Platform News: Lyft ride-hailing app is part of the sharing economy

Argo AI, Ford and Lyft to launch self-driving ride-hail service

Self-driving start-up Argo AI, carmaker Ford Motor Co and ride-hail company Lyft Inc have said they partnered to offer robotaxi trips to Lyft customers in Miami and Austin.

Platform Industry: Ford logo on a truck

Ford, Google join hands to offer cloud-based data services

Ford Motor Company will utilise software, cloud computing and AI offered by Google to develop new consumer services and modernize its internal operations, the companies announced o...

Platform Economy: Walmart retail store and online marketplace

News short: Walmart to test drone delivery of groceries and household items

Walmart Inc said on Wednesday it might run a pilot project for delivery of grocery and home goods through automated drones, together with finishing shipping firm Flytrex, as the US...

Platform News: Introducing nvidia chip hardware

Nvidia turns to driver-assistance market as robo-taxis stall

Nvidia Corp, whose semiconductors power data centres, autonomous cars and robots, has said it plans to enter the market for technology that helps cars with automated lane-keeping, ...