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Phonebloks

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""Americans of every demographic are flocking to services like Airbnb, Taskrabbit, and Bag Borrow or Steal for one overwhelming reason: Renting and sharing allow us to live the life we want without spending beyond our means."…

The strategists point to projections that suggest the “sharing” and “rental” economies will generate $3.5 billion in revenue in 2013, and grow to as big as $110 billion over the next few years.”"

"Given Google’s revenue of $46 billion a year (and assuming the rest of the world behaves like Americans) the calculation suggests that by freeing up commuters to surf the Internet driverless cars are worth an additional $736 million in search revenue to Google."