Category: Collaborative Consumption

Uber’s new Asia chief wants to work with governments and taxi firms not against them

Uber’s new Asia chief wants to work with governments and taxi firms not against them

New CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has been vocal in pledging to reform Uber’s toxic culture to take the business to the next level — an ...
GrubHub made closing arguments defending 1099 independent contractor model

GrubHub made closing arguments defending 1099 independent contractor model

GrubHub was back in court today for closing arguments around the trial involving Raef Lawson, a former delivery driver for GrubHub, who is seeking ...
Report: Airbnb just lost the person it recently installed to head up its China business

Report: Airbnb just lost the person it recently installed to head up its China business

China is a tough nut to crack, no matter how much money U.S.-based companies have to throw at it. That’s the overarching takeaway tonight, given th ...
Airbnb eyes expansion with affiliate program for sites with 1M+ users, new API

Airbnb eyes expansion with affiliate program for sites with 1M+ users, new API

While Expedia and Priceline roll out ways to encroach on Airbnb’s space with their own private home listings for travellers, the $31 billion ventur ...
Airbnb’s home-hotel hybrid will open in Florida next year

Airbnb’s home-hotel hybrid will open in Florida next year

While Airbnb continues to grow its number of hosts and guests on the platform, sending the hotel industry into a frenzy, landlords and building own ...
No quick win for Uber in London over license loss

No quick win for Uber in London over license loss

Disappointment for Uber today if it was hoping an apology and a personal visit from its new CEO would quickly reboot relations with the local trans ...
Logistics on-demand startup Lalamove raises $100M as it approaches a $1B valuation

Logistics on-demand startup Lalamove raises $100M as it approaches a $1B valuation

Unicorns are like buses for Hong Kong. After living in the shadow of other cities and waiting around for its first, it now has (almost) two billion ...
Uber shutters UberPop in Norway, says it hopes for law change

Uber shutters UberPop in Norway, says it hopes for law change

Uber’s new CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi, continues to be keen to be seen to be doing things differently vs the Travis Kalanick era Uber which got bogged ...
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