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2014-03-04 08:37:14

Expert panel provides information on helping people build cooperatives, social enterprise, and local sustainable economies AUSTIN, Texas, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It has been an amazing year of progress for the Texas economy. And while we continue to see progress, Texas is looking for innovative solutions for growth. On Friday, March 7, 2014 Senator Rodney Ellis will host a panel at the Texas State Capital in Austin, Texas on the opportunities in the shared economy. "The...

2014-02-12 12:22:11

DUBLIN, February 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tj6mpw/car_sharing) has announced the addition of the "Car Sharing End-user Analysis in Selected European Cities" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tj6mpw/car_sharing ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This research service examines consumer perceptions of car sharing based on a survey conducted...

2013-12-13 08:27:59

Flagship product, DesksNearMe, emerges as one of the biggest players in desk sharing and one of a select group of startups in Jeremiah Owyang's Crowd Companies Innovation Network SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, NearMe (www.near-me-app.com), a customizable marketplace solution empowering the sharing economy, launched in private beta. The site provides individual and commercial brands with a simple, easy tool for creating peer-to-peer marketplaces. The company aims to...

2013-11-14 08:30:14

-Aussie firm set to shake up AU$27bn app market- SYDNEY, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A highly disruptive new app development and distribution platform, Shareable Apps, has been launched to provide a much needed alternative to the costly and convoluted processes associated with developing apps via existing platforms. The Shareable Apps platform allows users to access an online portal to build and share their own apps in just minutes, without any technical knowledge required. The...

2013-08-19 14:03:20

Getting kids to share their toys is a never-ending battle, and compelling them to do so never seems to help. New research suggests that allowing children to make a choice to sacrifice their own toys in order to share with someone else makes them share more in the future. The new findings are published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. These experiments, conducted by psychological scientists Nadia Chernyak and Tamar Kushnir of Cornell...

2013-05-14 04:20:13

Industry and Sharing Economy Leader Accelerates Growth and Fuels Continued Momentum with New Talent, Technology and Resources by Acquiring Wheelz Inc. SAN FRANCISCO, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, RelayRides, the nation's largest peer-to-peer car sharing marketplace, announced the acquisition of peer-to-peer car sharing platform Wheelz. Following several months of record growth for RelayRides, the acquisition represents a major consolidation of car sharing marketplaces,...

2012-08-10 02:22:34

CHICAGO, Aug. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research in the Journal of Marketing published by the American Marketing Association suggests that sharing systems like Zipcar and cell phone minute pools may offer a welcome ownership alternative to cash-strapped consumers. Importantly, results show that consumers evaluate sharing options intelligently, taking into account factors that would change their sharing experience and savings. As a result, sharing offers hope for efficient...

2012-02-08 09:07:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AddShoppers launches new social commerce platform that tracks the ROI of social media traffic and significantly increases product sharing, free. Now retailers can put a dollar amount to all types of social sharing. It's simple to identify which social networks are driving the most sales. In addition you can analyze demographics at a product level. For example, Product A might be more popular among males aged 25-34 on Twitter while Product B...

2010-10-21 00:00:40

Shared ownership of assets such as planes, boats or homes on the rise; ShareZen provides a streamlined way to manage the details. Bellingham, WA (PRWEB) October 20, 2010 Company founders today announced the launch of ShareZen, an online application that makes it easy for people to manage shared assets by offering them a simple system for scheduling use, tracking shared expenses, keeping up on maintenance and fostering owner communication. The application is currently geared toward shared...

2010-10-15 07:10:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- For OEM software developer Blue Peach, sales of its flagship CIFS software stack has been bucking the trends in this tough economic time. To take advantage of some of that growth and to make an even larger impact in the market, Blue Peach will be offering its full featured CIFS network file sharing stack at no charge for a limited time. Blue Peach's Blue Share(TM) CIFS stack is a high performing, small footprint stack designed for embedded platforms...