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News 24 South Africa
Fantastic freaking technologyknow what the time is without my phone anymore. I’ll just turn it on to make su
Fantastic freaking technology
News 24 South Africa / Posted 24 minutes ago
know what the time is without my phone anymore. I’ll just turn it on to make sure I don’t miss my massage. 7 emails! 4 Airbnb requests? The house sitter asking about the washing machine settings. My mom managing to cram a years worth of overdue... Read more
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CNBC
Warned of a crash, start-ups in Silicon Valley narrow their focusBuchheit, a managing partner at Y Combinator, a prominent start-up incubator th
Warned of a crash, start-ups in Silicon Valley narrow their focus
CNBC / Posted an hour ago
Buchheit, a managing partner at Y Combinator, a prominent start-up incubator that nurtured companies including Dropbox and Airbnb. "I don't even see many companies going out of business." That is not to say there has been no adjustment. Some... Read more
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Miami New Times
Sea-Level Rise Concerns May Already Be Hurting Miami Home Salesseas rise for another 10 or 20 years. But hey, at least we don't get those gia
Sea-Level Rise Concerns May Already Be Hurting Miami Home Sales
Miami New Times / Posted 2 hours ago
seas rise for another 10 or 20 years. But hey, at least we don't get those giant Midwestern tornadoes! Miami Beach's Airbnb Crackdown Might Not Be Legal Under State Law, Opponents Argue Miami Sues Coconut Grove Landlords for Renting Moldy,... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Palisades Park bans short-term vacation rentalsand also because he had seen Internet advertisements for short-term rentals in
Palisades Park bans short-term vacation rentals
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 3 hours ago
and also because he had seen Internet advertisements for short-term rentals in Palisades Park. Such rentals are listed on Airbnb, HomeAway and similar websites. A few users of HomeAway and Airbnb who have listed short-term rentals in Palisades... Read more
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Business Wire
Kochava Measuring Mobile Ad Campaigns in Every Country in the Worldto IDA Ireland, tech companies already employ more than 80,000 people. Tech gia
Kochava Measuring Mobile Ad Campaigns in Every Country in the World
Business Wire / Posted 3 hours ago
to IDA Ireland, tech companies already employ more than 80,000 people. Tech giants from Amazon, Facebook, and Google, to Airbnb, eBay, and Twitter, already have European headquarters in Dublin, near the city’s “Silicon Docks,” and a neighborhood... Read more
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York Daily Record
5 ways to make money you've probably never thought ofsomeone else will rent and pay you for. Here's a list of items you might not ha
5 ways to make money you've probably never thought of
York Daily Record / Posted 3 hours ago
someone else will rent and pay you for. Here's a list of items you might not have considered. You’ve no doubt heard about Airbnb and VRBO as sites to use when you want to rent your home. But what about renting out your own car when you’re not... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Airbnb sees strong Columbus growth Airbnb, the program that allows individuals to offer their homes for rent to
Airbnb sees strong Columbus growth
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 4 hours ago
Airbnb, the program that allows individuals to offer their homes for rent to visitors, said last week that Columbus was its third-strongest growth market in the Midwest in the past year. Only Cincinnati and... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Fancy buying an 18th century mill on the Shropshire border? It'll cost you £625,000 « Shropshire Starcouple have turned some of the windmill into a B&B business, which they adverti
Fancy buying an 18th century mill on the Shropshire border? It'll cost you £625,000 « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 4 hours ago
couple have turned some of the windmill into a B&B business, which they advertise through the online holiday rentals site Airbnb. He added: “We have guests from all over the world coming to stay with us – no doubt they are attracted by the... Read more
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The Local
Private holiday rentals boom in SwedenSifo by online buy and sell site Blocket, Svenska Dagbladet reports. The incre
Private holiday rentals boom in Sweden
The Local / Posted 5 hours ago
Sifo by online buy and sell site Blocket, Svenska Dagbladet reports. The increase appears to tally with figures from Airbnb which show that the number of homes being rented out in Sweden was 13,000 in May, a rise of 69 percent since... Read more
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Mashable
How Airbnb is glad-handing its way to legality in AustraliaSince Airbnb officially arrived in Australia in 2012, the short-term property r
How Airbnb is glad-handing its way to legality in Australia
Mashable / Posted 5 hours ago
Since Airbnb officially arrived in Australia in 2012, the short-term property rental giant has been extending its power and popularity, all with the softest touch. By accident and design, the company has become the friendly face of the local... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Delays over, firehouse hostel openfirst official visitor came a few days later -- a man from Baltimore who found
Delays over, firehouse hostel open
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 hours ago
