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A line of Bird's electric scooters. San Francisco residents have complained the scooters frequently aren't left behind in as orderly a fashion.

Scooter startup Bird just acquired rival Scoot, one of the two companies that beat out Uber and Lyft to operate in San Francisco

Bird has acquired rival Scoot, the two companies announced on Wednesday. Scoot was one of two firms allowed to rent scooters in San Francisco.
Bond Mobility cofounder Kirt McMaster.

This founder once tried to compete with Android and iOS. Now, he’s taking on Uber and Lyft with a new e-bike startup that just raised $20 millio...

Bond Mobility has raised $20 million in Series A funding from DENSO's New Mobility Group, which includes Toyota and Softbank.
A cassowary bird.

The giant flightless bird that killed its owner is now up for sale

On April 12, a cassowary killed its 75-year-old owner. Now, the bird is up for auction along with over 100 other animals from Marvin Hajos' estate.
A woman rides a Bird scooter in Los Angeles.

The scooter wars are coming to Europe this summer. But first they have to prove they’re not like Uber.

This year marks the first spring and summer where well-funded scooter startups, such as Bird and Lime, will be fully operational in Europe.
Index backed hot scooter startup Bird.

Bird celebrates after Britain signals it is ready to trash a 184-year-old law banning electric scooters

The electric scooter-sharing firm Bird has welcomed a UK government review which could see the vehicles allowed on British roads.
That's the bird.

A pigeon sold for $1.4 million in an auction — seriously

A pigeon sold for $1.4 million in an auction. He's a racing bird named Armando. It's a big deal. But people have pointed out that it's silly, too.

Electric scooters were to blame for at least 1,500 injuries and deaths in the US last year

The electric scooters data is incomplete, so the actual figure could be higher.

Electric scooters like Lime’s and Bird’s sent more people to two Los Angeles emergency rooms than regular bikes, new study says

The most common scooter injuries were fractures, sprains, and head injuries, found this study.

Lime, Bird, and other scooter companies just proved they can help take cars off the road

The findings showed more than a third of users replaced car trips with scooters. That’s good news for companies that want to keep expanding.