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Saugatuck Whitepaper on Crowdsourcing

Saugatuck Whitepaper on Crowdsourcing | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
Crowdsourcing Development for the Boundary-free Enterprise SOURCE: http://www.cloudspokes.com/what-we-do/saugatuck (RT @Crowdsourcing_: Saugatuck Whitepaper on Crowdsourcing #crowdsourcing http://t.co/neSSpCB6YP)...
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Ennomotive

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RT @Crowdsourcing_: Ennomotive is a web platform and community shaped around the domain of operations. #crowdsourcing http://t.co/GuUhOifozI
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Porch Goes Beyond Data Services, Launches Tools To Connect Homeowners With Pros

Porch Goes Beyond Data Services, Launches Tools To Connect Homeowners With Pros | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
 Porch.com, the Seattle-based startup that aggregates home remodeling data, today announced its first mobile app — and with this, the launch of its first service offerings that directly connect home pros with homeowners.
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Hired Pulls In $15 Million In Series B, Adds A Sales Category And Plans To Expand Globally

Hired Pulls In $15 Million In Series B, Adds A Sales Category And Plans To Expand Globally | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
 Hired, the startup that plays secret matchmaker for engineers and the companies hoping to hire them, has expanded beyond computer science into sales and raised $15 million in Series B funding to help it rapidly expand on a global scale.
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Sidecar Follows The Competition, Starts Charging A $1 “RideSafe” Fee

Sidecar Follows The Competition, Starts Charging A $1 “RideSafe” Fee | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
 Last year, Uber introduced a “Safe Rides” fee that added a $1 charge to uberX fares.
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UpCounsel Adds Another $2.4M In Funding To Expand Its Online Attorney Marketplace

UpCounsel Adds Another $2.4M In Funding To Expand Its Online Attorney Marketplace | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
 UpCounsel was founded with the idea of connecting businesses with affordable legal help by creating a marketplace of registered attorneys they can easily search and choose to work with.
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Early Uber Team Member Joins Uber Investor-Backed Ride To Create A B2B Carpooling Service

Early Uber Team Member Joins Uber Investor-Backed Ride To Create A B2B Carpooling Service | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
 Thanks to the massive success of Uber, it seems there’s a new ride-sharing, carpooling, or other transportation service popping up just about every day.
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About 1 week ahead! > Tues Eve, 12/9/14, in SF (city), Next SF Bay Area Online Staffing/Human Cloud Platform Meet-up Event (Hosted by Elance-oDesk)

About 1 week ahead! > Tues Eve, 12/9/14, in SF (city), Next SF Bay Area Online Staffing/Human Cloud Platform Meet-up Event (Hosted by Elance-oDesk) | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
Join and RSVP for the Tues Dec 9th Event – “Spotlight on the SF Online Work Platform Epicenter” – featuring these SF-based leading online work platform companies (reverse alpha order) and speakers: • Visual.ly – CEO, Matt Cooper • Task...
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SoftBank Invests $250M In GrabTaxi, Uber’s Archrival In Southeast Asia

SoftBank Invests $250M In GrabTaxi, Uber’s Archrival In Southeast Asia | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
 SoftBank is at it again. Not content with leading a $627 million mega-round for Flipkart and a $210 million raise for Ola as part of a $10 billion commitment to startups in India, it has now turned its attention to Southeast Asia and sunk $250...
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Uber Hires The Team Behind Its Spotify Integration To Staff A New Mobile Dev Shop In Amsterdam

Uber Hires The Team Behind Its Spotify Integration To Staff A New Mobile Dev Shop In Amsterdam | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
 In between raising more money, fighting Lyft and regulators, and denying it will investigate journalists, Uber’s global expansion continues.
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Peers Now Offers Products For Independent Workers In The Sharing Economy

Peers Now Offers Products For Independent Workers In The Sharing Economy | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
 Peers, a platform that caters to workers in the sharing economy, is launching its first two products. One is a $1 million insurance coverage option for regular Airbnb hosts.
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Russia Blacklists, Blocks GitHub Over Pages That Refer To Suicide

Russia Blacklists, Blocks GitHub Over Pages That Refer To Suicide | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
 Developers in Russia are putting up their feet today — that is, after they have finished stomping around in frustration for a little while.
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Online Cab Aggregators around the World - Top 30 Players