first official visitor came a few days later -- a man from Baltimore who found the venue through its listing on the Airbnb website. While the city donated the use of the building -- a 1917 Craftsman-style structure that retired as a fire... Read more
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The Economic Times
Heeding warnings of a crash, startups survive by adaptingBuchheit, a managing partner at Y Combinator, a prominent startup incubator tha
Heeding warnings of a crash, startups survive by adapting
The Economic Times / Posted 6 hours ago
Buchheit, a managing partner at Y Combinator, a prominent startup incubator that nurtured companies including Dropbox and Airbnb. "I don't even see many companies going out of business." That is not to say there has been no adjustment. Some... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Airbnb agrees to collect Bend room taxesThe popular lodging website Airbnb has agreed to collect transient room taxes f
Airbnb agrees to collect Bend room taxes
KTVZ Bend / Posted 8 hours ago
The popular lodging website Airbnb has agreed to collect transient room taxes for participating property owners in Bend, starting Oct. 1, the city and company announced late last week. "Today, we are excited to announce new tax agreements with two... Read more
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AdWeek
Major Brands Are Betting Big on Podcasts, and It Seems to Be Paying Offfocused on the gig economy, the process of getting short-term jobs and payment
Major Brands Are Betting Big on Podcasts, and It Seems to Be Paying Off
AdWeek / Posted 13 hours ago
focused on the gig economy, the process of getting short-term jobs and payment from online platforms like Uber, Taskrabbit, Airbnb and, of course, eBay. "We did not start with the idea of doing a whole episode about the gig economy," said Nazanin... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
These 57 companies offer women equal paypledge. BUSINESSES CLOSING THE WAGE GAP In June, the first 28 companies signe
These 57 companies offer women equal pay
Staten Island Advance / Posted 16 hours ago
pledge. BUSINESSES CLOSING THE WAGE GAP In June, the first 28 companies signed on to the pledge. They were: Accenture, Airbnb, Amazon, American Airlines, BCG, Buffer, Care.com, CEB, Cisco, Deloitte, the Dow Chemical Company, Expedia, Inc., Gap... Read more
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Boston Herald
Libertarian candidates Johnson, Weld rally backers in Bostonwith little regulations. He praised companies like the ride-hailing firm Uber a
Libertarian candidates Johnson, Weld rally backers in Boston
Boston Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
with little regulations. He praised companies like the ride-hailing firm Uber and the online lodging service Airbnb as examples of that spirit. "I really think that the economy of the future is the sharing economy," he said. "I... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
NOW Corp. boosts broadband businessscheme for every connection closed inside their building. The concept is simila
NOW Corp. boosts broadband business
Manila Bulletin / Posted 22 hours ago
scheme for every connection closed inside their building. The concept is similar with global tech companies such as Airbnb and Uber — in which the capital expenditure (capex) to upgrade in-building infra is no longer a cost but an... Read more
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USA Today
What Clinton's small-business plan says about her: She understandscould make life easier and put some money in your pocket, especially if you’re
What Clinton's small-business plan says about her: She understands
USA Today / Posted 23 hours ago
could make life easier and put some money in your pocket, especially if you’re an Uber or Lyft driver, rent your place on Airbnb, do business on Etsy or eBay or are self-employed. • It would improve access to financing/capital by cutting red tape... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
New housing campaign calls on homeowners to provide shelter for the homelessis calling on homeowners to provide shelter to families most at risk of ending
New housing campaign calls on homeowners to provide shelter for the homeless
Croydon Guardian / Posted yesterday
is calling on homeowners to provide shelter to families most at risk of ending up without a roof over their head. FairBnB, launched last week and modelled on travel accommodation website AirBnB, aims to prevent homelessness by matching... Read more
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The Economic Times
What India can learn about dealing with Uber from these 5 countries— from New York to Paris — came together to evolve a common framework to regula
What India can learn about dealing with Uber from these 5 countries
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
— from New York to Paris — came together to evolve a common framework to regulate sharing economy firms like Uber and Airbnb, the vacation rentals platform. Is Uber a taxi operator or a technology company offering its platform to drivers? Are... Read more
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Boston Globe
The VIP Lounge: Grace Potterand it is one of the most soulful places I’ve ever been. It feels like a beauti
The VIP Lounge: Grace Potter
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
and it is one of the most soulful places I’ve ever been. It feels like a beautiful hotbed of spirituality. I like doing Airbnb and staying in private homes, but there’s also an incredible hotel where I’ve stayed called [Belmond] La... Read more
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FOX Business
Ready to Retire? Not Until You Read This!to rent out, or you could rent out your own home, or at least a room, through o
Ready to Retire? Not Until You Read This!
