Ofo applies for e-scooter scheme license in San Francisco

San Francisco’s steep learning curve Ofo faces tough competition ... s announcement shows a typically yellow e-scooter with ofo branding, and also a clear Segway logo. Segway was acquired by China’s Ninebot in 2015 and is backed by Xiaomi. read more

Tour San Francisco on a Kick Butt Electric Scooter Adventure

Take a tour of the city on an electric scooter! As scooters become as ubiquitous as artisanal coffee in the city by the bay, the San Francisco Electric Tour Company — the people who introduced Segway® tours to the town back in 2004 — has launched SF ... read more


If walking or driving the streets of San Francisco is not quite enough adventure for you, try joining the growing number of people who are seeing Bay area sights while balancing on board a Segway, that two-wheeled electric vehicle that was once hailed as ... read more

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Segway Launches A New Product Category: e-Skates, Leading Self-balance Technology Innovation

LOS ANGELES, June 21, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- It is reported that the unicorn company Segway-Ninebot will hold a press conference in Los Angeles to launch a new self-balancing product category concerning e-Skates. The first new product in this category ... read more

How Electric Scooters Fulfill the Segway's Original Dream

the Segway. The Segway HT, which stood for Human Transport ... Electric scooters have caught the attention of Uber and Lyft, which are now vying for five permits the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) is scheduled to hand out later ... read more

Here's how scooter startups solved the Segway problem

Doerr predicted that Segway would hit $1 billion in sales as fast as any ... Meanwhile, both Uber Technologies and Lyft have applied to introduce e-scooters in San Francisco, where the local government is set to authorize a pilot program after temporarily ... read more

Is the e-scooter craze more bubble than business?

On a sunny day in San Francisco, they're clogging every sidewalk ... spoke with Marketplace Tech host Molly Wood about how the scooter investment craze goes back to Segway. The following is an edited transcript of their conversation. read more

There's a New Segway Craze In San Francisco

With every tech boom, we get an awkward and doomed walking replacement. First there was Segway, heralded by Steve Jobs as being "as big a deal as the PC" and now strictly used by gross tourists and mall cops. Now, San Francisco's "tech hipsters" are ... read more

“I Want No Part In It”: The Hysterical Debate Over Silicon Valley’s Next Big Thing

Like the ill-fated Segway before it, the Bird scooter somehow manages to ... are both seeking permits of their own to begin operating electric scooters in San Francisco. Behind the mania, however, is the billion-dollar question: who are the people this ... read more

Lime expands scooters to Bird’s home turf in Santa Monica

A fleet of Lime-S scooters, developed in partnership with Segway, is rolling out in Santa Monica on Thursday ... vehicles have flooded the streets — or, rather, sidewalks. San Francisco residents have complained that the vehicles are being left in ... read more

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