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A Primer On The Gig Economy

Posted on December 11th, 2015.

Approximately 53 million Americans—1 in 3 workers—are considered freelancers, according to this 2014 report by independent research firm Edelman Berland. The so-called “gig” economy has garnered a lot of international attention. Even presidential candidates are commenting on it as an issue for the 2016 election. “Many Americans are...



Flywheel Helps Cabs in War Against Uber

Posted on October 30th, 2015.

Much of the argument in favor of Uber, when not indulging in disgusting tirades against people earning tips as part of their living, has to do with the ease of use that Uber provides by comparison to taxi companies. The user is not required to talk to anyone on the phone, can pay easily by credit card (which is also the case in major...



Politicians and Regulators Beware, the Uber Economy is Here to Stay

Posted on October 20th, 2015.

Ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft saw huge demand increases in Portland between May and August, KGW reports, while taxi service slowed, according to a report released by the city of Portland.



Uber Hacker’s Footprints Allegedly Leads Back to Main Rival Lyft

Posted on October 8th, 2015.

  Ride service behemoth Uber is currently using its legal resources to focus on researching an internet address that could lead to locating the hacker behind its major data breach earlier this year. According to Reuters’ sources, that internet address traces back to the technology chief at its main rival, Lyft. When Uber publicly...



Uber Offers Direct Vehicle Leasing

Posted on August 5th, 2015.

Uber, a “disruptive technology” that has changed peoples’ lives with app-based ride sharing, keeps stirring the pot by creating new opportunities for its drivers that some say are not in drivers’ best interests. The latest wrinkle in this saga is the San Francisco, Calif.-based company’s decision to offer direct car leasing to its...

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