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  1. Renting out to visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Journal Gazette

    If renting out a portion of your house through Airbnb or any of the other Internet booking sites sounds like a great idea to you, Fort Wayne area experts say better check with local zoning, building and neighborhood officials first.


  2. Would SF Prop. F spur Airbnb suits, with neighbor suing neighbor?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    Kim Jacoby , Max Jacoby, guest Brett Davis, Olivia Jacoby and David Jacoby share breakfast at the Jacobys' house in San Francisco. David Jacoby , talks to his son Max while Airbnb guest Brett Davis chats with Olivia Jacoby, on the back porch of the Jacoby home, in San Francisco, California, on Friday, Aug. 28, 2015.


  3. Lama Drama: The Case of the Bernal Heights Rent Increase Heads to CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Curbed

    ... is reporting that the dispute could be about to play out in court since Follingstad (an acupuncturist and onetime Airbnb host) has filed a wrongful eviction suit against Lama (who inherited the property from her father and is accused of trying to ...


  4. When Is a Pivot the Right Thing to Do?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Switched

    ... it's time to adjust your model. Venture investor Chris Sacca tells a great story about getting an early look at Airbnb and telling the founder that there was no way it was going to work. Too much risk, not any customer demand. A terrible idea. He ...


  5. Support For Entrepreneurs May End Up On The UN's Next AgendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Fast Company

    ... been at the forefront of policy fights for their businesses, hiring policy heads to liaise with government agencies. Airbnb made headlines this week for hiring its first policy head, Chris Lehane, a former Clinton aide. Gore wants to create ...


  6. Tim Cook as activist; Lehane to Airbnb; Calif. drone bill heads to governora s deskRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    ... tech companies and their customers-for a long time to come, and for Cook it is as much about profits as principle." AIRBNB PICKS UP CLINTON ALUM: Former Clinton White House official Chris Lehane will become Airbnb's head of global policy and public ...


  7. Burst this bubble! In praise of market downturnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | InfoWorld

    ... old inefficient businesses they've started to replace will finally topple over and die." He cites unicorns Uber and AirBnB as two such startups that save consumers money and could thrive in a downturn. On the enterprise side, Rosoff thinks companies ...


  8. Can travelers rest easy about home sharing?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SFGate

    ... I'm not sure why that made me feel safer), Nathan Blecharczyk, Brian Chesky and Joe Gebbia were preparing to launch Airbnb, a website that would connect travelers with residents to provide a local lodging experience. The reaction of some in the ...


  9. On Colbert's Couch, CEOs Get a Seat, TooRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bloomberg

    ... not time servers." Lazar compared booking Musk-to many, this generation's Thomas Edison-to the appearance of Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky on Colbert's previous show for Viacom's Comedy Central. Her team isn't keen on the hotel or auto industry, but ...


  10. Airbnb names ex-aide to Bill Clinton as policy chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sydney Morning Herald

    AirBnB's hire is the latest move of a prominent political operative to join the ranks of technology companies, which have long sought deeper connections and inroads in Washington. For years, Chris Lehane has known how to wage political war inside Washington's power corridors.


  11. San Francisco Tenant Who Faced $6,755 Rent Hike Sues Landlord for Wrongful EvictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | San Francisco Magazine

    ... had the sympathy of the city, but when it came out that she was occasionally subletting her second bedroom on Airbnb, Follingstad faced backlash of her own. Lama's attorney, Denise A. Leadbetter, used the Airbnb hook to portray the rent increase as ...


  12. Brian Chesky of Airbnb on 'the worst idea ever'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | WNED

    Airbnb Co-Founder and CEO Brian Chesky speaks onstage during 'Generation Next' at the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on October 9, 2014 in San Francisco, California. The first step in starting a successful business is having a good idea, but sometimes even a bad one can work.


  13. Steyer strategist jumps to AirbnbRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Politico

    The veteran Democratic political strategist Chris Lehane, who guided climate activist billionaire Tom Steyer's deep-pocketed electoral efforts, is leaving for Airbnb. The move could have major implications for Steyer's efforts to sway the 2016 elections after Steyer's group NextGen has spent more than $100 million of his personal fortune to support green-minded candidates and ballot initiatives in the past five years.


  14. Uber, but for planesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Politico

    ... will prompt FAA to change course, in much the same way that Uber has battled taxi regulators around the world and Airbnb has fought against restrictions on short-term lodging. The case, set for a hearing Sept. 25, is just an example of the clashes ...


  15. Website allowing people to rent out their bikes makes inroads in CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Vancouver Sun

    A screenshot from the Spinlister app for the iPhone is shown in this undated handout image. Years after Bixi and its competitors set up shop in Canada, another bike-sharing system that some describe as the AirBnB of cycling is making inroads in the country.


  16. Airbnb calls up former Clinton advisor as former public policy leader steps downRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Business Journal

    Until recently, New York resident David Hantman - and former chief of staff for Sen. Charles Schumer - was at the helm of Airbnb's public policy team. According to a blog post on the home-rental service's website, he has stepped down.


  17. Bike-sharing website making inroads in CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Daily Townsman

    Years after Bixi and its competitors set up shop in Canada, another bike-sharing system that some describe as the AirBnB of cycling is making inroads in the country. The bikes can be rented by the hour, day or week through a website or app, and users can search by type, frame size and rider height.


  18. White House - master of disaster' to head Airbnb's policy...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | SFGate

    Political consultant Chris Lehane talks about the film "Knife Fight" in 2011. Lehane was recently hired by San Francisco's Airbnb.


  19. Airbnb prepares for political war by hiring the man who helped Bill Clinton survive impeachmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Mashable

    ... political operative, would later work on the campaigns for Democratic presidential nominees Al Gore and John Kerry. Airbnb, the popular service for renting out your property, announced Thursday that it has hired Lehane as its new head of global ...


  20. What Condo Companies Can Do About Airbnb-like OrganizationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | JD Supra

    Cheap, short-term rental accommodations through companies like Airbnb Inc. are popular for travelers and condominium owners, however they are not as appealing for condo corporations when they occur in their condo complexes. Short-term renters have less reason to be invested in the security, safety and comfort of the occupants residing in the complex or in the security of the property itself (see the CBC article " Although Airbnb and similar short-term rental organizations are currently legal in all provinces, their future may be quite different.