Airbnb Bans "Party Houses" After Deadly Halloween Shooting In California
Sunday, November 3, 2019, 10:04 PM
Airbnb Inc banned "party houses" on Saturday after five people were killed in a shooting at a large Halloween gathering inside a rental home in Northern California that was advertised on the online listing service. The death toll rose to five when a 19-year-old victim died of her wounds at a hospital, the Contra Costa Sheriff's Office said on late on Friday.
Paris introduces rent controls to cap rises
Monday, July 1, 2019, 8:08 PM
Paris authorities reintroduced rent controls on Monday in a bid to get a grip on the spiralling cost of living in the City of Light. Real estate prices have surged in the French capital, mirroring spurts in other major European cities due to historic low interest rates, buoyant economic growth and the impact of holiday renting website Airbnb, experts say.
Airbnb poaches another Amazon exec to be its CFO
Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 7:49 AM
Airbnb Inc. hired a longtime Amazon.com Inc. executive to fill its chief financial officer position, a post that's been vacant most of this year and will be key in preparations for the startup's anticipated initial public offering. Airbnb has been without a CFO since February, when Laurence Tosi departed amid tensions and a shakeup in the senior ranks.