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The Bay Area’s Expanding Bike Share Is Part Of Ford’s Transition From Cars To “Mobility”

Ford is looking toward an urban future where people use many modes to get around–and using the data from the bike share to help inform its vision for what those future cities might look like.<p>If you rent a bike from the Bay Area’s newly relaunched bike share program, you’ll notice a new logo: Ford. …

How Uber cleverly controls its stock so it won't have to go public anytime soon — unlike Facebook, Twitter, and Google

And as of this moment, the company says it has no plan to go public, despite generating more than $10 billion in gross annual revenue.<p>The last time we saw a private company scale to a $60+ billion valuation was Facebook in 2011.<p>In March 2011, 14 months before Facebook went public, it was valued at …

Uber thinks it’s worth more than General Motors

Uber, already the most richly valued private company in the world, is about to get richer. Bloomberg reports that the global ride-hailing behemoth is seeking another $2.1 billion in a funding round that could increase the firm’s valuation to $62.5 billion.<p>That means Uber—current valuation: $51 …

Uber fundraising drive values app higher than General Motors

Financing plans for company behind taxi-hailing app push value to $63bn outstripping the US car manufacturer’s $56bn worth<p>Uber Technologies, the company behind the rapidly growing taxi-hailing app, could be valued at more than $60bn (£40bn) after its latest fundraising round.<p>The San Francisco-based …

General Motors

Uber is now worth more than General Motors. Yes, really.

The ridesharing start-up known as Uber is in the midst of another round of fundraising, and if all goes as planned, early reports suggest that the …