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Uber Data And Leaked Docs Provide A Look At How Much Uber Drivers Make

Uber Data And Leaked Docs Provide A Look At How Much Uber Drivers Make | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Uber data suggests that drivers overall in three major U.S. markets — Denver, Detroit, and Houston — earned less than $13.25 an hou
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Has convenience turned you into a monster? | John Paul Brammer

Has convenience turned you into a monster? | John Paul Brammer | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Like me, you might be a liberal who loves Uber and Airbnb. But the darker side of the new economy isn’t something we can simply ignore
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The gig economy needs a new bargain for workers - FT.com

The gig economy needs a new bargain for workers - FT.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Ms Warren outlines four areas for action. First, she wants to make it easier for all workers to pay social security contributions and buy insurance against disability or illness, as well as to accrue credits for at least some paid leave. Second, she argues that health and pension benefits should belong to workers and should follow them no matter what their employment status. Third, she underlines the need to streamline and enforce existing labour laws to stop employers exploiting loopholes. Finally, she stresses the need for collective bargaining for all workers — unions, historically intent on protecting insiders, need to bear some responsibility.

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If you make money from Uber or Airbnb, what about paying tax? Italy thinks it has the answer | ZDNet

If you make money from Uber or Airbnb, what about paying tax? Italy thinks it has the answer | ZDNet | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The sharing economy, where individuals share access to goods and services through apps, is beset with regulatory and fiscal problems, which a new bill in Italy aims to address.
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Arcade City Is a Blockchain-Based Ride-Sharing Uber Killer

Arcade City Is a Blockchain-Based Ride-Sharing Uber Killer | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
“The more powerful model, more sustainable — and certainly more in line with where tech, and I think society in general, is moving — is more of a distributed model where power and wealth are pushed out more to the edges of the network.
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My Life as an Uber Driver

My Life as an Uber Driver | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The shared economy is a remarkable thing. We have entered an age where anyone can use their gifts, talents and abilities to bring value to others without having to work for a large corporation or go to a nine-to-five job.
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Do What Uber Did. Empower Users and Other Stakeholders.

Do What Uber Did. Empower Users and Other Stakeholders. | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Here's how you can turn data into a difference-maker -- and crush your competition.
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Arcade City: Ethereum’s Big Test Drive to Kill Uber

Arcade City: Ethereum’s Big Test Drive to Kill Uber | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

A new player has entered the ride-sharing arena and plans to take the industry by storm. The company Arcade City: Ethereum’s Big Test Drive to Kill Uber.

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Arcade City Uses Blockchain Tech to Take on Uber

Arcade City Uses Blockchain Tech to Take on Uber | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Driver-owned ridesharing startup Arcade City, the developer of an open marketplace where riders connect directly with drivers by leveraging blockchain tech.

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The Next Step: How Blockchain Could Disrupt Uber, Airbnb, and iTunes

The Next Step: How Blockchain Could Disrupt Uber, Airbnb, and iTunes | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

‘Blockchain Revolution’ author suggests that the Bitcoin technology is so revolutionary that it could replace services like Uber, Airbnb, and iTunes.

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Uber Competitor 'Arcade City' to Launch Valentine's Day -- Cryptocurrency Accepted

The former 'illegal Uber driver' Christopher David -- who provides rides to Portsmouth, New Hampshire residents when cab companies will not -- has garnered 1...
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Uber’s China Customers can Now Pay for International Rides Using Alibaba’s Alipay

Uber’s China Customers can Now Pay for International Rides Using Alibaba’s Alipay | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Uber has extended its cooperation with Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's (NYSE:BABA) online payment platform to allow its Chinese customers to pay their fare outside China using Alipay.

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A win for Uber and Airbnb: EU Urges Light-touch Regulation | Investopedia

A win for Uber and Airbnb: EU Urges Light-touch Regulation | Investopedia | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The EC projects the sharing economy to expand robustly after doubling in one year, setting guidelines for member countries to reap the benefits of growth.
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Co-operative Alternatives To Uber And Airbnb Developing

Co-operative Alternatives To Uber And Airbnb Developing | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
By Cat Johnson for Shareable - As “death star platforms” such as Airbnb and Uber continue their pursuit of global domination, an alternative is rising in its
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How robots and Uber will change lives — TWU calls for share economy analysis

How robots and Uber will change lives — TWU calls for share economy analysis | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Transport Workers' Union (TWU) today called on the next Australian government to convene a task force into the impact of the so-called “sharing economy” and automation on jobs and workplace rights.
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XaaP and the platform business model: How Netflix, Uber, Airbnb are forging ahead

XaaP and the platform business model: How Netflix, Uber, Airbnb are forging ahead | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The primary business context for cloud native case studies like Netflix is the 'Platform Business Model', the conceptual design model for the particular commercial models they implement, one that is directly enabled by the technology.
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'Sharing' economy debate over Airbnb and Uber reveals hypocrisy

'Sharing' economy debate over Airbnb and Uber reveals hypocrisy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Communities like Vancouver are struggling to deal with the social fallout from businesses like Uber and Airbnb. Is "sharing" really the best way to describe a new economy that's making a handful of people very rich?
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Juno wants to woo Uber drivers with a more ethical ride-sharing app

Juno wants to woo Uber drivers with a more ethical ride-sharing app | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
It was a sunny afternoon in Manhattan and I needed a ride from Rockefeller Center to The Verge's office on West 40th Street. So, like thousands of people do everyday, I pulled out
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Has Uber finally met its match with Seattle's labour movement?

Has Uber finally met its match with Seattle's labour movement? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Uber has famously fought off regulators on its way to becoming one of the world's fastest-growing companies. But has it finally met its match in Washington State?
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Arcade City: Ethereum’s Big Test Drive to Kill Uber

Arcade City: Ethereum’s Big Test Drive to Kill Uber | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Bitcoin, Christopher David, Uber, La’Zooz, Ethereum

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Fed Up With Uber And Lyft, Drivers Plan To Launch Competing App

Fed Up With Uber And Lyft, Drivers Plan To Launch Competing App | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A group of Uber and Lyft drivers in New York says it has been working for more than a year on a ride-hailing app of its own.
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Uber Engineering's Ringpop - The Uber Engineering Blog

Uber Engineering's Ringpop - The Uber Engineering Blog | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

How to develop with Uber Engineering's Ringpop, an open source library developed to make our applications cooperative and scalable.

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Uber victory as San Francisco taxi co-op files for bankruptcy

Uber victory as San Francisco taxi co-op files for bankruptcy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
San Francisco’s largest taxi firm, Yellow Cab Co-operative, has filed for bankruptcy. The independently owned co-op began operations in 1977, formed after
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