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Airbnb makes first big trip into business travel

The popular short-term-rental service unveils a two-prong strategy to become a major player in the business travel market.

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Airbnb guest stays more than 30 days, gets tenant's rights

If you're renting your home on Airbnb, it's worth checking the law. One California woman is finding out the hard way. Her tenant won't leave and does have some rights.

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Airbnb rebrands itself with a 'people, places, love' motto

The peer-to-peer home-rental service redesigns its website and mobile apps and creates a new logo called the "Bélo," which is meant to represent belonging.

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Airbnb to reviewers: Tell us what you really think

The home-rental service said it made some changes to its reviews system to foster honesty.

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VC funding hits $13.88B in Q2, highest point since 2001

Total venture funding goes gangbusters in the second quarter with companies like Airbnb, Pinterest, Uber, and Lyft raising billions.

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Facebook's solution to the job problem: Hire teens

While Mark Zuckerberg fights to get relaxed immigration reform, his company is one of quite a few that are hiring high schoolers with tech skills.

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Airbnb to hand over anonymous host data to New York AG

The online vacation rental service makes deal to disclose masked data on hosts and root out "bad actors."

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Airbnb co-founder: We'd 'take a bullet' for other sharing-economy firms

The peer-to-peer vacation-rental company says it would use its scale to deflect harm policy makers might throw at other firms.

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NY court squashes AG's request for Airbnb user info

A fight over the user data for thousands of New York hosts on the peer-to-peer service comes to a head.

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New Airbnb features court last minute travelers

The peer-to-peer vacation rental company just made it easier to book rooms instantly.

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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.

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SF: Airbnb, Craigslist rentals need to 'play by the rules' (Q&A)

The hometown of these peer-to-peer networks is cracking down on short-term rentals. CNET talks to the San Francisco lawmaker who's leading the charge.

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