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Yesterday | FindLaw

Can You 'Share' Your 'Rental' with the Disabled?

By now, hopefully we've grown up and realized the fiction that is the "sharing" economy; that is, it's not a lot of "sharing" but a lot of "regular economy."

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

MetaFilter

Digital Discrimination: The Case of Airbnb.com

Benjamin Edelman and Michael Luca examine race discrimination in the context of AirBnB.

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The East Hampton Star

Airbnb Landlord Fined

John W. Templeman pleaded guilty Monday in East Hampton Town Justice Court to six charges stemming from allegedly rolling over a house he owns in Montauk for excessive short-term rentals.

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Related Topix: East Hampton, NY, Montauk, NY, White and Case, Law, Greenwich Village (New York, NY)

Silicon Alley Insider

Founders Share 15 Pieces Of Advice For First-Time Startup CEOs

Airbnb cofounders Brian Chesky, Nathan Blecharczyk, and Joe Gebbia stuck it out for years without seeing any real growth until the business model finally started to click.

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Emmy Advanced Media

Shelly Palmer Radio Report - August 28, 2014

Got some extra space in your garage and need some extra cash? Check out Roost. Essentially Airbnb for storage, Roost is a new service that lets you rent out the extra space in your house to other people so they can store their stuff.

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Related Topix: Roost

Wed Aug 27, 2014

TechCrunch

Incubated: Y Combinator's Approach To Finding And Helping Startups Become Big Winners

Y Combinator is the most famous of all startup accelerators out there, thanks to success of companies like Airbnb, Dropbox, and Stripe, all of which have gone through its program.

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Related Topix: Startups, Y Combinator, Dropbox

HotelChatter

Portland : Game Changer? Next Week, Portland Begins Issuing Permits for Home Rentals

Legislation that was passed at the end of July will officially go into effect this weekend in Portland, Oregon , legalizing short-term home rentals.

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Related Topix: Housing

Skift

Russia's Ostrovok Adds Airbnb, Makes Misleading 'Biggest' Claim

In the short term, we'll probably see a divide between the booking and metasearch sites that will partner with Airbnb, and the more conservative ones that won't.

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Switched

David Plouffe Gets Hired By Uber; Is It the Rand Paulization of Barack Obama's Campaign Brain?

You can wax rhapsodic about the power of disruptive models and the sharing economy all you want, but sometimes the gatekeepers of the status quo, their Praetorian Guards , aren't seduced by rhetoric and inevitability.

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Related Topix: uber, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Marketing

VentureBeat

Here's what Silicon Valley can learn from good old Midwestern values

Silicon Valley startups like Uber, Lyft, Airbnb, Lending Club and others that empower people to get what they need from each other command extensive market attention and sky-high valuations.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

MLive.com

Airbnb verdict in Grand Rapids: 1 room and 2 adults, with a possible exception

City leaders have approved regulations that permit - with restrictions - one-room rentals through Web sites like Airbnb.com, even though ArtPrize and other advocates of the "sharing economy" called them too stuffy .

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Related Topix: Grand Rapids, MI

Mission Local

Good Morning Mission

It is 7 a.m., 60 and headed to 60 . The high Monday reached 69. Details for today and the next ten days are here.

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

Skift

HomeAway Emphasizes Legal Rentals With Investment in HotSpot Tax

If the alternative lodging sector is still in its early days, then it is reasonable to envision that the market for services that help property owners and managers decipher the complexities of local rental taxes will only grow.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel

The East Hampton Star

Airbnb Landlord in Montauk Fined $7,500

John W. Templeman pleaded guilty Monday in East Hampton Town Justice Court to six charges stemming from allegedly rolling over a house he owns in Montauk for excessive short-term rentals.

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Related Topix: Montauk, NY, East Hampton, NY, White and Case, Law, Greenwich Village (New York, NY)

Sramana Mitra on Strategy

Airbnb's Valuation Soars Despite Legal Hurdles

Airbnb's Financials Airbnb now boasts of listings that are doubling each year to 600,000 listings spread across 200 countries.

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Related Topix: Startups, The Founders Fund, us Travel, Travel

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Inside AdWords

A Guide to the New Profit-Driven Marketing Movement

A new breed of marketers have made the shift to "profit-driven marketing," which is about tackling traditional marketing challenges with unconventional approaches.

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Related Topix: Marketing

Fast Company

6 Women In Tech Share Their Defining Career Moments

From a distance, the road to working for a headline-making tech company looks smooth and simple: Start at the bottom, work hard, make the right connections and boom, you've made it.

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Related Topix: Business News

ZDNet

Quickflix co-founder the new face of Airbnb ANZ

Airbnb today announced the appointment of Quickflix co-founder and former iiNet chief sales and marketing officer Sam McDonagh as its new country manager for Australia and New Zealand.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Australia and New Zealand Banking Group, Financial Services, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Hunch, Sydney, Australia Travel

Sat Aug 23, 2014

TechCrunch

San Francisco Open Exchange Aims To Be The E-Trade Of Bitcoin

Y Combinator-backed startup San Francisco Open Exchange is an online trading platform that helps people find the best bitcoin prices at various exchanges.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin

MediaPost

Share on Google+

I have two very different travel profiles. When I travel on business, I usually stick with the big chains, like Hilton or Starwood.

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Related Topix: Search Engines, Emerging Technology, us Travel, North America Travel, Russia Travel, Travel, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Europe Travel, San Francisco, Russia Travel, San Francisco Travel

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