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Fair Share? The Sharing Economy Goes Global

June 2010, a start-up company in the Bay Area launched a new service to match riders with taxi cabs via a smartphone app. Today, just five years …

“Sharing economy” is running its course as a useful term

The meaning of the term ‘sharing economy’ has always been a bit vague for me. On the one hand it includes genuine sharing ideas like Airbnb whilst on …

Sharing Economy

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Is The Sharing Economy Enslaving Or Liberating Mankind?

Umair Haque, the director of the Havas Media Lab, "which has a charter to develop experiments with venture capitalists, start-ups, and clients to …

Sharing Economy

The Sharing Economy: A Return, Not A Departure

By Doug StephensSharing is getting a lot of attention and for good reason. Uber now has more drivers in New York City than Yellow Cabs. AirBNB will …

How the Sharing Economy Is Hurting Millennials

Coming of age in the wake of the Great Recession, the Millennial generation has had to accept an uncertain economic landscape as their new normal. …

The Collaborative Economy Explained: Value Creation in the Age of Networks | Smart Cities Dive

By Peter Hesseldahl. Cross-posted from Shareable.<p>Underlying the collaborative economy are a handful of very strong and general trends that are …

“How Music Got Free” | Technology and Learning

Published in June of 2015.<p>I thought that I knew the music industry disruption story. If you had asked me before I read the amazing <i>How Music Got Free</i> …

Hillary, Leave The Sharing Economy Alone

Hillary Clinton will discuss the sharing economy in a major economic address on Monday, according to reporters given an early outline of her remarks. The speech will take place at 10:00 a.m. at the New School in Manhattan, where Clinton may cast the sharing economy as causing harm to middle class …

The innovators: Nimber delivers latest development in the sharing economy

Already established in Norway, digital firm Nimber is shaking up the world of delivering items utilising empty space in cars, trains, vans, even people’s pockets<p>Driving across Norway to take part in a ski-jumping event, Knut Bjerke looked around his car and realised how much spare space he had.<p>“I …

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Airbnb brings sharing economy under the microscope

The sharing economy is hitting a few roadblocks.<p>The latest example: Airbnb and San Francisco. Last October, the city became one of the first in the world to legalize short-term rentals, the kind Airbnb promotes on its site.<p>It took two years for San Francisco to achieve that milestone, as …

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Boston Symphony Orchestra to offer live recordings on Google Play Music

The Boston Symphony Orchestra has been offering digital recordings for years, but starting this week the 134-year-old orchestra is wading into the …

Andris Nelsons’ Farewell Concert, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Hall, review: 'the music possesses him'

The brilliant Latvian conductor seems like a giant on the podium, says Ivan Hewett<p>Andris Nelsons, the brilliant Latvian conductor who’s led the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra these past seven years, is departing for Boston. It seemed appropriate that, to say their farewells, he and the …