Airbnb Inc. an American vacation rental online marketplace company has unveiled paperwork in the US to become a publicly listed company, showing the home-sharing giant turned a profit in the third quarter after the coronavirus pandemic forced it to overhaul its business and shed costs. Since lodging website Airbnb founding as home-sharing business in 2008,… Continue reading Airbnb Plans Public Share Sale Despite Pandemic
True Corporation Plc has launched a cloud-based platform for remote working and learning services to cater to the trend of working from home in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. The platform, known as True Virtual World was launched. The service, which is free, enables people to work, learn and enjoy their lifestyle at home.
France’s highest appeals court ruled that a former Uber Technologies Inc. driver should be recognized as an employee rather than as an independent contractor, putting France ahead of other efforts around the world to give gig-economy workers the ability to demand broader employment benefits. The decision–which can’t be appealed–appears to be the first from a… Continue reading Uber Ruling in France Boosts Gig Workers’ Rights
People who rent out properties on Airbnb have earned an estimated US$150 million from some of the biggest sporting events around the world, according to new data released by the accommodation sharing platform. Forty-four percent of Airbnb hosts surveyed globally say they have hosted guests travelling for a sporting event, the company said.
Practices adopted out of necessity during the pandemic can now be refined to work better. Imagine if someone had asked you, late last year, what it would be like if everyone was allowed to ‘Work from Home‘, the office would be closed and there would be no face-to-face communication. “Impossible,” you probably would have said.
A reduction in device prices and advancements in 5G and IoT could mean a jump in smart home development Enthusiasm for smart homes has penetrated the property sector the past few years, though it’s mainly focused on high-end real estate because the prices of connected home appliances remain high. But the adoption of smart home… Continue reading More Efficient Home Life?
Daily commutes and fear of getting Covid-19 among top concerns of those surveyed. After several months of having to work from home due to Covid-19, the novelty might have worn off, but the practice seems to have caught on. Eight out of 10 workers now say they prefer to ‘Work from Home‘ or have flexible working arrangements,… Continue reading 80% Singapore want to Work from Home or More Flexibility