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These are the key commercial real-estate deals and trends to watch: data centers are red hot, and studio space investment is booming

We have the latest news on commercial real-estate deals, analysis, and trends. Katie Warren/Business Insider The pandemic threw the real-estate world into disarray, as people emptied out of offices, hotels, and malls and worked from their homes. That disruption has transformed how people and companies finance, operate, and occupy real estate. Some big firms like WarnerMedia have been rethinking office needs — and some commercial real-estate deals were put on ice as financing dries up. Cowor...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Hbo, UK, New York, Texas, Softbank, New York City, US, Trends, Tech, Georgia, Bank Of America, Andreessen, Brooklyn


The Real Word: Hidden seller costs every agent should disclose

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they'll discuss why agents need to disclose all costs to sellers, how buyers are using Airbnb rentals and the best branded gifts.
Tags: Video, Real Estate, Opinion, Service, Radio, Agent, Airbnb, Sellers, Nicole White, Brokerage, Select, Airbnb Rentals, Hidden Costs, Byron Lazine, The Real Word, Luke Babich


Jony Ive Will Bring Accessible, Relevant, Incredibly Powerful, Personal, Fluid, and Refined Design Sensibilities to…Airbnb

Jony Ive is a mythic figure in gadget design. He’s the mastermind behind the aesthetic of Apple’s most iconic products, and is internet famous for his Gwyneth Paltrow-esque descriptive phrasing. He’s also got pretty good taste in shoes. Last year, he consciously uncoupled from Apple, and now, Ive is apparently…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Design, Airbnb, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jony Ive, Imagine The Fortune Cookies Ive Would Write


Is it safe to stay in a hotel right now? An infectious disease doctor, a cleaning expert, and hotel reps all share what you should know before you check-in.

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. IStock; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Though COVID-19 continues to spread across the US, many travelers are seeking closer-to-home vacation plans with an eye toward safety and risk mitigation.Even long time hotel devotees may be wondering how much exposure to the virus they would risk by staying in a hotel, by way of the room, common spaces, staff, and other guests.We talked to experts, including ...
Tags: Cdc, US, Trends, Marriott, Airbnb, Epa, Johns Hopkins, Amtrak, Arne Sorenson, Marriott International, Russo, University at Buffalo, Thomas Russo, Clerc, Christian Clerc, Marroni


Legendary Apple designer Jony Ive will work with Airbnb on future products

Airbnb announced it will be working with former Apple design chief Jony Ive on future products.
Tags: Apple, Cnn, Airbnb, Jony Ive


COVID-struck holiday rentals firm Airbnb shacks up with ex Apple design honcho Jony Ive in multi-year deal

No, he's not dragging his cool vintage steamer-style suitcase onto an IKEA armchair in a host villa ... it's a 'special' design relationship Jony Ive’s design firm LoveFrom has inked a deal with the app-that-takes-a-cut-of-users'-holiday-rentals Airbnb in a multi-year “special relationship,” the short-term gig economy rental platform said today.…
Tags: Software, Ikea, Airbnb, Jony Ive, LoveFrom


Here integrates what3words’ super simple address system into its in-car API

Geocoding startup what3words — which chunks the world into 3mx3m squares, giving each a unique three-word label to simplify location sharing — has nabbed another in-vehicle integration, via a partnership with Here Technologies. The pair said today that OEMs using Here’s navigation platform can include what3words as an in-car nav feature directly through the Here Search API, instead of needing to integrate itself. Existing users of the platform will be able to be given access to what3word’s ad...
Tags: Startups, Tech, Automotive, Ford, Airbnb, Location Sharing, Daimler, What3words, In-car Navigation, Here Technologies, Chris Sheldrick, Geocoding, Mercedes Benz Tata Motors DB Schenker Hermes, Jørgen Behrens


10 things in tech you need to know today

Still from "Chrissy's Court" on Quibi. Quibi Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning.Have an Amazon Alexa device? Listen to this update by searching "Business Insider" in your flash briefing settings.TikTok widened its view of hateful ideologies. The app updated its guidelines to explicitly call out white nationalism, white genocide theory, and male supremacy as hate speech.Quibi is dead. The mobile s...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Softbank, US, Trends, Tesla, Airbnb, US Army, Justice Department, Eric Schmidt, Jony Ive, Business Insider, Nordic, Trump


