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How These 3 Entrepreneurs Are Building Airbnb Empires to Quit Their Day Jobs
Entrepreneurs

How These 3 Entrepreneurs Are Building Airbnb Empires to Quit Their Day Jobs

The sharing economy increasingly looks like the quickest route to your own business for most people.
Yoav Vilner
Who Exactly Are Uber's Drivers?
Uber

Who Exactly Are Uber's Drivers?

As the ridesharing technology megalith continues to add billions to its coffers, here's a breakdown on Uber's drivers and what motivates them to work for the service.
Catherine Clifford
Lyft Ditches Its Fluffy Pink Mustache for a Glowstache. Good Move or Bad?
Lyft

Lyft Ditches Its Fluffy Pink Mustache for a Glowstache. Good Move or Bad?

The ridesharing service is changing its most iconic corporate identifying marker in its third year out of the gate.
Catherine Clifford
Chastened Uber CEO Seeks Fresh Start for Ride Services in Europe
Uber

Chastened Uber CEO Seeks Fresh Start for Ride Services in Europe

Uber's chief executive promised to create 50,000 new jobs this year across Europe in cities that are willing to reach deals to help his firm operate.
NFL Fumbles, Uber Hikes and Other Business Fails
Advice

NFL Fumbles, Uber Hikes and Other Business Fails

Learn from some recent bonehead moves of leading companies.
Jeffrey Hayzlett
A Chinese-Food Delivery Man Ends Up Driving One of Hong Kong's Hottest Startups
Hong Kong

A Chinese-Food Delivery Man Ends Up Driving One of Hong Kong's Hottest Startups

Steven Lam's fast-growing company, GoGo Van, bills itself as the Uber of delivery vans and has raised $17 million in venture capital.
Peter S. Cohan
Business Travelers Are Expensing More Uber Rides Than Ever
Uber

Business Travelers Are Expensing More Uber Rides Than Ever

A new report shows corporate travelers are increasingly relying on the ridesharing service, posing a threat to both traditional taxi and rental-car companies.
Kate Taylor
Urban Planning in Boston Is Getting the Uber Bump
Uber

Urban Planning in Boston Is Getting the Uber Bump

Anonymized trip data from the transportation giant will help metropolitan authorities make more informed planning decisions and better policy.
Catherine Clifford
Under Pressure: 7 CEOs With Huge Hurdles to Overcome This Year
Leadership

Under Pressure: 7 CEOs With Huge Hurdles to Overcome This Year

From Yahoo's Marissa Mayer to Uber's Travis Kalanick, these top execs have their work cut out for them in 2015.
Claire Zillman
Uber Hits Roadblocks in Taiwan, China
News and trends

Uber Hits Roadblocks in Taiwan, China

Questions have been raised about the licensing standards for Uber drivers in Taiwan and the Chinese mainland mega city of Chongqing.
Rise of the Car-Sharing Apps Poses Threat to Auto Sector
Ridesharing Apps

Rise of the Car-Sharing Apps Poses Threat to Auto Sector

The humble smartphone could throw a wrench in the works of the car sector's post-crisis turnaround.
Uber Says Only Some Employees Have Access to 'God View'
Privacy concerns

Uber Says Only Some Employees Have Access to 'God View'

The tool was also shown to some third parties in a presentation view, the on-demand car service said.
The Best iPhone Apps of the Year, According to Apple
iPhone apps

The Best iPhone Apps of the Year, According to Apple

This year's list contains a mixture of everything -- from helpful productivity apps to cutting-edge games with stunning graphics.
Chicago Is Developing Its Own Taxi App to Compete With Uber, Lyft
Sharing Economy

Chicago Is Developing Its Own Taxi App to Compete With Uber, Lyft

The city says it is looking for a way to 'level the playing field' between cabs and ridesharing services.