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Uber’s newest feature alerts drivers that pets will be joining the...

Uber is piloting a new feature that lets U.S. riders alert drivers that a pet will be coming along, the latest effort from the...

Uber gets temporary two-month license reprieve in London

London’s transport regulator, TfL, has given Uber a temporary reprieve to continue operating. The ride-hailing giant’s current (provisional) licence expires tomorrow but there’s no return...

Nigerian logistics startup Kobo360 raises $30M backed by Goldman Sachs

Nigerian freight logistics startup Kobo360 has raised a $20 million Series A round led by Goldman Sachs and $10 million in working capital financing...

China’s Didi removes 300,000 drivers amid safety overhaul

2018 was the year when Didi Chuxing, the ride-hailing company that defeated Uber in China, vowed to put safety ahead of rocket-ship growth after...

MAX.ng raises $7M round backed by Yamaha and pilots EVs in...

Nigerian motorcycle transit startup MAX.ng has raised a $7 million funding round led by Novastar Ventures, with participation of Japanese manufacturer Yamaha. Based in Lagos,...

On the road to self-driving trucks, Starsky Robotics built a traditional...

More than three years ago, self-driving trucks startup Starsky Robotics was founded to solve a fundamental issue with freight — a solution that CEO...

A young entrepreneur is building the Amazon of Bangladesh

At just 26, Waiz Rahim is supposed to be involved in the family business, having returned home in 2016 with an engineering degree from...

China’s Didi reportedly lost a staggering $1.6 billion in 2018

China’s largest car-hailing company is facing relentless pressure from all fronts. Beijing-based Didi Chuxing reportedly lost a staggering 10.9 billion yuan ($1.6 billion) in...

An unsecured database exposed the personal details of 202M job seekers...

The personal details belonging to more than 202 million job seekers in China, including information like phone numbers, email addresses, driver licenses and salary...

The end of China’s ride-sharing gig

Over the last few years, millions of Chinese workers managed to earn extra money by being ride-hailing drivers. Many picked the gig because of...