Airbnb recruits ex-Apple design honcho Jony Ive

Next time you stay in an Airbnb you better expect some aluminium sides, some polished and laminated leathers, and, potentially, the most innovative flat you’ve ever stayed in. That’s right people, Airbnb has brought on Jony Ive, the ex-Chief Head of Design at Apple. If you’re unfamiliar with Jony Ive, he’s the man behind lots of your favorite things. He left Apple last year after almost 30 years at the company. During that time, he oversaw the development of almost any modern Apple product or se...
Tags: Apple, Startups, Design, Airbnb, Jony Ive, Apple Stores, Plugged


Airbnb is joining forces with iconic ex-Apple design chief Jony Ive

Jony Ive led Apple's design team from 1996 to 2019, playing a key role in product launches like the iMac, iPhone, and Apple Watch. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky said in a blog post Wednesday that the company is partnering with former Apple design chief Jony Ive. "We have made the decision to work together through a multi-year relationship to design the next generation of Airbnb products and services," Chesky said. Ive led Apple through major product launches like...
Tags: Apple, Design, Trends, Airbnb, Apple Watch, Rhode Island, Jony Ive, Brian Chesky, Product Design, Reuters, Justin Sullivan Getty, Chesky, Ive, Jony, Joe Gebbia, Tech Insider


Airbnb Hires Jony Ive To Design Next-Gen Products and Services

Online vacation rental giant Airbnb on Wednesday said it has hired former Apple CDO Jony Ive and his company LoveFrom to assist in the design of future products and services. AppleInsider reports: Announced in a blog post from Airbnb co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky, Ive will work on next-generation "products and services" as a design consultant. It appears that he will report directly to Chesky, or collaborate on design initiatives with the CEO, throughout what is described as a "multi-year rela...
Tags: Time, Tech, Information, Airbnb, Chesky, Ive, Jony, Alex Schleifer, Schleifer, Apple CDO Jony Ive, Brian Chesky Ive, Information Ive


Apple’s former design guru Jony Ive gets into bed with Airbnb

The man who helped create some of Apple’s most iconic products is teaming up with online accommodation service Airbnb to help design its future products and services.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Design, News, Trends, Airbnb, Smart Home, Jony Ive, Breakingtwitter


Airbnb Working With Jony Ive's 'LoveFrom' Company

Apple's longtime head of design Jony Ive left the company back in mid-2019 to start his own company called LoveFrom, and one of Ive's first clients is Airbnb. Airbnb today announced that it is working with Ive's LoveFrom company on a "special collaboration" that will include a multi-year relationship to "design the next generation of Airbnb products and services."Today, I'm thrilled to announce that Jony and his partners at LoveFrom will be engaging in a special collaboration with me and the ...
Tags: Apple, Tim Cook, Airbnb, Cupertino, Jony Ive, Brian Chesky, Jeff Williams, Apple Apple, Ive, Jony, Marc Newson, Alan Dye, LoveFrom, LoveFrom Company, Evans Hankey, Industrial Design and Human Interface Design


Datto trades modestly higher after pricing IPO at top of range

After pricing at $27 per share, Datto’s stock rose during regular trading. By mid-afternoon the data and security software company was worth $28.10, up a hair over 4%. The company’s IPO comes on the back of a rapid-fire Q3 in which a host of technology companies, particularly software, made it to the public markets. While the number of un-exited unicorns in the United States still rose in the quarter, Q3 brought with it a wave of liquidity that felt long coming. Datto’s IPO is one among what ...
Tags: TC, Ipo, US, Tech, Vista, United States, Airbnb, Tim Weller, Datto, SPAC, Vista Equity Partners, Brian Sheth, Austin McChord, McChord


The best US mountain resorts for all seasons

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Hyatt Hotels The novel coronavirus continues to spread across the US, which means many travelers are looking to domestic destinations with outdoor space and activities that are conducive to social distancing.Mountain resorts make it easy to savor the great outdoors with year-round activities including summer hiking, fall leaf-peeping, and, of course, winter skiing.We rounded up the best mountain ho...
Tags: New York, Colorado, California, Cdc, US, America, Trends, Tesla, Bill Clinton, Hilton, Marriott, Mountain View, Airbnb, Epa, Ralph Lauren, Vail


The best Airbnbs in Connecticut

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Airbnb Connecticut is popular for its charming seaside towns, lush greenery, fall foliage, quaint enclaves, and bustling cities. According to experts, booking an Airbnb is a safer way to travel during COVID-19 because it promotes social distancing and comes with less risk than staying in hotels.We combed Airbnb for cozy Connecticut listings that include top-rated cabins, cottages, and barns and pri...
Tags: Cdc, New York City, Trends, Julia Roberts, Maine, Connecticut, Fairfield, Cornwall, Airbnb, East Coast, Rhode Island, Vermont, Long Island, Carrera, New England, Westport


