HomeAway Sues San Francisco to Stop the Enforcement of a Short-Term Rental Law

Austin-based HomeAway, the world’s largest online marketplace for vacation rentals, filed a lawsuit Monday against the city and county of San Francisco seeking to stop the city from enforcing a new short term rental law. HomeAway claims the law discriminates against second home owners and non-resident individuals advertising short-term rentals, and gives Airbnb, based in […]

The Collaborative Economy Can Help Save the Planet

By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News The world is getting hotter. In fact, it’s supposed to rise 11 degrees fahrenheit over land by the 2060s if we don’t meet our goals to reduce carbon impact, said Robin Chase, founder of Buzzcar, a peer-to-peer car sharing service and co-founder and former CEO of Zipcar, […]