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Airbnb to collect hotel taxes in San Francisco

Starting this summer, the online vacation rental service plans to collect and remit taxes on behalf of hosts.

By Mar. 31, 2014

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Apartment owner freaks at Airbnb 'XXX Freak Fest'

A New York comedian rents his apartment out on Airbnb. When he returns he discovers that he's been host to large people doing allegedly naked things. And wrecking his apartment.

By Mar. 17, 2014

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Airbnb sued for birdhouse marketing campaign

Vacation rentals site HomeAway, which has a birdhouse logo, says Airbnb's whimsical birdhouse campaign will confuse consumers.

By Dec. 27, 2013

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Airbnb makes smoke and carbon monoxide detectors mandatory

The peer-to-peer housing rental site is giving away free detectors and first-aid kits as part an effort to improve safety.

By Feb. 21, 2014

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Amsterdam offcially approves new Airbnb-friendly laws

Hosts can now rent out their homes periodically, if they follow all the tax and safety laws related to vacation rentals.

By Feb. 13, 2014

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SF: Airbnb, Craigslist rentals need to 'play by the rules' (Q&A)

The hometown of these peer-to-peer networks is cracking down on short-term rentals. CNET talks to the San Francisco lawmaker who's leading the charge.

By Apr. 19, 2014

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Airbnb says it generates $824 million a year for UK

The figure represents "economic activity" in the United Kingdom, and the company went on to say that it supports 11,629 jobs in the country.

By Jan. 28, 2014

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Airbnb nears major funding round on $10B valuation, report says

The company could raise as much as $400 million to $500 million in a round led by equity firm TPG, according to the report.

By Mar. 20, 2014

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Airbnb co-founder: Firm could expand beyond lodgings

Co-founder Nathan Blecharczyk says Airbnb could partner with other companies, like Uber, or perhaps even launch a standalone service.

By Mar. 19, 2014

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Study finds 66 percent of NY's Airbnb listings may be illegal

A dive into Airbnb's listings reveals an interesting breakdown of the dwelling types available on the site, according to data-crunching firm Connotate.

By Feb. 13, 2014