THE JOB HUNTER'S TOOL KIT: The ultimate tips, tricks, and resources for finding your dream job during the pandemic and beyond

Shutterstock Even though hiring may be down during the coronavirus pandemic, job seekers shouldn't fear: Plenty of companies are looking for skilled workers.With record numbers of people filing for unemployment, however, competition for openings will be stiff. That's why Business Insider compiled a list of advice that will help you stand out in the crowd and find work that's both lucrative and career advancing. Here is what top recruiters, managers, and successful job seekers themselves sa...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Bank Of America, Paypal, Netflix, Job Search, Airbnb, Goldman Sachs, New York Stock Exchange, Intuit


Talking SPACs with investor Bradley Tusk

Bradley Tusk has become known in recent years for being involved in what’s about to get hot, from his early days advising Uber, to writing one of the first checks to the insurance startup Lemonade, to pushing forward the idea that we should be using the smart devices in our pockets to vote. Indeed, because he’s often at the vanguard, it wasn’t hugely surprising when Tusk, like a growing number of other investors, formed a $300 million SPAC or special acquisition company, one that he and a par...
Tags: Tech, Airbnb, Biden, Tusk, Lehman Brothers, SPAC, Mike Bloomberg, Shai Wininger, Bradley Tusk, Daniel Schrieber, Christian Goode


Political strategist turned tech investor Bradley Tusk on SPACs as a tool for VCs

Bradley Tusk has become known in recent years for being involved in what’s about to get hot, from his early days advising Uber, to writing one of the first checks to the insurance startup Lemonade, to pushing forward the idea that we should be using the smart devices in our pockets to vote. Indeed, because he’s often at the vanguard, it wasn’t hugely surprising when Tusk, like a growing number of other investors, formed a $300 million SPAC or special acquisition company, one that he and a par...
Tags: Tech, Airbnb, Biden, Tusk, Lehman Brothers, SPAC, Mike Bloomberg, Shai Wininger, Bradley Tusk, Daniel Schrieber, Christian Goode


Airbnb revealed new trends for travel in 2021 and the destinations where travelers want to go most — here's what to know and where to stay

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Airbnb Airbnb surveyed 1,010 U.S. adults to identify top travel trends that have emerged as a result of the pandemic that will redefine travel in 2021.In 2021, travel will focus on domestic locations that promote living, working, and connecting away from home, safely. Key themes include booking homes that allow you to live anywhere, redefine the staycation, encourage pod travel, and inspire future ...
Tags: Florida, California, Cdc, Disney, US, Trends, Rome, Netflix, Maine, Airbnb, Park City, Hulu, Santa Fe, Sunset, New England, Steamboat Springs


The best Airbnbs in Hawaii

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Airbnb As winter approaches, many travelers may be daydreaming about warm weather and a passport-free vacation. There's perhaps no lovelier place to consider than Hawaii. While Hawaii has lifted the mandatory 14-day quarantine for visitors as of October 15, 2020, travelers will still have to present a negative COVID-19 test.  Airbnbs are a particularly attractive option for visitors to the islands ...
Tags: Cook, Cdc, US, Trends, Hawaii, Airbnb, Lanai, Big Island, North Shore, Waikiki, Kauai, Maui, Honolulu, Wi Fi, Princeville, Kihei


Airbnb sues Glendora mansion party organizer

LOS ANGELES — Airbnb Inc. on Monday sued the organizer of a party at a Glendora mansion this summer that attracted about 700 people, despite concerns by health officials that such events could be spreading grounds for COVID-19. The Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuit names as defendants Davante Dajon Bell and unspecified “Does” who may be identified later. The allegations include inducing breach of contract, intentional interference with contractual relations, fraudulent misrepresentation and vio...
Tags: News, California News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Airbnb, Bell, Los Angeles Superior Court, Zhao, Xin, Airbnb Inc, GLENDORA, Sierra Madre Avenue, Pomona Superior Court, Summers Mansion Party, Glendora Police Department


Who regulates social media?

