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Airbnb Rules the “Gig” Economy

Airbnb is poised to lead the gig economy and we can expect to see a similar "sharing" model in enterprises and in manufacturing

The next, and potentially most disruptive, sector to emerge in the sharing economy will be…

By Samara Lynn

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4 Times Technology Turned Racist

A look at when the ugliness of racism tainted the objectivity of technology

A look at when the ugliness of racism tainted the objectivity of technology.

By Samara Lynn

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Harvard Study Reveals AirBnB Hosts More Likely to Reject Black Guests

Another instance of discrimination in travel

In an experiment involving over 6,000 Airbnb listings, researchers sent rental inquiries using two sets…

By Samara Lynn

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$3.9 Billion Deal: Expedia Buying AirBnB Competitor HomeAway

Purchase is the largest-ever acquisition for the travel site

Expedia, the parent company to some of the world’s largest travel sites, is buying short-term…

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This Week’s Highlights: The Best and the Brightest

Top news and trends from the week of Oct. 19

We give you a round-up of this week’s highlights, from topics that sparked social media…

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How to Travel to the World’s Most Expensive Destinations on a Budget

Airbnb offers travelers a great opportunity to take an affordable luxury vacation

Airbnb offers travelers a great opportunity to take an affordable luxury vacation.

By Kandia Johnson

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Airbnb Allows American Travelers to Book Rental Homes in Cuba

Cuban hosts rent their homes to licensed U.S. travelers

Cuban hosts use Airbnb to rent their homes to U.S. travelers.

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On-Demand Apps on Track to Break Investment Records

The industry is quickly approaching $4 billion in the first half of 2015

According to CNET, a report from data analyst firm CB Insights found venture funding for…

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10 Questions to Ask Before Renting a Vacation Home

Vacation homes offer several benefits over staying at a hotel

Before renting a vacation home, there are several questions you should ask before submitting payment.…

By Kandia Johnson

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Airbnb Now Valued at $10 Billion

The house-renting service received $500 million in recent investment round

Renting out your spare bedroom has become big business for Airbnb.
The service, founded in…

By Patrick Austin

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It’s the perfect time of the year for international travel. With all the advancements in technology and mobile apps, traveling abroad isn’t as expensive as it used to be and there are plenty of ways to cut costs while getting more bang for your buck. Whether you’re embarking on your first journey abroad or you’re an experienced jet setter, here are a few tools to help you save money on the things that can eat up your travel budget faster than you can plan your trip.--Corvida Raven

7 Tech Tools for Travelers On a Budget

Whether you’re embarking on your first journey abroad or you’re an experienced jet setter, here…

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