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Airbnb hands over personal data on 124 New York hosts

The New York attorney general wants more information on a handful of hosts that may be "flagrantly misusing" the platform.

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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

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Uber, Lyft, Airbnb lead top travel, transportation apps in June

App analytics company App Annie tracks the popularity of travel and transportation apps for the first time.

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Airbnb gets White House nod for disaster housing initiative

The peer-to-peer home rental service works with hosts in San Francisco and Portland, Ore., to provide emergency housing.

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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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