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Finally, an Online Course for Aspiring Flying Car Engineers

In the past year, flying cars have gone from LOL, to maybe a real thing, to a booming industry raking in VC cash and churning out sweet renderings of …

The sharing economy helps fight climate change (but not as much as you think)

The rise of the sharing economy — via Uber, Craigslist, Airbnb and other platforms — could help reduce the climate impact of dense urban areas, a new study suggests.<p>Cities produce a rising share of the global greenhouse-gas emissions that cause climate change.<p>Over the past 50 years, the trend to …

Sharing Economy

WeWork is bringing its ‘WeLive’ communal living concept to Seattle

WeWork will take the entirety of a planned office and residential tower being developed by Martin Selig Real Estate to bring its new WeLive co-living …

Real Estate

What does the circular economy look like in cities?

By Joe Iles<p>Little doubt remains regarding the significance of cities in influencing economic, social and environmental change. It is therefore pertinent to ask how a circular economy could unfold in an urban context, and how this framework could steer cities towards greater prosperity, resilience …

Sustainability

Meet Airbnb's (Not So) Secret Weapon: Belinda Johnson

The company's highest-ranking woman is the quiet force shaping its path to global domination.<p>Since launching nearly a decade ago, Airbnb has had its fair share of issues. Yet unlike some of the company's peers in the sharing economy, Airbnb has avoided any lasting damage to its reputation. Many …

New York City

Shiftgig, With New CEO, Positions Itself As The Job Board Of The Blue-Collar Gig Economy

The startup’s app offers clients the ability to grab workers to fill last-minute shifts for jobs like warehouse stocking, bartending, or working retail.<p>Whatever your views on the benefits or harmful consequences of the gig economy, one thing is clear: It just keeps growing. There are an estimated …

Employment

What The Emergence of the Platform Economy Means for Businesses

geralt / PixabayMake no mistake about it. We live in a world where the “the platform platform economy” isn’t just disruptive, it’s killing …

Innovation

Too soon to determine risks of central bank-issued cryptocurrencies - BIS

Too soon to determine risks of central bank-issued cryptocurrencies - BIS<p>By Jemima Kelly<p>LONDON (Reuters) - It is too soon to determine whether …

Cryptocurrency

China's sharing economy now embraces sex dolls

China has shared bikes, umbrellas, and basketballs, but one company is taking the country's love affair with the "sharing economy" to an erotic …

China

The gig economy is big and here to stay

<i>Miami</i><p>Tiffany Zadi creates leather shoulder bags, totes, accessories and jewelry. While trolling thrift shops for materials she’ll recycle for her …

Detroit

Ad agency: Uber only sued us because it didn’t want to pay its bills

Uber on Monday filed a lawsuit Monday claiming digital advertising agency Fetch sold the ride-hailing giant ads that were “nonexistent, nonviewable, …

Taxes

Virtual Reality Gets Real

<b>The next giant step in VR and augmented reality may not come from Facebook, Google or Microsoft. It might just emerge from Varjo Technologies, a tiny startup in Helsinki.</b><p><i>This article appeared in the August 2017 issue of Forbes Finland.</i><p>Until this summer, Varjo Technologies was true to its intriguing …

Virtual Reality

5 Traits That Distinguish True Innovators

It's one thing to be the first to market with an idea, but it's another to bring something totally new to the table.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I'll admit it: I am not an innovator. Not an easy thing to confess these days, when innovators are the ones getting all …

Innovation

Gartner’s top 10 technology trends for 2018

With only a couple more months left of the year, Gartner is already looking ahead to the future. The organization announced its annual top strategic …

Artificial Intelligence

DeepMind's new AI ethics unit is the company's next big move

As we hand over more of our lives to artificial intelligence systems, keeping a firm grip on their ethical and societal impact is crucial. For …

Artificial Intelligence

Leading VC Firm Raises $1.5 Billion to Fund Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Startups

<b>Prominent venture capital firm and growth stage investor Institutional Venture Partners (IVP) has revealed its new $1.5 billion fund that will focus</b> …

Future of Technology Startups: India in 2050

It is predicted that before 2050 we will see a computer pass the Turing test, where a machine will be able to exhibit intelligent behaviour …

Startups

Elon Musk's Plans Include Passenger Rocket to Anywhere on Earth

From here to everywhere in an hour or less.<p>SpaceX founder Elon Musk revealed Friday that, his company’s name notwithstanding, his rockets can do more …

Elon Musk

Could London Set Up A Nonprofit, Cooperative Alternative To Uber?

As the city prepares to evict the ride-hailing company from its streets, there are questions about what its drivers and riders will do next. The solution might be simple: Start your own company.<p>London recently dealt another blow to Uber’s plans to take over the world. Saying the ride-hailing giant …

Transportation

Arriving Now: Your Self-Driving Car

In technology, big breakthroughs always seem to take longer than we assume. There’s an amusing recursive “law” that describes this phenomenon, <b>Hofstadter’s Law</b>, which states: “It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into account Hofstadter’s Law.” <b>**</b><p>Hofstadter’s Law is a wry way of …