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NY AG's report: 72 percent of studied Airbnb listings seem illegal

New York's attorney general releases a report detailing the impact of short-term rentals on New York City. Airbnb says the conclusions "rely on incomplete and outdated information."

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Controversial 'Airbnb law' approved by SF supervisors

Legislation allows property owners and tenants to use websites to rent out their homes, apartments and rooms on a temporary basis.

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Airbnb supporters rally for legalization in San Francisco

A group of "home sharers" hold court out front of City Hall to call on the Board of Supervisors to pass legislation that would legalize short-term rentals in certain situations.

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Airbnb begins collecting 14% hotel tax in San Francisco

After hammering out details with city regulators for months, the peer-to-peer home rental service will start charging guests hotel taxes on October 1.

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Airbnb's CEO says company logo looks like an ear

Despite yonic and phallic symbolism claims, Brian Chesky maintains the company logo is all clean -- just like its service.

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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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