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Waze signs data-sharing deal with AI-based traffic management startup Waycare

Waze has struck a data-sharing agreement with Waycare, an artificial intelligence-based traffic management startup, the two companies announced today. The deal will allow them to combine anonymized na

Taking a truly driverless ride in Waymo’s Chrysler Pacifica

Today was a first for me: I drove in a fully autonomous vehicle on roads without anyone behind the wheel. They weren’t public roads, but they did have intersections, other vehicles, pedestrian t

CityStream gives cities real-time road data

CityStream from Nexar harnesses the company’s dashcam app and allows municipalities to make use of the crowdsourced data. The idea is to share traffic patterns and behaviors so that cities can t

Crunch Report | Atlassian Buys Trello

Atlassian buys Trello for $425 million, Uber debuts Movements to monitor traffic data, Netflix and Amazon get a couple of Golden Globes, Amazon buys harvest.ai and the CES Hardware Battlefield winner

Crunch Report | Donald Trump Is 45th President of U.S.

Reactions to Trump as president, GoPro is recalling the GoPRo Drone, TeamIndus is a team of 100 engineers in India trying to get to the moon, Twitter gets twice the amount of traffic on election night

NHTSA releases raw 2015 traffic fatality data, calls for tech companies to analyze

The number of traffic fatalities in the U.S. in 2015 was up 7.2 percent from the year prior, to 35,092, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is doing things a little differently this

China has actually built an elevated bus that travels above car traffic

If you’ve ever been surfing through random videos on Facebook or another social media site you’ve probably seen the concept video of that Chinese train/bus hybrid thing that can travel ove

Fixed, the app that helps you fight tickets, gets acquired by a law firm

Sometimes the government, not the startup, wins. Case in point: Fixed, the company that began as a tool to help drivers fight their parking tickets through the use technology, has been acquired. Fi

Waze now tells you when to leave, thanks to its new Planned Drives feature

Turn-by-turn navigation application Waze announced this morning a handy new feature that will make it easier for those who are planning to drive to an upcoming appointment, meeting or other important

Audience Measurement Consolidates As ComScore Closes $768M Rentrak Acquisition

Some more consolidation in the online measurement and analytics space: today comScore has announced that it has closed its $767.7 million deal to acquire Rentrak in an all-stock deal that brings toge

The Case For An Emphasis On Traffic Management

Smart cities. Teletopia. Quantified communities. Whatever label you prefer, the concept of cities utilizing information and communication technologies (ICT) to create connected communities is an incre

Fallout 4 Is More Powerful Than Porn

Pornhub, an internet web portal site for videos of people that are naked doing things, which I have never ever visited, ever, shared some interesting traffic. Speaking of things I don't do, a game cal

Inrix Buys ParkMe To Add Smart Parking Services To Its Real Time Traffic Data

Inrix, a startup out of Washington that provides real-time traffic and other data to car companies like BMW and Tesla, tech companies like Samsung and Google, and 400 other enterprises, has made an ac

Let’s Talk About Uber, Congestion And Urban Air Quality

The U.K. government's Department for Transport (DfT) has released updated statistics on the number of taxis and private hire vehicles operating in England -- which shows a marked increased in the latt

Apple’s North American Mobile Web Traffic Surges Following iPhone 5 Launch

Apple's share of mobile web traffic rose 5.96 percent between September and October, thanks no doubt to the introduction of the iPhone 5, and likely also helped by the shipping of the 4th generation i

Google Maps Now Features Real-Time Traffic Info For 130 Additional U.S. Cities

Google just <a target="_blank" href="http://google-latlong.blogspot.com/2012/08/know-traffic-to-speed-up-your-trips-in.html">launched</a> live traffic info for Bogota (Colombia), San Jose (Costa Rica)

iPad Sees Small Drop, Nook Tops Kindle Fire In New Tablet Traffic Rankings

Web traffic from the Apple iPad saw a slight drop in early June, according to new data from the <a target="_blank" href="http://www.chitika.com">Chitika</a> Ad network, which analyzed a sample contai

Waze Lets You Report Traffic With A Wave Of Your Hand

If you're one of the 12 million drivers who use real-time traffic data from Waze, there's a drawback — the smartphone app depends on users to collect traffic data, but if a driver is stuck in traffi

Kiss Me On The Bus: This App Crowdsources Bus Locations

A new app by Carnegie Mellon researchers Anthony Tomasic and John Zimmerman in conjunction with the University of Buffalo, allows bus riders to track their current location while riding the bus and, i

Solo Drivers In Los Angeles Will Soon Be Allowed To Drive In Carpool Lanes For A Fee

<img src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0005/0958/50958v1-max-250x250.png" class="shot2"></img> This week, <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/affiliated-computer-services">A
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