All posts tagged “autonomous vehicles

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Amazon might be buying Zoox

This week the FT reported that Amazon is in “advanced talks” to acquire the self-driving startup Zoox. This would be Amazon’s first acquisition in the space, though it did lead a $530M funding round in Aurora in early 2019. Zoox last raised two years ago… Read More

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Liquidity network effect

Uber filed its S-1 last week in anticipation of going public in May. The WSJ reported on it, here. These are always interesting documents because you get access to previously private information. Here we can see that Uber’s ride-hailing market share in the US is… Read More

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Mobility at CES

CES is underway right now in Las Vegas. About 200,000 people are in attendance.  Since tech and mobility are today closely intertwined, the show has become an important platform for the automative industry. Here is a video showcasing BMW’s new iNext concept (expected by 2021):… Read More

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iPhone as a Service

At the beginning of this year – January 2nd to be exact – Apple revised its earnings guidance, downward. It was the first time in 15 years that the company had to do this.  Tim Cook’s letter to shareholders, which can be found here, focuses… Read More

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Documenting a city

Starting in the late 1930s, New York City began hiring photographers to document each and every building in the city. It did this to improve the accuracy of its tax assessments, and so every photo was taken with a sign board indicating the building’s block… Read More