The company could raise as much as $400 million to $500 million in a round led by equity firm TPG, according to the report.
Co-founder Nathan Blecharczyk says Airbnb could partner with other companies, like Uber, or perhaps even launch a standalone service.
The peer-to-peer housing rental site is giving away free detectors and first-aid kits as part an effort to improve safety.
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.
Gearing up for the 2012 Olympics in London, the U.S.-based peer-to-peer accommodation booking site snaps up its U.K. rival.
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."
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.
A government-led competition brings 20 of Britain's most innovative mobile technology companies to Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.