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Recent articles by Rebecca:

Uber is coming for Instacart

Uber is looking to compete with incumbent grocery delivery company Instacart by updating its Shop and Pay feature for drivers. → Read More

More layoffs at Twitter, and loyalist Esther Crawford isn’t spared

Twitter has laid off at least another 50 employees, according to a report from The Information and posts on social media from former workers. And apparently not even Elon Musk loyalist Esther Crawford, the chief executive of Twitter payments who oversaw the company’s Twitter Blue verification subscription, was spared, according to Platformer’s Zoë Schiffer. Alex […] → Read More

SEC says Elon Musk still needs lawyer to approve his tweets

Elon Musk wants a court of appeals to consider a recent verdict that found him not liable for securities fraud. The SEC is doubling down. → Read More

Motional opens Las Vegas robotaxi service to nighttime hours

Motional has opened its robotaxi service with Lyft and Uber in Las Vegas to night rides as it prepares to remove the driver later this year. → Read More

Tesla to build engineering HQ in California

Tesla is making California the home of its global engineering headquarters. → Read More

Lucid shares drop as EV maker misses 2023 delivery expectations

Luxury electric vehicle maker Lucid Motors missed Wall Street estimates for fourth-quarter and full-year 2022 revenue, as well as 2023 production and delivery goals, causing the company’s stock price to tumble almost 10% in after-hours trading. That’s a particularly rough outcome for a company that’s been battling supply chain issues and has had to slash […] → Read More

Uber redesigns app for simpler, more personalized experience

Uber has redesigned its app in a way that it hopes leads customers to see it as a one-stop-shop for all things mobility. → Read More

What to expect from Tesla’s long-awaited FSD version 11

Tesla's Full Self-Driving beta version 11 is still facing delays, but early testers have given a glimpse of some new features. → Read More

Tracksuit raises $5M to make brand tracking more accessible

It's hard to sell to someone who hasn't heard of your brand, so maybe Tracksuit's insights could help a brand learn that it has to increase awareness. → Read More

Lime reports first profitable year, tests the waters for IPO

Shared micromobility company Lime reported adjusted EBITDA profitability of $15 million and unadjusted profitability of $4 million in 2022. → Read More

NHTSA requests info after Tesla crashes into fire truck

U.S. regulators have requested information from Tesla after one of its vehicles crashed into a fire truck, killing the driver instantly. → Read More

Lyft is charging riders wait time fees — but drivers aren’t reaping the rewards

Drivers for Lyft are growing frustrated with the company over its wait time fees, which have yet to be shared with them in most markets. → Read More

Twitter allows cannabis ads in states where it’s legal

Twitter updated its cannabis ads policy and will let cannabis ads run on the platform in U.S. states where cannabis is legal and in Canada. → Read More

New Zealand Uber drivers begin collective bargaining for first time

Uber drivers in New Zealand are pushing for better pay and working conditions through their first ever collective agreement with the company. → Read More

Fresh off its merger, Ouster-Velodyne make a bet on smart infrastructure

Ouster CEO Angus Pacala says the next big industry for lidar will be smart infrastructure, not autonomous vehicles. → Read More

EU formally bans sale of gas and diesel cars from 2035

European carmakers must achieve a 100% cut in CO2 emissions from new cars sold by 2035 and a 55% cut for new cars sold by 2030. → Read More

Joby flies towards 2025 commercial launch with final assembly of eVTOL

Joby Aviation has started final assembly on its "company-conforming" eVTOL, a prototype that's steps away from the commercial version. → Read More

Transit tech company Via raises $110M at $3.5B valuation

Transit tech company Via raised $110 million at a $3.5 billion valuation to expand its suite of tools and enter new markets. → Read More

Tesla’s biggest hater airs Super Bowl ad against FSD

The Dawn Project is airing a Super Bowl ad attacking Tesla's FSD, calling for regulators to ban the software. → Read More

From shipping container to table: Adapt brings urban mushroom farms to US

Adapt AgTech is partnering with Reef to bring its mushroom-growing shipping containers to cities across the U.S., starting with Austin. → Read More