Consolidation in autonomous vehicles continued as Ike, a small developer of semi-trailer trucks, sold itself to Nuro, the heavily funded high-profile developer of a small driverless delivery vehicle. It’s the third most notable deal of the year in the young autonomous vehicle industry, after Zoox sold itself to Amazon and Uber’s self-driving car unit sold to Aurora—which also is trying to develop...
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Jeff Bezos this week wrote his final shareholder letter as he steps aside as CEO of Amazon. It is remarkable what he and the company have accomplished. I vaguely remember buying my first book on Amazon. Today, I buy…well, that brings me to the point of this week’s column. I recently realized that my kids’ whiteboard markers had run dry. I grabbed my phone and searched for...
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