Researchers want to know how ride-hailing companies are affecting their streets, but don’t have much information to help them.
San Francisco-based autonomous trucking company Starsky Robotics announced this morning that it’s closed a $16.5 million Series A, led by Shasta Ventures. The news comes as the company also announced that it recently completed a seven-minute drive on a closed course without a single human in the truck. Read More
The robo-trucking startup moves closer to starting commercial deliveries, no humans needed.
A new working paper considers whether environmental factors can actually increase returns on investment.
While some writers blame Facebook’s ever-shifting algorithm, sketch comedy has evolved in the social-media age to favor the person, not the premise.
WIRED’s newest columnist Renee DiResta on the similarities between ISIS and Russia’s social media strategies—and what needs to be done to stop them.
Atom Tickets, an app that combines online movie ticket booking with social features, said today that it has raised a $60 million Series C led by Fidelity Investments, with participation from returning investors Lionsgate, Disney and Twentieth Century Fox Film. All three studios contributed to Atom Tickets’ $50 million Series B, which was announced two years ago. Read More