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
to rent out, or you could rent out your own home, or at least a room, through one of these newfangled services like Airbnb. Read up on each possibility before taking any action, though. Renting out a home or some apartments can generate... Read more
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FOX Business
Ready to Retire? Not Until You Read This!to rent out, or you could rent out your own home, or at least a room, through o
Ready to Retire? Not Until You Read This!
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
to rent out, or you could rent out your own home, or at least a room, through one of these newfangled services like Airbnb. Read up on each possibility before taking any action, though. Renting out a home or some apartments can generate... Read more
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Daily Mail
Game of Thrones fans can stay in childhood home of Rose Lesliemagnificent surroundings of Lickleyhead Castle in Aberdeenshire which is now av
Game of Thrones fans can stay in childhood home of Rose Leslie
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
magnificent surroundings of Lickleyhead Castle in Aberdeenshire which is now available to paying guests on rental website Airbnb. The medieval tower - which features turrets and ancient bullet holes in the walls - is being advertised by Miss... Read more
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The Economic Times
Uber runs into trouble with governments all over the world— from New York to Paris — came together to evolve a common framework to regula
Uber runs into trouble with governments all over the world
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
— from New York to Paris — came together to evolve a common framework to regulate sharing economy firms like Uber and Airbnb, the vacation rentals platform. Is Uber a taxi operator or a technology company offering its platform to drivers? Are... Read more
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Boston Globe
Legislative session exemplifies the New Economy’s rise to powerthat would impose stiff limits on noncompete agreements, a high priority for ma
Legislative session exemplifies the New Economy’s rise to power
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
that would impose stiff limits on noncompete agreements, a high priority for many startups and venture capital firms, and Airbnb’s pleas to be taxed were left unanswered. But even when those two issues were debated, legislative leaders displayed... Read more
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The Courier
Welcome to architravel: a new reason to roam Rio de Janeiro, Brazilmany others I have swapped my surfboard for a camera to search for a very diffe
Welcome to architravel: a new reason to roam Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The Courier / Posted yesterday
many others I have swapped my surfboard for a camera to search for a very different wave: design. I was staying a sweet Airbnb home slightly away from the beach – close enough to get to the hotspots, but also removed from the hubbub so I could... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Airbnb cites its enforcement as crackdown bill awaits Cuomomust soon decide whether to authorize hefty fines for many people who offer to
Airbnb cites its enforcement as crackdown bill awaits Cuomo
The Record Searchlight / Posted 2 days ago
must soon decide whether to authorize hefty fines for many people who offer to rent out their New York City apartments on Airbnb. Meanwhile, the online booking service said it's policing its website to remove commercial operators in the city,... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Airbnb cites its enforcement as crackdown bill awaits Cuomomust soon decide whether to authorize hefty fines for many people who offer to
Airbnb cites its enforcement as crackdown bill awaits Cuomo
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 2 days ago
must soon decide whether to authorize hefty fines for many people who offer to rent out their New York City apartments on Airbnb. The Democratic governor's office says that legislation is under review. Meanwhile, the online booking service says... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Airbnb cites its enforcement as crackdown bill awaits Cuomochief complaint of critics who say it promotes illegal hotels and effectively t
Airbnb cites its enforcement as crackdown bill awaits Cuomo
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
chief complaint of critics who say it promotes illegal hotels and effectively takes scarce apartments out of circulation. Airbnb, with 45,000 city listings and another 13,000 across the state, counters that it typically enables New Yorkers to make... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
State leaders grapple with internet-fueled economic changesThey abandoned a proposal that would have applied the state's hotel and motel t
State leaders grapple with internet-fueled economic changes
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 2 days ago
They abandoned a proposal that would have applied the state's hotel and motel taxes to online lodging services such as Airbnb. And new legislation guarantees the biggest of online sellers - Amazon - won't have to pay workers at a planned... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Google's rivals in self-driving cars may force it into hard choiceFriday confirmed it has hired a new head of its self-driving program who is kno
Google's rivals in self-driving cars may force it into hard choice
Silicon Valley / Posted 2 days ago
Friday confirmed it has hired a new head of its self-driving program who is known for steering the successful expansion of Airbnb into a new market. File photo: A Google self-driving car at Google's offices in Mountain View, Calif., April 14,... Read more
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The Age
Melbourne Day 2016: could the world's most liveable city be even better?and then sit inside and wait for someone to come along and share a few words. "
Melbourne Day 2016: could the world's most liveable city be even better?
