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A former Y Combinator partner realized the most successful founders don't always look good on paper - there's a much more reliable sign they're destined for greatness

A FORMER Y COMBINATOR PARTNER REALIZED THE MOST SUCCESSFUL FOUNDERS DON'T ALWAYS LOOK GOOD ON PAPER - THERE'S A MUCH MORE RELIABLE SIGN THEY'RE DESTINED FOR GREATNESS

Harj Taggar is a former partner at Y Combinator , the tech accelerator that launched a number of successful startups including Airbnb,...

If You're Obsessed With 'Gilmore Girls,' You Need To Rent One Of These Airbnbs This Fall

IF YOU'RE OBSESSED WITH 'GILMORE GIRLS,' YOU NEED TO RENT ONE OF THESE AIRBNBS THIS FALL

For many people, the crisp autumn air instantly makes them long for Pumpkin Spice Lattes and cozy oversized sweaters. For me, I want...

 
 
 
Facebook says it hasn't seen any evidence that the hackers used stolen keys to access users' Tinder, Spotify, or Instagram accounts

FACEBOOK SAYS IT HASN'T SEEN ANY EVIDENCE THAT THE HACKERS USED STOLEN KEYS TO ACCESS USERS' TINDER, SPOTIFY, OR INSTAGRAM ACCOUNTS

Facebook got hacked, it announced last week, and there have been fears attackers could use the stolen data to break into users' accounts...

The Facebook hack affecting 50 million people also let the attackers access users' Tinder, Spotify, and Instagram accounts

THE FACEBOOK HACK AFFECTING 50 MILLION PEOPLE ALSO LET THE ATTACKERS ACCESS USERS' TINDER, SPOTIFY, AND INSTAGRAM ACCOUNTS

Facebook got hacked, it revealed on Friday - and 50 million users' accounts were compromised. What's more, if the victims logged into...

 
 
 
26 companies you won't be surprised to find out were founded by graduates and dropouts of the top US colleges

26 COMPANIES YOU WON'T BE SURPRISED TO FIND OUT WERE FOUNDED BY GRADUATES AND DROPOUTS OF THE TOP US COLLEGES

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Airbnb hits back at threat it will be banned from Paris

AIRBNB HITS BACK AT THREAT IT WILL BE BANNED FROM PARIS

Chris Lehane, head of policy at Airbnb, insists it has support of 80% of people in the French capital and that it has worked with local...

Airbnb's Offering Free Places To Stay For Those Displaced By Hurricane Florence

AIRBNB'S OFFERING FREE PLACES TO STAY FOR THOSE DISPLACED BY HURRICANE FLORENCE

Airbnb is helping with the burden faced by Hurricane Florence evacuees by offering them free shelter Can you imagine living in the...

 
 
 
Ashton Kutcher explains the secret to getting him to write an investment check: You need to be a good enough at 'storytelling' to attract top talent

ASHTON KUTCHER EXPLAINS THE SECRET TO GETTING HIM TO WRITE AN INVESTMENT CHECK: YOU NEED TO BE A GOOD ENOUGH AT 'STORYTELLING' TO ATTRACT TOP TALENT

Ashton Kutcher is a prodigious tech investor: He has a stake in companies like Uber and Airbnb, and has funded many more through his...

 
 
 
Airbnb reveals its most 'wish-listed' properties around the world 

AIRBNB REVEALS ITS MOST 'WISH-LISTED' PROPERTIES AROUND THE WORLD 

To mark its 10th anniversary, Airbnb has revealed the properties that have been 'wish-listed' the most on its site over the past 10...

Airbnb wants to make it much easier for you to plan a trip with your buddies

AIRBNB WANTS TO MAKE IT MUCH EASIER FOR YOU TO PLAN A TRIP WITH YOUR BUDDIES

Airbnb is planning a bunch of new features that'll make arranging trips with friends and family a much more collaborative experience....

 
 
 
Airbnb shows off new collaboration features that let co-travelers plan trips together

AIRBNB SHOWS OFF NEW COLLABORATION FEATURES THAT LET CO-TRAVELERS PLAN TRIPS TOGETHER

In recent years, Airbnb has been working to expand its business beyond accommodations, by becoming a more robust travel companion with...

Airbnb Scraps Great Wall Competition After Chinese Outcry

AIRBNB SCRAPS GREAT WALL COMPETITION AFTER CHINESE OUTCRY

The company offered a stay at the historic site including a dinner, hike, concert and calligraphy experience to promote China as a...

 
 
 
Airbnb calls off Great Wall sleepover contest after backlash

AIRBNB CALLS OFF GREAT WALL SLEEPOVER CONTEST AFTER BACKLASH

Airbnb has canceled a contest that would've given winners a free one-night stay in an open-air bedroom on the Great Wall of China....

Airbnb has canceled its contest that would have allowed winners to sleep on the Great Wall of China

AIRBNB HAS CANCELED ITS CONTEST THAT WOULD HAVE ALLOWED WINNERS TO SLEEP ON THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA

Keith Roper/Flickr Airbnb has canceled a competition for a chance to spend a night on the Great Wall of China. The company cites feedback...

 
 
 
Airbnb ends offer of stay at Great Wall

AIRBNB ENDS OFFER OF STAY AT GREAT WALL

US home-sharing platform Airbnb has suspended a plan to provide lodging on the Badaling Great Wall in Beijing amid concerns that it...

Airbnb axes competition to win a stay on the Great Wall of China

AIRBNB AXES COMPETITION TO WIN A STAY ON THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA

The holiday rentals site had worked with historians and designers in Beijing to turn one of the landmark's ancient watch towers into...

 
 
 
How Rent the Runway is changing the way women get dressed - and why it's been called one of the most disruptive companies in the world, alongside Uber, Airbnb, and SpaceX

HOW RENT THE RUNWAY IS CHANGING THE WAY WOMEN GET DRESSED - AND WHY IT'S BEEN CALLED ONE OF THE MOST DISRUPTIVE COMPANIES IN THE WORLD, ALONGSIDE UBER, AIRBNB, AND SPACEX

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Airbnb for Work claims 700,000 businesses as bookings tripled for second year in a row

AIRBNB FOR WORK CLAIMS 700,000 BUSINESSES AS BOOKINGS TRIPLED FOR SECOND YEAR IN A ROW

Business travelers are increasingly ditching hotels and flocking to Airbnb, according to data revealed today by the home-sharing platform....