Technology Trends, November 2014: Single’s Day in China and the Uber App

Chinese online shoppers spent an estimated US$9 billion on Singles Day this year. This is the single largest amount spent on any shopping holiday anywhere in the world. Though transportation is one of the fastest growing services globally, Uber is leading the crest of the technological disruption of traditional business models, forcing conflict between the sharing economy, local governments and tentative consumers. Listen to the complete podcast for full insights.