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Automating the income gap

This is going to be another one of those “let’s ask ourselves some difficult questions” newsletter introductions, so if you’re in the U.S., I certainly won’t blame you for not giving

Autonomous delivery startup Nuro lays off 20% of workforce

Nuro, the autonomous vehicle delivery startup backed by SoftBank, Google and Tiger Global Management, is laying off about 300 people, or 20% of its workforce, in an effort to preserve cash amid a stor

Uber turns to Nuro for AV delivery and Razor charges into the seated scooter market

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive the full edition of the newsletter every weekend in your inbox. This

Please don’t tip the robot

Greetings from Cupertino, California, where the temperature has cooled down to a far more reasonable 101 degrees. It’s a nice change from the 109 degrees we hit here on Tuesday. I’m out here this

Uber turns to autonomous vehicle startup Nuro for Eats deliveries

Uber will use Nuro autonomous delivery vehicles to shuttle meals and other goods to its Eats customers as part of a 10-year commercial deal between the two companies. The partnership, which kicks off

Investors detail their red (and green) flags for startups seeking venture dollars

TechCrunch sat down with several investors to hear how they're looking at the funding environment today and what their red flags -- and green flags -- are for startups looking to raise another round.

The Station: Restructuring ripples and the next investor darling of the EV era

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Welcome back to The Station, your cen

Autonomous vehicles startup Nuro winds down operations in Phoenix

Nuro, the autonomous vehicle delivery startup that is valued at more than $8.6 billion, is closing its Phoenix facility as it shifts its commercial strategy away from the desert metropolis and toward

TechCrunch Podcasts this week: Scaling web3, bulls and bears, falling tech valuations and UFOs

TechCrunch is more than just a site with words. We’re also building a growing stable of podcasts focused on the most critical topics relating to the startup and venture capital worlds. To help y

Top three takeaways from Nuro’s session at TC Sessions: Mobility

Jiajun Zhu, co-founder and CEO of autonomous robot company Nuro, joined TechCrunch onstage during TC Sessions: Mobility on Wednesday to discuss how the startup aims to revolutionize commercial autonom

Here’s everything you’ll see at TechCrunch Sessions: Mobility next week

TC Sessions: Mobility is back, and this year we are bringing together the best and brightest founders, investors, engineers and experts on the future of transportation for a two-day, in-person event

Announcing the agenda for TechCrunch Sessions: Mobility 2022

TC Sessions: Mobility is back, and this year we are bringing together the best and brightest founders, investors, engineers and experts on the future of transportation for a two-day, in-person event M

China’s driverless delivery startup Whale Dynamic targets US market with $2.5M funding

A nascent Nuro challenger from China has its sight set on the delivery market in the U.S. and just raised some seed funding to advance its ambitions. Whale Dynamic, a Shenzhen-based autonomous deliver

Beat the early-bird deadline to save $300 at TC Sessions: Mobility 2022

Not much else matches the fast, evolving pace of mobility technology. It’s revolutionizing the way we move people, as well as parcels both big and small, and it’s simultaneously reshaping the pres

Daily Crunch: Thousands of Google Play users download Android banking trojan

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Learn how Nuro co-founder Jiajun Zhu drove the AV startup to an $8.6B valuation at TC Sessions: Mobility 2022

Founders and investors have dedicated a lot of time and even more money to developing autonomous vehicle (AV) technology over the past 15 years, a trend that shows no sign of letting up any time soon.

Despite a drop in how many companies are testing autonomous driving on California roads, miles driven are way up

Fewer companies tested autonomous vehicles on California’s public roads last year versus the one before — and yet they logged nearly twice as many miles driven, according to data released by t

The year of living autonomously

Even in the era of the virtual event, it tends to take me a few days to recover from the whirlwind of CES. Frontloading the year’s big hardware news is a bit less than ideal, but perhaps the changin

Nuro’s newest autonomous delivery bot is designed for the masses

Nuro showed off Wednesday one of the final pieces of its commercial autonomous delivery strategy. The startup, which has raised more than $2.13 billion since former Google engineers Dave Ferguson and

Uber spinout Serve Robotics gets $13M seed round to expand sidewalk robot deliveries

Serve Robotics, the autonomous sidewalk delivery company that spun out from Uber-owned Postmates in March, has closed an expanded seed round at $13 million. The company will use the funds to accelerat
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