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eYeka's Creative Crowdsourcing Community Reaches 300,000 Members

eYeka's Creative Crowdsourcing Community Reaches 300,000 Members | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
eYeka, the world's leading creative crowdsourcing platform, announces that its community has passed the 300,000 members mark, now gathering contributors from 164 countries worldwide.
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Cambridge Journals Online - Journal of Public Policy - Abstract - The end of work or work without end? How people’s beliefs about labour markets shape retirement politics

Cambridge Journals Online - Journal of Public Policy - Abstract - The end of work or work without end? How people’s beliefs about labour markets shape retirement politics | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
This article argues that public opinion on retirement is related to people for instance, more people being led to believe in such a trade-off under high levels of labour market regulation.
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Shyp Brings Its On-Demand Shipping App To Android

Shyp Brings Its On-Demand Shipping App To Android | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
On-demand shipping startup Shyp just made its service available to a much wider audience with the launch of its app on Android via the Google Play Store. Read More
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Uber Partners With Intuit To Help Drivers Track Earnings

Uber Partners With Intuit To Help Drivers Track Earnings | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
 On-demand transportation company Uber is working on ways that it could make life easier for its drivers. Earlier today, that included a partnership with Metromile to offer per-mile car insurance.
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Crowdsourcing and its value to business

Crowdsourcing and its value to business | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
What’s that coming over the hill...is it a marauding mob? No. It’s your research, design, development, marketing and testing team. And you’ve never met them before.
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Estella Marie | Online Staffing for Beauty Professionals

Estella Marie - Home - Our mission at Estella Marie is to provide diverse job opportunities and helpful resources for Beauty Professionals worldwide!
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Minibar Offers On-Demand Booze Delivery In 13 Cities

Minibar Offers On-Demand Booze Delivery In 13 Cities | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
 The snow is piled high and frozen on the New York city streets. Joshua and Amanda sit on their couch for the fifth night in a row, bored out of their minds but unwilling to bundle up, venture into the winter night and try to find warmth elsewhere.
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Supply unchained: Fighting labor abuse in your supply chain

Supply unchained: Fighting labor abuse in your supply chain | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
The persistence of labor abuse reflects the complexity of the problem and its resistance to many of the solutions currently in place. Leaders should avoid…
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How SF-Based Shuttle Startup Chariot Crowdsourced Its New Commuter Route

How SF-Based Shuttle Startup Chariot Crowdsourced Its New Commuter Route | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
 A private shuttle startup called Chariot is hoping to improve transportation options for San Francisco residents, and it’s doing so by letting them tell it where they need service.
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Dropbox Acquires Pixelapse, A Startup Building Collaboration Tools For Designers

Dropbox Acquires Pixelapse, A Startup Building Collaboration Tools For Designers | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
 Pixelapse, a startup incubated by Y Combinator and StartX, has been acquired by cloud storage company Dropbox.
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Thousands of Drivers Declined to Take Uber Survey Claiming 78% of Drivers ... - Newsweek

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The accompanying analysis looked at the driver-partner labor market, a comparison to taxi drivers and quality of work life statistics.
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Uber Rival GrabTaxi Pilots A ‘Welfare’ Program For Drivers In Southeast Asia

Uber Rival GrabTaxi Pilots A ‘Welfare’ Program For Drivers In Southeast Asia | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
 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.
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Tongal's 2014 by the Numbers [Infographic]

Tongal's 2014 by the Numbers [Infographic] | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
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.
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Big Firms Try Crowdsourcing

Big Firms Try Crowdsourcing | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
More companies are finding that crowdsourcing—breaking a project into tiny tasks and farming those tasks out to the public—can be cheaper and more efficient than hiring temps.
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The Importance of Mobile Crowdsourcing in 2015 - Huffington Post

The Importance of Mobile Crowdsourcing in 2015 - Huffington Post | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
By Owen Andrew

Big brands have been executing creative campaigns through crowdsourcing for years. For example, General Mills has used what it calls its "Worldwide Innovation Network" (G-WIN) in order to incorporate consumer feedback for ...
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Bug report crowdsourcing - io9

Bug report crowdsourcing - io9 | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
So, I reported a bug to tech support, but they said they've never encountered it before and they can't replicate it, so they asked me to test it on a different browser. So I decided to crowdsource it.
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Freelancer Shares Are On A Tear After The Crowdsourcing Marketplace ... - Business Insider Australia

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Freelancer Shares Are On A Tear After The Crowdsourcing Marketplace ...
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Airbnb To Begin Collecting Taxes In Amsterdam, San Jose, Chicago, And Washington, D.C.

Airbnb To Begin Collecting Taxes In Amsterdam, San Jose, Chicago, And Washington, D.C. | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
 Today Airbnb announced that it will soon begin collecting and remitting tourist taxes in four new cities: Amsterdam, San Jose, Chicago, And Washington, D.C. Read More
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The Human Impact Of The Industrial Internet of Things

The Human Impact Of The Industrial Internet of Things | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
 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.
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Facebook’s European Privacy Class Action Hearing Set For April 9

Facebook’s European Privacy Class Action Hearing Set For April 9 | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
 Some developments on the class action suit filed against Facebook over alleged privacy violations in Europe. Europe vs.
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Stripe Partners With Intuit To Help On-Demand Workers Keep Track Of Their Finances

Stripe Partners With Intuit To Help On-Demand Workers Keep Track Of Their Finances | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
 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...
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Standardized Online Classes Would Lead Toward Increased Efficency in Higher ... - Forbes

Standardized Online Classes Would Lead Toward Increased Efficency in Higher ... - Forbes | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
Matthew LeBar argues for the increased efficiency that comes with standardized online courses.
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Uber's Ever-Renewing Workforce: One-Fourth Of Its Current U.S. Drivers Joined ... - Forbes

Uber's Ever-Renewing Workforce: One-Fourth Of Its Current U.S. Drivers Joined ... - Forbes | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
Uber quadrupled its number of active drivers (those who gave at least four rides in a month) in the last year, from about 40,000 to 162,000.
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iSwapp Is A Clean, Well-Lighted Place For Swapping Your Unwanted Stuff

iSwapp Is A Clean, Well-Lighted Place For Swapping Your Unwanted Stuff | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
 Craigslist, ever extant, still lumbers like some forgotten Jurassic leviathan in the fading light of classified ads. But what’s that rustling in the hedge?
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