Uber’s License Has Been Revoked in London
The headlines say it's a ban, but will you still be able to taxi home drunk next weekend?
New Study Quantifies Airbnb's Widespread Exclusion of Disabled Guests
Less than half of would-be guests with cerebral palsy can expect to be pre-approved for an Airbnb stay.
This Ridesharing App Will Get You to the Mosque Every Night Through Ramadan
MSociety, a group of Muslim youth coders, is behind the idea, which just launched in Singapore.
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It’s Time to Force Uber to Tell the Government How It Works
Experts say the potential for manipulation is rife in the gig economy.
This Woman Tried to Make Friends by Living Off the Sharing Economy for a Year
Maria Eriksson quit her job to try and meet as many people as she could through services in the sharing economy.
Inauguration Day Is Testing the Limits of Uber, Airbnb and the Sharing Economy
Be nice to your Lyft driver.
When No One Has a ‘Job,’ Who Will Pay Workers a Minimum Wage?
Uber drivers joined a series of protests demanding a $15 minimum wage. What happens to the minimum wage in the gig economy?
The Sharing Economy of Disaster Relief
How companies like Uber and Airbnb respond to Hurricane Matthew shows how "human" the sharing economy really is.
Parking Lots Are an Incredible Waste of Space. Here's How to End Them.
The main problem with cars in the city is that they spend 95 percent of their time parked on a valuable piece of land. Carsharing changes that ratio, which gives cities the opportunity to reclaim the parking lot.
Can Airbnb’s New Fixes Prevent Racism?
Airbnb just released a new set of rules to fight racial profiling on its platform.
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Airbnb Is Politely Asking Its Hosts Not to Be Racist
The company is trying to keep hosts from discriminating against renters by having users agree to a "community commitment," as well as getting rid of profile photos.
The Hacks We Can't See
How Not To Get Hacked When Renting An Airbnb Apartment
Can you trust the WiFi in the apartments you rent on Airbnb?