A ballot initiative calls for San Francisco residents who sue Airbnb hosts to receive up to 30 percent of the fine and back taxes.
Airbnb’s “sharing economy” business, which lets people rent out their homes for short times, is starting to resemble the traditional economy in a number of ways.
Uber, LinkedIn and Airbnb take different approaches to integrating data into their businesses, but they all agree that data is a crucial signal of whether their products and services are serving customers effectively or not.
Orthopedics and agriculture — the hot new fields in big data may be less glamorous than two years ago, but that’s where venture capitalists are looking.
It’s cold and rainy during SXSW and people are demanding Uber — or some other form of on-demand transport to help them get around the festival. I wish they wouldn’t.
Now that Airbnb has grown up, has a huge valuation, and is causing fear in the hotel lobby in cities across the world, can the traveler experience get a little better, please?
As the world’s cities get ever more crowded, the web sharing economy emerged into the mainstream this year. Next stop, booming cities in developing nations.
From continued growth for the internet of things to regulatory headaches for the share economy, there’s much to watch for in cleantech in the coming year.
VC firms are embracing design as the value of web and mobile apps becomes all about the design of the experience.
Airbnb unveiled a variety of important upgrades to its service that makes the experience of hosting a guest on Airbnb better.