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

Google Maps for iOS will now allow you to share real-time updates with friends

Already available on Android since 2017, the feature is a welcome update to the navigation app that brings it in line with Waze, and even Uber a.....»»

Category: topSource: usatoday21 hr. 26 min. ago

Louis Hyman: Temp: How America Work – Talks At Google

Louis Hyman, associate professor of economic history at Cornell .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkOct 15th, 2018

EU"s Vestager says Google showing progress in boosting competition, Reuters says

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallOct 5th, 2018

Uber CEO: We Want to Give All Drivers Insurance, Benefits

Dara Khosrowshahi says the company is treating Uber drivers as partners for the "first time." Uber drivers everywhere may one day receive health insurance and other benefits, if the CEO of the ride-hailing company gets his .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 4th, 2018

Uber Has Considered Benefits for Its U.S. Drivers, CEO Says

CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says temporary workers need benefits that travel with them between jobs. Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said today the company has considered offering benefits to its dri.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 27th, 2018

Payment Startup Stripe Raises $245 Million, More Than Doubling Its Valuation to $20 Billion

Stripe now sits among an elite handful of the world’s most valuable startups, including Airbnb, Palantir, and Uber. The f.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 26th, 2018

OYO’s Global Expansion Risks Sacrificing a Vital Focus

Franchising is tough. This Indian hotel startup can’t just copy Uber and Airbnb......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 26th, 2018

How much people really make in the ‘gig economy’

Uber, Lyft, Airbnb: This is why the ‘gig economy’ won’t replace 9-to-5 jobs anytime soon.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 25th, 2018

Banned By Google

Salil Mehta is the chief risk and analystics engineer and is a weekend professor at Columbia. He consults various growth firms and non-profits in various industries. Salil Mehta graduated Harvard with a masters in statistics. This .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkSep 5th, 2018

In New Orleans, a regulation reboot for short-term rentals

New Orleans officials are taking a new look at the benefits and headaches of a vacation rental industry that has proliferated with the growth of online sites such as Airbnb......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 3rd, 2018

US ‘Taking a Look’ at Regulating Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) Searches

US ‘Taking a Look̵.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsAug 28th, 2018

Capitol Report: Kudlow says White House ‘taking a look’ at regulating Google searches

Larry Kudlow, President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser, said Tuesday the administration is “taking a look” at whether Google searches should be regulated, hours after Trump complained about search results......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 28th, 2018

Kudlow says White House "taking a look" at regulating Google searches

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallAug 28th, 2018

Airbnb hands over $10 million to nonprofits in new PR blitz

Airbnb aimed to prove Wednesday that its talk about the benefits of short-term rentals isn't merely hot air. At a morning event in Manhattan, the company announced it would give seven... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkAug 15th, 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: bizjournalsAug 14th, 2018

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: bizjournalsAug 14th, 2018

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