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
and then sit inside and wait for someone to come along and share a few words. "We share everything: we share our houses on Airbnb, we share cars, why can't we share conversation?" Pung is also mindful of the effect the rapid growth of high rises... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Google’s moment of choice on self-driving carsFriday confirmed it has hired a new head of its self-driving program who is kno
Google’s moment of choice on self-driving cars
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Friday confirmed it has hired a new head of its self-driving program who is known for steering the successful expansion of Airbnb into a new market. “At some point the rubber has to hit the road,” said Carnegie Mellon University engineering... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Google’s rivals in self-driving cars may force it into hard choiceFriday confirmed it has hired a new head of its self-driving program who is kno
Google’s rivals in self-driving cars may force it into hard choice
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Friday confirmed it has hired a new head of its self-driving program who is known for steering the successful expansion of Airbnb into a new market. “At some point the rubber has to hit the road,” said Carnegie Mellon University engineering... Read more
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The Mercury News
Google's rivals in self-driving cars may force it into hard choiceFriday confirmed it has hired a new head of its self-driving program who is kno
Google's rivals in self-driving cars may force it into hard choice
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
Friday confirmed it has hired a new head of its self-driving program who is known for steering the successful expansion of Airbnb into a new market. "At some point the rubber has to hit the road," said Carnegie Mellon University engineering... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Vancouver councillor uneasy about Airbnb host recruitment campaignVancouver’s rental vacancy rate remains critically low, so the latest recruitme
Vancouver councillor uneasy about Airbnb host recruitment campaign
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Vancouver’s rental vacancy rate remains critically low, so the latest recruitment campaign from Airbnb concerns councillor George Affleck. The online, short-term rental site is trying to attract new hosts in Vancouver and other markets by offering a... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Airbnbs popping up in Freeport and Stephenson County Posted Aug. 26, 2016 at 5:29 PM Posted Aug. 26, 2016 at 5:29 PM FREEPORT —
Airbnbs popping up in Freeport and Stephenson County
The Journal-Standard / Posted 2 days ago
Posted Aug. 26, 2016 at 5:29 PM Posted Aug. 26, 2016 at 5:29 PM FREEPORT — Elizabeth Chambers sometimes rents out one of the spare bedrooms in her home through Airbnb — when she's not staying in... Read more
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Mashable
Apple, Facebook join White House pledge for equal payincluded some of the biggest names in tech: Apple, Facebook, Dropbox, IBM, Inte
Apple, Facebook join White House pledge for equal pay
Mashable / Posted 2 days ago
included some of the biggest names in tech: Apple, Facebook, Dropbox, IBM, Intel, LinkedIn, MailChimp and Microsoft. Airbnb, Amazon, Cisco, Expedia, Glassdoor, GoDaddy, Jet.com, Pinterest, Salesforce, Slack and Spotify signed the pledge in... Read more
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BC Local News
Airbnb offers $250 incentive for new hosts in VancouverA Vancouver city councillor is angry at Airbnb's latest recruitment campaign, g
Airbnb offers $250 incentive for new hosts in Vancouver
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
A Vancouver city councillor is angry at Airbnb's latest recruitment campaign, given that the city's rental vacancy rate remains critically low The online, short-term rental site is trying to attract new hosts in Vancouver and other markets by... Read more
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Miami New Times
Miami Beach's Airbnb Crackdown Might Not Be Legal Under State Law, Opponents ArgueMiami Beach's crackdown on Airbnb and other short-term renters has been swift a
Miami Beach's Airbnb Crackdown Might Not Be Legal Under State Law, Opponents Argue
Miami New Times / Posted 2 days ago
Miami Beach's crackdown on Airbnb and other short-term renters has been swift and brutal. In March, the city changed its rules to levy $20,000 fines on anyone who rents out a space for less than six months, and since then has handed out $1.6 million... Read more
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CNBC
Google hires Airbnb exec to commercialize self-driving carsis an experienced technology executive specializing in building and scaling bus
