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Airbnb eyes 2020 for public market debut

Airbnb’s Brian Chesky is trying to soothe the masses. The co-founder and CEO of the home-sharing website told employees on Thursday that it will pay them cash bonuses and is aiming to hold an IPO before late

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How to tackle tech giants’ growing dominance

People in the US, not just in the European Union, are finally getting worried about tech sector leaders’ market dominance and the political power it confers. Unfortunately, the solutions gaining traction are the kind of anti-monopoly

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Uber needs to change to stay a tech company

It is now highly likely that the European court of justice will later this year reject Uber’s fiction that it’s simply a marketplace that brings together drivers and riders by declaring it – gasp! – a taxi company. That

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120 companies challenge Trump on immigration

More than 120 companies, from Apple to Zynga, filed an impassioned legal brief condemning US President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration, stepping up the industry’s growing opposition to the policy. The amicus brief was filed late

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Tech giants angry over Trump immigration order

Google has asked staffers who may have been affected by a new executive order on immigration to return to the US quickly, joining a growing number of technology executives voicing concerns over restrictions that could

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Airbnb moves into full-service travel

Airbnb took a first step toward shifting its identity from a home-rental business to a full-service travel company, unveiling additions to its website and mobile applications that will give travellers tools to plan

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The best tech businesses aren’t really tech

Technology companies are a lot like contemporary art. Their valuations reflect narratives more than anything else, and it’s just as important to devise the right framework to describe a phenomenon as it is to build a beautiful product. Two New

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