Data

Uber now wants to use its data to help build better cities

Uber has announced a first-of-its-kind partnership that will see its data used to improve life on the roads in Boston. Uber says the initiative will help city planners “manage urban growth, relieve traffic congestion, expand public transportation, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.”

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T-Mobile pumps up 4G speeds in 56 markets

T-Mobile on Wednesday announced it has doubled the theoretical speeds of its 4G network in 56 additional markets to 42Mbps. Cities such as Boston, Baltimore, and Washington D.C. are among those getting a bump.

Why Silicon Valley trumps Boston (data)

I love Boston. I lived there for five of the best years of my life, when I was working at D. E. Shaw & Co., and then when I attended Harvard Business School.