Our research is the first to estimate what the tech giants owe publishers. The actual sums paid out are usually covered by non-disclosure agreements.
While working from home can have advantages, new research shows that there can also be a wide range of negative effects, including psychological reactions such as emotional exhaustion.
By sharing resources and equipment, SMEs could reduce operational costs and increase their resilience in the face of power cuts.
To focus on sustainable development goals, platforms need to change from being exclusively focused on profits and value appropriation to perceiving themselves as public goods.
The internet has been heralded as liberation technology and accused of undermining democracy. The available research shows it is a bit of both.
The digital transformation of Kenya’s agriculture will become a reality if it can link viable digital solution providers with potential beneficiaries.
None of the major digital platforms lets the public see what advertising they carry and how it’s targeted, according to a new report.
As Coles and Woolworth turn to UberEats and DoorDash for fast deliveries, supermarket workers feel ‘the gig economy is getting closer’.
The use of Airbnb to channel donations to Ukrainians illustrates both the potential and limitations of the so-called sharing economy.
The Chinese manufacturing boom has been followed by a rapid growth in retail..
Efforts to rein in the social media giant’s power have followed the same script: dialogue, then attempts at self-regulation, then a bitter dispute over legislation, followed by compromise.
Strip away the sexy marketing and what you have is just another digital platform shifting legal responsibilities and risks.
The Fair Work Commission’s ruling that delivery rider Diego Franco was an employee of Deliveroo is a major legal win for Australia’s gig workers.
It has happened with software, computing and entertainment, but we’re still waiting for the platform needed for mobility as a service to reach its full potential.
It would be useful for China’s big tech firms to toe the party line. But the once mutually-beneficial relationship between these companies and the government is becoming increasingly strained.
Food-ordering platform Menulog has declared it will break with the standard contractor business model. But let’s not get too excited yet.
Uber has been forced by the UK courts to treat its British drivers as workers. It will probably require legislative change for Uber’s Australian drivers to be treated as employees.
Google, Facebook, TikTok and Twitter have all agreed to a voluntary code of conduct targeting misinformation. But the only real commitment is to appear as though they’re taking action.
It enjoys huge network effects that lock users in. Google does not.
Our relationship with Facebook, Google and news is a classic case of the prisoner’s dilemma. Cooperation may be the only way to get the best outcome.