Known for its electric scooters, Gogoro moves toward its future as a mobility platform – TechCrunch

Known for its electric scooters, Gogoro moves toward its future as a mobility platform – TechCrunch

Since the launch of its first electric scooter in 2015, Gogoro co-founder and CEO Horace Luke has frequently been asked when the startup is going to expand beyond Taiwan. In its home country, Gogoro’s two-wheel vehicles, with their distinctive swappable battery system, are now the top-selling electric scooters. But Luke says the company has always […]

UK to toughen telecoms security controls to shrink 5G risks – TechCrunch

UK to toughen telecoms security controls to shrink 5G risks – TechCrunch

Amid ongoing concerns about security risks posed by the involvement of Chinese tech giant Huawei in 5G supply, the U.K. government has published a review of the telecoms supply chain, which concludes that policy and regulation in enforcing network security needs to be significantly strengthened to address concerns. However, it continues to hold off on […]

The internet industry is suing California over its net neutrality law

The internet industry is suing California over its net neutrality law

The internet industry is suing the state of California over its days-old net neutrality law. The lawsuit, filed on Wednesday by major trade groups representing broadband companies, is the second major lawsuit filed against the state over the law — the first was brought by the Justice Department. On Sunday evening, California Governor Jerry Brown […]

Toyota invests $600 million in Didi, with the two setting up a new joint venture for driver services – TechCrunch

Toyota invests $600 million in Didi, with the two setting up a new joint venture for driver services – TechCrunch

Didi Chuxing announced today that it has received new investment totaling $600 million from Toyota Motor Corporation. As part of the deal, the two companies will also set up a joint venture with GAC Toyota Motor to provide vehicle-related services to drivers on Didi’s ride-sharing platform. GAC Toyota itself is a joint venture between Toyota […]

Mixhalo raises $10.7M to bring better sound quality to live events – TechCrunch

Mixhalo raises $10.7M to bring better sound quality to live events – TechCrunch

Mixhalo — the startup co-founded by Incubus guitarist Mike Einziger and his wife, violinist Ann Marie Simpson-Einziger — has raised $10.7 million in Series A funding. The company’s initial goal was to bring better sound quality to concerts. Instead of hearing music blasted out of speakers, users can connect their smartphone to a network (the […]