Car2Go could radically transform urban transportation

It’s incredibly rare that I run across a technology that could improve economic efficiency, better the environment, and improve quality of life for many. Car2Go hits that trifecta.

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Zillow, Pandora only fresh IPOs to outlast market slip

Continued uncertainty about financial stability in Europe and a government deadlock in the United States struck publicly-traded equities on Thursday, sending the tech-heavy NASDAQ index down 3.3 percent and below a technical level of support that might indicate future weakness.

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Google Ventures funds RelayRides, again

Car sharing startup RelayRides has raised $3.6 million in a round of funding only five months after its last, according to a form D filed with the SEC. Involved in the round are Google Ventures, August Capital.

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Markets close with many tech stocks taking a huge beating

As the New York Stock Exchange saw major indices plummeting by five or six percent today, tech stocks dropped even further than many of their non-tech counterparts. The picture is especially clear if you look at the stock price changes since the market slide started August 4.

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HomeAway prices IPO, now has $2B valuation

Vacation home rental site HomeAway on Thursday priced shares for its initial public offering between $24 and $27, which values the company at a surprisingly robust $2 billion. The company wants to raise as much as $248 million in its offering.