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  1. Therese Poletti's Tech Tales: Uber and Airbnb are tech turkeys that deserve no pardonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    ... to $40 billion, according to Bloomberg News. On the heels of Ubergate, Fortune magazine published an interview with Airbnb's global head of hospitality, Chip Conley , who said one of his goals for the apartment-renting app company over the next ...

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  2. MR's data innovation: working beyond the buzzwordRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Quirks Marketing Rsch Review

    ... mitigate the challenge, it is best to focus your data innovation-seeking efforts on identifying new-generation data. Airbnb is a flagship example. Thanks to Airbnb, a friend's family found a spirited recent college grad who steered the family on a ...

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  3. Therese Poletti's Tech Tales: Uber and Airbnb are tech turkeys that deserve no pardonRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    ... to $40 billion, according to Bloomberg News. On the heels of Ubergate, Fortune magazine published an interview with Airbnb's global head of hospitality, Chip Conley , who said one of his goals for the apartment-renting app company over the next ...

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  4. [Design Forum] - Sustainable design for the next generation'Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    ... providing photo services, but Kodak didn't think about going online," Schill said. The copywriter also suggested Airbnb vs. Hilton hotels and Uber vs. regular taxis as examples of the importance of designing sustainable business models. Discussing ...

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  5. Airbnb honcho thinks company deserves Nobel Peace PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    Chip Conley, 54, entrepreneur, Burning Man enthusiast and Airbnb honcho says the company that makes billions by monetizing couch-surfing deserves much more - namely, a Nobel Peace Prize. In an interview with Fortune magazine, the Global Head of Hospitality for Airbnb credited the company with improving cross-cultural understanding, one apartment rental at a time.

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  6. Here Comes More Fighting About AirbnbRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | San Francisco Magazine

    Opponents of a new law that regulates Airbnb in San Francisco have announced that they'll be gathering signatures to put a tougher set of regulations on the ballot in 2015 - in the same election that Mayor Ed Lee, a supporter of the law, is up for reelection. Though we could write a normal story about it, in the spirit of the sharing economy, we're renting out our paragraphs to those in favor and opposed to the new measure to make their cases.

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  7. Feastly, A Marketplace For Dining Experiences, Raises $1.25MRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | TechCrunch

    ... cooks in cases of food illness or property damage. Insurance has been a big concern for peer-to-peer marketplaces ( Airbnb, for example, recently rolled out $1 million liability insurance on top of its $1 million Host Guarantee in case of property ...

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  8. Lumoid Launches A Peer-To-Peer Marketplace For Short-Term Gadget RentalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | TechCrunch

    ... users, it offers up a way to make money off gear they've purchased but aren't using at a given time. In the same way Airbnb allows them to offer up their home to others on a short-term basis, or Getaround lets a user rent out their car when not in ...

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  9. On the Market: Museums Expand, Pastry Shops Vanish and Airbnb Wants a Nobel PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The New York Observer

    ... value if the company sells for only a modest profit. Speaking of start-ups that might be too big for their britches: Airbnb believes it deserves the Nobel peace prize, Curbed reports . Unambiguously valuable: land in the Hamptons. A battle over ...

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  10. Airbnb Exec Thinks The Company Should Win A Nobel Peace PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Silicon Alley Insider

    According to Fortune , at a recent executive retreat he told Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky his 10-year goal was for the company to eventually win the Nobel Peace Prize. By staying in someone's home instead of a hotel, travelers are learning more about other cultures than would otherwise be possible, he says.

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    Tuesday | SFGate

    ... provide an alternative to the rampant consumerism - just try, don't buy. San Francisco's Lumoid aspires to be the Airbnb of personal electronics: Customers offer their own gear - from digital cameras to drones - to rent to strangers for a fraction ...

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  12. Fly Through Holiday Travel With EaseRead the original story

    Tuesday | Sys-Con Media

    ... home (washer/dryer, refrigerator, microwave, etc.), which could save your sanity and even a few bucks. Hipmunk shows Airbnb and Homeaway vacation rentals in hotel searches so you can easily see which option is best for you. If traveling regionally, ...

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  13. Coalition of Residents Plan to Draft Initiative to Limit Home-Sharing PlatformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | SF Appeal

    A crowd of people gathered outside Airbnb headquarters in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood this morning to announce their plans to draft an initiative that would require the home-sharing platform to pay alleged back-taxes owed to the city and create regulations limiting the number of nights a residence can be offered as a short-term rental. A coalition comprised of citizens and community groups stood outside the Airbnb offices this morning armed with signs with slogans such as "rent-controlled apartments for residents not tourists."

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  14. City tells Airbnb hosts: Pay upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sherwoodgazette.com

    The city of Portland is going easy on residents who fail to get permits before renting out rooms to short-term tenants, but it may be a different story when it comes to not paying lodging taxes from such operations. Last Wednesday, Revenue Bureau Director Thomas Lannom suggested that Portland city commissioners require Airbnb and other short-term-rental services to provide addresses of their hosts, to make sure they're paying lodging taxes to the city.

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  15. Protests Erupt Over Airbnb Tax EvasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KRON 4

    A crowd of people gathered outside Airbnb headquarters in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood this morning to announce their plans to draft an initiative that would require the home-sharing platform to pay alleged back-taxes owed to the city and create regulations limiting the number of nights a residence can be offered as a short-term rental. A coalition comprised of citizens and community groups stood outside the Airbnb offices this morning armed with signs with slogans such as "rent-controlled apartments for residents not tourists."

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  16. Airbnb foes want tougher new Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | SFGate

    Groups outside Airbnb's S.F. office call for it to pay hotel back taxes, a figure they peg at $25 million. San Francisco's new "Airbnb law" doesn't take effect until Feb. 1, but opponents already are gearing up to ask voters to approve tougher regulations.

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  17. Airbnb opponents promise ballot measure to overturn new city lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Business Journal

    Former Planning Commissioner Doug Engmann at a press conference announcing a new effort to qualify a San Francisco ballot measure to restrict short term housing rentals like those advertised on Airbnb. Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky sees his company as an agent of positive change in the world.

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  18. Airbnb Had Housing Activists Pushed Into a "Free Speech Zone"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Gawker

    This weekend Airbnb held its first-ever conference for hosts in San Francisco. Inside, executives restated the company's goal to win a Nobel Peace Prize .

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  19. caitlin_deweyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Washington Post

    Airbnb is the "Uber of lodging": a Web site that lets cash-strapped vacationers rent out somebody else's home. But one of the site's executives apparently sees it as something a bit more grandiose: a force for world peace.

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  20. How To Rank Higher on AirbnbRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Forbes.com

    ... for a greater good. I can be found online at Google+ or @johnrampton . After launching their site on August 11, 2008, Airbnb has not only disrupted the hotel industry, it's become a global community that has successfully merged affordable lodging ...

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