Today’s gig workers don’t just include your local Uber drivers or handymen on TaskRabbit. In fact, there’s a growing subset of knowledge workers who are looking to the gig economy as a viable alternative to full-time employment. Upwork’s 2017 Freelancing in America study predicts freelancers will become the majority of the US workforce in a decade, with younger generations primarily driving that acceleration in freelancing. That’s happening right now — the survey estimates nearly 50 percent of millennial workers in the US are currently freelancing. The promise of freedom, flexibility and the chance to be their own boss is… This story continues at The Next Web
The online shopping festival has gained much attention in Malaysia this year as we saw various e-commerce players promoting attractive and extravagant promotions The Singles’ Day sale, also known as the 11.11 Sale, obtained worldwide attention as Alibaba Group announced its achievement of US$30 billion in gross merchandise value (GMV). The e-commerce giant achieved a higher GMV […]
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It’s clear that driverless cars will revolutionize the way we get from Point A to Point B. Perhaps less obvious is how it’ll change our sex lives. According to a new study by the Annals of Tourism Research, ditching the driver could open up a whole lot of doors for transit-related sexual activity. Scott Cohen, the deputy director of research at the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at the University of Surrey stated in the report that approximately 60 percent of Americans have already had sex in a car. But with driverless cars, it might not just be the… This story continues at The Next Web