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  1. As Airbnb takes off, cities wrestle with rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... in the sharing economy: Elisabeth Crosby has rented out her home in the Morgan Park neighborhood of Duluth through Airbnb. Crosby turned to the home-sharing website to fill her unused third floor, making money by hosting guests from around the ...

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  2. Quinn: Where is the San Francisco-based tech boom taking us?Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

    ... based in that city, that are essentially new digital middlemen for existing services. They are often referred to as "Airbnb for X" or "Uber for X," with X being anything -- boats, dogs, food, doctors, alcohol or weed. Blank and others are right to ...

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  3. New Phila. tax on short-term home rentals in time for pope's visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Philly.com

    Short-term rentals, like those offered through websites such as Airbnb, are now taxable in Philadelphia - but officials won't speculate on what kind of revenue they could generate. The bill, which became law last week, legalized short-term rentals in time for the September papal visit.

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  4. Guest commentary: Get a roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Contra Costa Times

    ... to provide a variety of lodging, booking anything "from a tent to a castle" at any price point. The idea took off. Airbnb's online lodging platform has allowed people to make money renting their homes and other properties for various periods. ...

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  5. At S.F. software analytics firm New Relic, Nerdvana has its placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    ... Bolger , corporate public relations manager of New Relic. The software analytics company, with customers like Sony, Airbnb and Mashable, takes a no-nonsense approach to its mission, helping "data nerds make better business decisions." The company ...

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  6. Sources: YC Alums Club Together For Crystal Towers, A $100M VC Fund For Promising YC StartupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TechCrunch

    ... companies launched via Y Combinator include Justin.tv (which went on to become Twitch and sold to Amazon), Stripe and Airbnb . Those names alone - and the funding, valuations and overall success that they and others at YC have achieved - speak to ...

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  7. Women's World Cup: Coming to Vancouver for the final? Bring lots of cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Canada.com

    ... away, is showing one room for $567 per night. The same room next weekend is $225. The pickings are pretty slim on AirBnB as well. As of Friday morning, the home rental website didn't have anything available in the downtown core but did show a room ...

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  8. Help me plan the best road trip everRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Ask MetaFilter

    ... each night, especially if I were going some place popular? Thoughts on motels vs buying a tent and car camping vs AirBnB or couchsurfing? Particularly interested in hearing from people who've just winged it - what's your system? And from female solo ...

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  9. China's Unicorn Hunt Begins In Earnest As World's Largest Market Starts To MatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Forbes.com

    ... an entrepreneur you are. Lin Feng, the co-founder of Deal Globe certainly thinks so. He believes he has created "the Airbnb or Uber for disruptive M&A activity and capital raising". A bold claim, perhaps, but he is in a better position than most to ...

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  10. Clear-out underway in online cleaning marketRead the original story

    Friday | Reuters

    ... go online to book service providers such as home cleaners. The two firms aim to do for home cleaning what Airbnb and Uber have respectively done for room-sharing and ride-sharing -- using Web or mobile phone bookings and user reviews to upend an ...

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  11. Philadelphia legalizes airbnb-type rentals before Pope Francis visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WHEC-TV Rochester

    Philadelphia has legalized and plans to tax Airbnb and other short-term rentals ahead of Pope Francis' visit in September and next year's Democratic National Convention. Airbnb says the city on Wednesday became the nation's largest to legalize rentals through online marketplaces.

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  12. Ride-Sharing Changing Car StrategiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NewsFactor

    ... program that offers buyers a new way to offset the pains of ownership by tapping into what is essentially an Airbnb on wheels. And in Germany, General Motors launched a CarUnity app that lets owners of any brand rent their vehicles to Facebook ...

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  13. Airbnb of boats lets you rent on local riversRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KATU-TV Portland

    PORTLAND, Ore. -- Ride-sharing is not just for the roads anymore. A service offers up boats for rent while their owners aren't using them.

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  14. Comic-Con 2015: Airbnb triples reservations for upcoming conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Redlands Daily Facts

    SAN DIEGO >> Airbnb , the website that allows owners to rent out their properties to short-term renters, expects to see 70 percent more rentals than on a typical weekend during this year's Comic-Con International . This year, they expect to triple it, according to a company spokeswoman: As of June 21, the company had already booked almost 2,200 reservations for 5,800 guests in nearly 2,000 listings.

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  15. San Francisco creates short-term rental agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Reuters

    San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced the creation of a new agency on Thursday to oversee short-term rentals like those arranged by Airbnb, which matches people wishing to rent out all or part of their homes to temporary guests. The new department, the Office of Short-Term Rental Administration and Enforcement, will manage rental applications as well as coordinate efforts to pursue violators of the city's laws and complaints.

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  16. Ahead in the Clouds: Uber's success suggests enterprises need to think like startups about cloudRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Computer Weekly

    ... when the drivers they've booked are nearby, for example, and similarly by holiday accommodation listing site, AirBnB. Both these companies are regularly lauded by the likes of Amazon Web Services , EMC and Google because they're both popular ...

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  17. San Francisco creates new office to crack down on AirbnbRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... violations. While cities all around the world struggle with how to keep people from abusing platforms like Airbnb, San Francisco is the first to create a separate department specifically for handling short-term rentals, says Tony Winnicker, a senior ...

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  18. Opinion: Airbnb Should Pay Tax in PacificaRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Pacifica Riptide

    By Lionel Emde Riptide Correspondent The San Francisco Chronicle reported July 2 that Airbnb pays more than $1 million a month in tax revenue to the City and County of San Francisco. This stunning revelation is a tribute to the efforts of S.F. city officials who have, despite the fast pace of change, reacted to this new way for homeowners and landlords to make money.

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  19. BigRentz Hires Former HERC Executive Franklin McDonald as VPRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Rental Equipment Register

    ... of delivering a phenomenal customer experience." "I view BigRentz as the same type of company as Apple, Google, Airbnb and Uber," he said. "Not only have they created new technologies that are changing the landscape of the industry, but they also ...

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  20. Philadelphia legalizes, taxes Airbnb-type rentals ahead of papal visit, Democratic conventionRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Canadian Business Magazine

    Philadelphia has legalized and plans to tax Airbnb and other short-term rentals ahead of Pope Francis' visit in September and next year's Democratic National Convention. Airbnb says the city on Wednesday became the nation's largest to legalize rentals through online marketplaces.

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