Graham Rapier, Business Insider

Graham Rapier

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Brooklyn, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Graham:

Lime is the latest micromobility startup to be plagued by fires

Video of an ignited Lime Bike in Seattle surfaced on Reddit not long after a fire broke out in the company's warehouse. → Read More

DoorDash appears to still be pocketing some workers' tips despite announcing changes to its pay model in July

The company said in July that it was changing its pay policies. That doesn't seem to be the case, according to receipts seen by Business Insider. → Read More

Walmart is suing Tesla after its solar panels caught on fire at 7 stores

Walmart Corporate/flickrSolar energy panels atop a Walmart storeWalmart has filed a lawsuit against Tesla's solar energy unit in New York state. The retail → Read More

A man fell out of a commuter train in New Jersey after the doors opened on the wrong side

It's every commuter's worst nightmare, and highlights just how important the oft-ignored signs not to lean against the doors can be. → Read More

Walmart is suing Tesla after its solar panels caught on fire at 7 stores

The retail giant says it has leased or licensed roof space at more than 240 stores for solar energy systems, to be supplied by Tesla. → Read More

A $1,500 drug that claims to cure jet lag has been held held up by the FDA

At $1,500 for a three-day dosage, the drug might not be worth the cost, if it is ever approved by federal regulators. → Read More

A German rental-car company said it canceled plans to buy 100 Tesla Model 3s because of quality issues

* A German car-rental company was so fed up with quality and service issues on its bulk Tesla order that it opted to cancel the purchase entirely. * Nextmove’s CEO told Bloomberg that while he loves the Model 3, his plan to buy 100 of the electric luxury sedans hasn’t panned out. * A Tesla representative told Business Insider that it has solved many of the issues Nextmove experienced, and that… → Read More

Tesla executives are jumping ship more often than at other companies. It could be an ominous sign for the rest of its leadership team

Turnover in Tesla’s top ranks is higher than almost any other company, new research shows, and it could be reason enough for investors to worry. → Read More

Amazon sold 30-cent gas to promote 'Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' but ended up creating a massive traffic jam

Police began counting cars to make sure the line didn't impede traffic around the gas station as Angelenos lined up for cheap gas. → Read More

Hedge funds are cozying up to Uber but snubbing Lyft

Hedge funds sold about 35% of their shares in Lyft during the second quarter, according to regulatory filings, while some big names bought Uber. → Read More

The US government is warning citizens against traveling to Hong Kong amid protests and 'violent clashes'

"Most have been peaceful," the US State Department said, "but some have turned confrontational or resulted in violent clashes." → Read More

WeWork's founder and CEO didn't take a salary last year as the company prepared for its massive IPO

The billionaire owns a hefty majority of the company's stock as it prepares for a massive IPO that could value it at $47 billion. → Read More

Uber's top lawyer reveals how the CEO convinced him to join the company he'd previously said he would avoid

"Man, I'm glad I'm not the GC of that company," Tony West said of Uber in 2017. Now he's the ride-hailing giant's top lawyer. → Read More

A Tesla owner implanted her car's key into her arm so that she can start her Model 3 with her body

Amie DD documented the 11-month process on YouTube, and even showed viewers the greusome insertion process. → Read More

A cruise ship appears to have caught fire in Russia

The vessel appears to be out of service, but the blaze consumed most of the ship on the Volga river. → Read More

Uber's stock just hit a record low after last week's disastrous earnings report

Shares of Uber sank more than 7% to a record low price Monday, closing at $US37.01. → Read More

Elon Musk calls gas-powered cars a 'passing fad': 'They look cool in a museum.'

Electric vehicles are making progress, but internal combustion engines still make up a vast majority of cars on the road today. → Read More

A Lyft driver was arrested and accused of raping a woman who requested a ride home from a bar

San Bruno police said a 25-year-old requested a ride home from a bar on Saturday, but the driver took her to his residence instead. → Read More

Uber lost $5.2 billion in 3 months. Here's where all that money went.

* Uber posted a $US5.2 billion loss on Thursday, its largest ever, sending shares plummeting. * A major chunk of that loss was a consequence of two things: stock-based compensation and driver rewards, both stemming from the company’s initial public offering in May. * Other major costs for Uber include research and development, on things like self-driving cars, and sales and marketing, in order… → Read More

Uber's CEO says it considered buying Caviar before DoorDash snapped up the competitor for $410 million

Dara Khoswrashahi hinted it may not be interested in acquiring smaller competitors despite the boon in delivery mergers. → Read More