If you haven't noticed, Millennials have been on the rise. They are now the largest living group according to the Census Bureau. Because so many Millennials are in charge of buying decisions, the world
Snapchat could be used by over 1 billion daily active users in time and substantially accelerate how many videos and photos people share and consume. But there’s more to be done and questions to be answered.
"Brian -- thought of a way to make a few bucks." The concept behind multibillion-dollar shared-housing startup Airbnb emerged from an episode that could have ended up with a kidnapping. In 2005, Joe Gebbia,
Yet even Uber's CEO, Travis Kalanick, chides the "irrational funding going on" — and he's not talking about his own company. In a fireside chat at Vancouver's Launch Academy, the city's leading startup
More traditional European postal services could be impacted by UberRUSH, an experiment in on-demand delivery, as the startup follows a growing trend Europe’s postal companies – already under pressure Amazon
Coming to every city near you Uber's first five years of existence were defined by its fights with government regulators. Now that it has established itself as a semi-legit and widely popular mode of the
This article is coauthored with Daniel Pryor. Writing for The Guardian, Evgeny Morozov repeats a number of well-worn, but misguided, objections to Uber’s continued growth. He predicts that Uber will spell
As the BBC reports delistings across the United Kingdom, a new study says Airbnb purged hosts before opening its books to the public. As many as hundreds of Airbnb hosts in the U.K. may have been delisted
The life and times of the independent contractor Last December, Uber released a survey that found that 81 percent of its drivers said they were "satisfied with the overall experience" of driving for Uber.
Uber, Uber, Uber. When will you learn? If you haven't heard, the company that everyone loves (or hates, depending on which side of the fence you're on) unveiled a complete rebrand yesterday. My take? reveals
Uber, once a black car service for an elite few, has ditched its stark branding for a new approach evoking a more connected world. While Uber’s wordmark was cleaned and tightened up, the the way most us
Who you calling a micromanager? Uber just rolled out a brand new icon for its app, logo for its company, and overall design refresh for its brand. You can argue about its quality down in the comments.
Updating the Uber app on your phone may bring a new icon — and you may not like it. It seems that Uber has ditched the familiar ‘U’ for what appears to be a map with your location at the center. Uber the
If you update your Uber app today, you might notice something is a little different: gone is the "U" logo, replaced with a... circle thing. Uber describes the square at the center of the new logo as the
The company’s next big play to move beyond ride-hailing Uber announced today its plans to expand its application program interface, or API, project to its nascent delivery service, UberRUSH. By adding
Urban transportation company Uber is having a rough week in France. Following yesterday’s protests, the high court of Paris just fined Uber $1.3 million (€1.2 million). The two events are unrelated, but
We’ve all been in an Uber where the driver seems to be in a little bit more of a hurry than need be. Once you hop out of the Uber and complete the ride, you’re left with the app asking you how you’d rate
Social security and tax ID numbers viewable to other drivers The personal information of a Florida woman who drives for Uber, including her social security and tax identification numbers, were mistakenly
With the growing popularity of on-demand services, it’s only natural to see their appeal not only in the consumer space, but also to business users. According to Certify, a provider of travel and expense
The report is the latest salvo in a vicious battle between the hotel industry and the company. Airbnb hosts with more than one property make up a substantial portion of the company’s revenue, according
Uber's second stand-alone app in the US Uber plans on launching a full food delivery service in 10 US cities in the coming weeks, according to The Wall Street Journal. The company will introduce a dedicated
Startup: CodeFights Founders: Tigran Sloyan CEO; Aram Shatakhtsyan, CTO; Felix Desroches, head of product Launched: August 2014 Employees: 12 Location: San Francisco, with offices in Armenia and Russia
Fast-forward a few years and Kalanick's company, now just called Uber, is one of the most lucrative in Silicon Valley. Uber operates in more than 300 cities in 58 countries, and it could be worth as much