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Emily Tech World June

Tech World: Uber CEO news, Amazon makes $13.7bn acquisition and more
posted on June 21, 2017

Welcome to Tech World, your quick roundup of some the top technology news stories from across the globe. This month, we have Jaguar Land Rover’s $25m investment in Lyft, news that Uber’s CEO is taking a break, Amazon’s $13.7bn acquisition of Whole Foods Market, and more. For this episode’s Hot Topic interview, we spoke with Daniel Lyons from EY about how technology is revolutionising modern transport.

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A $500m tech fund, Google I/O, WannaCry and more in The Week in Tech
posted on May 19, 2017

Welcome to The Week in Tech, your roundup of the week’s top technology news. This week, we have new tech funds totalling $1.72bn, product announcements from Google, the WannaCry ransomware and more.

Taxi startup Hailo to shut down operations in North America
posted on October 15, 2014

British taxi-app Hailo chief Tom Barr has announced that the company will pull out of North America “where the astronomical marketing spend required to compete is making profitability for any one player almost impossible.” This decision, of course, is the result of Hailo failing to steal market share from competing startups Uber and Lyft, both of which…

Uber vs. Lyft: the drama, the intrigue, the canceled rides
posted on August 13, 2014

Early this morning, ridesharing startup Lyft made a severe (yet unsurprising) claim: that Uber employees have requested and canceled as many as 5,560 rides over the past 10 months in order to sabotage Lyft. The claim shouldn’t shock anyone; it mirrors a January report in which Uber apparently did the same exact thing to Gett, a significantly greener competitor. It’s the transportation startup’s equivalent to a…

Why Uber’s investors are hooked on Travis’s $17bn story
posted on June 10, 2014

There’s been a lot of gnashing of teeth and rending of garments since it emerged that Uber has raised a $1.2 billion round that values the company at $17 billion. For The Guardian, James Ball noted that’s enough to build the newly constructed One World Trade Centre six times over while Slate compared the figure…

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FinTech startup Cleo gets £2m in round led by LocalGlobe
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