What Happens to Uber After Its IPO?

Uber filed to go public this week. No big surprise there; everyone in the industry has been waiting months for the ride-hailing heavyweight to touch the accelerator on its IPO. What did invoke an eyebrow were the details the company…

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Arrest Made in Case of USC Student Murdered After Getting in Car She Thought Was Her Uber

Twenty-one-year-old University of South Carolina student Samantha Josephson invested a light out with love on Thursday, like most other college student her senility. And like so many other university student do after a nighttime out at the bar, she called…

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Lyfts IPO is hot, YC Demo Day, two new unicorns and whats Boy Brow?

There are an integral part edit issues in the initial publishing of this week’s Equity episode that ought to have redressed. The player below will represent the corrected escapade . Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast,…

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Nigerias Gloo.ng drops consumer e-commerce, pivots to e-procurement

Nigerian startup Gloo.ng is ceasing consumer online retail and pivoting to B2B e-procurement with Gloopro as its brand-new name. The Lagos-based gues has called it quits on e-commerce grocery services, shifting to a make that furnishes large and medium corporates…

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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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Chargers star Melvin Gordon exchanges some fun smack talk with his unsuspecting Uber driver

Melvin Gordon exactly upped his Uber rider rating . Image: Getty Images The Los Angeles Chargers and Baltimore Ravens square off on Sunday in Baltimore for what should be a terrific game in the NFL’s Wild Card weekend. But one…

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Political fixer Bradley Tusk seeks $70M for Tusk Ventures sophomore fund

Longtime political operative Bradley Tusk got his begins in Silicon Valley in 2011, when a little-known the founding fathers of a transportation startup solicited his help surmounting regulatory hurdles. That benefactor, Travis Kalanick, couldn’t render Tusk’s $ 25,000 cost, so…

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The end of Chinas ride-sharing gig

Over the last few years, tens of thousands of Chinese workers managed to earn extra money by being ride-hailing moves. Countless picked the gig because of its flexible schedule. For those who could not otherwise render to own a car…

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Bradley Tusk on mobile voting, Ubers IPO race with Lyft and the Dems taking over the House

Hello! Welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. As you know, typically, a few of us try cramming into the Equity podcast dungeon, in particular the nimble Alex Wilhelm, the scholarly…

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The next big restaurant chain may not own any kitchens

If investors at some of the biggest technology companies are right, the next big restaurant chain could have no kitchens of its own. These venture capitalists think the same forces that have transformed transportation, media, retail and logistics will also…

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