More and more cities are plagued by Smog. Two London startups are trying to clear the air. Using new technologies in wearables and recreational benches, they're trying to save city dwellers from high levels of pollution.
Silicon Valley slowly erodes the taxi industry. Despite being a New York novelty, the livelihood of yellow cabs is threatened by ridesharing apps like Uber and Lyft, having a major impact on professional drivers.
The ride-hailing app has lost the latest round of its battle with two drivers who claim they should get the minimum wage. As it readies further appeals to the ruling, Uber could face more legal action.
Uber's plans to have air taxis in every city have leapt off the drawing board after it signed a deal with the US space agency. The ride-hailing app thinks the first flights could begin within three years in US cities.
Jo Bertram, the head of Uber's northern Europe operations, has decided to leave as the ride-sharing company tries to negotiate a new license in London. Uber's chief executive is to meet with Transport for London.
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