Category: Airbnb

Smart locks rendered dumb by automatic update fail

Smart locks rendered dumb by automatic update fail
Making dumb things smart can have its benefits, but adding complexity to once-simple devices can also lead to unforeseen problems.
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The battle between hotels and Airbnb escalates in NYC

The battle between hotels and Airbnb escalates in NYC
The war between Airbnb and the hotel industry rages on, and it’s reaching new lows here in New York. A
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Seattle study puts down some common criticisms of Airbnb-style renting as regulations loom

Seattle study puts down some common criticisms of Airbnb-style renting as regulations loom
Airbnb may have put its foot in its mouth before when it comes to communicating the benefits it brings to
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Vacation home pricing engine Beyond Pricing picks up a startup for nearby comparisons

Vacation home pricing engine Beyond Pricing picks up a startup for nearby comparisons
While Airbnb may have started off the wave of renting out a room in your house periodically to travelers for
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VCs determined to replace your job keep AI’s funding surge rolling in Q2

VCs determined to replace your job keep AI’s funding surge rolling in Q2
These are good times for AI entrepreneurs. Venture, corporate and seed investors have put an estimated $3.6 billion into AI
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Airbnb tries its hand at tour-guiding

Airbnb tries its hand at tour-guiding
Airbnb has always wanted to be more than just the app you use to rent someone's spare bedroom for a
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