Tag: Start-up

European Uber rival Bolt launches electric bikes in Paris

European Uber rival Bolt launches electric bikes in Paris

An electric bike from Estonian ride-hailing firm Bolt in Paris, France.BoltRide-hailing app Bolt has launched an electric bicycle-sharing scheme in [...]
Google acquires North, which makes smart glasses similar to Google Glass

Google acquires North, which makes smart glasses similar to Google Glass

Focals by North smart glassesSource: Focals by NorthAlphabet's Google announced Tuesday it acquired North, an eight-year-old, Amazon-backed company [...]
U.K. expands its coronavirus start-up rescue package to include firms based abroad

U.K. expands its coronavirus start-up rescue package to include firms based abroad

Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak takes part in a national "clap for carers" to show thanks for the work of Britain's National Heal [...]
Amazon buys self-driving technology company Zoox

Amazon buys self-driving technology company Zoox

Amazon has just taken its boldest step yet into self-driving vehicles, acquiring six-year-old start-up Zoox, the company announced Friday.It's a la [...]
Europe's huge Web Summit tech conference is going ahead in December — but with a twist

Europe's huge Web Summit tech conference is going ahead in December — but with a twist

Paddy Cosgrave, CEO and founder of Web Summit, speaking on stage during the opening night of Web Summit 2019 at the Altice Arena in Lisbon, Portuga [...]
UK tries to lure the tech talent that Trump blocked from the US

UK tries to lure the tech talent that Trump blocked from the US

Old Street roundabout, in the area known as London's Tech CityChris Ratcliffe | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesThe U.K. tech sector is trying to encourage [...]
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