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Wanted: First World Problems Ghostwriter

As a destitute freelance writer who's been subsisting on a steady diet of Folger's crystals and saltine packets , I'm sure you can imagine my excitement when I saw the perfect ghostwriting gig advertised on Craigslist: "Emotional Writer Needed For Support Community for Affluent Individuals ."


Related Topix: Startups, Local Search, Blog News, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

New Canaan News-Review

Woman loses nearly $2,000 in Craigslist scam

A Silvermine Road resident reported July 21 being a victim of a Craigslist scammer who took nearly $2,000 from her, according to New Canaan police.


Related Topix: Startups, New Canaan, CT

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Apps for apartment searches add new features

Competition to help apartment seekers find places to live is heating up online, and that's good news for Bay Area consumers who face one of the most competitive housing markets in the nation.


Related Topix: Trulia, Startups, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Oakland, CA

Denver Westword

Photos: Ten most memorable marijuana domains for sale on Denver Craigslist

How to get rich quick from the marijuana boom without having anything to do with marijuana? Sell someone a pot-oriented domain name for big bucks! May sound like a long shot, but we found plenty of people on Denver Craigslist trying this tack, peddling sometimes clever/sometimes bizarre/sometimes stupid domain names for $100,000 or more -- although ... (more)


Related Topix: Marijuana, Startups

Thu Jul 24, 2014

ABC News

Baiting Bike Thieves - and Winning - in San Francisco

"It's a huge business," Officer Mike Friedman, the head of the bike thief unit, said.


Related Topix: Startups, IGN Entertainment

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Portland, Oregon Worries About the Over-Sharing Vacation Rental Economy

It's one thing to make widespread vacation rentals legal. It'a another to make it fit into the fabric of a city without repercussions.


Related Topix: Oregon, Housing, Startups, Local Search, AirBnB

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KTVU Oakland

Rental scam targets vacation rentals

Vacation Rentals are all over the internet but consumers should be wary of scam artists looking to cash in on unsuspecting consumers.


Related Topix: Housing, Startups

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Daily Mail

Real Housewife Kenya Moore takes humiliating tumble as she...

How a year has fluttered by: Prince George's meeting with a butterfly captured in new pictures released to mark him turning one Not tonight dear, I'm too tired, gross, sick or drunk: Frustrated husband creates spreadsheet detailing different reasons why his wife would not have sex with him 'The President's very proud of his chili': Michelle Obama ... (more)


Related Topix: Michelle Obama, Startups, Vladimir Putin, Train Disaster

This app will clean you out - but that's a good thing

If you're like - well, anyone - you've got a lot of stuff lying around the house you're not using.


Related Topix: Startups


by the Numbers: $620,366

Donors to the Massachusetts Democrat's PAC for a Level Playing Field included Craig Newmark, founder of the Craigslist website, and Henry Goldberg, founder of real estate investment firm Artery Capital Group LLC. Leadership PACs allow officeholders to raise money to fund political travel and make donations to preferred candidates.


Related Topix: US News, Startups, Kentucky, Hillary Clinton, US Politics


Threadflip sells fashionistas' clothes for them, grabs $13M to scale

Check out this article! Founded in 2012, Threadflip is a marketplace where women, for a fee, can list fashion items they'd like to sell, as well as purchase items from other sellers, like a fashion Craigslist.


Related Topix: Startups

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Portland can cash in on Airbnb's 'sharing economy,' but city should prevent explosion of mini-hotels: Editorial

Trying to keep Portland residents from renting out their spare bedrooms to tourists via the Internet is as futile as forbidding them from selling old gear on Craigslist.


Related Topix: AirBnB, Startups, Local Search, Oregon, Opinion

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Boy Genius

Restaurant finds its service is slower because you're spending too much time staring at your phone

If you find that service at your favorite restaurant isn't as speedy as it once was, don't blame your waiter - instead, blame all the people who spend tons of time messing around on their smartphones when they go out to eat instead of looking at a menu and ordering their food.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Startups, Restaurant Management, Yelp

Homeless man begs for his dog's life in California

Santa Rosa, CA: Rudo is a beautiful blue nose pittie. He was saved from a horrible end when he was advertised on Craigslist.


Related Topix: Santa Rosa, CA, Startups

Ars Technica

Retailer threatens critical reviewers on Amazon with "legal trouble"

Ubervita, a Washington state company that sells testosterone boosters, multivitamins, and weight loss supplements, has been responding in the comments section under its products to blast those leaving negative reviews.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Startups

Thu Jul 17, 2014

New Comedy Web Series Common Ground Launches Kickstarter Campaign

Common Ground follows the story of BEA and LIA -- two very different girls from two very different places -- whose lives come crashing together and flipped upside down after a Craigslist housing scam.


Related Topix: Startups, Local Search

Los Angeles Times

'Planes: Fire & Rescue' soars amid blazing-hot visuals

"Planes: Fire & Rescue" sounds more like a category on Craigslist than the name of a new animated film.


Related Topix: Planes, Startups, Dane Cook, Wildfire, Fire, Natural Disasters, Robots, Ambient, Tomorrowland, Movies, Entertainment


The 404 1,526: Where we got your nose

A Craigslist for the filthy rich, hidden mics in your city, the future of wireless broadband, a case for simpler passwords, and AirBnb's new logo looks an awful lot like your Mom's butt! Justin Yu covers headphones and peripherals for CNET.


Related Topix: Startups, Emerging Technology, Wireless, AirBnB

Wed Jul 16, 2014


Tomei Powered USA Nissan 240SX - Icon

Craigslist, Orange County, CA, classified section is where it all began when Tomei Powered USA in Lake Forest, CA, was looking to acquire a company vehicle.


Related Topix: Coupe, Hatchback, Convertible, Nissan, Nissan 240SX, Startups, Local Search, Orange County, CA, Lake Forest, CA


It Came from Craigslist: Craigslist's Odd, Terrible and Depressing Outdoor Spaces

San Francisco rentals with outdoor space are pretty rare, so any place with a spot to barbecue or enjoy a cold summer night should be celebrated, right? That's probably true, but it doesn't mean that all outdoor space is particularly a good space, especially when it's found in a Craigslist listing.


Related Topix: Startups, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA


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