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The Tel Aviv-based car-hailing technology is offering Uber drivers $500 to switch companies.
The new law, which received initial approval from the city, is expected to take effect in February and comes with a number of requirements for hosts using the site.
Uber for Business, which offers helpful features for small and mid-sized companies, is now available in each of the 200 cities where Uber currently operates.
Businesses are increasingly seeing the utility of enterprise services tailored to their needs, creating opportunity for nimble entrepreneurs.
The president of consumer-product invention company Quirky says startups should embrace competition, not ignore it.
Smart phones already are integral to finding things to buy. When everything is linked to the Internet, the same technology will allow everyone to know what their neighbors have to rent.
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Next month, the city will start charging renters a 14 percent occupancy tax on behalf of its hosts.
One family discovered surprising savings in money and stress when they shed their second car in favor of ridesharing services and public transportation.
Context, the sharing economy and big data are worth considering when strategizing about how to scale a small company.
Lodging-rental platform AirBnB announced that it is turning over the personal information of 124 New York City hosts at the behest of the attorney general.
With her startup Getaround, Jessica Scorpio is connecting individual car owners with renters.
David Plouffe, President Obama's former campaign manager and White House adviser, will now oversee global branding, communications and policy for
A snapshot of the startups that are trying to become "the Uber" of food delivery, medical marijuana and other industries.
Airbnb and Uber both announced new services exclusively targeting businesses, but will travelers look beyond a host of security and regulatory issues plaguing the sharing economy?
The case of an Airbnb guest who overstayed his welcome and now is a legal tenant raises critical questions about what the home-rental platform can do to protect its hosts.
Apoorva Mehtas company, the grocery delivery service Instacart, just raised $44 million and is expanding rapidly.
If everyone had fast, accurate access to the marketed lease rate and square footage information, would efficiency rise?
The accommodation-rental site relaunched its website and rolled out a new logo. The logo, in particular, has been met with some pretty vitriolic feedback.
Technology and the profit motive are creating more opportunity for entrepreneurs and better prices for consumers.
By 2025, Helsinki aims to have residents get around on trains, bikes, and with car-sharing rides. Nobody will own their own car.
After being served a cease-and-desist letter by the city, on-demand parking app MonkeyParking is suspending its services in San Francisco.
A startup that allows customers to pay for restaurant reservations is doing a 'soft pivot' following outrage from the restaurant industry.
San Francisco-based ride-sharing company Sidecar is running a pilot program where users headed in the same direction can split a fare.
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