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Uber buys self-driving truck startup Otto; teams with Volvo

Uber buys self-driving truck startup Otto; teams with Volvo
(Reuters) – Ride service Uber Technologies Inc said on Thursday it acquired self-driving trucks startup Otto and formed a $ 300 million alliance with Volvo Car Group to develop self-driving cars. Uber’s moves reflect its eagerness to advance self-driving …
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Industrial analytics firm, Caterpillar partner Uptake named “Hottest Startup of 2015” by Forbes

Industrial analytics firm, Caterpillar partner Uptake named “Hottest Startup of 2015” by Forbes
Even Forbes admits it’s a bit surprised to find Uptake, an analytics firm whose customers are entirely based in industrial markets, at the top of its “Hottest Startups of 2015” list, besting tech darling Slack and consumer-facing companies such as …
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Uber buys self-driving truck startup Otto; teams with Volvo

Uber buys self-driving truck startup Otto; teams with Volvo
(Reuters) – Ride service Uber Technologies Inc said on Thursday it acquired self-driving trucks startup Otto and formed a $ 300 million alliance with Volvo Car Group to develop self-driving cars. Uber’s moves reflect its eagerness to advance self-driving …
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Caterpillar digs in to data analytics—investing in hot startup Uptake

Caterpillar digs in to data analytics—investing in hot startup Uptake
General Electric isn’t the only industrial giant attempting to jumpstart its business with data and software services. On Thursday morning Caterpillar announced it has made a minority investment in Uptake, a Chicago-based data analytics platform co …
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Caterpillar digs in to data analytics—investing in hot startup Uptake

Caterpillar digs in to data analytics—investing in hot startup Uptake
On Thursday morning Caterpillar announced it has made a minority investment in Uptake, a Chicago-based data analytics platform co-founded by long-time entrepreneur Brad Keywell, who is profiled in the current issue of Fortune. As part of the agreement …
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Startup DoctorGlobe seeks to turn price transparency on its head

Startup DoctorGlobe seeks to turn price transparency on its head
DoctorGlobe, a San Diego-based startup, wants to turn the notion of healthcare price transparency on its head. The company, which serves members and sponsors of self-insured employer health plans, displays patient out-of-pocket responsibility rather than …
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