Lyft removes pedal-assisted bike sharing program in Washington, NY and San Francisco

The move drips of abundant caution on Lyft’s part which is slated to deploy a new electric bike model soon. As per a statement from Lyft Inc, the firm is removing several thousand electric bikes from service in its bike-share program from Washington, New York, and San Francisco. The development comes in the wake of…

Google-backed Deliv breaks off grocery partnership deal with Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart is in the process of fixing the issues due to which it had to cut its ties with the logistics firm. In a significant development that marks a setback against Wal-Mart’s efforts to fight Amazon.com in the groceries segment, logistics firm Deliv and Walmart Inc have discontinued their same-day grocery delivery partnership. In 2018,…

Blythe Masters CEO of blockchain startup Digital Asset steps down

Following Blythe Masters’ stepping down as Digital Asset’s CEO, AG Gangadhar, the startup’s chairman will serve as its acting CEO while it locates a new chief executive. Digital Asset, a blockchain startup stated, Blythe Masters, its chief executive officer who is one of the most prominent backers of the distributed ledger technology on Wall Street…

Israeli blockchain startup Orbs receives investments from South Korea’s Kakao Investment

Orb will use the proceeds for R&D, and growth purposes. On Thursday, Israeli blockchain startup Orbs disclosed, it has received an investment from Kakao Investment – the venture capital arm of South Korean internet conglomerate Kakao Corp. Orbs did not disclose the size of the investment. Earlier this year, Kakao had stated it would establish…

Uber plans on integrating bus and Tube timetables in its app

The strategic move places Uber in direct competition with venture-capital backed startup Citymapper. On Tuesday, as per a report from the Financial Times which cites source familiar with the matter at hand, Uber Technologies Inc plans on integrating the bus and Tube timetables of Transport for London. The development will place Uber in direct competition…