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10 of tech’s greatest feuds, from Uber vs. Lyft to Apple vs. everyone

The tech industry isn't all about changing the world. Sometimes it's about knock-down, drag-out fights.

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Airbnb to reveal 124 New York hosts to attorney general

New York's attorney general is conducting an investigation into whether people are using Airbnb's service in violation of state and local laws.

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Move fast and break bread: The strange new world of meal-sharing

I shared meals cooked by strangers and didn’t die. Thank you, technology.

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Batten down the hatches: Airbnb steps up to help cities prep for disasters

Sharing economy start-ups are partnering with the White House to be ready for emergencies.

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Airbnb gets down to business by helping you expense work travel

The travel site launched a new option for road warriors to make it easier to find, and pay for, an Airbnb.

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Airbnb wants you to think of belonging, not eviction, when you see its new logo

The company is trying to remake its image—literally—in the wake of legal scuffles in NYC and San Francisco.

Airbnb revamps reviews to encourage more honesty

A better ratings system will give hosts and guests more information, and hopefully lead to fewer surprises.

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Airbnb thinks outside the hotel with dinner party pilot program

Now you can break bread with the strangers whose home you’re renting, but that’ll cost a little more.

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Airbnb agrees to hand over NYC host data to attorney general

The home-sharing platform is only providing anonymized data, but that will be enough for Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to sniff out illegal hotels.

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Laws? What laws? Sharing startups shrug off backlash and forge full-steam ahead

City officials are cracking down on the sharing economy, but companies like Airbnb and Lyft are fighting to legalize peer-to-peer money-making.