Cashing in on e-scooter excitement
Jul 16, 2019

Cashing in on e-scooter excitement

An uptick in retail sales and U.S. factory production shows vigor in the economy. G7 finance ministers take a closer look at Facebook's global digital currency, Libra. And entrepreneurs in Philadelphia want to bring e-scooters to the city. 

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Global finance ministers to tackle Libra

Jul 16, 2019
Facebook's planned global digital currency raises alarms among finance officials.
In 2019, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg influenced our discourse, our privacy, our ideas about speech — free or otherwise — and our spending habits.
Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

A Philadelphia startup wants to bring e-scooters to the city

Jul 16, 2019
The founders, however, are waiting on a green light from the state legislature.
Philadelphia natives Kevin Thompson and Naim Statham have invested almost $100,000 to launch their electric scooter company in their hometown.
Darryl C. Murphy

The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer

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