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  1. Scott Kirsner | Innovation EconomyWhy these companies moved to BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Boston.com

    In January, around the time General Electric executives were ratifying the decision to move the conglomerate's headquarters from Connecticut to Boston's Seaport District, David Hurley was living in an Airbnb apartment rental in the same neighborhood. Hurley had landed some early funding from two Boston venture capital firms, and he'd decided to move the headquarters of his startup from Raleigh, N.C., to Boston.

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  2. The New Age of the Internet | @CloudExpo #IoT #M2M #API #Cloud #DevOpsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Linux

    ... their information and services on their personal mobile devices first. We have seen game changers like Netflix and AirBnB become vastly successful by using the power of public cloud as their infrastructure of choice. Service providers like ...

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  3. Our View: Short-term rentals have place in marketRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Post-Bulletin

    When it comes to seeking regulations for emerging short-term rentals - those falling outside the parameters of rental housing and standard hospitality lodging - the answer should be to wait. At this point, those entrepreneurs who have posted their private property on Airbnb.com or other websites haven't demonstrated a need for added regulation.

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  4. Airbnb sues Anaheim over rental liability lawRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | UPI

    Online rental site Airbnb has sued the city of Anaheim over a law that would fine the company and its competitors for listing homes or apartments that violate the city's rental regulations. The lawsuit is the third by Airbnb, challenging a city's rules of liability for short term rentals.

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  5. Airbnb sues Anaheim over short-term rental finesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wave

    ANAHEIM Airbnb retaliated with a lawsuit against Anaheim Thursday less than a month after the City Council banned short-term rentals and said home-sharing web sites would be fined for illegal listings. Airbnb's suit says the city is violating the Communications Decency Act and the First Amendment.

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  6. 4 SF supervisors join janitors' protest for better pay,Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    ... The disputed contract covers about 85 percent of the union members who clean downtown office buildings, including Airbnb, Uber and The Chronicle, union officials said. The workers are asking for across-the-board pay raises, including an increase in ...

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  7. Airbnb sues Anaheim over law that makes the rental site liable for hosts who violate city lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Los Angeles Times

    Airbnb sued the city of Anaheim on Thursday, challenging a new city law that imposes fines on short-term rental sites for listing homes and apartments that violate the city's rental regulations. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Santa Ana, marks the second time in so many months that the popular rental site has sued a city over regulations that target online rental sites over violations committed by hosts who use the sites.

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  8. In radio ads, Airbnb says it wants to pay Massachusetts taxRead the original story

    Thursday | WLNE-TV Providence

    Airbnb is urging lawmakers in Massachusetts to support a measure that would require it and other online lodging services to pay the same taxes as traditional hotels and motels. Will Burns, a senior adviser for San Francisco-based Airbnb, said Thursday the company wants Massachusetts residents and policymakers to know it supports collecting state and local taxes on behalf of its hosts, as it does in many other jurisdictions.

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  9. Office Leads as Pricing Continues UpswingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | GlobeSt.com

    ... ago. Ten-X cites the increasing pace of new supply, weak economies abroad, a stronger dollar and competition from AirBnB as factors that are eroding the lodging sector's fundamentals. Steady gains in the US economy have resulted in net positives for ...

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  10. Cuba and Bulgaria set to be the new hotspots for UK holidaymakers...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Mail

    ... the world's most dangerous animals Forget a cabin in the woods try one in the sky! Airline lists economy SEATS on Airbnb (for A 168 less than the normal price) Now THAT'S living on the edge: Stomach-churning video shows daredevil 'rooftopper' doing ...

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  11. States can't fight Airbnb, so they're trying to tax itRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Mashable

    Most cities and states have accepted they won't be able to get rid of Airbnb - though not for lack of trying. Now that the home-sharing site is here to stay, a few states are at least trying to make some money off of it.

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  12. Why Your Next Company Doesn't Have to (or Shouldn't) Be a UnicornRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Black Enterprise

    ... for "success" had become in hubs like San Francisco that influence the rest of the startup ecosystem worldwide. The Airbnb and Uber stories have convinced smart founders, who are capable of building sustainable businesses and creating jobs, that ...

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  13. Former AG Eric Holder Will Help Airbnb with Anti-Discrimination PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Black Enterprise

    Former Attorney General and President Obama appointee Eric Holder will aid Airbnb in crafting an anti-discrimination policy, writes Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky in a blog post. We believe that Black Lives Matter, and we support those who are making their voices heard.

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  14. These Two Millennials Are Taking on Big Urban Problems -- and WinningRead the original story

    Thursday | Switched

    ... face by connecting them to investors, city officials, journalists and advisors from Silicon Valley giants like Airbnb and Yelp. On average, participating businesses raise $1.1 million and hire 10 new employees. Collectively, 2.2 million people have ...

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  15. Amazon Dash arrives in the UK: Gadget lets you do your shopping by ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Mail

    ... the Internet of Things for a 'Do Anything' button that can do everything from controlling Netflix and acting as an Airbnb check-in button to ordering a meal from a restuarant. Users code the button's logic in the cloud to configure clicks to count ...

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  16. Now THAT'S om-believable! The stunning travel snaps of a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Mail

    The A-lister life aquatic: Inside Australia's most exclusive island hideaway beloved by Oprah, Johnny Depp and Chris Hemsworth Is there room for one more? Incredible pictures show thousands of swimmers cramming into a pool in China to escape a sweltering heat wave Is THIS the world's most useful travel flask? Hi-tech bottle has 15 functions and can carry both hot and cold liquids at the same time Meet the jet-set cleaner who travels all over the world to make monuments like Mount Rushmore and London Eye spotless Shout at an elephant, stare out a lion but NEVER make eye contact with a leopard: How to survive attacks from the world's most dangerous animals Forget a cabin in the woods try one in the sky! Airline lists economy SEATS on Airbnb Now THAT'S living on the edge: Stomach-churning video shows daredevil 'rooftopper' doing a backflip and leaping between gaps in skyscrapers Can I bring ... (more)

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  17. Airbnb Sues Over Rental RegulationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NewsFactor

    ... simply disable your Ad Blocker while visiting this site. San Francisco wants people who rent out their homes through Airbnb and other online platforms to follow some rules, and it wants the platforms to advertise only those rule-abiding listings -- ...

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  18. Inside the 'other' DNC, where the corporation is kingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Philly.com

    ... politically wired global law firm DLA Piper, the ride-sharing company Lyft, and the fast-growing vacation rental site Airbnb. You know, the same Airbnb that's come under fire after Harvard researchers found it's harder for blacks to book rentals ...

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  19. Is Airbnb Your Next Ten Bagger?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Seeking Alpha

    I was not surprised to hear that the home sharing app, Airbnb, was given a $30 billion valuation in the latest venture capital funding round. The big question is: will the valuation soar tenfold to $300 billion, and how much of a piece of that will you and I be allowed to get? I was not surprised to hear that the home sharing app, Airbnb , was given a $30 billion valuation in the latest venture capital funding round.

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  20. Should you tip the Uber driver? Here's what to give themRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 27 | SFGate

    ... as for an office party, should get a higher tip percentage. Just because you skip the hotel and rent a place through Airbnb or HomeAway, you shouldn't skip tipping the housekeeper. Often, owners of the property hire people for clean up, Schweitzer ...

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