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Dream of video games in these exotic rental properties

Get as close as you can to entering the worlds of Mario, Donkey Kong and other video games with these properties that resemble locations from several top PC, console and mobile games.

By September 12, 2015


Ford rents out your ride in new peer-to-peer car rental scheme

Ford owners in London, Portland, Chicago, Washington and the Bay Area will be able to rent their cars to other drivers.

By June 24, 2015


Hertz installs cameras and microphones in rental cars

Technically Incorrect: Some of Hertz's NeverLost systems now have cameras and mics -- which the company claims it doesn't intend to use at this time.

By March 16, 2015


NYC judge said to order Airbnb host to stop 'profiteering' off rental

After a woman reportedly earns $6,500 per month off Airbnb for her rent-controlled Manhattan apartment, a judge issues her a temporary injunction to halt immediately.

By December 24, 2014


These nine rental properties are straight out of Middle-earth

Looking to get away for a "Lord of the Rings"-themed vacation? These properties will take you to J.R.R. Tolkien's whimsical world and transform you into a hobbit.

By December 16, 2014


San Francisco passes 'Airbnb law,' one step closer to making rentals legal

The Board of Supervisors votes to allow short-term rentals, ignoring Sen. Dianne Feinstein's warning that the law could be detrimental to the city.

By October 21, 2014


Navigating vacation rentals online

On your next vacation, trade in the impersonal nature of a hotel and opt to stay in the cozy comfort of someone's home or apartment. In this Tech Minute, CNET.com's Kara Tsuboi reports on websites that make it easy to rent a personal vacation space.

By July 8, 2014


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 April 19, 2014


Sky Store movie rentals open to all, also on YouView

The Sky Store online movie rental service is now open to non-subscribers, with new films such as Alpha Papa on offer for £3.49 a pop.

By December 4, 2013


Aaron's computer rental chain settles FTC spying charges

The rent-to-own computer company settles a complaint that accused it of secretly taking Webcam photos of users in their homes and recording keystrokes of Web site login credentials.

By October 22, 2013