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  1. Pay, hours disappoint on-demand workersRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... of $18 an hour before expenses. The most lucrative endeavors were chauffeuring passengers and passive income through Airbnb hosts (both $25 an hour), followed by deliveries at $19 and manual labor such as housecleaning at $15 an hour. That tops San ...


  2. Yurts, tents and urban suites -- Airbnb options grow in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Ron Clarke and Kristine Kennedy, the owners of "A Comfortable Stay" bed and breakfast, at their west Anchorage home on Friday, May 15, 2015. The couple use Airbnb to rent their three rooms.


  3. De Rugy: Universal savings accounts help people help themselvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Daily Chronicle

    ... long run. It is saving that does that by supplying the investment capital needed for new businesses, such as Uber and Airbnb. America needs to reduce barriers to saving, and Canada and Great Britain have shown the way with their versions of ...


  4. Inhabitat's Week in Green: rain lamps and solar-powered pod homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Engadget

    ... creating a new type of concrete that uses bacteria to repair its own cracks . In other architecture and design news, Airbnb celebrated a new law allowing Londoners to rent out their homes by floating a two-story house down the River Thames . If you ...


  5. Immigrants Vs. Tech Workers: San Francisco's Liberal Turf War ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | VDARE

    ... neighborhood helps define San Francisco, but the gentrification - fueled by technology workers and the popularity of Airbnb - is faster and more drastic here than elsewhere. The local color is still here: Splashy murals, many with political themes, ...


  6. Amazon's cloud service unit draws Thai clientsRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | The Nation

    Markku Lepisto, the firm's principal technology evangelist for Asia-Pacific, said cloud computing was now the "new normal" in the information-technology world with AWS, a unit of e-commerce giant Amazon, among the leading service providers with about a million customers worldwide. The global list of clients includes Samsung, The New York Times, the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration, SingPost, the AirBNB hotel service, the Spotify music service, and the Dropbox IT storage service.


  7. 5 Things You Can't Miss in West HollywoodRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Towleroad

    ... little outdoor patio which is ideal for people watching. And in WeHo , there are plenty of people to be watching. 2. AirBnb : When friends visit, they often stay at The Standard. But if you really want to feel like a local, I recommend finding a ...


  8. LA tech guru explains the startup movement that is going to define the next era of the webRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... told Business Insider. Examples of this new era, according to Jones, include services like Dollar Shave Club, Uber, AirBnB, and DogVacay, which apply software to non-tech industries like razors, taxis, real estate, and dog kennels, respectively. ...


  9. Taplytics Announces Inaugural #growSF Mini-Conference for Mobile IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WebWire

    ... The discussions will be moderated by Kevin Hale, Y Combinator partner and Wufoo founder, and include panelists from Airbnb, Dropbox, Evernote, Lyft, Pinterest, Quip, Shyp and Teespring. Live demos from Segment and Taplytics will also be featured. ...


  10. Psychologist says this key skill can make people highly effective leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Take for example the company's headquarters , which allows people to transcend San Francisco and enter another world by simply picking a conference room; the company's core mission to entirely reimagine the way we travel today; or the endless Airbnb listings that show us homes we never would have known existed. It's hard to imagine an employee that hasn't at one time or another experienced large-scale wonder at work there.


  11. Montreal is at war with Uber. Which side will surrender?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Canadian Business Magazine

    ... toward local authorities. Uber's strategy, like many major players in Silicon Valley's white-hot sharing economy (Airbnb among them), has been to work quickly to establish itself in as many markets as possible and deal with legal pitfalls and red ...


  12. In San Francisco, a battle over the 'hotelization' of neighborhoodsRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Los Angeles Times

    Judith Davis, 71, lives in a Victorian in San Francisco's Noe Valley and says renting out her street-level flat on Airbnb has allowed her to make ends meet. Judith Davis, 71, lives in a Victorian in San Francisco's Noe Valley and says renting out her street-level flat on Airbnb has allowed her to make ends meet.


  13. PayPal bigs up mobile offering as it prepares for IPORead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 |

    ... via a debit card, credit card or loyalty reward points. Some of the more popular Internet upstarts, including Uber, Airbnb and Hotel Tonight, use PayPal's technology for processing payments inside their own apps. During the event, PayPal announced ...


  14. AirBnB foes speak outRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Sonoma Index Tribune

    ... lives, whether or not breakfast is included - and short-term rentals marketed primarily through two web services, and VRBO (Vacation Rentals By Owner). Jennifer Burke, the county's deputy director of planning, later clarified the ...


  15. On-Demand Startups Aren't Delivering on Promises to WorkersRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Wired

    ... which varied depending on the type of on-demand job. The highest-paid on-demand jobs were in ride service and Airbnb hosting ($25 an hour, on average), while making deliveries could net workers $19 per hour. Chores like housecleaning let workers ...


  16. The Luxury Bus for Techies Is Shutting DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Wired

    ... run headlong into authorities who by now are well-practiced at wrangling with "disruptive" startups. Unlike Uber and Airbnb in their early days, when defying regulators was seen as a badge of honor, Leap's action seems to show it believes the battle ...


  17. PayPal's incoming CEO discusses what's next for mobile, e-commerceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | ZDNet

    ... the last few years, progressing from a luxury feature ushered into the mainstream through services such as Uber and Airbnb. "We're powering the entire checkout experience," Ready remarked. "That lets us help to guide this move to mobile commerce." ...


  18. Airbnb faces setback as San Francisco may limit length of staysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Reuters

    San Francisco may become the second California city in a month to limit length of stays arranged by accommodation services like Airbnb, which matches people wishing to rent out all or part of their homes to temporary guests. A city committee late on Monday advanced a proposal that would limit hosts to renting accommodation to no more than 60 days a year, down from 90 currently.


  19. You can now book an Airbnb in CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | CNN

    ... has been in 50 years for Americans to hop on a plane and head to Havana. When they get there, now they can stay in an Airbnb. The lodging rental startup announced in a blog post in February that it's expanding to Cuba, offering travelers 1,000 homes ...


  20. These 5 Stats Show That Airbnb Is Becoming Big in CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Adweek

    ... years for San Francisco and Berlin to grow to 1,000 listings on the site, but it only took Cuba two months . Since Airbnb became available in Cuba on April 2, nearly 500 new hosts have joined in Cuba and created listings. Lastly, per the San ...