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Airbnb hires hotelier to lead host hospitality training

The company's new head of hospitality Chip Conley is known for his Joie de Vivre boutique hotels, and he wants to set new standards for Airbnb listings.

By Sep. 17, 2013

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Airbnb launches app to improve experience of its 350,000 hosts

The peer-to-peer home rental company introduces a new app designed around the experiences of its hosts.

By Nov. 12, 2013

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Tampa is the nicest city in America, says Airbnb

The peer-to-peer housing service ranks the hospitality of towns across the country based on the stays of its more than 4 million guests. While the South and West make it on the board, Northeast cities don't make the cut.

By Jul. 22, 2013

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Tech doing good? SF tackles homelessness with smartphones

At a time when San Francisco is under fire for being too "techie," some local nonprofits have teamed up with a leading enterprise-technology company to try to show the tech industry's philanthropic side.

By Feb. 28, 2014

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Airbnb wipes 2,000 NY listings before court hearing

As the online vacation rental service prepares to go up against New York’s attorney general, it announces it scrubbed thousands of iffy listings.

By Apr. 21, 2014

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Burning Man's 2014 theme: Caravansary

The annual arts festival says its 2014 theme will be "a bazaar of the bizarre." And for the first time since 1997, the Man will rise from the desert floor.

By Jan. 8, 2014

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Episode 53: Road Testing the iPhone 5C

We play with a Wii U and an Atari at a high-tech hotel, take the iPhone 5C for a day on the town, and wonder how our GoPros have survived after all we've put them through.

By Oct. 2, 2013

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Airbnb bristles at New York AG subpoena in 'bad actors' battle

The rent-out-your-home service says that the attorney general's request for user data will not be taken lightly, and that it will fight for its community.

By Oct. 7, 2013

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AT&T brings enhanced push-to-talk app to iPhone

The carrier's new iPhone app allows business users to communicate with large groups of people via a Wi-Fi or cellular connection.

By Jun. 10, 2013

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Paris taxi drivers strike, but Uber opens second front in the war

After a political setback last week, Parisian taxi drivers protest new-era car services booked via smartphone apps. But the new UberPop ride-sharing service could bring even more disruptions.

By Feb. 10, 2014