Lyft 4 Sale? & Google Maps Makeover

‘Lyft hires investment bank Qatalyst Partners’

by Sangameswaran S (Reuters)

Ride-sharing service Lyft has hired investment bank Qatalyst Partners, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter.

Qatalyst Chairman Frank Quattrone has contacted companies including large automakers about acquiring a stake in Lyft, the Journal said, citing the people.

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‘Google’s Satellite Map Gets a 700-Trillion-Pixel Makeover’

by Robinson Meyer (The Atlantic)

More than 1 billion people use Google Maps every month, making it possibly the most popular atlas ever created. On Monday, it gets a makeover, and its many users will see something different when they examine the planet’s forests, fields, seas, and cities.

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