Last week, Didi Chuxing added an interface for English-speaking users to its app which can be used by tourists and English-speaking residents in China to make it easier to hail a cab and expand its functionality beyond China-based users.
Lyft and Waymo (Google's self-driving car division) have partnered to further develop Lyft's autonomous vehicles. At the same time, Uber and Waymo’s lawsuit (one of Waymo's ex-employees stole confidential documents and then used this information to lead Uber's self-driving car projects) is officially going to trial to resolve whether Uber is guilty of theft of trade secrets.
Magic Leap is raising funds in a Series D round that would value the company between $6 and $8 billion.
Pinterest promoted its head of discovery engineering, Vanja Josifovski, to become the company's first CTO. Josifovski's responsibilities include enhancing Pinterest's machine learning and search initiatives while scaling Pinterest's tools for a larger number of users.
The news articles and links below are available for your reference.
“Ride-hailing Giant Didi Finally Offers an English Language Option for Foreigners in China"
“Alphabet’s Self-driving Unit Waymo is Teaming up With Lyft"
“Magic Leap Could Be Looking at an $8 Billion Valuation"
“Pinterest Names First CTO, Launches New Lens Updates"
“Waymo’s Lawsuit Against Uber is Going to Trial, Judge Rules”