Google hires Airbnb exec to commercialize self-driving cars
CNBC / Posted 2 days ago
is an experienced technology executive specializing in building and scaling businesses. He joins Google from Airbnb where he set up the company's vacation rentals business. Prior to that, he was chief executive of Jetsetter, a company... Read more
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Business Insider
These are the 2 most ominous threats facing hotels, according to the CEO of a trendy chainthe very minimum, it's creating a supply problem," Lalvani said to Business Ins
These are the 2 most ominous threats facing hotels, according to the CEO of a trendy chain
Business Insider / Posted 2 days ago
the very minimum, it's creating a supply problem," Lalvani said to Business Insider of alternative accommodations like Airbnb. "But for now, we think the consumer still thinks of hotels first. Once this new generation thinks of Airbnb first,... Read more
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Fortune
Google Hires Airbnb Exec to Commercialize Self-Driving CarsAlphabet’s Google self-driving car project took a step closer to market with th
Google Hires Airbnb Exec to Commercialize Self-Driving Cars
Fortune / Posted 2 days ago
Alphabet’s Google self-driving car project took a step closer to market with the hire of a top executive from Airbnb, the online vacation home rental marketplace. Shaun Stewart is joining Googlegoogl as a director of the self-driving car project,... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Ganim told to stop renting out condomonth an out-of-town reporter working on a story about Connecticut politics unk
Ganim told to stop renting out condo
Greenwich Time / Posted 2 days ago
month an out-of-town reporter working on a story about Connecticut politics unknowingly booked the mayor’s condo through Airbnb Inc. The online marketplace allows property to rent real estate out to visitors and “use extra income to fund their... Read more
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The Hill
Tech giants sign Obama's equal pay pledgedisparities in gender are not unique to these companies, with the gap persistin
Tech giants sign Obama's equal pay pledge
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
disparities in gender are not unique to these companies, with the gap persisting across the industry. According to 2013 data, in a large survey of tech companies including Mozilla, Yelp and Airbnb, only about 12 percent of engineers w... Read more
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The Economic Times
Google hires Airbnb executive Shaun Stewart to commercialize self-driving carsAlphabet Inc's Google self-driving car project took a step closer to market wit
Google hires Airbnb executive Shaun Stewart to commercialize self-driving cars
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
Alphabet Inc's Google self-driving car project took a step closer to market with the hire of a top executive from Airbnb, the online vacation home rental marketplace. Stewart's role will be to help commercialize Google's self-driving... Read more
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USA Today
5 ways to make money you've probably never thought ofsomeone else will rent and pay you for. Here's a list of items you might not ha
5 ways to make money you've probably never thought of
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
someone else will rent and pay you for. Here's a list of items you might not have considered. You’ve no doubt heard about Airbnb and VRBO as sites to use when you want to rent your home. But what about renting out your own car when you’re not... Read more
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Reuters
Google hires Airbnb exec to commercialize self-driving carsAlphabet Inc's Google self-driving car project took a step closer to market wit
Google hires Airbnb exec to commercialize self-driving cars
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
Alphabet Inc's Google self-driving car project took a step closer to market with the hire of a top executive from Airbnb, the online vacation home rental marketplace. Shaun Stewart is joining Google as a director of the self-driving car... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Google hires Airbnb exec to commercialize self-driving carsAlphabet Inc's Google self-driving car project took a step closer to market wit
Google hires Airbnb exec to commercialize self-driving cars
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
Alphabet Inc's Google self-driving car project took a step closer to market with the hire of a top executive from Airbnb, the online vacation home rental marketplace. Shaun Stewart is joining Google as a director of the self-driving car... Read more
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