Category: Transportation

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January 16, 2020

Marijuana delivery giant Eaze may go up in smoke

The first cannabis startup to raise big money in Silicon Valley is in danger of burning out. TechCrunch has learned that pot delivery middleman Eaze has seen unannounced layoffs, and its depleted cash reserves threaten its ability to make payroll or settle its AWS bill....


by Ingrid Lunden in Apps
January 10, 2020

A New Law for Gig Workers Reaches Beyond Ride-Hail Drivers

AB 5 was designed to support Uber and Lyft contractors. But it also leaves therapists, truckers, and psychologists struggling to understand their new role.


by Aarian Marshall in Business
January 3, 2020

Segway’s S-Pod Brings the Hoverchairs From ‘WALL-E’ to Life

You’ll soon be able to scoot around town—at 24 mph—without even having to stand up.


by Adrienne So in Gear
December 9, 2019

It’s Coders Versus Human Pilots in This Drone Race

A drone directed by artificial intelligence takes on a leading pro racer, in a contest that may help shape future humanitarian efforts.


by Mark Dent in Business
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November 25, 2019

Omni storage & rentals fails, shutters, sells engineers to Coinbase

$35 million-funded Omni is packing up and shutting down after struggling to make the economics of equipment rentals and physical on-demand storage work out. It’s another victim of a venture capital-subsidized business offering a convenient service at an unsustainable price. The startup fought for a...


by Josh Constine in Apps