Strange and Ecclectic MEdia Dragons: longevity, influence, readership, financial stability, imitators. But they all depend on offering the strange and new...
FastCoExist, July 2015. The sharing economy meets renewable energy.
Imagine if the “Uber is a good start” guy turned out to be a crazy racist homophobe Pando
Revenue & Customs plans to raise nearly £1bn of extra tax by 2021 using new sources of online data to track down small businesses that are under-declaring their sales.
Tax experts said that Apple, Amazon and Airbnb were likely to be among the app stores and platforms required to hand over data that will help HMRC identify tax-evading businesses. HMRC, which already obtains data from credit card companies, is also set to extend its powers to get data from payment providers such as PayPal, under the proposals that are set to become law next year.
Shared Civilisations and Taxation
Exclusive: Uber, Lyft face disability access questions from Massachusetts Reuters
The Sunny Side of Greed New York Times (reslic). Alternate title: “Why you should love your new corporate overlords.” I trust NC readers will carpet bomb this piece in the NYT comments section...
A Sydney investor made a $500,000 profit on Saturday selling a crumbling church in Newtown just months after buying it. Built in 1943, title records show the church was bought by prominent developer Theo Onisforou in February this year for $2.01 million. On Saturday it sold under the hammer for $2.55 million. The property at 158 Australia Street was not the only Newtown warehouse Mr Onisforou added to his extensive property portfolio this year. Newtown
ABC, 4.7.15. We background a series of articles published by Fairfax Media that have uncovered a high level of corrupt money flowing into Australia.