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techcrunch.com - Rebecca Bellan - Argo AI launches driverless autonomous vehicle testing in Miami, Austin
Argo AI launches driverless autonomous vehicle testing in Miami, Austin
TechCrunch

Argo AI, the autonomous vehicle technology company backed by Ford and Volkswagen, is launching driverless operations in Miami and Austin, a significant milestone for the startup that illustrates its progress towards commercialization. Argo's…

nydailynews.com - Clayton Guse - NYC needs regulations for self-driving cars, says Mayor Adams' pick to lead Taxi and Limousine Commission
NYC needs regulations for self-driving cars, says Mayor Adams' pick to lead Taxi and Limousine Commission
New York Daily News

Mayor Adams' nominee to run the city's Taxi and Limousine Commission wants to bring self-driving cars to New York. David Do, the former head of Washington D.C.'s Department of For-Hire Vehicles, told City Council members during his confirmation…

forbes.com - Sam Abuelsamid - Argo AI Begins Driverless Testing In Austin And Miami
Argo AI Begins Driverless Testing In Austin And Miami
Forbes

Argo AI, the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based automated driving company majority owned by Ford and Volkswagen has just begun its first driverless testing on public roads in Miami and Austin. This milestone comes about five and a half years after the…

detroitnews.com - Jordyn Grzelewski - Ford-backed Argo AI launches driverless car testing
Ford-backed Argo AI launches driverless car testing
The Detroit News

Argo AI, a robotaxi startup that has the backing of Ford Motor Co. and Volkswagen AG, said Tuesday it's launching driverless test rides in Miami and Austin. The removal of human safety drivers is a milestone for the Pittsburgh-based autonomous…

techcrunch.com - Sarah Perez - Pulse, the maker of an automatic Slack status updater, acquires team communication startup Lounge
Pulse, the maker of an automatic Slack status updater, acquires team communication startup Lounge
TechCrunch

Lounge, a team communication startup that was looking to reimagine the future of work with features designed for remote and distributed workforces, has now found an exit after Slack entered its same market last year with competitive voice and video…

theguardian.com - Adrian Horton - What can we learn from a new documentary on Elon Musk?
What can we learn from a new documentary on Elon Musk?
The Guardian

You could be forgiven for believing that we've already achieved the era of autonomous vehicles. Tesla, the electric car manufacturer run by Elon Musk, refers to a version of its Autopilot software as “Full Self Driving”. The company…

upi.com - Argo A1 begins driverless operations in Miami, Austin
Argo A1 begins driverless operations in Miami, Austin
UPI

May 17 (UPI) -- Argo AI, a robotaxi company that produces self-driving products and services, said that it launched its driverless operations in Miami and Austin. The company on Tuesday tweeted video of the cars operating in those two cities. Bryan…

forbes.com - Igor Bosilkovski - Tax Software Company Column Tax Raises A $21.7 Million Series A
Tax Software Company Column Tax Raises A $21.7 Million Series A
Forbes

Tax software company Column Tax, which provides an API that enables mobile banking and fintech companies to offer tax products to their users, announced today that it has raised a $21.7 million series A. The round was led by Bain Capital Ventures…

techcrunch.com - Manish Singh - Sachin Bansal's firm fails to secure India bank permit
Sachin Bansal's firm fails to secure India bank permit
TechCrunch

Image Credits: MONEY SHARMA / AFP / Getty Images The Indian central bank has rejected the application of Chaitanya India Fin Credit seeking permission to become a bank in a major setback to Flipkart billionaire Sachin Bansal, who has been looking…

forbes.com - Serenity Gibbons - 7 Trends That Could Change The Logistics Industry Forever
7 Trends That Could Change The Logistics Industry Forever
Forbes

The logistics industry has had a rough few years. COVID-19, the Ever Given, and other hiccups have led to large-scale supply chain disruptions, confusing new rules and restrictions, and tumultuous shifts in customers demand. Of course, the…

startribune.com - The Associated Press - Argo touts driverless operations in Miami and Austin, Texas
Argo touts driverless operations in Miami and Austin, Texas
Star Tribune

NEW YORK — An autonomous vehicle technology company that partners with Ford and Volkswagen says it has started driverless operations in two of eight cities where it is developing its technology. Pittsburgh-based Argo AI has pulled drivers…

techcrunch.com - Neesha A. Tambe - Announcing the startups and judges on stage at TC Sessions: Mobility 2022
Announcing the startups and judges on stage at TC Sessions: Mobility 2022
TechCrunch

TechCrunch is excited to announce the six companies pitching in person and on stage at TC Sessions Mobility 2022. Hailing form around the States and the globe, founders will pitch on the main stage, for four minutes, followed by an intense Q&A with…

cnbc.com - CNBC.com staff - 23. Anduril Industries
23. Anduril Industries
CNBC

Founders: Brian Schimpf (CEO), Palmer Luckey, Trae Stephens, Matt Grimm, Joe Chen Headquarters: Costa Mesa, California Funding: $835.1 million (PitchBook) Valuation: $4.6 billion (PitchBook) Key technologies: Artificial intelligence, autonomous…

reuters.com - Nick Carey - Self-driving startup Wayve taps Microsoft for 'supercomputer muscle
Self-driving startup Wayve taps Microsoft for 'supercomputer muscle
Reuters

LONDON, May 18 (Reuters) - British startup Wayve said on Wednesday it will use supercomputer infrastructure designed for the firm by its investor Microsoft (MSFT.O) to process vast amounts of data as it develops machine learning-based models for…

businessinsider.com - Leena Rao - There's blood in the water.' M&A dealmakers are circling troubled tech startups looking for acquisition bargains.
There's blood in the water.' M&A dealmakers are circling troubled tech startups looking for acquisition bargains.
Business Insider

Tech is in a historic downturn, with companies of all sizes conducting hiring freezes or layoffs. M&A dealmakers are shopping, looking for startups to buy. But conditions this time around are unusual, eight investors and bankers told Insider. Like…

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