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FlixBus to Launch Intercity Bus Service

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An established German mobility company, FlixBus, plans to expand its low-cost service and test all-electric bus routes, aiming to become a pioneer in a more sustainable form of intercity transit. Patrick Sisson | Curbed FlixBus, which already has established routes in major European cities, will begin testing all-electric Flix-E-Bus service …

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Amazon HQ Team to Visit Chicago

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A team from Amazon that is evaluating the 20 finalists for a second North American headquarters will be in Chicago next week LedeTree The team’s hush-hush plans for its Chicago evaluation trip were reported Friday by the Chicago Sun-Times. The city’s deputy mayor who is the point person on the …

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AI Chip Maker SambaNova Raises $56M

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Machine learning company SambaNova Systems said this week it has raised $56 million in Series A funding as it works on the next generation of AI computing. LedeTree The company, started last year by Stanford University professors Kunle Olukotun and Chris Ré, and headed up by CEO Rodrigo Liang, formerly …

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Lyft, Magna to Partner on Autonomous Cars

Lyft Says It Has a Deal With Magna International To Develop and Build Driverless Cars for its Network and Anyone Else LedeTree Magna International and Lyft announced this week they will collaborate on developing and manufacturing self-driving systems that will be used in a Lyft ridesharing fleet, but will also …

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