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Mobility & Transportation - Issue #16

This week's top #Mobility & #Transportation news...
Issue #16  •  July 23  •  view online
Mobility & Transportation
Mobility & Transportation
Insight into all things transportation and mobility, covering driverless vehicles, trends in public transportation, the rise of cycling, ride- and car-share, smart city developments, ITS, and more.
This week’s top #Mobility & #Transportation news…

FROM THE IDEA IN YOUR HEAD, TO THE APP IN YOUR HAND.

Builder by Engineer.ai is a Human-Assisted-AI platform that enables everyone to build bespoke software in a simple, user friendly and mindful way that transcends the need for traditional know-how. Everyone should be empowered to unlock their true potential to be a builder, irrespective of what they know, what they have and what they are afraid of. Builder, the “online assembly line” for software development, is a collision of intelligent automation, ideas, and human talent that allows you to build any tech project transparently.

ExxonMobil Robotics Pitch Competition ($60,000 + Pilot)

BBL Ventures has opened the first Reverse Robotics Pitch for ExxonMobil. Interested applicants are invited to enter the challenge by March 29th for the chance at an invitation to Houston to participate in the reverse pitch the week of April 17. The prize for the winning challengers is $60,000 and eligibility for a commercial pilot.
Self-Driving Cars Finally Get an Easy-to-Read Rule Book | WIRED

Self-Driving Cars State of Play: July 2018 Snapshot

China’s Didi Chuxing continues its international expansion with Australia launch – TechCrunch

Hyundai heads to Amazon with new 'digital showroom' - CNET Roadshow

Alternative To Lidar? Startup Light Raises $121M From SoftBank, Leica To Expand To Self-Driving Cars

Lyft will offer discounts to people who use bikes and scooters to connect to transit  - The Verge

Lyft's Approach To Bikes & Scooters: – John Zimmer – Medium

The City of Tomorrow Challenge provides a space to connect with global and local communities, explore their transportation needs, and collaborate on new mobility solutions. 

George Hotz is on a hacker crusade against the ‘scam’ of self-driving cars - The Verge

How GM leads the race in self-driving cars

Robot Truck Upstart Embark Hauls In $30 Million To Take On Waymo, Uber

How Microlocation Will Open New Frontiers for Robotics, Smart Cities - Robotics Business Review

Bike-sharing company Ofo is dramatically scaling back in North America — Quartz

MyGalileoApp Competition

Bring space to your smartphone and win €100,000 by developing an Android and iOS app. The MyGalileoApp Competition is ON!🛰😎Develop an innovative app that uses the Galileo satellites’ positioning accuracy & commercially launch your solution! Gather a team or go solo & design & develop an app that will #UseGalileo. And the best part? Meet & work hand in hand with our amazing mentors and the 1st place winner gets €100,000! You can find everything you need to know at http://gsa.europa.eu/mygalileoapp. Don't wait until the last minute and make sure you register your app proposals on time! Deadline: March 28.
Techstars Startup Digest Mobility & Transportation is curated by:
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Manuel Heckmann Manuel Heckmann - COO & Co-Founder
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