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Websummit 2016: Community Matters More Than Ever

<b>I attended Web Summit last week in Lisbon. Here are some of my takeaways. And of course feel free to discuss, disagree, develop!</b><p>It is hard to imagine …

Open source and coopetition are the new normal

In a month of unexpected outcomes, we have also seen some tech partnership announcements, ones we thought we might never see. In fact, just this week we witnessed Microsoft joining the Linux foundation and Google joining Microsoft’s .NET foundation.<p>You cannot minimize just how at odds these …

Airbnb Broadens Its Business With Tours and Travel Experiences

LOS ANGELES — Airbnb used to let you just book room rentals. Now you can also use Airbnb to reserve dance parties in Havana, historical tours in Cape Town and stargazing outings in Los Angeles.<p>Airbnb said on Thursday that it was expanding beyond its core short-term rental business, which faces …

At $68 Billion Valuation, Uber Will Be Bigger Than GM, Ford, And Honda

It only took Uber five and a half years to surpass the valuation of 107-year-old General Motors.<p>As Uber plans a $2.1 billion funding round that would bring its total capital raised to almost $10 billion, the ride-hailing app is hoping to fetch a valuation as high as $68 billion. That’s a …

UBER-nomics: The New Holy Grail of Value Creation

<b>UBER-nomics is emerging as the new Holy Grail of value creation.</b> It is no longer just the domain of start-ups as Industrial Age companies like …