Airbnb To Sue New York State After Approving Tough RestrictionsNew York state enacted one of the nation's toughest restrictions on Airbnb on Friday with a new law authorizing fines of up to $7,500 for many short-term rentals.
Major Cyber Attacks Disrupt Internet Traffic In US Homeland Security officials were investigating a series of Friday cyber attacks that have caused a wave of disruption of service to San Francisco-based internet giants Twitter, Pinterest and Airbnb among other digital companies.
Dracula's Castle In Transylvania Offering Halloween Overnight StaysMarking the first time since 1948 that anyone has slept in the Transylvanian fortress, Bran Castle, the site's actual name is offering tourists overnight stays during Halloween
San Francisco May Place 60-Night Annual Cap On Short-Term RentalsSan Francisco’s battle to impose regulations on the short-term rental industry intensified this week with the introduction of legislation that would impose tougher time limits.
Sonoma Puts Moratorium On Short-Term Vacation RentalsThinking about a weekend in Sonoma to enjoy fall in Wine County? Well, if you were looking at booking on websites like Airbnb and Vacation Rental By Owner, you better seek an alternative.
Lawmakers' Report Finds Crowded Airbnb Rentals In New YorkA report on New York City Airbnb rentals has found cases of air mattresses in kitchens, bunk beds in dining areas and listings for up to 32 people.
Airbnb Makes Changes Over Racism AccusationsAirbnb on Thursday apologized for its slow response to accusations of racism and outlined new policies to combat the problem.
Mountain View Police Warn Of AirBnb Burglary TrendPolice in Mountain View on Monday warned Bay Area residents about people using short-term home rental services like AirBnb to set up the properties for burglary.
Menlo Park Woman Says Airbnb Guest Flooded Home, Ran Adult BusinessA Menlo Park woman is unsure if she would use Airbnb again after she said a guest flooded her home and ran an adult business from the room she was renting.
In Depth: Airbnb Sues City Of San Francisco Over Rental RegulationAirbnb is suing its hometown, arguing that it's not responsible for making sure hosts follow city rules.
Flyers In San Francisco's Chinatown Go After Airbnb RentersThe fight over affordable housing in the Bay Area is now taking aim at people renting homes through Airbnb.
Airbnb Sues San Francisco Over New Rules Imposed On CompanyAirbnb filed suit against San Francisco in federal court Monday over recently approved legislation requiring short-term rental companies to verify that hosts are registered with the city.