Mayor News of 06/26/19
MMC Ventures Launches Fresh £52m Seed Fund Aimed At London Startups
Synthesia is a London-based startup which recently achieved notoriety after powering the technology behind the recent global campaign showing Malaria survivors speaking through David Beckham to help raise awareness around the Malaria Must Die ...
London’S Tube Network To Switch On Wi-Fi Tracking By Default In July
Transport for London will roll out default wi-fi device tracking on the London Underground this summer, following a trial back in 2016. In a press release announcing the move, TfL writes that “secure, privacy-protected data collection will ...
World’S Most Valuable AI Startup SenseTime Unveils Self-Driving Center In Japan
The world’s highest-valued artificial intelligence startup SenseTime has set foot in Japan. The Beijing-based firm announced on Friday that it just opened a self-driving facility in Joso, a historic city 50 kilometers away from Tokyo where it ...
Cities That Didn’T Win hq2 Shouldn’T Be Counted Out
Brooks Rainwater Contributor Share on Twitter Brooks Rainwater is the director of the Center for City Solutions and Applied Research at the National League of Cities . More posts by this ...
London’S Transport Regulator Looks To Startups To Help Fix Urban Mobility
London’s transport regulator, TfL has announced a partnership with Bosch for its forthcoming co-working space in Shoreditch. The civic tech project is intended to run for 18 months as a pilot — though Bosch’s ...