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Will a “front door” help San Francisco steer the stampede of emerging technologies testing on its streets?

Electric scooters. Delivery robots. Uber and Lyft. Even the soon-to-be shuttered van service Chariot started operating without the approval of San Francisco, with city policies as a secondary thought. Now San Francisco, which has been ground zero for.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 11th, 2019

Uber drivers in D.C., six other cities plan protest on eve of IPO

Need to hail an Uber on May 8? You may have to toggle to your Lyft app. Uber drivers are planning to launch a wage and working conditions protest in front of Uber Technologies headquarters at 1455 Market St. in San Francisco at noon on May 8, a move that.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 2nd, 2019

Uber drivers to launch protest, blackout on eve of IPO

Need to hail an Uber on May 8? You may have to toggle to your Lyft app. Uber drivers are planning to launch a wage and working-conditions protest in front of Uber Technologies headquarters in San Francisco at noon on May 8, a move that comes on th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 1st, 2019

Conditions On San Francisco Streets Like "Slums Of Mumbai, Delhi,... & Manila"

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Category: blogSource: zerohedge13 hr. 41 min. ago

UNC research addresses racial disparity in genetic testing

As the popularity of genetic testing and the emerging field of personalized, precision medicine grows, minorities have been largely left behind, UNC research suggests......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 20th, 2019

Uber enlists "Qute" to take on India"s choked, polluted roads

Uber Technologies Inc has launched a new ride-hailing service in India's tech capital Bengaluru that will use miniature gas-powered cars called "Qute" to win over commuters stressed out by the sprawling city's heavily-congested streets......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 13th, 2019

Venezuela"s massive blackout sparks boom in generator sales

Wilfido Briñez considers himself lucky to live with the roar of electric generators outside his front door in Maracaibo, Venezuela's second largest city and ground zero for the nation's rolling blackouts......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 13th, 2019

Uber drops out as Minneapolis shared-scooter program suffers slow start to season

Lengthy contract negotiations mean fewer than half of the 2,000 shared electric scooters permitted for Minneapolis streets in 2019 have rolled out so far, and one of four operators selected to join the program has dropped out. San Francisco-based U.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 4th, 2019

Market Snapshot: U.S. stock futures rise on signs Trump administration could soften Huawei stance

After a week of worrying headlines on the trade front, stock futures indicated a bounce for Wall Street on reports the Trump administration could back off a harsher stance on Huawei Technologies Inc. as part of a bigger trade deal with China......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 24th, 2019

The Funded: Slack swaps tickers ahead of IPO; 10 Bay Area startups raise nearly $500M

Slack Technologies Inc. has changed its ticker symbol and increased its fundraising target for when it goes public. The San Francisco work communications platform provider plans to trade on the New York Exchange with the symbol of "WORK" instead o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2019

Market Snapshot: Dow logs 200-point gain as demand for tech, energy stocks overshadow trade angst

Stocks close solidly higher Tuesday, following a temporary reprieve on restrictions on U.S. exports to China telecom giant Huawei Technologies, reflecting a slight reduction of tensions in one front of the Sino-American tariff war......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 21st, 2019

Market Snapshot: Stocks rebound as investors eye trade headlines

Stocks head cautiously higher Tuesday following a temporary reprieve on restrictions on U.S. exports to China telecom giant Huawei Technologies, reflecting a slight reduction in one front of the Sino-American tariff war......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 21st, 2019

Market Snapshot: Stocks stage tentative rebound as investors eye trade headlines

Stocks head cautiously higher Tuesday morning following a temporary reprieve on restrictions on U.S. exports to China telecom giant Huawei Technologies, reflecting a slight reduction in one front of the Sino-American tariff war......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 21st, 2019

Selmon Expressway closes for self-driving vehicle testing this week

Self-driving trucks are taking over the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway this week. San Francisco-based autonomous truck company Starsky Robotics has started testing its technology on the reversible express lanes. Although the vehicles are self-driving, the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 14th, 2019

Uber, Lyft "Biggest Contributors" To Traffic Congestion In San Francisco, Data Science Study Shows

Highlighting another challenge for Uber Technologies Inc (NYSE: UBER) and Lyft Inc (NASDAQ: LYFT) amid the two companies' lackluster initial public offerings of stock, a study that scraped data from the appl read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 13th, 2019

Uber, Lyft, "Biggest Contributors" To Traffic Congestion In San Francisco, Data Science Study Shows

Highlighting another challenge for Uber Technologies Inc (NYSE: UBER) and Lyft Inc (NASDAQ: LYFT) amid the two companies' lackluster initial public offerings of stock, a study that scraped data from the appl read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 13th, 2019

The Funded: Mixed results from Bay Area"s non-Uber IPOs this week

While Uber Technologies Inc.'s historic-sized IPO hogged the spotlight, two much smaller Bay Area offerings went public with mixed success on Thursday and Friday. Shares of South San Francisco-based Cortexyme Inc. (NASDAQ:CRTX) finished their first .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 10th, 2019

Moving Average Crossover Alert: John Bean Technologies

John Bean Technologies Corporation (JBT) is looking like an interesting pick from a technical perspective, as the company is seeing favorable trends on the moving average crossover front. Want the latest recommendations from Zacks Investment.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 3rd, 2019

FBI investigates Bay Area microbiome startup, report says

FBI agents descended upon lab-testing startup uBiome Inc.’s San Francisco offices last week as part of an ongoing investigation into the company's billing practices, according to the Wall Street Journal. The Wall Street Journal reports that uBiom.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 29th, 2019

How much is Uber worth? Less than people thought, says its IPO filing

Uber Technologies publicly unveiled its IPO valuation for the first time Friday, coming in $10 billion less than what many expected. The San Francisco-based ride-hailing giant released its IPO pricing range of $44 to $50 per share, according to its fili.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 26th, 2019

No slacking off: Slack files long-awaited IPO, with an unusual twist

Slack Technologies is no slacker, according to the long-awaited IPO filing it submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission Friday. The San Francisco-based messaging service provider’s financial growth has soared over the past three years.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 26th, 2019