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This Thiel Fellow thinks he can help scooters, drones and delivery robots charge themselves with sunlight
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From the time he was a high school student, Rohit Kalyanpur thought it was peculiar that although it’s possible to create energy from a solar panel, the panels have long been used almost exclusively on rooftops and as part of industrial-scale solar grids. “I hadn’t seen [anything solar-powered] in the things people use every day […]

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Apple Pay will support NFC stickers on scooters and parking meters
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Apple is reportedly working on a new NFC feature that will allow iPhone users to make Apple Pay purchases by tapping special, NFC-equipped tags. That means retailers won't need bulky terminals, and iPhone users won't need to download a third-party ap…

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Lime will offer car sharing in Seattle, moving beyond bikes and scooters     – Roadshow
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Hopefully, renters won’t also leave the cars tipped over on the sidewalk.

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What to expect from the return of electric scooters in SF
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The time has come. Electric scooter sharing services are returning to the streets of San Francisco — this time with explicit permission from the SF Municipal Transportation Agency. On Monday, we’ll see both Skip and Scoot deploy their respective electric scooters throughout the city. And if you remember what it was like earlier this year, […]

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Bird, Jump, Lime and Lyft scooters get Santa Monica's approval     – CNET
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But the electric scooters will be banned from the beach and parks.

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Lyft gave DJ Khaled one of its electric scooters for his upcoming tour
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Electric scooters are all the rage right now in Silicon Valley and as of late, they’ve made their way into the entertainment industry. Musician DJ Khaled recently posted a video of him riding one of Lyft’s electric scooter while also promoting his participation in Jay-Z and Beyonce’s On The Run II tour. Word on the […]

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At Comic-Con 2018, scooters and bikes are making a big mess     – CNET
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Commentary: Riders who don’t know how to get around responsibly are ruining the San Diego geekfest.

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Uber gets into scooters, every VC is raising, and why private equity loves SaaS
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Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week we had the full crew in the studio along with a friend. The excellent Connie Loizos hosted, and Matthew Lynley and I were both on as well, along with our guest this week: Graham Brown, a partner […]

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