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Santa Monica will allow Lime, Bird, Lyft and JUMP to operate e-scooters | TechCrunch

The city of Santa Monica has officially awarded Bird, Lime, Lyft and JUMP Bikes, which Uber acquired in April, permits to operate both electric scooters and/or bikes in the city as part of its 16-month pilot program beginning September 17.

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All 50 states vote yes on AT&T’s $40 billion emergency response network FirstNet – TechCrunch

Today, AT&T announced that all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia have officially signed on to FirstNet, a government program operated by AT&T to provide universal emergency response communications across the country.

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Take to the skies with Alex Zosel and Yann de Vries at Disrupt Berlin | TechCrunch

Passenger drones could be traversing city skies sooner than you think – German aircraft maker Volocopter recently flew its first autonomous passenger drone tests in Dubai, flying for five minutes at around 650 feet in a trial with no one on board.

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Nvidia picks up Alibaba and Huawei as partners for smart city platform | TechCrunch

Metropolis has picked up two new partners in Alibaba and Huawei, and Nvidia, a GPU-based intelligent monitoring tool, is also announcing that it’s including its DeepStream software development kit in the generally available version of Metropolis.

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Monitoring construction sites for building safety nets Pillar Technologies $2.75 million | TechCrunch

The New York-based company, a former graduate of TechCrunch’s CES Hardware Battlefield 2017 is the latest tech startup working to bring technology to the construction business — one of the industries most resistant to the kind of on-the-job improvements that technology can provide through better monitoring and management tools.

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