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Mobile Industry Sees Shift in Innovation

Mobile Industry Sees Shift in Innovation | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
The Mobile World Congress showed how the locus of innovation is shifting in the industry.
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The Silicon Valley 100 2015: 1-100

The Silicon Valley 100 2015: 1-100 | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
See a scroll-down version of our list of the 100 coolest people in tech, plus inspirational quotes from some of the most well-known people.
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What Strippers Can Teach Uber — On Demand — Medium

What Strippers Can Teach Uber - On Demand - Medium
The on-demand industry says it’s turned our concept of work upside down. But one attorney thinks we’ve been here before — again and again.
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What A New Class Of Worker Could Mean For The Future Of Labor

What A New Class Of Worker Could Mean For The Future Of Labor | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
Faced with lawsuits that could threaten their business models, tech companies are pushing for a new classification of worker that would combine the flexibility afforded to contractors with the prot...
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Messaging Apps and Platforms of Convenience

Messaging Apps and Platforms of Convenience | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
If a messaging app in China can have such a high revenue per user, imagine how valuable something like this could be if it comes to the U.S.
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Valuations, Profit Destroying Innovation and Winner’s Curse

Valuations, Profit Destroying Innovation and Winner’s Curse | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
We all know that valuations in the private markets are high at the moment and generally ahead of public market valuations. There are multiple reasons for this including principal agent issues in...
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Recap of #ODC2015: Understanding the On-Demand Economy — Medium

Recap of #ODC2015: Understanding the On-Demand Economy — Medium | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
This is the table of contents for a series of posts from the On-Demand Conference, organized by Pascal Levy-Garboua, Semil Shah, and…
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College Dropouts Thrive in Tech

College Dropouts Thrive in Tech | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
Not long ago, dropping out of school to become an entrepreneur was considered risky. For this generation, it is a badge of honor. Ari Weinstein, for example, grew up immersed in technology, and he used a $100,000 Thiel Fellowship to start a company with friends.
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6 key takeaways from Mary Meeker’s must-read report on Internet trends

6 key takeaways from Mary Meeker’s must-read report on Internet trends | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
The venture capitalist highlights the latest trends in Internet usage and growth.
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How Silicon Valley Joined The Bitcoin Gold Rush

How Silicon Valley Joined The Bitcoin Gold Rush | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
What one startup's $40 million fundraising push says about Bitcoin's future. An excerpt from a new book, Digital Gold.
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Hacking For Defense In Silicon Valley

Hacking For Defense In Silicon Valley | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
Lead, follow or get the heck out of the way In peacetime the U.S. military is an immovable and inflexible bureaucracy. In wartime it can adapt and adopt organizational change with startling speed. ...
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Uber and the lawlessness of 'sharing economy' corporates

Uber and the lawlessness of 'sharing economy' corporates | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
Companies including Airbnb and Google compare themselves to civil rights heroes, while using their popularity among consumers to nullify federal law
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Nine Links That Explain The New Economy — On Demand — Medium

Nine Links That Explain The New Economy - On Demand - Medium
This week in On Demand
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Facebook's Little Red Book

Facebook's Little Red Book | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
As the company of Facebook grew, we faced a lot of challenges. One of them was explaining our company's mission, history, and culture to new employees. Over the years, a lot of formative company discussions and debates had happened in Facebook Groups, over email, or in person. Those who had been present at the time had context, but for new employees that information was difficult to find, even if you knew what you were looking for. We wanted to try to package a lot of those stories and ideas in
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Airbnb and Uber’s sharing economy is one route to dotcommunism

Airbnb and Uber’s sharing economy is one route to dotcommunism | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
Peer-to-peer platforms have changed the game. Make them cheap or free, and it would be way of reinventing the economy to deliver participation and choice alongside social justice
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Apple and Google Battle over Personalization and Privacy - The New Yorker

Apple and Google Battle over Personalization and Privacy - The New Yorker | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
The two companies’ ecosystems look a little different, but they are meant to do pretty much the same thing.
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Betterment’s Framework for Building a Better Product - Betterment

Betterment’s Framework for Building a Better Product - Betterment | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
It’s been five years since we launched Betterment, and our core product principles remain the same—and guide everything from the way we work to the decisions behind every feature.
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What Twitter Can Be.

What Twitter Can Be. | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
Disclaimers: 1) This is a very long read. Thinking about a company and using its product obsessively for nine years straight will do that to you. 2) My funds and I own a lot of Twitter stock. 3) I ...
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Could Online Job Sites Solve the World’s Labor Mismatch?

Could Online Job Sites Solve the World’s Labor Mismatch? | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
Online employment sites could add $2.7 trillion – roughly 2% -- to global economic growth and increase employment worldwide by the equivalent of 72 million full-time positions by 2025, the McKinsey Global Institute says.
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The Ten Commandments Of The New Economy

The Ten Commandments Of The New Economy | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
Freelancers Union founder Sara Horowitz shares her new framework for today and tomorrow's changing work environment.
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Grappling With the ‘Culture of Free’ in Napster’s Aftermath

Grappling With the ‘Culture of Free’ in Napster’s Aftermath | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
The online music sharing service lasted only two years, but it raised questions that have persisted for publishing industries.
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