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Airbnb Hosts to Help Provide Housing to 100,000 COVID-19 Responders

New global initiative will provide free or subsidized housing for healthcare professionals, relief workers, and first responders, typically closer to where they are working Airbnb Hosts can opt in to provide homes that follow new cleanliness protocols based on recommendations from medical experts Ai

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Airbnb to Halt All Marketing, Most Hiring as Losses Mount

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Airbnb Spawned an Ecosystem of Startups That Sweat the Details so Owners Don’t Have to

David Krauss had parlayed his Dallas condo into a successful Airbnb listing until one fateful weekend in 2014. Then, a couple of guests threw a party so loud it elicited more than a dozen noise complaints from neighbors, a police report and an angry letter from an attorney.

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The Airbnb Invasion of Barcelona

In 1904, the city of Barcelona received a petition for development from Eusebi Güell, an industrialist and a patron of the arts. Güell had bought a tract of land on the flank of Muntanya Pelada, or Bald Mountain, which rises above the plain that extends to the city’s port.

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Airbnb China Chief Was Ousted Over Relationship With Subordinate

Mr. Ge, a longtime Facebook engineer, was elevated into the top role in the China office earlier this year after Airbnb struggled to find an outside candidate from Chinese tech companies, a person familiar with the matter said.

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Some Thoughts On Airbnb’s Struggles In New York State – AVC

As many readers likely know, this week New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill called S6340A/A8704C, which will levy heavy fines on individuals who advertise short-term rentals of residential multiple dwelling units in New York.

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Sony to build up AI as key business pillar, invests in U.S. start-up

TOKYO Japan’s Sony Corp said it plans to build up its artificial intelligence (AI) business and eventually turn it into a major revenue source, beginning with an investment in a U.S. start-up. The electronics maker has invested an undisclosed sum in California-based Cogitai.

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Airbnb Exec: About 30,000 Mobile World Congress Attendees Used the Service This Year

BARCELONA, Spain—Mobile World Congress is likely still a boon for Spain’s hotel industry but not nearly as much as it would be if the sharing economy had never taken off.

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Celebrities like Justin Bieber and Beyoncé stay in this $10,000-a-night Airbnb when they visit San Francisco

While on his 58-city “Purpose” world tour, 22-year-old Canadian pop prodigy Justin Bieber posted up at some seriously luxe digs: a $10,000 a night Airbnb in Los Altos Hills, above San Francisco’s Bay Area.

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