The Department of Education’s long-awaited gainful employment rules – aimed at reining in the for-profit college industry – go into effect on July 1. But just because there are only 14 days before implementation, doesn’t mean those opposed to the regulations are giving up their fight. Read More >
Authorities still aren’t quite sure what happened in a case in London, Ontario, Canada, where am 18-year-old man set out to find his missing smartphone using GPS and ended up shot to death. He tracked his phone remotely, and followed it to an address in the city of London. After a confrontation with three men in a car, he was shot and killed. Read More >
When app-based ride-hailing services make the barrier of entry to the taxi business as low as “yep, I own a car, I try not to hit things with it, and I am not a criminal,” traditional ideas about who is an “employee” have to change. Recent legal decisions in Florida and California have declared drivers for Uber and similar services to be employees, which could be very expensive for these companies if the decision holds up on appeal. Read More >
Every city has its own rules on how Uber drivers are allowed to operate, and in New York City that means black and livery cars can’t cruise around trying to pick up passengers on the streets. As such, officials impounded the cars of 496 Uber drivers this spring in a crackdown on illegal pickups. Read More >
A new report says Walmart owns more than $76 billion of assets, but it’s not sitting around anywhere in the United States. Rather, the assets are held by at least 78 offshore tax havens around the world, none of which are mentioned in U.S. securities filings. Read More >
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DUBLIN, IRELAND – CarTrawler, through its recently-acquired subsidiary Cabforce, is extending its range of services through a new partnership with Eurostar that puts stations on the map.
ATLANTA – Digital Element, the leading provider of IP Intelligence and geolocation solutions, announced that Arrivalist, a marketing services company whose patent-pending technology measures the ROI of destination marketers’ advertising, has selected its NetAcuity technology to help discern consumer location in order to measure the effectiveness of city and state tourism boards’ advertising campaigns. Read More >