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US smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm invests in China's Mobike

US smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm invests in China's Mobike

US smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm has announced it has invested in dockless bike-share firm Mobike. The investment is part of the Seattle company's $150m China Venture Fund, unveiled in 2014. As part ...

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Irish dockless bike-share firm Urbo seeks to raise €5m to expand

Irish dockless bike-share firm Urbo seeks to raise €5m to expand

Urbo of Dublin is seeking cash to expand its roll-out of dockless bike share bikes. The self-funded start-up is looking to raise an initial €5m before another round of fundraising in ...

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Despite operating own scheme Giant blames bike share for slack sales

Despite operating own scheme Giant blames bike share for slack sales

"China's market performance remains soft as it continues to be affected by a slow economy and bike share programs," complained execs at Giant Bicycles in their third-quarter financials.

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New bike-share data feed will get more bums on saddles, say operators

New bike-share data feed will get more bums on saddles, say operators

"Big data" from London’s Santander Cycles and New York’s Citi Bike has been made commercially available by Ito World. The Cambridge and London data visualisation specialist has also included other global bike-share schemes ...

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oBike expands into ten new countries

oBike expands into ten new countries

Dockless bike sharing platform oBike is launching in ten further countries across Europe as part of its growth plans in the region.

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Bike share operators agree on modus operandi for tendering

Bike share operators agree on modus operandi for tendering

Six bike-share operators have agreed on a modus operandi for cities looking to tender for their own schemes. The agreement was brokered by Bikeplus, a charity working to maximise the benefits ...

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APPCG co-chair taken for a dockless ride by Ofo

APPCG co-chair taken for a dockless ride by Ofo

Ruth Cadbury, co-chair of the All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group, says the burgeoning dockless-bike sector is "exciting." The Labour MP for Brentford and Isleworth, and former shadow housing minister, has experienced ...

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Ofo launches in Norwich

Ofo launches in Norwich

Dockless bike sharing platform ofo, is launching in Norwich today.

The move follows successful launches in London, Oxford, and Cambridge.


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Pashley's "Sadiq Cycle" is streets ahead of the existing "Boris Bike"

Pashley's "Sadiq Cycle" is streets ahead of the existing "Boris Bike"

The new Santander Cycles public hire bike, unveiled in London this morning, is a big improvement on previous models. It feels quicker, slicker and features 24-inch wheels instead of ...

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Irish dockless bike-share firm Urbo partners with Walthamstow Cycles

Irish dockless bike-share firm Urbo partners with Walthamstow Cycles

Urbo dockless bike-share bikes will be landing in the London Borough of Waltham Forest on October 31st. And local bike shop Walthamstow Cycles has been awarded the contract to assemble ...

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