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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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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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Woman cited for Glassing and driving 'pretty sure' she'll fight ticket

Cecilia Abadie, who was pulled over by California Highway Patrol for speeding and wearing Google Glass, says she wasn't actually using the device when she was stopped.

By Nov. 1, 2013

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Airbnb buys Crashpadder, its largest U.K. competitor

Gearing up for the 2012 Olympics in London, the U.S.-based peer-to-peer accommodation booking site snaps up its U.K. rival.

By Mar. 20, 2012

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Christian groups sue Kansas schools, say teaching science is 'atheistic'

An attempt by Kansas schools to adopt teaching standards for science is being challenged by organizations that say science teaching "endorses a non-theistic world view."

By Sep. 30, 2013

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Patent licensing terms still murky for next-gen video

Plenty of patents are involved in HEVC, the leading technology contender for compressing 4K video. Several big names still haven't signed up for an effort to ease licensing.

By Jan. 17, 2014

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Government competition brings best of British mobile innovation to MWC

A government-led competition brings 20 of Britain's most innovative mobile technology companies to Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.

By Feb. 11, 2013