Will digital technology be positive for workers and jobs? Amid today’s public debate about the consequences of artificial intelligence and advanced robotics, along comes the industrial Internet of things.
Startup Stripe helps to power payments for a large number of new services offering up ways to make cash as part of the growing “on-demand economy.” Meanwhile Intuit, which makes accounting and tax software for small businesses and the...
Despite giving no information about release date, price, or technical specs, Microsoft surprised many tech bloggers today with the announcement of Windows Holographic and the HoloLens, an operating system and headset for augmented reality computing.
Ehsan Ehsani, co-founder of crowdsourced innovation platform Ennomotive, writes in to discuss the state of crowdsourcing, and where he believes it will go in 2015. One of his predictions: look out for more crowdsourcing mobile apps.
Newsweek Thousands of Drivers Declined to Take Uber Survey Claiming 78% of Drivers ... Newsweek The accompanying analysis looked at the driver-partner labor market, a comparison to taxi drivers and quality of work life statistics.
GrabTaxi, the SoftBank-backed Uber rival operating in Southeast Asia, is putting aside a portion of the $330 million in funding it has raised over the past 18 months to create a ‘welfare fund’ for its drivers.
Tongal, the video crowdsourcing company, enjoyed a strong 2014. The company grew its community by 120 percent, completed 270 projects, and saw five of its community-produced short films premiere at the Sundance Film Festival.