Code for America and MindMixer are looking for tech to solve problems bigger than faster food delivery.
The travel-and-accommodations site is embroiled in a dispute with New York state regulators over a subpoena for information on thousands of “hosts” in the city.
A new Airbnb app provides a range of tools that previously were either hard to access on mobile or not available at all.
Lodging platform Airbnb says it offers a big boost for New York's economy, in the midst of a tax revenue fight with the state Attorney General.
The city by the bay is getting ready for a disaster by launching a social initiative, SF72, with ties to Facebook, Twitter, and Airbnb.
Airbnb said it was fighting a subpoena for information on hosts of its rental service.
New York's attorney general wants information on 15,000 Airbnb hosts, but the company says the subpoena is too broad.
Amsterdam authorities have conceded that people may rent out their rooms and houses on Airbnb as long as they don't do it all the time and abide by certain rules, the city government said on Friday.
An Airbnb host was fined $2400 for violating a New York state law barring short-term apartment rentals in large buildings.
The nation’s tech hub plans to partner with social networks to help residents prepare for the worst.