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Get a New Side Gig; Uber is Going Driverless

Uber is adopting driverless vehicles.

Uber will soon allow customers to order a driverless car from their phones, reports Bloomberg.…

By Samara Lynn

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Refusing to Rent to Blacks: Ethics in the Gig Economy

The new sharing, or gig economy, is bound to bring into question many ethical and legal issues especially around discrimination.

“The host at first accepted her request and then messaged, “I hate niggers, so I…

By Samara Lynn

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5 Tech Leaders Who Are Not All That

Technology is wonderful. Sometimes, tech CEOs and leaders, are not.

“…many successful tech leaders get passes on obnoxiousness and sometimes are even rewarded for it…”

By Samara Lynn

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We’re Sick to Our Stomachs Over Food Delivery Apps

VCs are full from funding food delivery apps

Who doesn’t love the ease of ordering takeout with a few taps after a hard…

By Samara Lynn

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You Can Now Make Your Toyota Lease Payments by Driving for Uber

The new offering from Toyota and Uber is an innovative, new way to use income derived from the sharing economy

As ride-sharing services continue to disrupt the transportation industry, automakers have been left with little…

By Samara Lynn

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The Push to Help Uber and Other Gig Economy Workers

With the amount of people working for Internet-based business such as Uber, tax laws and finances are getting complicated.

“Draft a carve-out to temporarily exempt gig-economy Internet platforms from ill-fitting labor laws.”

By Samara Lynn

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Want to Get Rich? Start an Uber or AirBnB-Like Company

The tech startup you are considering had better be "an Uber" of something

Sharing economy businesses such as Uber will see revenue triple by 2020.

By Samara Lynn

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Airbnb Rules the “Gig” Economy

Airbnb is poised to lead the gig economy and we can expect to see a similar "sharing" model in enterprises and in manufacturing

The next, and potentially most disruptive, sector to emerge in the sharing economy will be…

By Samara Lynn

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The Uber for Private Jets Is Finally Here

Private jet sharing because car-sharing is for plebes

Think commercial flights meets private aviation.

By Samara Lynn

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No Same-Day for You: Amazon and Other Examples of Unequal Access in Tech

A report shows that Amazon withholds its same-day delivery service to several zip codes in predominately black neighborhoods. It's just one example of tech racism

How unfortunate that technology advances so much faster than humans’ capacity to not be racist,…

By Samara Lynn

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Filmmaker Matthew Cherry Leverages Mobile Filmmaking in ‘9 Rides’

Film shot on the iPhone debuted at SXSW

BlackEnterprise.com sat down with Matthew Cherry to get some insight into the vision behind the…

By Kali Wilder

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UberEATS

Uber Cooks Up Food Delivery App, UberEATS

UberEATS will provide fast food delivery

UberEATS will provide fast food delivery.

By Samara Lynn

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Oakland Answers White House Call to Expand Computer Science Education

Ensuring that all Oakland students have access to CS education and career pathways

Answering President Obama’s call to make computer science education available to all students as a…

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Safety Improves As Cars Continue to Evolve Into Wheeled Computers

U.S. Department of Transportation continues to plan for driverless, high-tech cars

Last week, the DOT announced it will not only support but encourage efforts to increase…

By Samara Lynn

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U.S. Department of Transportation Maps Out Plan For Self-Driving Vehicles

U.S. Secretary of Transportation outlines DOT's plans for self-driving vehicles

The federal government is preparing America’s roadways for autonomous, self-driving vehicles.

By Samara Lynn

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Uber Cuts Prices In Over 100 Cities

For some cities, this is the third consecutive year the company has lowered prices

Starting Saturday, Uber has lowered prices in over 100 cities throughout Canada and the U.S.,…

By Cristie Leondis

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Harvard Study Reveals AirBnB Hosts More Likely to Reject Black Guests

Another instance of discrimination in travel

In an experiment involving over 6,000 Airbnb listings, researchers sent rental inquiries using two sets…

By Samara Lynn

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[REPORT] On-Demand Workers Like Job Flexibility But Want Benefits

Survey finds despite perks of working when they want, many want a 9-to-5 schedule

A revealing new study provides details about the people who are making up the on-demand…

By Joel Lyons

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On-Demand Apps on Track to Break Investment Records

The industry is quickly approaching $4 billion in the first half of 2015

According to CNET, a report from data analyst firm CB Insights found venture funding for…

By Joel Lyons

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Uber Pledges to Create 1 Million New Jobs For Women by 2020

Driving service enters global partnership with UN Women

Uber partners with UN Women to create 1 million jobs for women by 2020

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