Ujuh Reporter and Tech Financials The new Mercedes Benze A-Class comes with a private car sharing app that speaks to the future of the sharing economy. The app called Mercedes me allows the new compact car to be shared with a specified group of users, friends, family, colleagues or any other social network. The initiative panders to … Read moreMerc flirts with the future of sharing economy with Private Car Sharing app
Jean Twenge, San Diego State University The average teen spends at least six hours a day looking at a screen, with most of it from using a smartphone. Many parents, naturally, have wondered if so much time spent in front of a screen is safe. Recent research suggests it’s not. Teens who spend five or … Read moreSmartphone makers have an obligation to make products safer for kids?
AlesiaKan / Shutterstock.com Murray Goulden, University of Nottingham Following TfL’s decision to withdraw Uber’s license to operate in London, there has been a widespread picking over of the ride-hailing app’s recent history – and speculation about its future. A fairly common conclusion is that Uber needs to become more ethical if it is to survive. … Read moreUber can’t be ethical – its business model won’t allow it