Hertz Partnering Up With Uber, Lyft To Supply Drivers With Rental Cars – Consumerist

Don’t have a car, but want to work for Lyft or Uber as a driver? Hertz is hoping it can squeeze some extra miles out of its older cars with new deals it’s just announced to supply rentals to the ride-hailing companies.

Source: Hertz Partnering Up With Uber, Lyft To Supply Drivers With Rental Cars – Consumerist

Uber, Lyft Settlement Did Not Require Either Side to Pay – Fortune

A pitched legal battle between ride-hailing rivals Uber and Lyft, involving accusations of hacking and corporate spying, ended with a settlement this week that did not require either company to pay money, according to sources familiar with the agreement.

Source: Uber, Lyft Settlement Did Not Require Either Side to Pay – Fortune

Postmates scraps Pop food delivery service for summer – Business Insider

Food delivery is a hard business — and it’s even harder when it needs to be delivered within 15 minutes.

That was the promise that Postmates made with its Pop service, which launched eight months ago in San Francisco and in April in Manhattan. Customers who ordered from a short list of options could get food delivered within minutes. But for at least the past week, all Postmates Pop dishes in Manhattan have been listed as “sold out,” meaning that the service was effectively defunct.

Source: Postmates scraps Pop food delivery service for summer – Business Insider

StreamDaily » Archive » IAB white paper unravels programmatic puzzle

The word “programmatic”, though increasingly a powerful force in the digital video space, still casts a cloud of confusion over many.

Aiming to shed some much-needed light on what’s proven to be a stubbornly perplexing topic, the IAB Digital Video Board has released a white paper delving into the programmatic realm, which is estimated to make up more than half of all U.S.-based digital video revenue in 2016, according to eMarketer. Contributing to the paper were industry experts representing programmatic video on desktop, OTT and linear TV (including AdRoll, AT&T AdWorks, Comcast, Oracle, Sony Pictures Television, Vevo and Yahoo).

Source: StreamDaily » Archive » IAB white paper unravels programmatic puzzle

New study compares transportation energy efficiency of local and conventional food: Farmers located closer to city may be more prone to withstand energy price shocks — ScienceDaily

Two researchers at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture find that farmers located closer to city centers seem to have a locational advantage in transportation over their long distance, conventional food supply chain competitors.

In an article published June 20 in the spring 2016 issue of the Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, Chuck Grigsby, marketing specialist with the UT Center for Profitable Agriculture, and Chad Hellwinckel, research assistant professor of….

Source: New study compares transportation energy efficiency of local and conventional food: Farmers located closer to city may be more prone to withstand energy price shocks — ScienceDaily

Index Secures $19M Series B Funding Led by General Catalyst Partners to Bring the Advantages of

Index, a leading retail software company that brings measurement and personalization to the offline world, announced today that it has raised $19 million in Series B funding led by General Catalyst, along with Datalogix founder Rob Gierkink. The new capital will be used to accelerate Index’s deployment to grocery, apparel and quick-service retail environments; reach new customers across the U.S.; and grow its engineering, product and business teams.

Source: Index Secures $19M Series B Funding Led by General Catalyst Partners to Bring the Advantages of

Zenefits halves its previous valuation to $2B to head off investor lawsuits | TechCrunch

Zenefits is executing a change in its current ownership structure that will increase the overall ownership of the company for late-stage investors; it’s a move that revalues the company’s Series C round at $2 billion and looks to placate investor concerns over the company’s regulatory investigations.

Source: Zenefits halves its previous valuation to $2B to head off investor lawsuits | TechCrunch

Another on-demand app joins fight over your dirty laundry heats up in San Francisco – San Francisco Business Times

A franchise model for local, on-demand.

WashClub licensees are now operating in San Francisco and Oakland and it’s expected their pick-up and delivery of dry cleaning and wash-and-fold services will eventually be available throughout the greater Bay Area.

Source: Another on-demand app joins fight over your dirty laundry heats up in San Francisco – San Francisco Business Times

Americans stare at screens for more than 10 hours a day – UPI.com

The amount of time Americans spend interacting with media such as television, radio and internet-connected devices has grown significantly over the last year, according to a new survey.

Americans spend 10 hours and 39 minutes per day interacting with screens, or at least listening to the radio, according to a Nielsen survey covering the first quarter of 2016.

Source: Americans stare at screens for more than 10 hours a day – UPI.com

4 charts that prove that today’s 30-year-olds are NOT adults – MarketWatch

Maybe 30 is the new 20.

Data released this week from the Census Bureau show that 30-year-olds today — as compared to 30-years olds in 1975 — are less likely to have hit many of the milestones that have come to define adulthood. In 1974 three in four 30-year-olds had married, had a child, were not enrolled in school anymore and had lived on their own; in 2015, just one in three could say that.

Source: 4 charts that prove that today’s 30-year-olds are NOT adults – MarketWatch