Curated Sharing Economy News

These are the news items that I have curated during the monitoring of the API space that have some relevance to the Sharing Economy conversation and I wanted to include in my research. I am using all of these links to better understand how the space is defining not just their APIs, but their schema, and other moving parts of their API operations.

People are really annoyed about Airbnb's 'hidden' 3% conversion fee (04-08-2017)
Reversing the Lies of the Sharing Economy How We Get To Next (04-07-2017)
How Norway is embracing the sharing economy instead of fighting it (02-09-2017)
Some Thoughts On Airbnb?s Struggles In New York State (10-23-2016)
New York governor approves new regulations on Airbnb (10-21-2016)
Bits: Daily Report: Airbnb Faces a New York Showdown (10-20-2016)
Tesla says it will roll out Uber-style ride services program (10-20-2016)
Two Uber drivers in New York are eligible for unemployment, which could threaten Uber's business model (10-13-2016)
Contractors are preparing to boycott Instacart over elimination of tips (09-29-2016)
U.S. judge dismisses challenge to Seattle's Uber, Lyft union law (08-09-2016)
The Sharing Economy: The End of Employment and the Rise of Crowd-Based Capitalism ? A 360 degree look on the topic of Future of Work. (06-26-2016)
Uber paid $84m to settle lawsuits and keep drivers as independent contractors (04-22-2016)
All Aboard! New report finds that ridesharing complements public transit (03-15-2016)
8 Ways the Google Maps API Can Improve Your Ridesharing App (03-13-2016)
Airbnb admits to deleting questionable listings just before releasing rental data (02-25-2016)
Mobile Payments Soar as the Sharing Economy Booms (02-11-2016)
Uber Drivers in New York City Protest Fare Cuts (02-01-2016)
Uber Ordered To Pay $1.3 Million Fine To French Taxi Union (01-27-2016)
Bits Blog: Lyft Agrees to Settle Class-Action Lawsuit With California Drivers (01-27-2016)
California judge won?t put brakes on upcoming Uber driver lawsuit (01-27-2016)
Uber accidentally exposed one driver's personal tax information and social security number (01-25-2016)
Uber Makes Last Minute Push to Challenge Miami-Dade City Commissioners (01-15-2016)
Uber takes $7.6 million hit to stop its service being suspended in California (01-15-2016)
City?s Delayed Traffic Study to Guide Regulation of Uber Vehicles (01-14-2016)
Riley Newman on How Airbnb Uses Data Science (01-10-2016)
Uber fined just $20,000 for spying on users in God View (01-06-2016)
Diving deeper on how Uber improves access to transit (12-16-2015)
Guard rails for regulatory data requests (12-14-2015)
Seattle Will Allow Uber and Lyft Drivers to Form Unions (12-14-2015)
Uber Under the Hood ? Medium (12-11-2015)
How Green is the Sharing Economy? (12-11-2015)
The Sharing Economy Spills into New Markets (12-11-2015)
The Sharing Economy: A New Way of Doing Business (12-11-2015)
Uber vs America employment law (Uber winning) (12-11-2015)
Uber Drivers' Labor Lawsuit Granted Class Action Status In California (09-01-2015)
Forget Uber, If You Build A Platform That Feeds People Like This, Then I Will Care (08-13-2015)
Forget Uber, If You Build A Platform That Feeds People Like This, Then I Will Care (08-13-2015)
Sharing Economy Free Research Report (06-30-2015)
Uber Data Collection Changes Should Be Barred, Privacy Group Urges (06-22-2015)
California labor commission challenges Uber?s use of drivers as contractors (06-17-2015)
FTC Announces Final Agenda, Panelists for June 9 Sharing Economy Workshop (06-04-2015)
The sharing economy has created 17 billion-dollar companies (and 10 unicorns) (06-04-2015)
How Crowdsourcing, Ride-Hailing Apps Are Reshaping NYC (05-10-2015)
The Collaborative Economy Technology Stack v1 (03-01-2015)

These are curated as part of my daily work to understand what is happening across the space, and I regularly use them to track on what has occurred overtime, and include them in my guides, whitepapers, and other outputs.