Cab drivers have long discriminated against African-Americans and other minority groups. New research suggests ride-hailing apps haven't solved the problem.
Research into platforms like Uber and ride-sharing platform BlaBlaCar show high levels of trust thanks to clever design.
If you think the internet has changed your life, brace yourself for the next digital innovation that's set to transform our world.
While some forms of co-living seek to match modern lifestyles and a desire to downsize, other profit-driven models simply exploit a lack of affordable housing alternatives.
Airbnb may have faced eviction in New York, but it has a great relationship with the authorities in most other cities around the world.
The gig economy is driving a resurgence in co-operatives.
If the sharing economy is here to stay, planners and designers must respond with imagination to spread the positive effects of the tourism economy for the benefit of residents as well as tourists.
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.
Many developing economies have already embraced the sharing economy, now they have a platform to get more out of it.
The deal, in which drivers won't pursue their claim to be employees in exchange for the cash and other changes, raises more questions than it answers.
Science and technology research has become so complicated and expensive that a gap has grown between the experiments scientists would like to do and what they have the means to do.
Financial services are being digitally disrupted, but the idea of a financial "sharing" economy replacing traditional banking ignores reality.
Moves to legalise Uber and Airbnb are paving the way for better protection of all parties involved.
There are few markets that have easier entry and exit than those in the sharing economy.
The sharing economy is upon us, but the internet could bring back old-fashioned community building too.
Talk about the future of work is in the air these days, but will all the chatter lead to action and better living standards for tomorrow's workers?
Time to stop trying to make disruptive technology businesses like Uber tow the line, and instead create the right conditions for all businesses to embrace innovation.
Labor's sharing economy guidelines should help make for a more nuanced debate about the collaborative economy.
Whatever happens to Uber's legal status in Australia, it's likely consumers will be the eventual winners.
Two visions of the 'new economy', one based on environmental and social justice values, the other on disruptive technologies, are coming together to challenge the status quo.