Lyft asks Americans to ditch their cars for ride-hailing vouchers – Reuters

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Lyft Inc on Thursday said it was rolling out an offer to users in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Chicago to sell their cars and receive credit on the ride-hailing platform.

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Airbnb wants to check all listings – LinkedIn

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Airbnb plans to verify all 7 million of its listings following a report about scammers taking advantage of renters. The CEO of the home-sharing startup said that the yearlong project will verify homes and quality standards, with “those …

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Netflix wants to speed up shows – LinkedIn

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A small test allowing select Netflix subscribers to change the speed of video content has ignited a frenzy over the streaming platform’s impact on artistic control. Some of Hollywood’s biggest filmmakers and actors claim a variable playback …

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Apple is laying the groundwork for an iPhone subscription – CNBC

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Written by Kif Leswing.

Apple investors have speculated for years about the possibility that Apple could sell hardware, like the iPhone, on a subscription basis.

It’s been a hot topic of conversation among analysts because investors tend to value the …

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Help Wanted: Tech Talent With Soft Skills – Deloitte Insights WSJ

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Many CIOs and other technology and business leaders are moving away from traditional operating models that isolate business and technology functions, favoring instead those that feature highly collaborative business and technology teams jointly creating business value. …

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