New measure of 32 countries' economic balance places UK and US near bottom of the pile.
Cab drivers have long discriminated against African-Americans and other minority groups. New research suggests ride-hailing apps haven't solved the problem.
Roads versus public transport: for decades, these have been the battle lines in debates over transport in our cities. But a revolution in mobility is under way that will transform our thinking.
Research into platforms like Uber and ride-sharing platform BlaBlaCar show high levels of trust thanks to clever design.
Making products in our new economic age is fast becoming a partnership with customers, not just a transaction.
Better knowledge about the local market helps Indonesia's ridesharing startup Gojek beat Silicon Valley tech company Uber in Indonesia.
Ride-sharing app Uber is facing a new wave of legal claims after a landmark ruling on work conditions. But any triumphalism is deeply premature.
The ride-sharing app means different things in different countries. In Karachi and Lahore, it has highlighted economic inequalities.
Uber's 'retreat' from China has led to soul-searching about whether the country is worth it. Don't tell that to Coca-Cola and GM, however, which have found great success in the People's Republic.
The gig economy is driving a resurgence in co-operatives.
To maximize the benefits while minimizing the risks, we need to know how ride-share companies will affect public transportation.
Business Briefing: we’re overusing and underestimating ‘disruption’
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Disruption might be a buzz word at the moment but it shouldn't be ignored. It may be impossible to predict but businesses can have stakes in creating it.
A century on from the UK's only ever general strike, the major federation for organised labour in Britain must learn to be more effective.
E-hailing services have vowed to revolutionise the transportation industry. But they've also left city officials scratching their heads about regulations and traditional metered taxi drivers fuming.
It's a race that's pitting the motor industry against tech giants and even the ridesharing company Uber. But what will be the impact when driverless cars take to the roads?
The way governments have handled the compensation process for taxi drivers, as ride-sharing app Uber is legalised, is uneven.
Uber's introduction of driverless cars is a big change for the company but the changes it has brought to the world of work are here to stay.
The Deliveroo strike shows even gig workers can find ways to push back if they feel they are being underpaid.
Uber did everything right in China. That's where it really went wrong and why it should serve as a cautionary tale for Western CEOs looking for growth in China.
New technologies do not exist in a vacuum. To succeed, new transport technology needs to match the ways we want to move around cities and be accommodated by laws and regulations.