Zipcar is a US membership-based carsharing company providing automobile reservations to its members, billable by the hour or day. Zipcar was founded in 2000 by Cambridge, Massachusetts residents Antje Danielson and Robin Chase.
On 14 March 2013 Avis Budget Group purchased Zipcar for about US$500 million in cash. Zipcar will operate as a subsidiary of Avis Budget Group.
An ecological food consumption cooperative that is driven fully by the users/consumers. The coop has developed a free software tool to manage the product catalogue, ordering, reception and internal distribution process in a self-managed way. This tools is further developed in collaboration with a wider community of coops and collaborative consumption groups.
Demos es una moneda social alternativa al euro que funciona a través de monedademos.es.
Demos 3 pasos:
1 Cobras. Recibes automáticamente un sueldo mensual en Demos con una compensación o penalización según tus aportaciones a otros usuarios.
2 Comercias. Compras y vendes con otras personas a través de transferencias realizadas en la web.
3 Cooperas. Antes de recibir tu nuevo sueldo, se cobra automáticamente un porcentaje de impuesto sobre tu saldo.
Idea original por: Miguel Ángel Figueroa (mafg.es @mianfiga)
A software development project that aims to provide freedom from web 2.0 monopoly platforms.
Also known as "serverless", "client-side", or "static" web apps, unhosted web apps do not send your user data to their server. Either you connect your own server at runtime, or your data stays within the browser.
The Chaos Computer Club e. V. (CCC) is Europe's largest association of hackers. For more than thirty years we are providing information about technical and societal issues, such as surveillance, privacy, freedom of information, hacktivism, data security and many other interesting things around technology and hacking issues. As the most influential hacker collective in Europe we organize campaigns, events, lobbying and publications as well as anonymizing services and communication infrastructure.
Submitted by mberlinguer on Wed, 12/03/2014 - 13:04
ownCloud, Inc. provides an open source platform to sync, share, and view data and files. The company’s platform enables to sync and view contacts, calendars, and bookmarks across various devices and allows editing right on the Web. Its platform also enables businesses to host their own, on premises, or remote cloud storage. The company was incorporated in 2011 and is based in Lexington, Massachusetts with an international office in Germany.
The Metalab is a hackerspace in Vienna's central first district.Founded in 2006, it is a meeting place of the Viennese tech community, hosting events from culture festivals to user groups. It has played a catalyst role in the global hackerspace movement and was the birthplace of several internet startup companies.