Social media platforms have repeatedly found themselves in the United States government’s crosshairs over the last few years, as it has been progressively revealed just how much power they really wield, and to what purposes they’ve chosen to wield it. But unlike, say, a firearm or drug manufacturer, there is no designated authority who says what these platforms can and can’t do. So who regulates them? You might say everyone and no one. Now, it must be made clear at the outset that these companie...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Social, TC, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Europe, Instagram, Fcc, Social Networks, Congress, California, France, Government, Social Media


12 affordable Airbnb cabins in the Catskills you can book for under $200 a night

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Airbnb Although the novel coronavirus continues to spread across the US, some travelers are looking to escape to vacation rentals away from the crowded city.According to experts, Airbnb is a great option for travelers since it offers the option to book a private home and removes interactions with other guests, which promotes social distancing. New York's Catskills are an ideal getaway in every seas...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, New York, Cdc, New York City, US, Trends, Features, Netflix, Airbnb, Catskills, Hudson, Ghent, Hudson Valley, Woodside, Woodland


These are some of Airbnb's top destinations for 2021

Airbnb looked at booking and search data and a survey of U.S. travelers for insights into how travel will change and where people want to go.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Solve the ‘dead equity’ problem with a longer founder vesting schedule

Editor’s note: Get this free weekly recap of TechCrunch news that any startup can use by email every Saturday morning (7 a.m. PT). Subscribe here. The four-year vesting schedule that the typical startup uses today is a problem waiting to happen. If one founder ends up quitting a year or two before the last cliff, they still own a large share of the cap table through many rounds to come. The departing founder might consider that fair, but the remaining founder(s) are the ones adding on the additi...
Tags: Apple, Google, Startups, TC, Youtube, Nigeria, Tech, Portugal, Brazil, Silicon Valley, Airbnb, EC, FirstMark Capital, Alex, Firstmark, Khosla


SCOTT GALLOWAY: Here's why Airbnb is the most valuable private company in America — and why you should expect it to take off at this time next year

Inside the Airbnb office headquarters in the SOMA district of San Francisco. Reuters Scott Galloway is a bestselling author and professor of marketing at NYU Stern. The following is his recent blog post and video, republished with permission. It originally ran on his blog, "No Mercy / No Malice." In the years since it's founding in 2008, Airbnb has amassed more listings worldwide than major hotel companies like Hyatt, Hilton, and Marriott have combined. Airbnb isn't a hotel company or SaaS...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Australia, Opinion, US, America, San Francisco, Trends, Brooklyn, Marriott, Qantas, Airbnb, Soma, Muhammad Ali, Stock Market, Ali


The best Airstream trailer rentals on Airbnb and Vrbo

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Airbnb As the travel landscape shifts in response to COVID-19, travelers are considering alternatives to staying in hotels and resorts.RVs and camper vans are enjoying newfound popularity levels, and similarly, so is the Airstream trailer.This iconic brand offers a uniquely retro camper van-like experience for standalone accommodations that are ideal for social distancing.We rounded up some of the ...
Tags: Cdc, US, San Francisco, Trends, Tennessee, Keurig, Airbnb, Santa Fe, Grand Canyon, Brian Chesky, Vrbo, Phoenix, Airstream, PHOENIX Arizona, Lexington Kentucky, Flagstaff


In addition to private homes, Airbnb lists camping sites with more flexibility and convenience than traditional platforms — here's what it's like and what I'd do differently next time

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Jamie Ditaranto/Business Insider In September, I celebrated the end of summer with a camping trip in the Pacific Northwest that I booked through Airbnb.I considered camping to be relatively low-risk during the pandemic because it's outdoors and spaced away from others.Many feel the same and when I planned my trip, all federal and state campsites were booked up as this form of travel surges in popul...
Tags: Washington, Trends, Airbnb, Pacific Northwest, Leavenworth, Okanogan Wenatchee National Forest, Jamie Ditaranto, Airbnb Having, Central Cascades, White Aspen Airbnb, White Aspen Camping, White Aspen


When was the last time you worked out your soul?

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast (now on Twitter!), where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. The whole crew was back today, with Natasha and Danny and I gathered to parse over what was really a blast of news. Lots of startups are raising. Lots of VCs are raising. And some unicorns are shooting to go public. It’s a lot to get through, but we’re here to catch you up. Here’s what we got into: A Media Roundup: The Juggernaut raised $2 millio...
Tags: Apple, Fundings & Exits, Startups, Tech, Airbnb, Khosla, Khosla Ventures, Calm, Danny, Natasha, Equity podcast, The Juggernaut, Terri Burns