Articles about Airbnb
20 Aug 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: Apple becomes a $2 trillion company, and more
A lot has happened in the world of technology since last night.
17 May 2020
Jio Platforms raises Rs. 6,598 crore from General Atlantic
Jio Platforms, the entity holding telecom and digital businesses of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), has raised Rs. 6,598 crore ($869.8 million) from US-based private equity firm General Atlantic.
04 May 2020
Jio Platforms gets Rs. 5,655 crore investment from Silver Lake
Jio Platforms, the entity housing telecom and digital businesses of Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries, has picked up Rs. 5,655 crore ($747 million) in investment from US-based private equity firm Silver Lake.
18 Feb 2020
Coronavirus hoax viral on WhatsApp; claims garlic can cure disease
Adding to the growing threat of a coronavirus outbreak, a false cure is being circulated on the messaging app WhatsApp.
25 Oct 2019
You can now stay at Barbie's Dreamhouse for Rs. 4,300
Growing up, Barbie's plastic Dreamhouse was the stuff of envy for many kids, featuring vibrant interiors, exquisite baths, and a sliding staircase, among other things.
03 Oct 2019
Planning your vacation? Try these last-minute tricks to save money
Although we would never advise you to delay your travel plans until the last minute, sometimes you just can't help it.
08 Apr 2019
New Zealand family discovers camera at Airbnb listing, host removed
In a horrifying incident, a family from New Zealand found a hidden camera at their Airbnb in Ireland.
01 Jun 2018
6 technologies you must know for a job in IT-sector
As a software engineer, if you are beginning your career, or thinking of a change, web technology is the space to be in.
20 Apr 2018
Get Alexa to say whatever you want with Alexa Blueprints
Amazon has launched its Alexa Skills Blueprints program that allows users to create their own customized Alexa commands and responses based on pre-defined templates.
24 Feb 2018
Airbnb to launch new initiatives for future growth
Airbnb, US-based online accommodation platform, has said it is adding four new property types to its existing ones. It also plans to launch new tiers of homes that have been personally verified for quality and comfort.
21 Feb 2018
Google combines Android Pay and Google Wallet, launches Google Pay
Google has combined all of its different payment services into one unified service called Google Pay.
10 Feb 2018
Google rewards $2.9 million under its Bug Bounty Program
Google has announced on its official Security Blog that the company paid out $2.9 million to security researchers in 2017 under its Bug Bounty Program.
14 Aug 2017
Bengaluru among top five cities for B&B accommodations: Airbnb
Bengaluru has become one of the biggest markets when it comes to providing bed-and-breakfast accommodation. Bengaluru comes in top five destinations picked by Indians for Airbnb.
11 Aug 2017
Trump's NYC home now on Airbnb for $725 a night!
Airbnb has another luxurious listing now: US President Donald Trump's New York City home in Queens, where he spent his childhood.
15 Jul 2017
Racist AirBnB host cancels Asian woman's booking, gets fined
Tami Barker, an AirBnB host in California who discriminated against an Asian guest, has received a $5,000 fine and told to attend an Asian-American studies course.
10 Jun 2017
Airbnb can continue operations in Japan adhering to new rules
The Japanese government has now okayed Airbnb to operate in the country without getting embroiled in regulatory hurdles, it has also set new laws for home sharing.
26 May 2017
Airbnb has its own university to meet its tailor-made demands
Airbnb is now revolutionizing how tech-based companies operate its own self-styled university-style program.
02 May 2017
Airbnb settles lawsuit with city of San Francisco
Airbnb Head of Global Policy Chris Lehane today announced that Airbnb had come to a settlement with the city of San Francisco over a lawsuit which the company had filed in 2016.
14 Apr 2017
Airbnb to work on app security after hijackers burgle homes
Three people were robbed as hijackers hacked into verified accounts and, under false pretence burgled the properties of those people, who had listed it on Airbnb.
28 Mar 2017
7 Indian start-ups showcase their mettle on demo day
One of the most influential accelerators, Y Combinator hosts a demo day twice a year, where its latest batch of funded start-ups showcase themselves in front of Silicon Valley investors, founders and press.
30 Sep 2016
Beyoncé invests in tech start-up in Silicon Valley
Beyoncé and the management company that she initiated, known as Parkwood Entertainment, invested into a tech start-up known as Sidestep.
10 Sep 2016
Airbnb goes the extra mile to tamp down on racism
Airbnb recently released a report to demonstrate stringent measures which would be implemented to stamp-out discrimination inflicted on users of the platform.