Inside the Abrupt End of Silicon Valley’s Biggest Trial

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As onetime Uber chief Travis Kalanick prepared to take the stand this week in a courtroom duel that’s gripped Silicon Valley, Waymo lawyer Kevin Vosen privately made a late settlement offer: Would the ride-hailing startup remunerate $500 million in stock and give an outside observer revaluation its autonomous-vehicle software? Only days later, Waymo admitted half […]

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Air-Taxi Startup Has a Working Prototype and a Fresh $100 Million

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If you want to see JoeBen Bevirt’s flying auto, you were supposed to go in apache helicopters. The engineer’s private airfield is huddled in a valley on the Northern California coast between Monterey and Santa Barbara, and it’s remote by design, out past a swirl of suntan and dark-green subjects. Bevirt, a 44 -year-old whose […]

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Uber Loses EU Court Fight as Judges Take Aim at Gig Economy

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Uber Technology Inc . will be regulated in European Union countries as a transportation company after the bloc’s top courtroom rejected its claim to be a digital service provider, a decision that could increase legal jeopardies for other gig-economy corporations including Airbnb. While the EU Court of Justice’s ruling extended UberPop — which expended motorists […]

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Uber Paid Hackers to Delete Stolen Data on 57 Million People

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Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and moves from sued for omission over the infraction by a customer seeking class-action status. Hackers have successfully infiltrated several companionships in recent years. The Uber breach, while gigantic, is dwarfed by those at Yahoo, MySpace, Target Corp ., Equifax Inc . What’s more alarming are […]

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Silicon Valleys New Religion Is About As Serious As Youd Think

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It’s almost decision time in the corporate humor of missteps between Uber and Google’s parent company, Alphabet. For 10 months, they’ve frequently perplexed each other in a fight over self-driving automobile engineering. Alphabet says that a key former designer, Anthony Levandowski, made trade secret from Alphabet to Uber as part of a $700 million buy. […]

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A Guide to Luxury Real Estate in Singapore

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Although it’s only 278 square miles in size, Singapore has an outsized honour in busines. The island city-state, which gained independence in 1965, has entwine stately century-old architecture and modern high-rises together into an luring high-tech business center. ” It ticks a good deal of containers ,” says Alice Tan, Singapore-based heads of state of […]

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How Electric Cars Can Create the Biggest Disruption Since the iPhone

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It’s been 10 years since Tesla Inc.and its antagonists could be turbo charged by complementary services from Uber Engineering Inc. and Nokia Oyj. The culmination of these technologies — autonomous electric cars available on request — could transform how people wandering and perplex predictions that battery-powered vehicles will have a limited impact on lubricant requisition […]

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