Amazon buys Zoox

Amazon Gets a New Lift

Amazon recently announced it is acquiring Zoox, a 6-year-old startup designing self-driving cars. Zoox raised $955 million in venture-backed funding to build progressive mobility options and meet urban transportation needs. Autonomous car company Zoox now owned by Amazon Aicha Evans, Zoox CEO, and Jesse Levinson, co-founder and CTO, will continue to lead the team. Zoox is working on developing zero-emission vehicles that can be autonomously ridden. The company is also devising an end-to-end autonomy software stack, to…

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NY’s Newest Transportation Option

Getting to and from New York’s busiest airports is now slightly easier with Uber’s latest offering: Uber Copter. Uber Copter rides will take you from Manhattan to any NY airport. Travelers book a helicopter ride with Uber Copter in the same way they would an Uber. With a price tag of $199.82, the app will reserve a heliport lift from Manhattan to any of New York’s airports. The app will also allow users to tack…