Japanese government adopts draft bill to create high-tech 'supercities'

Business Jun 7, 2019

Japanese government adopts draft bill to create high-tech 'supercities'

The government on Friday adopted a draft bill to realize its "supercity" initiative to create cities that make use of artificial intelligence, big data and other advanced technologies. In such cities, autonomous driving, cashless payments, goods delivery by drone and novel services using sophisticated technologies ...

Lyft unveils Waymo partnership as loss widens to $1.1 billion

Business May 8, 2019

Lyft unveils Waymo partnership as loss widens to $1.1 billion

Lyft said Tuesday its loss in the past quarter widened to $1.1 billion in the ride-hailing giant's first financial report as a public company, as it announced it was teaming up with former Google car unit Waymo on autonomous taxis. Revenue for California-based Lyft nearly ...