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Disruption Notes, March 17

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Notes from the Age of Disruption LedeTree A compilation of stories from around the web about companies and people disrupting markets and the way we live Lyft Is testing a Netflix-style monthly subscription. The Verge Uber Is in talks with Toyota on selling its self-driving tech to other companies. Reuters Uber Plans …

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Oakland May Vote on Taxing Uber

Waiting for the Uber

Under a proposed ballot measure, passengers would pay a per-pickup charge through ride-hailing apps like Uber and Lyft. The funds could pay for transportation improvements or other services Darwin BondGraham | East Bay Express Five years ago, the California Public Utilities Commission issued a decision giving itself almost exclusive regulatory …

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Uber Self-Driving Trucks Are In Use

Autonomous Truck in desert

Uber’s autonomous trucks are now doing actual work for customers via Uber Freight, Uber’s commercial cargo shipping on-demand app. The first runs are being done in Arizona, with regular hauls operating with both human drivers and autonomous trucks working in tandem. Darrell Etherington | TechCrunch Uber will load up the …

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Aurora will power Byton EV’s autonomous driving features

Concept Interior of Byton SUV

Self-driving startup Aurora will provide the brains inside the developing electric autonomous SUV made by another startup, Byton. Darrell Etherington | TechCrunch Aurora, the self-driving startup founded by Google self-driving car project alum Chris Urmson, along with Tesla Autopilot developer Sterling Anderson, CMU robotics expert and Uber vet Drew Bagnell, …

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