Sharing instead of stockpiling – that’s the idea of the Sharing Economy, a business model that promotes the sustainable use of resources. It also shares a hallmark typical of capitalism: Profit.
New York has tightened its regulation of ride-hailing services such as Uber and other competitors. What will that mean for the so-called You economy? DW correspondent Anne Schwedt is looking for answers.
The Silicon Valley carmarker is facing major profit pressures yet it retains big global ambitions. A report says that the company is in talks with two European countries over the building of a huge factory.
Bike-sharing company Obike has filed for bankruptcy in its home base of Singapore. The result: Thousands of stranded silver-and-yellow bikes, many of them broken, clogging sidewalks in cities world-wide.
Awash with cash, Asian providers are fighting for market share in Europe with large fleets of free-floating bicycles. In this price battle for supremacy, is monetizing data the only way to profitability?
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