• Hitting the Bricks: Scooter Startup Lime Opening ‘Lifestyle Brand Store' in Santa Monica

    23 days ago - By Fortune

    Electric scooter startups including Bird, Lime, and Skip continue to battle for public space in cities across the country. In cities from Baltimore to Indianapolis to San Francisco, new pilot programs allow certain companies to operate provisionally, and encourage entrepreneurial individuals who charge the dockless scooters to make extra money.
    And now, at least one e-scooter startup is setting up a permanent location. Lime will open a “lifestyle brand store” in Santa Monica, according to TechCrunch .
    The company will rent scooters out of the storefront, of course. But the big idea behind...
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  • Oracle Executive Chairman Larry Ellison Slams Amazon Over Cloud Security

    Oracle Executive Chairman Larry Ellison Slams Amazon Over Cloud Security

    23 days ago - By Fortune

    Oracle executive chairman Larry Ellison is going after Amazon and its cloud computing arm, once again.
    During the database giant's annual user conference in San Francisco Monday, the Oracle co-founder spent much of his keynote criticizing Amazon over perceived failings. It marks another instance of Ellison using his own company's technology conference as a vehicle to slam rivals in a public setting. Some other companies Ellison has publicly called out during previous conferences over the past 4 years include Salesforce, SAP, and Microsoft.
    At the event Monday, Ellison railed against the...
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  • Here are where the first Amazon Go stores in San Francisco will be located

    23 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Amazon is getting ready to introduce some more of its futuristic convenience stores where buyers can skip the line.
    San Francisco may be the center of techie desires and culture but all of Amazon's five existing Go locations have been elsewhere. Today, the company is announcing some new locations for upcoming stores, including one that will be opening in San Francisco today.
    The company's location on California & Battery street will be opening its doors for the first time at 7AM this morning, with quick bites, some grocery items and meal kits available for shoppers interested in buying...
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