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Airbnb founder: Banning private rentals as silly as banning cars

Expect the will of the people to prevail when it comes to overpowering regulatory restrictions against renting out private lodgings, Airbnb Joe Gebbia argues.

By June 5, 2013

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Smart ways to share your travel itinerary

Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, sharing travel plans with family, friends, and co-workers is essential. Here are three ways to do it.

By August 29, 2014

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How Google Maps led me astray

Google Maps should be the all-knowing geographic assistant that gets me where I need to go. But after some botched navigation on a European vacation, I now have trust issues.

By August 24, 2014

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Vexed in the city: The 'sharing' economy's hidden toll on San Francisco

Under the guise of "sharing," companies like Airbnb and Uber are cashing in. While they're providing services beloved by many, their impact is also causing reverberations on the ground

By August 20, 2014

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eBay eyeing bitcoin use for its payments unit, report says

A deal to allow bitcoin as payment would apply only to eBay's PayPal Braintree business and not to eBay itself or to its PayPal subsidiary, says The Wall Street Journal.

By August 15, 2014

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Lyft gives way to ride with strangers, split fares

Ride-sharing apps have gone to the next level by including the ability to catch a ride with another passenger on your route for a discounted price. Lyft thinks its service can lead the way.

By August 6, 2014

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GM exec: Early interest in LTE-connected cars is strong

Mary Chan, head of the automaker's global connected consumer business, says 98 percent of its customers have signed up for its 4G trials.

By August 5, 2014

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Ingress invades iOS: Google's augmented reality game hits iPhone

Google reaches across the aisle to Apple's platform with its hit game, which sees you running around real-world locations claiming them for your team.

By July 14, 2014

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Meet GrabCar, an Uber competitor for Asia

The car-booking service was touted as a complementary add-on for GrabTaxi's taxi booking app, but in practice, the flat hiring fees position it as competition for Uber Asia's transport network.

By July 8, 2014

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9 great travel apps to make your vacation painless

No matter where you're headed, these iOS and Android apps can help you get there and find things to do when you arrive.

By May 23, 2014