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  1. 12 Digital Travel Trends We're Tracking at Skift This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Skift

    ... boomers say they'll be saving more for travel next year: Baby Boomers Ready To Take More Trips in 2015 >> See how Airbnb is, and isn't, working with some of its competitors: The Startup Businesses Built Around the Airbnb Ecosystem >> Caribbean ...

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  2. The Difference Between Uber and AirbnbRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Re/code

    Uber and Airbnb have a lot in common: They are the tech startup darlings of the moment, they are valued in the tens of billions of dollars and make significant revenue, they connect the convenience of the Internet to the online world, they are unpopular all over the world with incumbents and regulators and they exist by virtue of the non-employees who do the real work of renting their homes and driving their cars. But where Uber is increasingly seen as an untrustworthy company due to its cutthroat handling of pricing, drivers, passengers and critical press - Airbnb is working to cultivate a very different image.

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  3. Visiting San Francisco? Say yes to NoPaRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... an elaborate playground. (Mike Morris) The comfortable two-bedroom cottage selected for the family's stay via Airbnb is tucked away from busy streets. (Airbnb) Because Airbnb (www.airbnb.com) is based in San Francisco and we were in search of a ...

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  4. Chico/Paradise/Lake Oroville: off-the-grid camping spots to recommend?Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Ask MetaFilter

    ... places to stay in the area should the weather get dicey. Kitschy motels are a favorite, but who knows in the era of AirBNB and the like. We're open to anything and love looking at places people suggest to us. Any ideas, stories, leads, or ...

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  5. Airbnb expo attracts company's most loyal Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | SFGate

    About 1,500 hosts from 40 countries converged on Fort Mason for Airbnb Open, a conference to inspire hosts as well as teach them practical tips when they rent their homes and rooms to travelers. About 1,500 hosts from 40 countries converge on Fort Mason for Airbnb Open, a conference to inspire hosts and offer advice.

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  6. DEMO Highlights Novel Mobile Apps, Services, Drones for EnterprisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CNet News

    ... ecommerce, have given consumers and business far more innovative options for products and services. "Ten years ago, Airbnb would have sold to Hilton and Uber would have sold to taxis companies," said Evans, noting that instead these startups have ...

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  7. Names in the News: Illegal Petes, Mirai, PineappleRead the original story

    Friday | Away with Words

    ... monthly (for now) that's distributed with the state's biggest newspapers, made a splashy debut October 5. Now Airbnb , the lodging-rental company that's out to disrupt the hospitality industry, has launched Pineapple , a quarterly publication for ...

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  8. This weekend, Airbnb celebrates hosts with the mostRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business Journal

    Airbnb "Superhosts" Joe Branchcomb and Toby Klayman, both artists, outside the shed they rent to guests in San Francisco's Bernal Heights neighborhood. When Marsha Heckman started renting out a converted 1969 Airstream trailer on Airbnb in her southern Marin County backyard in August, she wanted to add a personal touch, so she gave her guests M&M candies that were colored silver and emblazoned with the word "Haven," which is what friends call her home of 44 years.

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  9. Investors Are Backing A Recruiting RevolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TechCrunch

    ... need to tune and optimize the system if you're going to be competitive." Greenhouse secured early adopters like Airbnb, Uber and Pinterest, all fast-growing tech companies looking for a competitive edge in talent acquisition. With over $11 million ...

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  10. Sponsored post: Join top mobile internet leaders from around the globe at Gmic SV 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | GigaOM

    ... Hilton Union Square, San Francisco. Join 200+ of the most disruptive thought leaders and experts from companies like Airbnb , Twitch , Baidu , Evernote , Facebook , Google , Jawbone , LinkedIn , Path , and more at GMIC SV 2014. Our comprehensive ...

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  11. What's Next for the Sharing Economy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Entrepreneur Magazine

    Have you heard the one about the Silicon Valley executive who went all-in on the sharing economy? First the guy sold his BMW and opted to take Uber to and from work every day; then he converted his empty garage into an apartment that he rented out on Airbnb. It doesn't matter whether this tale is true ; the mere fact that it exists indicates that the sharing economy has arrived in a big way.

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  12. Off Beat: Airbnb offers host protection for trashed homesRead the original story

    Friday | Business Insurance

    The possibility of coming home to "meth pipes" or the aftermath of an "XXX freak fest" might deter some people from renting out their living space through Airbnb, but the apartment-sharing service is hoping to set the minds of U.S. hosts at ease by offering an additional liability insurance program. Airbnb's new host protection insurance program, which is expected to take effect on Jan. 15, covers up to $1 million in liability for renters and homeowners that host travelers through the service, the San Francisco-based company said this week.

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  13. People-focused design shapes offices of futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Korea Herald

    ... meet their demand for the project's success. As a case in point, Gensler worked closely with its new start-up client Airbnb to complete the new head office in San Francisco. Airbnb is an online community marketplace allowing guests to book ...

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  14. Uber economics could be the new cottage industry: Don PittisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBC News

    ... of those medallions down. And for consumers who want the lowest possible price for a taxi ride, that's a good thing. Airbnb allows ordinary people to undercut the hotel business by renting rooms in their own houses. Companies like Krrb allow people ...

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  15. Meet Mr Brown in Paddington! London resident who shares name with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Mail

    ... them with a Paddington-style suitcase full of goodies, but will not be a live-in host. A real-life Mr Brown is using Airbnb to offer his whole apartment up for free to Peruvians the weekend after the Paddington film premiere A childhood fan of the ...

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  16. Why Uber economics could be a new cottage industry: Don PittisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBC News

    ... of those medallions down. And for consumers who want the lowest possible price for a taxi ride, that's a good thing. Airbnb allows ordinary people to undercut the hotel business by renting rooms in their own houses. Companies like Krrb allow people ...

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  17. Where on the Web does 'the 1 per cent' shop?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Age

    ... with "poor" people. While the hoi polloi might be satisfied with the mass-market offerings of Tinder, Facebook, Airbnb and Uber, those a good few rungs further up the socio-economic ladder are having their needs met by Luxy (described as "Tinder ...

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  18. This Week Some Japanese Startups Battled It Out At TechCrunch TokyoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | TechCrunch

    ... em for health and fitness, to provide a personalized program for improving their health. Spacemarket wants to be like Airbnb for meeting spaces, allowing businesses that have unique spaces to rent them out on

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  19. 7 Items You Need to Know TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | PSFK

    Airbnb is adding liability insurance for hosts, hundreds of U.S. grocery stores are embracing Apple Pay and TGI Fridays hopes to enhance your experience with mistletoe drones Facebook has posted three new job openings for its drone team as part of its effort to bring internet to everyone. The Next Web A startup called Magic Leap has raised over $500 million by building "augmented reality you can actually believe in."

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  20. San Jose May Regulate Airbnb, TooRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | San Francisco Magazine

    Nobody tell Dianne Feinstein , but San Francisco's recent legalization of Airbnb appears to have set a precedent that at least one other Bay Area city is following. The San Jose city council is considering legislation that would regulate the sharing economy service along similar lines to the controversial David Chiu-sponsored law that was signed into law last month.

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