Transportation Weekly: Amazons secret acquisition and all the AV feels

Welcome to Transportation Weekly; I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, elderly transportation reporter at TechCrunch. I include all the ways parties and goods move from Moment A to Point B — today and in the future — whether it’s by bike,…

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This Week in the Future of Cars: Picking Up the Pieces

August would be slow, they predicted. Catch up on sleep, leave operate a little early on Fridays, start attacking those long-term jobs you’ve been mulling. It was not to be. This month–and this week !– ought to have full of…

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Its Friday, so heres a rap video about scooter startup Bird

Listen, if you’re the types of person who wants to watch a hip-hop video about scooters, here’s a rap video about scooters. Don’t let me stop you. Also, if you make it to the end, you are able to as…

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Keeping Tesla Public Won’t Save Elon Musk From the SECor Angry Investors

On Friday evening, as the moon hung high over the US’s East Coast, public announcements shot out of Silicon Valley. Tesla, the electrified free spirit of the automaking macrocosm, would abide public after all. Two weeks after announcing he was…

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On Teslas path to privatization, Morgan Stanley halts equity coverage of electric automaker

Morgan Stanley is no longer equity coverage on Tesla’s broth, the second largest firm to drop its broth rating on the electric automaker since CEO Elon Musk announced plans via Twitter to take the company private. Tesla declined to comment….

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Pro Gamers Fend off Elon Musk-Backed AI Botsfor Now

One way to measure progress in artificial intelligence is to chart victories by algorithm over endorses of increasingly challenging games–checkers, chess, and, in 2016, Go. On Wednesday, five bots sought to extend AI’s mastery to esports, in the fantasy combat…

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This Week in the Future of Cars: Honey We Broke the Future

If any one thing propelled Tesla’s meteoric rise from a small Silicon Valley startup to one of the world’s most famous and evoking companionships, it’s Elon Musk. Every scrap of bulletin about the company now draws headlines, as its outspoken,…

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Elon Musks Boring Company Plans to Dig a Tunnel to Dodger Stadium

With six weeks left in the 2018 baseball season, the Los Angeles Dodgers are just two competitions out of first place in the National League West and a tour to the playoffs. But even though it is they can top…

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This Week in the Future of Cars: Show Me the Money

On Tuesday afternoon, Tesla CEO Elon Musk descent a bombshell via–what else ?– a tweet. “Am considering making Tesla private at $420, ” he wrote. “Funding secured.” The dude was serious, it turned out. But it’s not clear he had…

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Elon Musk tweets hell bet ya a signed dollar that Thai cave rescuer is a pedo

Elon Musk seems not only intent on burning all the goodwill he payed for trying to help last week’s Thai cave rescue, but flattening around in its ashes, more. In a series of inordinately offensive , now deleted tweets, the…

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