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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 highway trucking remains a relatively uncomplicated (though still very challenging) type of driving for AV systems to tackle. Many companies are pursuing the challenge […]

Andela CEO confirms staff cuts as layoffs hit African tech

Africa-focused tech skill accelerator Andela has release 135 staff members, CEO Jeremy Johnson validated to TechCrunch. Senior personnel at the business —– with workplaces in New York and 5 African nations —– will likewise take wage cuts of 10% to 30%. The settlement and personnel decreases are an outcome of the financial effect of the […]

An LA-led, public-private partnership pitches a $150B green infrastructure package to Congress

Representatives from the energy and the federal government handling the power of Los Angeles are proposing a sweeping facilities bundle worth approximately $150 billion fixated the broad electrification of transport and market. Drafted by the Los Angeles-based public-private Transportation Electrification Partnership , a partnership in between the Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti, Southern California Edison, […]

Daily Crunch: Stripe now valued at $36B

Stripe raises brand-new financing, Uber acknowledges monetary unpredictability and a questionable facial acknowledgment start-up unintentionally exposes its source code. Here’s your Daily Crunch for April 17, 2020. 1. Stripe raises $600M at $36B evaluation in Series G extension, states it has $2B on its balance sheet The economy might be contracting as an outcome of […]