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A Cab’s-Eye View of How Peloton’s Trucks ‘Talk’ to Each Other
Wired

It’s a technology called platooning, and it could be safer and more efficient than regular truck-driving, but easier to implement than full-on robo trucks. more…

1 Year After Uber’s Fatal Crash, Robo-Cars Carry on Quietly
Wired

In the autonomy industry, companies are now more circumspect about when their life-saving technology will hit the road. more…

Indonesia’s Kargo comes out of stealth with $7.6M from Travis Kalanick, Sequoia and others
TechCrunch

Travis Kalanick may be busy cooking up a cloud kitchen business, but that hasn’t stopped the former Uber CEO’s VC fund from making its first investment in Southeast Asia. 10100, the firm that Kalanick launched last year for investments in Asia, just took part… more…

Transportation Weekly: Uber’s spending habits, Tesla Model Y, scooters and AVs in Austin
TechCrunch

Welcome back to Transportation Weekly; I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. We love the reader feedback. Keep it coming. Never heard of TechCrunch’s Transportation Weekly? Catch up by reading the first edition here or c… more…

Uber Freight will face challenges in Europe (DPSGY, XPO, CHRW)
Business Insider

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Transportation & Logistics Briefing subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning, click here. Uber Freight, the digital freight marketplace arm o… more…

Pilots who fly for Amazon are underpaid and overworked, and it may doom the e-commerce behemoth's aspirations to edge out FedEx and UPS (AMZN)
Business Insider

Business Insider spoke with 13 pilots who work or have worked for Air Transport Services Group and Atlas Air Worldwide, where they fly or have flown planes for Amazon Air. Those pilots and transportation analysts said the rapid growth of Amazon Air, coupled w… more…

One US airline will likely bear the brunt of the Boeing 737 Max ban (BA, LUV)
Business Insider

Southwest Airlines will face greater logistical challenges following the grounding of Boeing 737 Max aircraft than United Airlines and American Airlines, said Henry Harteveldt, the founder of the travel research company Atmosphere Research Group. American and… more…

Trucker who caused Broncos crash likely to be deported after sentence: lawyer - CTV News
Ctvnews.ca

Trucker who caused Broncos crash likely to be deported after sentence: lawyer CTV News An immigration lawyer says the truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash in Saskatchewan is likely to be deported to India right after he... View full c… more…

'NOBODY WINS IN THIS': Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash gets 8 years - CANOE
Canoe.com

'NOBODY WINS IN THIS': Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash gets 8 years CANOE Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos bus crash sentenced to 8 years in prison Global News 'Families have been torn apart': Truck driver who caused Humboldt Broncos bus crash gets 8-y… more…

Priest stabbed during mass - Canada News - Castanet.net
Castanet.net

Priest stabbed during mass - Canada News Castanet.net St. Joseph's Oratory stabbing: 'People will come to pray for Father Grou' Montreal Gazette Montreal priest stabbed during mass at St. Joseph's Oratory CTV News Montreal priest stabbed during mass: police C… more…

The Week In Games: Go, Ninja, Go, Ninja, GO!
Kotaku.com

It’s time to become a deadly ninja! Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice releases this week and it looks great. I’ve never been a big fan of From Software games like Dark Souls, but something about Sekiro is calling to me. I too want to be a cool ninja. Read more... more…

Venezuela risks US reaction by arresting Guaido's chief of staff
Yahoo.com

President Nicolas Maduro's regime in Venezuela Thursday defied US warnings to leave the opposition alone by arresting in a predawn raid the chief of staff to Juan Guaido, recognized by Washington as the country's interim leader. Guaido and the opposition-rule… more…

'Towns isolated': Roads, bridges wash away in historic Midwest flooding
USA Today

Roads and bridges were washed out and rescue operations were in full swing Monday as rivers across a swath of the Midwest rose to record levels. more…

Chief of staff to Venezuela's Guaido arrested
Yahoo.com

Venezuelan intelligence officers Thursday arrested the chief of staff of Juan Guaido, the opposition leader recognized by the US and other countries as interim leader, Guaido and the opposition-ruled congress said on Twitter. Roberto Marrero was grabbed by SE… more…

How deadly pathogens have escaped the lab — over and over again
Vox.com

Research into dangerous viruses and bacteria is important, but for the deadliest pathogens, it’s not clear the benefits are worth the risks. more…

Indonesia-based trucking logistics startup Kargo comes out of stealth, raises a $7.6M seed round led by Sequoia with Travis Kalanick's 10100 participating (Jon Russell/TechCrunch)
Techmeme.com

Jon Russell / TechCrunch : Indonesia-based trucking logistics startup Kargo comes out of stealth, raises a $7.6M seed round led by Sequoia with Travis Kalanick's 10100 participating — Travis Kalanick may be busy cooking up a cloud kitchen business, but that h… more…

How Glastonbury Is Leading the Plastic-Free Festival Revolution
Rollingstone.com

The U.K. festival is one of the largest to ban the sale of single-use plastic bottles – will others follow suit? more…

Work Friend: A Handyman Asks: After Servicing a Home, Can I Get Paid to Service My Clients’ Other Needs?
The New York Times

Plus: A radical prescription for dealing with millennial entitlement in the office. more…

Uber Plans to Expand Its Trucking Business to Europe Next Month
Bloomberg

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THE RACE: Andrew Yang draws campaign crowd of 3,000!
Sfchronicle.com

THE RACE: Andrew Yang draws campaign crowd of 3,000! (Top headline, 1st story, link ) Related stories: Darkhorse to get spotlight on Dem debate stage... Promises universal basic income, news czar... POLL: Sanders tops Trump in Wisconsin... Biden wealth tarnis… more…