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These photos of dockless bike graveyards should serve as omens for Chinese cities

Getty Images In recent years, several dockless-bike startups have popped up in Chinese cit.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 16th, 2018

I tried the two Chinese bike-sharing giants trying to take over the world, and it was immediately obvious why they can"t seem to crack the US

Getty Images One of the hottest sectors of Chinese tech is "dockless-bike sharing." The two primary companies, Mobike and Ofo, have expanded aggressively in recent years across the world. Both companies have faced unforeseen challenges upon tryi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 28th, 2018

Bike-sharing startup Spin may be ditching a deal with local cities to go with scooters

Spin, one of two companies chosen earlier this spring to roll out dockless bike-sharing programs in 15 cities in Greater Boston, now appears to be backing out of that deal because it wants to focus on the even hotter market for shared electric scoot.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 26th, 2018

Lyft gets into bike-share business, acquiring operator of Capital Bikeshare and Citi Bike

The company will introduce "Lyft Bikes," seizing on the momentum around dockless and pedal-assist e-bikes in major U.S. cities......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 2nd, 2018

Lyft is getting into the bike-share business

The ride-hailing company is buying the operator of Capital Bikeshare and New York’s Citi Bike, among other bikeshare services, and plans to introduce "Lyft Bikes," seizing on the momentum around dockless and pedal-assist e-bikes in major U.S. cities......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 2nd, 2018

Chinese maker of Lime, Bird scooters is backed by Intel and Sequoia, may seek U.S. IPO

As Lime, Bird and other startups flood American cities with their dockless electric scooters, a Chinese company that bought Segway three years ago appears to be sitting pretty. Beijing-based Segway-Ninebot makes nearly all of the scooters being used by.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 25th, 2018

Stunning Photos Of China"s Haunting Bike Graveyards

In 2014, we exposed t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 3rd, 2018

Chinese Businessman Sentenced to Prison for Rape in Australia

An Australian court sentenced property developer Longwei ‘Tommy’ Xu to serve up to four years in prison for raping a young model he took to a Sydney dinner party hosted by Chinese e-commerce billionaire Liu Qiangdong......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 12th, 2018

Baltimore"s first Spaces coworking location prepares to open in Stadium Square (Photos)

Baltimore's first Spaces location will open Monday in the Stadium Square development near M&T Bank Stadium, as the international coworking firm continues to grow. Amsterdam-based Spaces has nearly 60 open coworking locations in cities nationwide, as wel.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2018

Cockpit simulators and Boeing tech: A peek at Lord Corporation"s new hub (Photos)

A stealthy Triangle manufacturing giant has unveiled its new hub in France – a $12 million project that, according to its CEO, will serve as the “epicenter” of the company’s aerospace and defense business as it works to develop new technol.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 9th, 2018

Dramatic Photos Show Chinese Warship"s "Unsafe And Unprofessional" Encounter 45 Yards From US Destroyer

Dramatic photos have emerged of a confrontation we reported on Monday betwe.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 3rd, 2018

Lime"s next stop in scooter global expansion: Florida and Austria

Scooter- and bike-rental startup Lime is expanding to dozens more cities this year, its CEO said, leveraging the hundreds of millions of dollars in funding it has raised in an effort to dominate the North American and European markets......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 20th, 2018

Sri Lanka is building a $15 billion metropolis meant to rival cities like Hong Kong and Dubai

CHEC Port City Colombo (Pvt) Ltd Sri Lanka is using a $1.4 billion Chinese investment to start building a new metropolis. The full p.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 15th, 2018

Bumpy roads for U.S. bike, scooter sharing

Cities across America are putting on the regulatory brakes on bike and scooter sharing businesses, forcing some companies out of the market......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersSep 4th, 2018

Electric Bike-sharing Companies Need To Look At The Chinese Bike Debacle Before Aggressive Expansion

Over the last few months, Uber Inc. has been on the path of extending its services to different domains, of which the electric bike-sharing business looks to be a primary focal point. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 28th, 2018

In Potential Blow to China’s Economy, Air Pollution Affects Brain

A number of studies have shown that air pollution causes deaths in large Chinese cities. More recent research shows another damaging result......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstAug 28th, 2018

Other cities" stadium woes serve warning to Worcester and PawSox

This story was originally published on WBUR. Worcester's proposed new stadium for the Red Sox's top farm team would be the most expensive minor league ballpark ever built, and most of the bill would be charged to taxpayers' collective credit card. T.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 24th, 2018

China"s Didi, Ant Financial weigh joint $2 bln Ofo buyout: source

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing and Alibaba's Ant Financial are in talks with bike-sharing startup Ofo for a joint buyout offer that could value Ofo at up to $2 billion, according to a source with direct knowledge of the discussions......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 3rd, 2018

China"s Didi, Ant Financial weigh joint $2 billion Ofo buyout: source

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing and Alibaba's Ant Financial are in talks with bike-sharing startup Ofo for a joint buyout offer that could value Ofo at up to $2 billion, according to a source with direct knowledge of the discussions......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 3rd, 2018

Dockless bikes are coming to Milwaukee. But will they stay?

People in Milwaukee will soon be able to ride dockless bikes as part of a new pilot program unanimously approved by the city's Common Council earlier this week. The pilot program provides a licensing structure where dockless bike-sharing companies can o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 2nd, 2018

Starbucks ties up with Alibaba for China coffee delivery to revive sales

Starbucks Corp (SBUX.O) is partnering with Alibaba (BABA.N) to deliver its coffee in Chinese cities, betting the move will revive sales growth in its second-largest market that is witnessing aggressive competition from local coffee start-ups......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 2nd, 2018