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Self-driving delivery firm Nuro raises $500 million as COVID-19 boosts e-commerce

10 Nov 2020

Self-driving delivery company Nuro, whose R2 unit has no pedals or steering wheel and only room for packages, said Monday it has raised $500 million as e-commerce gets a huge boost from the pandemic.

Liberals cheer Biden victory but reflect on work to come

08 Nov 2020

NEW YORK, BERKELEY, Calif. Stephanie Hill, a young Joe Biden supporter in New York City, celebrated major networks announcing his win of the U.S. presidency on Saturday with cheering strangers in Brooklyn's Prospect Park, marking the end of four "difficult" years for liberals.

'Away from the noise': How Liberal Americans are coping with Election Day anxiety

04 Nov 2020

BERKELEY, Calif./NEW YORK Rachel Richardson, a lifelong Democrat, is spending Election Day hiking trails along the Pacific Coast with her two daughters and a fellow mom with her kids in tow.

Waymo releases Phoenix area self-driving car incident score card

30 Oct 2020

OAKLAND, Calif. Oct 30 Self-driving tech company Waymo, which this month opened its driverless taxi service in the Phoenix suburbs to the public, on Friday said its autonomous vehicles there had been involved in 18 minor incidents since 2019 during tests and actual rides.

Up to 23 million people in U.S. could move thanks to remote work, survey finds

30 Oct 2020

OAKLAND, Calif. America’s biggest cities should brace for a chunk of families moving out because they prefer to work remotely from less crowded and less expensive areas, according to a survey by Upwork released Thursday.

Mobile game startup Scopely raises $340 million

28 Oct 2020

OAKLAND, Calif. Mobile game developer and publisher Scopely said on Wednesday it raised $340 million in its latest round of funding, led by Wellington Management and NewView Capital.

Airbnb hires former Apple designer Jony Ive's firm for multi-year partnership

22 Oct 2020

OAKLAND, Calif. Home rental company Airbnb Inc on Wednesday said it was hiring former Apple designer Jony Ive and his firm to design new Airbnb products and services under a multi-year deal.

Driverless race steps up with Cruise allowed to drive empty in San Francisco

17 Oct 2020

OAKLAND, Calif. The race for driverless autonomous vehicles is heating up and on Thursday Cruise became the first to receive a permit to test cars without anyone in them on the streets of San Francisco from California's Department of Motor Vehicles. | Video

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