Audi punts on Level 3, Lyft layoffs and Nio’s $1 billion deal – TechCrunch

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Voyage gets the green light to bring robotaxi service to California’s public roads – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Voyage has cleared a regulatory hurdle that will allow the company to expand its self-driving service from the private roads of a retirement community in San Jose, Calif. to public roads throughout the rest of the state. The California Public Utilities Commission issued a permit Monday that gives Voyage permission to transport passengers in…

Leverice is a team messenger app that’s taking aim at information overload – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Meet Leverice: A team messenger and collaboration platform that’s aiming to compete with b2b giants like Slack by tackling an issue that continues to plague real-time messaging — namely, ‘always-on’ information overload. This means these tools can feel like they’re eating into productivity as much as aiding it. Or else leave users stressed and…