Aug 31, 2020

The grassroots organizations of the gig economy

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You probably tend to think of ride-hailing services or food delivery when you think of the gig economy. Others see things differently. New export rules from the Chinese government and what that means for TikTok. Is Zoom's success sustainable?

Segments From this episode

New Chinese export rules make TikTok sale more complicated

Aug 31, 2020
China updated its export rules in a way that could delay the sale of TikTok.
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Zoom, ubiquitous technology during the pandemic, may face tougher competition

Aug 31, 2020
The videoconferencing company reports quarterly earnings for a period when its user population has ballooned.
A student attends a University of New Mexico class via Zoom. The software has become synonymous with video calls.
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The gig economy and how workers might win it back

One way to rethink the "sharing economy" involves setting up co-ops on apps.
Mario Tama/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Pharaoh Elior

The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director

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