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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


This is the other side of the sharing economy

Technically Incorrect: Vacation rental company HomeAway launches an ad that mercilessly mocks Airbnb and its caring, sharing mentality.

By January 19, 2016


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


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


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


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