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Solve the unbanked Americans problem at work, not at retail

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SoftBank’s $300M dog-walking bet

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This is Uber growing up: Khosrowshahi calls for portable benefits

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On-Demand Economy Notes, January 24, 2018

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GoDaddy doubles down on SMB social commerce

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Trust and Fintech: A people problem

Banks offer many more services, along with charging a lot more fees, than a generation ago. As virtual services grow, trust has fallen. Financier Worldwide looks at personalization, GDPR (learn it, know it), and the impact of social media. However, the customer relationship all comes down to trust.

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Uber’s December EU court loss has global consequences

Lexology analyzes an important employment and regulatory decision by the Court of Justice of the European Union after the Spanish Asociaci√≥n Profesional √Člite Taxi, a driver’s union, challenged Uber’s operating model in Barcelona. The court, which is the highest in the E.U., sided with drivers.

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Smart thermostats open the door to on-demand services

Parks Associates, an IoT and smart home research firm, released a report suggesting that 13 percent of U.S. broadband households (there were 106 million such homes as of 2016) have installed smart thermostats as of 2017. That’s up from 11 percent in 2016, an increase of approximately 2.1 million homes last year. What does this mean for on-demand services that can tap into smart thermostats (with consumers’ permission)? Let’s brainstorm.

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Google invests in Go-Jek

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SoftBank takes control at Uber: Stay out of Asia