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  1. Airbnb Boosts Presto SQL Query Engine For HadoopRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | InformationWeek

    Airbnb is open sourcing a home-grown data-exploration and SQL query tool for Hadoop. Will it give Facebook Presto a leg up on Cloudera Impala? Airbnb, the data-driven travel giant, announced Thursday that it's donating an internally developed tool called Airpal to open source, a move that could give Facebook-developed Presto an edge in SQL-on-Hadoop querying.


  2. Palo Alto tries to get a piece of the 'sharing economy'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Palo Alto Weekly

    Teresa Gadda sits in her cottage that she rented out to visitors as part of the Airbnb service. Palo Alto officials are growing increasingly concerned that the city isn't getting its fair share from Airbnb and other services that allow visitors to rent rooms in local homes without paying hotel taxes.


  3. Adobe invites help hunting vulnerabilities in its online servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ITworld

    ... The platform is already used by a large number of companies including Dropbox, Twitter, Yahoo, CloudFlare, Vimeo and Airbnb, some of which also offer bounties for the bugs reported to them. The reputation score that Ockers refers to is a relatively ...


  4. Content for All - " Why Video Is the Great Brand EqualizerRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Clickz

    ... and start-ups can't leverage video, too. Consider iHost New York, a recently launched concierge company that helps Airbnb, Guesty, and Homeaway hosts keep their New York City short-term rentals ready for occupants. To promote its launch and educate ...


  5. Hard Math in the New EconomyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Time

    ... the productivity created by the "free goods of the Internet," would agree, as would Silicon Valley entrepreneurs like Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky. His company may have 30 million users and only 1,600 employees, but Chesky says it creates many more "21st ...


  6. The One Big Thing the New York Times Forgot About the City's Hotel MarketRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Skift

    ... far faster than STR reports because its data fails to include supply from the next generation of hoteliers (i.e. Airbnb). While hotel room supply only grew 4%, Airbnb inventory increased 197%. Including Airbnb, there are already 126.3K rooms in New ...


  7. Culture Amp Secures $6.3 Million In Series A Funding To Grow Culture-First CompaniesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Venture Capital Access Online

    People Analytics company Culture Amp, which counts Airbnb, Uber, Pandora, Adobe, Pinterest and Warby Parker among the companies using its platform, today announced that it has closed $6.3 million in Series A funding. The round is led by Felicis Ventures, Index Ventures and Blackbird Ventures.


  8. Most Of SF's Airbnb Listings Technically Illegal As Homeowners...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | CBS Local

    SAN FRANCISCO - Many San Franciscans say they haven't been able to register their homes or apartments under the city's new short-term vacation rental law. Only 60 permits have been given out under the city's so-called Airbnb law since the new regulations went into effect February 1st.


  9. Airbnb's place among traditional hotels still up for debateRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    Chip Conley believes Airbnb, a fast-growing company that links homeowners with travellers seeking accommodation, is not in direct competition with traditional hotels. “There is room for both of them,” said Conley, who is head of global hospitality and strategy for Airbnb, during a visit to Toronto on Wednesday.


  10. Mansions for Hire: $11.7M Alioto Mansion Re-Emerges as Airbnb Asking $7K/NightRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Curbed

    ... t ever worked out, but since then the property's owner has upped the ask eightfold and is now offering the mansion on Airbnb to the tune of $7K per night, making the property San Francisco's most expensive Airbnb rental .


  11. Online fashion company Farfetch raises $86 mln from DST Global, othersRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... billionaire Yuri Milner, who had once backed Facebook Inc , Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and online home rental company Airbnb. Farfetch's announcement comes a day after one-time high-flying shopping site was sold to hardware products company ...


  12. Miller on Airbnb and the Sharing EconomyRead the original story

    Yesterday | PropertyProf Blog

    This Article posits ten first principles on which a regulatory response to the sharing economy must rest. Given the rapid differentiation in the sharing economy, the Article gives particular focus to the short-term rental market, typified by Airbnb, as one lens through which to illustrate these principles.


  13. Culture Amp snags $6.3 mln Series ARead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PE Hub

    People Analytics company Culture Amp, which counts Airbnb, Uber, Pandora, Adobe, Pinterest and Warby Parker among the companies using its platform, today announced that it has closed $6.3 million in Series A funding. The round is led by Felicis Ventures, Index Ventures and Blackbird Ventures.


  14. What You Can Learn about Customer Experience from Sharing Economy CompaniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... to Vision Critical , more than 90% of sharing economy customers would recommend the service they most recently used. Airbnb, Lending Club , and Rent the Runway and other firms that comprise the $100+ billion sharing economy earn this extraordinary ...


  15. Airbnb Law In EffectRead the original story

    Yesterday | Marina Times

    At the beginning of February, San Francisco's so-called "Airbnb law" went live, legalizing short-term rentals under certain conditions and imposing insurance and taxes for people renting out their housing for less than 30 days.


  16. Uber goes retro with print mag for driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    ... In San Francisco, it's the Cliff House at Land's End, according to partner Denny, identified only by first name. Airbnb in November launched a glossy quarterly called Pineapple - a nod to the fruit that symbolized hospitality in Colonial times. Sent ...


  17. A tour of the most expensive Airbnb listing in San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Albany Times Union

    The chateau-style home, which has 10 bedrooms and can accommodate over 16 people, goes for $7,010 a night. When you come in the front door, you're greeted by an enormous winding staircase, a chandelier, and a piano for entertainment.


  18. New Airbnb chief practices what he preaches.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 4 Hoteliers

    That's what James McClure, the new general manager of Airbnb UK and Ireland, has done. Recently settling in from his eight-year stint in Asia and Australia, McClure decided to stay in several Airbnb properties, and currently rents a home on Kingsland Road in Hackney, hailed as one of the most fashionable boroughs outside central London in recent years.


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    Tuesday | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... seen, though you might not have noticed they were all made by the same guy. His client list now includes the likes of Airbnb , Uber , Warby Parker , Slack and a slew of other marquee startups. Over the years, Sandwich developed a pricing model ...


  20. Uber looks to nearly double its NYC footprint this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | New York

    ... But Uber has largely avoided the organized opposition that has greeted some of its sharing-economy brethren such as Airbnb. However, Uber's competitors in the yellow, green, black and livery industries have no shortage of grievances with the ...