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Dubai launches data-sharing toolkit

Dubai launches data-sharing toolkit

Smart Dubai aims to provide a decision-making tool that will offer guidance and resources for public or private sector organisations to prepare for and design data-sharing initiatives.

Data alliance aims to limit economic impact of Covid-19 outbreak

Data alliance aims to limit economic impact of Covid-19 outbreak

Established by Rolls-Royce, the alliance will combine data from different sources to create insight and practical applications to support governments and organisations around the world.

Using digital twins to maximise returns on existing infrastructure

Using digital twins to maximise returns on existing infrastructure

If cities have access to dynamic, co-ordinated and timely information about local infrastructure, its performance and its pressure points, they can unlock major operational and financial benefits.

Uber files lawsuit against LADOT over dockless data-sharing

Uber files lawsuit against LADOT over dockless data-sharing

Uber claimed it has been left with little choice than to take the action but LADOT defended its data policy and lamented the “unfortunate timing".

Oxbotica and Cisco partner to resolve autonomous fleet data challenges

Oxbotica and Cisco partner to resolve autonomous fleet data challenges

The companies claim OpenRoaming offers the ability to unlock solutions to the large data transfer challenge for fully connected autonomous vehicle fleets.

LA wins appeal in data-sharing dispute with Uber’s Jump

LA wins appeal in data-sharing dispute with Uber’s Jump

Many cities around the world are looking for ways to benefit from dockless scooters and bikes while ensuring safety and reducing disruption. For them and mobility companies, this case is one to watch.

London plots next data-driven steps as Datastore turns 10

London plots next data-driven steps as Datastore turns 10

A new report examines how the city’s data collection and sharing should evolve and build on the success of the City Hall’s free and open data-sharing platform.

The wider benefit of incubators to their surrounding areas

The wider benefit of incubators to their surrounding areas

Research has found that on average over five years, an additional £48 million was invested in UK regions where an accelerator had been based.

People want to know the "why, how, when and what" of data use

People want to know the "why, how, when and what" of data use

A new study reveals that people generally feel positive about the internet and being connected but want to have more say in how their data is used.

Mobility technology firms announce data partnership in Nevada

Mobility technology firms announce data partnership in Nevada

Traffic management solution company Waycare will utilise connected vehicle data from Wejo to bring more accurate solutions to its existing programme in the US state.