Uber plans to invest €20 million ($23.4 million) to develop flying taxis in France over the next five years.
Indian ride-hailing app and Uber rival Ola has raised another $50m (£38m) as it continues to build on its international ambitions.
Alphabet's investment arm, CapitalG, just announced a $185 million investment in Convoy, a technology-enabled trucking network.
Convoy allows trucking and shipping companies to connect over an app, rather than the traditional way of using a phone broker.
It's not Alphabet's first move into the world of freight. Its autonomous driving arm Waymo has developed self-driving trucks that have already made deliveries around the US.
Tech companies like Tesla and Uber are also investing into the $740...