The companies' plans to give shares to hosts and drivers may be a small step but it points to a bigger economic transformation.
Airbnb for cars could change the way we get around, but traditional rental car companies want to put the brakes on these industry start-ups.
Regulators must evolve along with the new "sharing" business model, and look at introducing different terms such as "on-demand
DW: I have a five-year-old and a seven-year-old, and I've scaled up my business having always worked when they were tiny
The fast-growing 'sharing economy,' which enables buyers and sellers to connect through digital platforms, can perform a great service by increasing choice and independence for Americans with disabilities, including many who wish to travel during the holiday season.
Amsterdam has developed an Airbnb for city-owned offices, so residents can use them for free, and may do the same with municipal
Becoming an entrepreneur is a dream for many but one that can often seem a bit unachievable or difficult to get started with
Ms. Messer served as a board member, President and Chief Operating Officer of LinkShare until its sale to Rakuten(4755:JASDAQ
Murphy, who authored the report, wrote that it was clear Airbnb "needed a comprehensive, end-to-end review," noting there
"What's really changed is that the web and the constant flow of information has permitted us to do something that nobody
According to an article from Business.com, as of September 2015, more than 50,000 businesses had enrolled in Uber and the
As technology continues to change the ways both individuals and organizations interact, people increasingly look back with fondness on the "good old days." Recently, certain companies have been capitalizing on this nostalgia in some very unusual ways.
The involvement of each member of the community has started to take the shape of movements like the Sharing Economy and the
We all want to keep the internet as open, as flexible, as innovative, and as valuable as possible. And many of us assume that this means the net should be subject to no regulation at all.