Americans are keeping their cars longer than ever before, as used-car prices hit record highs
The average US car was about 12-years-old in 2020, as COVID-19 shutdowns kept many people at home and their cars off the road.
Tractable raises $60M at a $1B valuation to make damage appraisals using AI
As the insurance industry adjusts to life in the 21st century (heh), an AI startup that has built computer vision tools to enable remote damage appraisals is announcing a significant round of growth funding. Tractable, which works with automotive insurance co…
Pollutionwatch: time to rethink London’s red routes
In many cities around the world, major roads have been restructured to ease air pollutionIt is 30 years since the designation of London’s red routes, the 320-mile network that carries a third of the city’s traffic mainly through residential areas and alongsid…
Revert to type: how Goa’s last typewriter repair shop defied the digital age
Luis Abreu once thrived on servicing India’s many typewriters but computers are eclipsing his tradeIn Goa’s capital, Panaji, on Rua São Tomé, not far from the main post office, is a shop that offers packaging services. For a small fee, they will wrap your par…
UK AI start-up Tractable becomes unicorn with latest funding – Reuters
Tractable has raised $60 million in a late-stage funding round led by investors Insight Partners and Georgian, which values the British artificial intelligence start-up at $1 billion.