There are number of international players who are setting global footprints and there is also an emergence of many local players in different markets.
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Uber Hits Out At India’s ‘Unnecessary And Burdensome’ New Payment Regulations

Uber Hits Out At India’s ‘Unnecessary And Burdensome’ New Payment Regulations | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
 Uber has lashed out at new regulations governing payments in India, after it called the mandating of two-factor authentication for all online transactions “an antiquated solution that is cumbersome for consumers and stifling for businesses.” Read...
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2015 Forecast: You'll Never Work the Same Way Again - Forbes

2015 Forecast: You'll Never Work the Same Way Again - Forbes | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
The nature of work is radically changing.
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Delivery Hero Takes Majority Stake In Its Big Rival In Korea, Baedaltong

Delivery Hero Takes Majority Stake In Its Big Rival In Korea, Baedaltong | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
 Delivery Hero, the Berlin-based takeout food delivery company, has made no secret of its appetite to scale up its business in Asia and elsewhere on the heels of its most recent $350 million funding round.
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BuildDirect Raises $50 Million For Its Online Home Improvement Marketplace

BuildDirect Raises $50 Million For Its Online Home Improvement Marketplace | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
 Taking the big box home improvement center online and adding an element of the online marketplace has netted Canadian startup BuildDirect $50 million in fresh financing.
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Doctor On Demand Gets A Facelift, Adds Psychologists and Lactation Experts

Doctor On Demand Gets A Facelift, Adds Psychologists and Lactation Experts | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
 Digital house call app, Doctor On Demand is expanding beyond its web physician at a moments notice service to add help for breast-feeding moms and those in need of counseling.
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French Uber Competitor SnapCar Grabs $2.5 Million And Pivots To B2B

French Uber Competitor SnapCar Grabs $2.5 Million And Pivots To B2B | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
 French Uber competitor SnapCar just raised $2.5 million (€2 million) from business angels, such as former global CEO of American Express Travel Charles Petruccelli and Bertrand Mabille.
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Yammer founder David Sacks joins Zenefits as COO, makes ‘major investment’ in company - Breaking news around the world

Yammer founder David Sacks joins Zenefits as COO, makes ‘major investment’ in company - Breaking news around the world | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
Yammer founder David Sacks has joined Zenefits as its first chief operating officer and will be making a “major investment” in the company as well.

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Amazon's Mechanical Turk workers protest: 'I am a human being, not an algorithm'

Amazon's Mechanical Turk workers protest: 'I am a human being, not an algorithm' | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
A Christmas email campaign is asking Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos to improve terms for workers providing cheap digital labour
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Recruitment Platform Intern Avenue To Roll Out Across Europe With Vodafone

Recruitment Platform Intern Avenue To Roll Out Across Europe With Vodafone | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
 Intern Avenue is a startup which matches college undergraduates/graduates searching for paid internships with employers by using a data-based scoring system.
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Uber Confirms New $1.2B Funding Round At $40B Valuation

Uber Confirms New $1.2B Funding Round At $40B Valuation | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
 Uber, the transportation and ride-sharing startup, has just announced that it has raised another $1.2 billion in funding, and we have separately confirmed with the company that this latest round was made at a $40 billion valuation.
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Platform Or Publisher? Whatever You Call It, It’s The Future Of Media

Platform Or Publisher? Whatever You Call It, It’s The Future Of Media | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
 There has been a sea change in the way content today is being created, distributed and consumed. The distinction between publishers and platforms online has never been more uncertain.
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The Rise Of The Uncollared Worker And The Future Of The Middle Class

The Rise Of The Uncollared Worker And The Future Of The Middle Class | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
Like the cultural and professional shifts that arose from white collar, blue collar, and pink collared workers, we are now in the era of the “uncollared worker.” The rise of this new uncollared workforce will fundamentally and permanently change the...
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LookSharp, An Internship And Job Listings Platform, Acquires Readyforce

LookSharp, An Internship And Job Listings Platform, Acquires Readyforce | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
 LookSharp, a startup that offers job listings and operates InternMatch, has acquired Readyforce, a professional network for college students and new graduates. The deal’s financial terms were undisclosed.
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