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Pistats.io details your Uber, Lyft spending habits

As posted on Product Hunt, Pistats.io is a free service that scans your Gmail account for Uber and Lyft receipts, then plots your rides on a map for you. In addition to creating a map of your rides, the service also calculates how many miles you've traveled in ride-shares, how much money you've …

Uber Driver Leaves Black Customer Standing at the Curb

Until they come to pick you up, that is. One Los Angeles area ride-share customer says an UberX driver recently left him waiting at the curb after …

Uber injuction now in hands of Edmonton judge

A judge is now considering the city’s plea to place a temporary injunction against the ride-share service Uber.<p>City lawyer Brad Savoury asked Justice …

Why It Doesn't Really Matter If UberX Is Cheaper Than a Cab

The difference in cost is negligible, but the convenience gap remains.<p>Hailing a ride with Uber is already very convenient, but ideally Uber would like that ride to be cheaper than a traditional taxi, too. That was certainly the goal of a July 2014 promotion in New York, when the company slashed …

A deal with Uber might save this startup from raising more money

There are lot of companies out there who want to sell you tickets. StubHub, Ticketmaster, SeatGeek, and probably tons more are all competing to sell you fundamentally the same product, driving margins down for everybody and forcing them to rely a lot more on annoying advertising.<p>SquadUP, a New York …

Airbnb and Uber Are Just the Beginning. What's Next for the Sharing Economy.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you look at Uber’s financials, you might not realize that 2014 was a rough year for the company’s image. Despite being less than six years old, Uber is projected to earn $10 billion in gross revenue this year, and the company was …

Stolen Uber accounts being sold on dark web for $1

Thousands of stolen Uber user accounts are said to be selling on a dark web marketplace for as little as $1 each, according to a new report from</i> …

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Uber-OXXY tie up to provide free cab rides to hospitals from April 1 in Delhi

To ensure equitable access to health services to all Delhiites, a new initiative that promises to provide free cab rides to hospitals and medical …

Uber to get around German ban by paying for taxi licenses

Legal troubles are nothing new for Uber at this point, whether it’s safety conduct or the employment status of its drivers, we see it again and again …

Uber

Starcom’s CEO Donohue & “New Establishment” Brand Airbnb

AUSTIN — One of the benefits of working with “new establishment brands” is they come to media planning without any baggage attached to them that …

Airbnb

The Rise of the On-Demand Economy

By<p>Irving Wladawsky-Berger<p>The Industrial Revolution led to the creation of many large and mid-size companies in which people worked together to produce goods and deliver services. Having a good job meant working for one such company. These workers, many of them unionized, enjoyed relatively secure, …

Economics

A caring, sharing economy?

The Federal Opposition has released a discussion paper on the sharing economy. It covers a range of issues: protection of workers, consumer …

Can the sharing economy fix broken cities?

The sharing economy promises to transform urban living and cities for the better, but who will lead the way, and what role should companies play?

The Sharing Economy Is On The Brink Of Disrupting Business Travel

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Dan Ruch is the founder and CEO of Rocketrip.</i><p>The foundations of the business-travel ecosystem are under more strain than ever before. U.S. companies are projected to spend $310 billion on business travel in 2015 (up 6.2 percent from last year), but <i>how</i> they spend that money has become …