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Google Adds Transport Planning & Analytics Startup to Maps

Early this week, the transportation analytics startup Urban Engines announced that it will become part of Google Maps. Urban Engines is primarily focused on route analytics for urban planning, delivery, and commuting, using what it refers to as its “space/time engine” to simulate routes and scenarios and streamline urban transportation. Urban Engines’ flagship product is a transportation emulator that lets

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Uber to Pour $500m into Global Mapping Project

Uber is preparing to pour $500m into an ambitious global mapping project as it seeks to wean itself off dependence on Google Maps and pave the way for driverless cars. The company has decided to invest $500m in mapping, according to a person familiar with Uber’s plans, as it doubles down its efforts in this challenging space. By developing its

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