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Uber and Lyft stocks had their best week ever

Air travelers wait in the ride share lot near a sign for Uber at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on August 20, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. Mario Tama | Getty Images Shares of gig economy companies Uber, Lyft, DoorDash and Airbnb popped this week after the companies posted quarterly …

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Why CEO Mary Barra is confident GM can beat Tesla in electric vehicles

GM Chair and CEO Mary Barra addresses investors Oct. 6, 2021 at the GM Tech Center in Warren, Michigan. Photo by Steve Fecht for General Motors DETROIT — In September 2017, General Motors CEO Mary Barra and her top executives visited the automaker’s design dome, considered hallowed ground within the …

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San Francisco slow recovery from Covid is struggle for small business

A billboard funded by Airbnb shows opposition to Proposition F in downtown San Francisco, California. Josh Edelson | AFP | Getty Images Marshall Luck’s chiropractic and massage practice in downtown San Francisco survived the Covid-19 pandemic thanks to government stimulus money and a hefty amount of debt. But well over …

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Uber shared rides coming back to select U.S. cities

Zoom In IconArrows pointing outwards Uber announced Tuesday it’s bringing back shared rides in a handful of U.S. cities after pulling the service for more than two years. The feature, which allows riders to share a car with strangers going in a similar direction for a discount, is available in …

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Start-up investors issue warnings as boom times ‘unambiguously over’

Sean Gladwell | Moment | Getty Images Slow your hiring! Cut back on marketing! Extend your runway! The venture capital missives are back, and they’re coming in hot. With tech stocks cratering through the first five months of 2022 and the Nasdaq on pace for its second-worst quarter since the …

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Andreessen Horowitz raises $4.5 billion crypto fund in down market

Chris Dixon, General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz, discusses cryptocurrency during the TechCrunch Disrupt forum in San Francisco, October 2, 2019. Kate Munsch | Reuters Andreessen Horowitz plans to plow billions of dollars into crypto start-ups while digital asset markets are in a rut. The Silicon Valley firm announced a new …

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Robotaxis look like the best short-term bet in autonomous vehicles

An Apollo Robotaxi runs at Shougang Park as Baidu launches China’s first driverless taxi service in the city on May 2, 2021 in Beijing, China. He Luqi | Qianlong.com | Visual China Group | Getty Images For years, Alphabet’s Waymo and others leaders have promised autonomous vehicles are just around …

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Nasdaq records first five-week losing streak since 2012

Traders work during the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on March 19, 2020 at Wall Street in New York City. – US stocks open mixed, Dow -0.4%, Nasdaq +0.1% (Photo by Johannes EISELE / AFP) (Photo by JOHANNES EISELE/AFP via Getty Images) JOHANNES EISELE | AFP …

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Tech companies lost $17 billion in Q1 as equity investments take a hit

An electric Amazon delivery van from Rivian cruises down the street with the Hollywood sign in the background. Amazon The tech sell-off of 2022 accelerated in the past couple weeks, with first-quarter earnings reports highlighting challenges like inflation, supply chain shortages and the war in Ukraine. For some tech leaders, …

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An original Uber competitor trying to build a new rideshare model

Logo for Getaround peer-to-peer car sharing service on the side of a car in the Silicon Valley town of Mountain View, California, August 24, 2016. Smith Collection/Gado | Archive Photos | Getty Images In this weekly series, CNBC takes a look at companies that made the inaugural Disruptor 50 list, …

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