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Uber will trial its Jump e-bikes in Melbourne from March 2020

Uber will be trialling its Jump e-bikes in Melbourne from March 2020. The bikes will be available across Melbourne’s metropolitan area. Uber said Melbourne was chosen because it has the highest number of bike riders and bike lanes per capita in Australia. Visit Business Insider Australia’s homepage for more stories. […]
Uber will trial its Jump e-bikes in Melbourne from March 2020
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Uber will focus on ebikes and scooters over cars for shorter journeys

Uber will focus on electric bikes and scooters over cars for short city journeys. That will impact short-term profitability, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi told the Financial Times. But it’s much more efficient to take a bike or scooter for a 10-block journey than a car. Uber will focus on electric bikes […]
Uber will focus on ebikes and scooters over cars for shorter journeys
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The bike-sharing economy is shaking up the transportation market worldwide

Bike-sharing services are becoming a fast-growing market. Just this week, Uber acquired bike-share startup Jump, adding the company’s fleet of 12,000 dockless bikes to its transportation offerings. There’s no doubt that Uber is paying close attention to the growing popularity of bike-sharing services, which are taking off in cities worldwide. […]
The bike-sharing economy is shaking up the transportation market worldwide
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Researchers have created a creepy jumping robot roach

VIDEO: Researchers at Seoul National University, in collaboration with researchers from UC Berkeley, have constructed a tiny jumping roach robot. The mechanism, JumpRoACH, only weighs a few ounces, but can reach up to 5 feet high.
Researchers have created a creepy jumping robot roach