Breaking News: Uber Buys JUMP Bikes

Beleaguered transportation network company Uber has acquired JUMP, one of the dockless bikesharing companies making news in recent months in cities around the United States.
April 9, 2018, 12pm PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"Uber on Monday closed its purchase of the bike-sharing startup Jump," reports Megan Wollerton.

The news provides a culmination of a story developing since January 2018, when Uber partnered with JUMP to launch an e-bike-share pilot in San Francisco called Uber Bike by JUMP.

An Uber press release announcing the purchase of JUMP touted the transportation network company's goal to "[make] it easier to live without owning a personal car." 

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Published on Monday, April 9, 2018 in CNET
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