NYC’s 2017 BigApps Competition Announces Winners

Four apps were announced as winners Tuesday, May 23 at New York City’s 2017 BigApps Competition: DollarVan, OnBoard, nesterly and PASSNYC: Opportunity Explorer, all of which fit into one of the three designated categories of knowledge, transportation and community resiliency. Grand prize winners from the three categories will receive $15,000 cash, admission to the Civic Accelerator…

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Amazon’s No-checkout Grocery Headed to Europe

Amazon seems to be looking to export its experimental checkout-less grocery story to the United Kingdom with Friday’s registration of the trademark of “No Queue. No Checkout. (No, Seriously.)” Similar trademarks are in process in the European Union’s Intellectual Property Office. Amazon (AMZN) began testing a no-checkout grocery store called Amazon Go in downtown Seattle in December….

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