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3 hrs ago | Switched
In the six years since Airbnb was founded, the rental-sharing website has seen its share of bad apples.
3 hrs ago | The Oregonian
Airbnb says Portlanders renting out rooms on its platform could provide free emergency housing during a disaster under a new partnership with the city's Bureau of Emergency Management.
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. - The man accused of squatting in a Palm Springs condo, under claims that he has not been paying his agreed-upon rent, says he'd do it again.
As the San Francisco Planning Commission prepares for an Aug. 6 hearing on Sup. David Chiu's widely watched legislation to legalize and regulate short-term apartment rentals through Airbnb and similar companies, the San Francisco Tenants Union tomorrow [Tues/29] launches a "citizen enforcement" campaign against these currently illegal rentals .
When August finally arrives in Seattle, owning a boat seems like a genius idea. Imagine it: tooling around Lake Washington every weekend, sailing up to the San Juans or just buzzing over to Bainbridge.
Airbnb is displacing the hotel industry when it comes to personal travel, and now it wants to do the same for business travel.
EBay Inc. plans to experiment with selling auto mechanics' services alongside car parts, said Devin Wenig, president of the marketplaces business, in an expansion of the e-commerce company's offerings.
Before exploiting California tenant laws to secure months of free rent, they managed to milk nearly $40,000 out of gullible Kickstarter donors.
A screenshot of the man's profile on Airbnb who is allegedly squatting in her home in Palm Springs seen on Cory Tschogl's laptop July 17, 2014 in her apartment in San Francisco, Calif.
It's the go-to website for travellers seeking clean and cheap accommodation in major urban centres, but Airbnb is still in legal limbo in Quebec after years of controversy and at least six months of formal consultations.
The sharing economy is taking the world by storm -- creating multi-billion dollar companies overnight and inspiring millennial entrepreneurs to squeeze cash out of anything and everything they have lying around the house.
Venture-backed companies in San Francisco raised the most money in the Bay Area, but Silicon Valley had the most funding deals.
Thousands of San Francisco's rent controlled apartments have been illegally converted to short term rentals via web site like Airbnb.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 11:00 am
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