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Can you get around Getaround's car-sharing security?

GetAround's CarKit technology makes it easy for members to borrow cars, but does it also make it easy for thieves to steal them?

By August 18, 2011

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Getaround adding Facebook controls

The car-sharing service seems to be taking a lesson from the recent AirBnB fraud, and will add controls to let members restrict rentals to their social circle.

By September 15, 2011

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Getaround offers $25-per-hour Tesla rentals

If you're in the market for a cheap thrill, add Getaround.com to your list. The start-up car-sharing program lets members rent a fusion red Tesla Roadster Sport for only $25 an hour.

By January 24, 2011

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How companies can leverage the 'collaborative economy' (Q&A)

With Crowd Companies, Jeremiah Owyang is hoping to help companies develop business models and best practices around the shared economy, the maker movement, and more.

By December 11, 2013

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Mercedes wants you to share cars like a Communist

During the company's press conference, it talked about one way to cut down on emissions: share rides. And it has an app for its connected-car tech that helps owners find riders.

By January 10, 2012

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Viva la revolucion! Mercedes channels Che Guevara for car tech

At a rousing CES press conference, the German luxury car maker touted its vision of a connected car future, as well as a near-"communist" notion of car-sharing. The company also talked about autonomous cars as a way to promote safe transport.

By January 10, 2012

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Repeated theft shuts down luxury car sharing startup

Peer-to-Peer luxury car sharing startup HiGear closed this week due to several thefts of members' cars.

By January 3, 2012

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Best startup ideas of 2011

There are more ways to make money than by building a product that immediately hands 30 percent to Apple or Google. Here are the best startup ideas or models from 2011.

By December 21, 2011

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P2P marketplaces: Reach out and hire someone

New crowd commerce models lower prices, get more people working, and level resource use. But will they work in the long term and on a large scale?

By October 31, 2011

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Wheelz launches car sharing for college campuses

Yet another way to send your car on its own adventures while you're not using it.

By September 28, 2011