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The 10 Entrepreneurs Who Defined 2014
Entrepreneurs

The 10 Entrepreneurs Who Defined 2014

Read about the business leaders who dominated headlines in 2014 and set the stage for the year ahead -- for better or for worse.
Jason Ankeny
What the Uber Snafu Teaches About Avoiding Inappropriate Public Statements
Business Etiquette

What the Uber Snafu Teaches About Avoiding Inappropriate Public Statements

Steer clear of unsuitable business remarks and blunders that will ricochet well beyond a private gathering.
Carm Lyman
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What's Next for the Sharing Economy?
Sharing Economy

What's Next for the Sharing Economy?

With successes such as Uber and Airbnb, peer-to-peer businesses are here to stay.
Matt Villano
A Brief History of Uber's Controversies
Uber

A Brief History of Uber's Controversies

It's not just one scandal, it's a long string of them.
Erin Griffith
Uber Rides Into New PR Storm Over Digging Dirt on Hostile Press
Marketing mistakes

Uber Rides Into New PR Storm Over Digging Dirt on Hostile Press

A senior vice president said the company should hire investigators to expose details of critics' private lives.
Geoffrey Smith
Uber Teams Up With Spotify So Passengers Can Play 'Backseat DJs'
Partnerships

Uber Teams Up With Spotify So Passengers Can Play 'Backseat DJs'

The ridesharing service and the music-streaming service, which have each helped disrupt their respective industries, have formed an interesting partnership.
Laura Entis
Uber, Lyft Find Ally in New York's Attorney General
Sharing Economy

Uber, Lyft Find Ally in New York's Attorney General

New York State AG Eric Schneiderman spoke out against a rule that would protect traditional car services from the competition of app-based services Uber and Lyft.
How the Sharing Economy is Booming Without Hurting the Environment
Sharing Economy

How the Sharing Economy is Booming Without Hurting the Environment

The emerging sharing economy is perhaps the premiere example of how technology and social media create wealth by making use of what we already have.
John Boitnott
Lyft Says Former COO Took Confidential Files With Him to Uber
Lyft

Lyft Says Former COO Took Confidential Files With Him to Uber

Travis VanderZanden denies the claims that he took secret company information with him when he left one ridesharing company for the other.
Catherine Clifford
Delivery Startups Scare Up Halloween Costumes in Bid to Boost Visibility
Halloween

Delivery Startups Scare Up Halloween Costumes in Bid to Boost Visibility

Companies such as Postmates, WunWun and Instacart have added delivery of Halloween costumes to their inventory for a limited time.
Kate Taylor
Is Uber Going to Crash Into Google?
Competition

Is Uber Going to Crash Into Google?

Google is an investor in Uber. It also may become a competitor.
This Obsessive Entrepreneur Documented His 955 Rides as a Lyft Driver
Lyft

This Obsessive Entrepreneur Documented His 955 Rides as a Lyft Driver

In downtime between launching companies, Greg Muender decided to try on a pink mustache. And he tracked every penny that came and went.
Catherine Clifford