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HomeAway sues San Francisco to block new 'Airbnb law'

A vacation rental site contends that newly signed ordinance violates the US Constitution and discriminates against non-permanent SF residents.

By November 3, 2014


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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