Sharing Economy News

Our latest news coverage of the sharing economy, from on-demand transportation and accommodation, through to personal services and peer-to-peer finance.

London

Uber still in the dark on London taxi licence renewal, three days before expiry

LONDON (Reuters) – Uber is waiting to find out whether its taxi licence in London, one of its most important markets, will be renewed, just three days before it is due to exp...

Moscow Skyline

Russia’s Sberbank, Mail.Ru to invest $1 billion in online food, taxi venture

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian internet company Mail.Ru and state lender Sberbank have finalised the terms of a joint food and taxi platform and plan to invest 64.6 billion roubl...

Social media

Two plead guilty in conspiracy involving Uber, LinkedIn, others – U.S. Justice Dept

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two hackers pleaded guilty in federal court on Wednesday for a conspiracy to extract bounties from Uber Technologies Inc, LinkedIn and other corporatio...