silicon Valley mobility startup Lime has managed to lift a staggering $382 million in enterprise capital, for a reported $1.1 billion valuation. That speaks to the corporate’s ambitions for its bike and scooter-sharing companies, but additionally to the huge prices and frenzied competitors it faces. The whole […]

Apple will reboot Maps using its own data, starting in iOS 12

Apple will reboot Maps utilizing its personal information, beginning in iOS 12

Apple has quietly been working to rebuild its Maps software with self-gathered information, and can start to roll out adjustments beginning with the following beta of iOS 12, TechCrunch stories as we speak. The course of will apparently proceed slowly, beginning solely with information for San Francisco and the Bay Area, increasing to the remainder of […]

Restaurant servers can't afford San Francisco rents so restaurants are going self-serve

Restaurant servers can't afford San Francisco rents so eating places are going self-serve

San Francisco is without doubt one of the costliest locations on the earth to stay — six determine incomes are thought-about “low” and even the tiniest homes are farcically costly. Housing prices are fueled by a mix of property hypothesis, NIMBYism that forestalls high-density initiatives, and, in fact, the world-beating wealth inequality of […]

A Startup Set Its Scooters to Scream 'Unlock Me or I'll Call the Police' When They're Touched

A Startup Set Its Scooters to Scream 'Unlock Me or I'll Call the Police' When They're Touched

A LimeBike dockless scooter, proven alongside one from competitor Bird.Photo: Getty Images It’s occurred to everybody: You’re strolling dwelling, minding your personal enterprise, when no random gadgets all of the sudden screaming at you about how the police are coming in the event you occur to stumble upon them. Fortunately, somebody is lastly disrupting that […]

Heartland Tech Weekly: The Midwest offers more than just an escape from Silicon Valley

Heartland Tech Weekly: What scaling startups search for in a second location

This week, there are a few tales within the Heartland Tech e-newsletter that contact on scaling startups trying exterior of the Bay Area. First, there’s my story on Opendoor adding an engineering office in Atlanta, its first exterior of San Francisco. Second, there’s a pleasant evaluation from Crunchbase News on the place unicorn corporations are opening places of work exterior of […]

San Francisco subpoenas Uber and Lyft for driver classification and wages

San Francisco subpoenas Uber and Lyft for driver classification and wages

(Reuters) — San Francisco’s metropolis legal professional on Tuesday subpoenaed Uber and Lyft to show over information regarding how the ride-hailing firms classify drivers, in addition to driver wages, well being care and different advantages, the most recent demand in a year-long investigation. City Attorney Dennis Herrera stated he was looking for proof to find out […]

San Francisco Subpoenas Uber and Lyft for Proof Drivers Aren't Employees

San Francisco Subpoenas Uber and Lyft for Proof Drivers Aren't Employees

Photo: Richard Vogel (AP) Both Uber and Lyft have been subpoenaed by San Francisco’s metropolis legal professional for data on driver classification, wages, and advantages to see if the ridesharing corporations are compliant, Reuters reports. Among different documentation, the subpoenas search “a complete list of drivers who began or ended at least one ride in […]

Five Blood Transfusions, One Bone Marrow Transplant — All Before Birth

Five Blood Transfusions, One Bone Marrow Transplant — All Before Birth

The group then drew bone marrow from Ms. Obar’s hip bones, and together with Elianna’s second transfusion — a few week after the primary — they dripped in about 50 million of her mom’s stem cells, an infinite quantity in contrast with standard transplants. Stem cells dwelling in on the bone marrow, and the explanation […]