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Company Aims To Become ‘Amazon Of Sharing Economy’ With Blockchain App

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Company Aims To Become ‘Amazon Of Sharing Economy’ With Blockchain App
A company is building a Blockchain-based system to eliminate fragmentation in the sharing economy – and creating a single app that gives users access to “any available asset they wish to rent, borrow or share.” ShareRing claims the current market is extremely inconvenient for consumers. Although thousands of companies exist, many of them are specialized Read More

Uber CEO To Launch Eco: The Everyday Token

5 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Uber CEO To Launch Eco: The Everyday Token
Garrett Camp has announced that he will be seeding $10 million dollars into his own, new, cryptocurrency gambit. As if Uber and Expa weren’t enough to keep tech founder Garrett Camp busy, he has announced that he will be launching a new cryptocurrency. He hopes to create a coin that will be used as a Read More

Maybe Arianna Huffington wasn’t the right person to police Uber’s sexual harassment

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on Maybe Arianna Huffington wasn’t the right person to police Uber’s sexual harassment
In 2017, Arianna Huffington became the public face of reform at Uber. It was Huffington, an Uber board member since April 2016, who spoke to employees at the company’s first all-hands meeting after former engineer Susan Fowler came forward with allegations of sexual harassment in February. Huffington decried the culture of “brilliant jerks,” promised the Read More

London police investigated a rape claim against Uber investor Shervin Pishevar

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on London police investigated a rape claim against Uber investor Shervin Pishevar
In a bombshell story, Forbes today reported it obtained the sealed police report of a rape claim against Shervin Pishevar, the prominent Silicon Valley venture capitalist who was an early Uber investor and backed former Uber CEO and founder Travis Kalanick in his fights with the company’s board. Pishevar wasn’t charged. According to Forbes, a Read More

Uber’s new CEO gave a master class on how to manage an ousted predecessor

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on Uber’s new CEO gave a master class on how to manage an ousted predecessor
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi isn’t afraid to set boundaries. “What I told Travis very early on is that any new CEO needs space, and needs distance from the old CEO,” Khosrowshahi said at today’s DealBook Conference in New York, referring to Uber cofounder and former CEO Travis Kalanick. “You’ve got to let me engage with Read More

$1 Trillion Industry Being Brought Onto Blockchain

9 months ago adcity Comments Off on $1 Trillion Industry Being Brought Onto Blockchain
Considering the substantial interest that Blockchain technology has received in the past 12 months, it is not surprising that entrepreneurs are finding ways to make new markets in areas that can benefit from crypto. In hospitality, entertainment, technology and dozens of other industries, things like smart contracts and decentralized ledgers never existed before, so a Read More