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Law Professor: Progressives Are Regulating Away the Equality-Boosting Benefits of Uber, Airbnb and Google

Writes law professor John O. McGinnis Progressives are singling out technology.....»»

Category: topSource: timeAug 10th, 2018

OpEd: Maryland’s battle against Uber, Airbnb and Turo is battle against innovation

Maryland legislators are mistaken in believing that regulating away the competition is a solution to the fast-changing reality......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 13th, 2018

Sacramento looks to crack down on "party house" Airbnb rentals, out-of-town hosts

The City Council will vote tonight on amendments to its ordinance regulating like short-term housing rental platforms like Airbnb, HomeAway and Craigslist......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals16 hr. 25 min. ago

Thousands of Silicon Valley security guards ratify their first union contract

Some 3,000 contract security guards, many of whom work at the headquarters of Facebook, Google and its parent Alphabet Inc. and other major Silicon Valley giants, this weekend ratified their first union contract, guaranteeing better pay and benefits .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals16 hr. 25 min. ago

For Uber and Airbnb, New York City Turns Foe

Two measures in New York City could hamper Silicon Valley heavyweights Uber Technologies and Airbnb as they prep for potential initial public offerings expected as soon as next year......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 9th, 2018

How Rent the Runway is changing the way women get dressed — and why it’s been called one of the most disruptive companies in the world, alongside Uber, Airbnb, and SpaceX

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 7th, 2018

‘Fortnite’ for Android Will Skip the Play Store. Should Google Be Worried?

A huge number of users are about to be introduced to the world outside Google's ecosystem. Epic Games, makers of the uber-popular Fortnite: Battle Royale, have confirmed that the game's.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 5th, 2018

Free food may become a thing of the past in Silicon Valley — but there are plenty of other incredible perks companies like Facebook and Google offer their employees

Glassdoor/Facebook Facebook, Google, Netflix, and other top companies in the US are competing for the best talent out there. To compete, they offer some of the best benefits and perks arou.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 26th, 2018

An early bitcoin investor explains what most people get wrong about the cryptocurrency

Jeffrey Wernick is an independent investor whose portfolio includes early holdings in Uber and Airbnb. Wernick was also an early investor in bitcoin. He started buying it in 2009, the.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 26th, 2018

Inside Google"s shadow workforce

About half of Google’s workers are contractors who don’t receive the same benefits as direct employees.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 25th, 2018

An Early Airbnb And Uber Investor Bought Bitcoin In 09

Jeffrey Wernick is an independent investor whose portfolio includes early holdings in Uber and Airbnb. Wernick was also an early investor in bitcoin. He started buying it in 2009, the year it was created. Q2.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJul 16th, 2018

Study suggests white neigborhoods see more economic benefits from Airbnb

Airbnb has touted its ability to stimulate local e.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJul 12th, 2018

An early investor in Uber, Airbnb, and bitcoin explains why its actually good sign that no one is spending their crypto

Jeffrey Wernick is a hard money advocate and .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 12th, 2018

Airbnb benefits local economies. But mainly in white neighborhoods, study finds.

A new Purdue University study found that white neighborhoods -- not their black or Latino counterparts -- are most likely to benefit from Airbnb visitors......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 11th, 2018

An early investor in Airbnb and Uber explains why he started buying bitcoin in 2009

Jeffrey Wernick is an independent investor whose portfolio includes early holdings in .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 11th, 2018

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG), Uber Bet on Lime

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG), Uber Bet on Lime Uber made a move into electric scooters Monday, as the ride-service giant agreed to a strategic partnership with Lime, one of the major players .....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJul 10th, 2018

You’ll Soon Be Able to Rent Lime’s E-Scooters Through the Uber App

The scooter wars continue. Lime just closed a very successful investing round that will bring it much closer to ride-hailing giant Uber. The e-scooter company raised $335 million from GV (formerly Google Ventures), Uber, Alphabet, IVP, Atom.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 10th, 2018

Google veteran picked to lead company"s expanding Chicago office

Google veteran Karen Sauder has been named to lead Google’s expanding Chicago office. Sauder is taking over from Jim Lecinski, who recently left Google after a 12-year career with the company to become a full-time marketing professor at Northw.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 9th, 2018

Early Uber investor Shervin Pishevar buys Miami Beach mansion for $17 million (Video)

A trust headed by Shervin Pishevar, an early investor in ride-hailing giant Uber and home-sharing company Airbnb, bought a waterfront mansion in Miami Beach for $17 million. Fortuna 4647 Pine Tree Drive, managed by Brazilian show dog breeder Victor.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 5th, 2018

Early Uber investor Shervin Pishevar buys Miami Beach mansion for $17 million

A trust headed by Shervin Pishevar, an early investor in ride-hailing giant Uber and home-sharing company Airbnb, bought a waterfront mansion in Miami Beach for $17 million. Fortuna 4647 Pine Tree Drive, managed by Brazilian show dog breeder Victor.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 5th, 2018

Subject of Google vs. Uber trade secrets case resurfaces with new self-driving vehicle startup

The.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 3rd, 2018