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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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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 December 27, 2013

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Google, Facebook ask court to reject patents on abstract ideas

A group of tech companies argues that combining abstract ideas with "on a computer" does not deserve a patent and stymies innovation.

By December 9, 2012

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HomeAway Super Bowl ad resurrects the Griswolds

Vacation rental service has gotten decent buzz and raised a ton of VC, but how does it become as much of a household name as Craigslist? Well, it's going to try by reviving the beleaguered couple from the 1983 film "National Lampoon's Vacation."

By January 26, 2010

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Report: LivingSocial moves closer to IPO filing

The Groupon challenger has retained the services of top Wall Street banks, according to The New York Times.

By July 8, 2011

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HubSpot raises $32M from Google Ventures, others

The marketing software company has attracted some big names for its Series D funding round, including Salesforce, Google Ventures, and Sequoia Capital.

By March 8, 2011

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HomeAway opens door to $250 million funding round

The vacation home rental site lands the largest U.S. venture round for an Internet company in the last eight years.

By November 11, 2008

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AirBnB raises funding, launches iPhone app

The start-up began as a way for budget travelers to find couches and spare rooms for low-cost crashing, but has since expanded to offer private islands and castles for rent, too.

By November 10, 2010

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Will NY law crack down on Craigslist sublets?

If passed, bill would ban short-term apartment sublets, greatly affecting services like HomeAway, AirBnB, and Craigslist.

By June 28, 2010

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Ep. 514: Where Justin lost $1,000 in the Super Bowl

Wilson might be the only host on The 404 who watched the entire big game on Sunday, so we don't spend too much time talking about the actual game and instead stick to the commercials. Ads this year included Google's first Super Bowl ad. Also, HomeAway revitalized the Griswold family from National Lampoon's "Vacation,",\ and Motorola aired a commercial with Megan Fox selling something...we just don't remember what it is.

By February 8, 2010