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  • Onerous Car Ownership?

    by James Messeder | Feb 08, 2019
    As the automotive industry faces and embraces its future in car sharing and a broad range of other ad hoc car usage scenarios and, ultimately, autonomous drivin... ...
  • Movin' On: Transportation Trascendence

    by James Messeder | Feb 08, 2019
    I get in my car every day and I ask myself: Really? Is this the best we can do? Is this as good as it gets? There’s got to be a better way.... ...
  • Uber's Winter of Discontent Turns Fatal

    by James Messeder | Feb 08, 2019
    A week ago, New York City livery driver Douglas Schifter committed suicide in front of City Hall in New York after posting a 1,700-word note on Facebook regardi... ...
  • Uber's Monkey in the Wrench

    by James Messeder | Feb 08, 2019
    The news of a pedestrian fatality in Tempe, Ariz., resulting from the operation of an Uber autonomous vehicle has set off alarm bells throughout the AV developm... ...
  • The Good, the Bad ... and Tesla, and Uber

    by James Messeder | Feb 08, 2019
    In "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" circa 1971, Gene Wilder plays a vaguely misanthropic Willy Wonka who leads the young winners of his golden wrapper co... ...
  • Are We Over Uber? Bring on the Taxibots

    by James Messeder | Feb 08, 2019
    From sexual harassment, to surveilling regulators, to Uber drivers and taxi drivers committing suicide (because they can't make a living) the pervasive creepine... ...
  • Ford in DC: Refining Autonomous

    by James Messeder | Feb 08, 2019
    When cities put on a press event to announce they are welcoming a company to town to test autonomous vehicles within the city limits the news is greeted with po... ...
  • Bounce: Driver Compensation Innovation

    by James Messeder | Feb 08, 2019
    There’s a new kid on the rideshare block, Bounce, which is rewriting the rules of driver compensation. In fact, the company’s compensation inno... ...
  • CES 2019: Robotaxis vs. Micro Transit

    by James Messeder | Feb 08, 2019
    Attendees of CES 2019 arriving at Las Vegas McCarran International Airport next week will have four options for getting to their hotels:  a shuttle offerin... ...
  • McKinsey Mangles Micromobility

    by Roger Lanctot | Feb 08, 2019
    Micromobility – characterized by shared bicycles, scooters and other wheeled devices - was all the rage in 2018 and that enthusiasm has carried over into ... ...
  • Google Pixel is Fastest-Growing US Smartphone Brand

    by Neil Mawston | Feb 07, 2019
    Google Pixel is now the fastest-growing major smartphone brand in the United States. Like Apple, Google is targeting rich Americans with rich eSIM devices and r... ...
  • Moto G7 Smartphones Target Mid-Tier in US

    by Neil Mawston | Feb 07, 2019
    Motorola (Lenovo) is well known for its midrange Moto G smartphones. Moto this week is getting in early, before MWC, to announce its four latest G models. They... ...
  • GM: Cruise vs. Super Cruise

    by Roger Lanctot | Feb 07, 2019
    It’s painful and expensive testing fully-automated vehicles with safety drivers and engineers in the front seat. Just ask General Motors. In yesterda... ...
  • TomTom: Privacy Please

    by Roger Lanctot | Feb 06, 2019
    TomTom's earnings call at 9 a.m. this morning should be an attention grabber coming, as it does, on the heels of selling off its telematics division for €9... ...
  • Q4’18: Is it too late for LG now?

    by Rajeev Nair | Feb 05, 2019
    LG’s handset shipments and revenues witnessed a steep decline in Q4 2018. Both metrics dipped annually by -45% and -44% respectively. Our latest insight r... ...
  • Q4’18: India Smartphone Market Grew 10% YoY

    by Rajeev Nair | Feb 04, 2019
    The Indian smartphone market maintained its double digit growth in Q4 2018 too. It grew by 10% annually, per our latest quarterly study available here, from the... ...
  • The Top 10 Internet of Things (IoT) Trends for 2019

    by Andrew Brown | Feb 01, 2019
    In our recently published analysis of the The Top 10 Trends in the IoT in 2019, we provide decision makers with an understanding of the market drivers... ...