This could be the start of a new era where regulation of the gig economy allows for the right balance between flexibility and sustainability.
More people are choosing to work in shared spaces, and there are many benefits of this to the local economy, as well as downsides. Local governments should work with both.
As Canada’s federal government sends mixed signals on digital taxation, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a historic precedent and paves the way for other countries to tackle the digital economy.
In many US cities, ride-hailing apps are luring riders away from public transit and increasing traffic congestion. But with the right rules, they could enhance public transit instead.
South Africa needs to harness its service sector into an innovative and export orientated way to push back poverty, unemployment and inequality.
Incidents that may have been mere hiccups a few years ago can go viral in an instant today. ABC seems to have learned from the mistakes of others.
A damning report lists a number of questionable design decisions that appear to greatly increase the risks of a crash.
It is well known that modern multinationals such as Google can derive substantial revenue and profits from Australia without significant physical presence here.
The California Supreme Court made it harder to classify workers as independent contractors. But it's not quite the 'game changer' some observers claim it to be.
Drivers for online ride-hailing services face several social conditions that may challenge their efforts to transform collective action into a solid union.
The report of the mathematician and deputy of Essonne Cédric Villani renders his report on artificial intelligence today.
Whether they do it full-time or as a side hustle, Americans who have some say over their schedules and tasks seem to covet the flexibility.
In the wake of a self-driving Uber car killing a pedestrian in Arizona, an ethicist examines the state of autonomous vehicle development.
Users shouldn't trust Facebook, but that doesn't mean they should immediately abandon what has become a crucial platform for connectedness.
Companies developing autonomous vehicles are missing out on the local knowledge and values of the people who live where these cars are tested. And that lack of engagement sets up bigger problems.
Elaine Herzberg's death will provide the impetus for clearer liability rules for self-driving cars. Australia is wise to adopt a wait-and-watch approach and maintain its human-first orientation.
Sensors that monitor everything a self-driving vehicle does can help determine who is responsible in the case of an accident – the manufacturer, the service centre or the vehicle owner.
Uber, Tesla and Waymo (Google) are leapfrogging traditional car makers like Ford, VW and General Motors when it comes to self-driving cars.
Many gig workers are classified as independent contractors, leaving them without minimum wages and other workplace protections. Creating a new category of worker could fix that.
The digital economy has created millions of jobs that involve intense competition, unregulated working conditions and extremely low rates of pay.