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These Websites Help You Shop With Major Retailers Using Cryptocurrency

</header> <strong>Cryptocurrency users are often forced to convert their coins to fiat in order to purchase items from leading retailers and ecommerce platforms such as Walmart and Home Depot, Amazon, Aliexpress, and Ebay. The hesitation of these merchants to embrace crypto payments has created a niche that’s being occupied by online businesses that are bridging …

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Airbnb agrees to share data for over 17,000 NYC listings

Sponsored Links Andrew Burton/Getty Images Airbnb and New York City are inching closer to making peace over data sharing. To start, the home rental outfit has reached an agreement to hand over semi-anonymized host and reservation data for over 17,000 listings in the city. It’s also providing data for every NYC listing rented between January …

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Airbnb introduces Donations to help with temporary housing

Sponsored Links Bloomberg via Getty Images Airbnb announced a new initiative designed to help displaced people find housing solutions. The company launched a new Donations tool that will let Airbnb hosts kick back a portion of their income to organizations designed to help people who are in need of temporary housing. Airbnb hosts will be …

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Recommended Reading: The cost of Fortnite’s success

Sponsored Links Epic Games How Fortnite’s success led to months of intense crunch at Epic Games Colin Campbell, Polygon There have been a few stories recently about intense work conditions, or crunch, at studios making high-profile titles. Earlier this month we read about Anthem, and now we’re hearing about Fortnite. Polygon conducted interviews with employees …

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Airbnb reverses ban on West Bank listings

AP Photo/Ariel Schalit Airbnb is changing course on its earlier decision to ban listings for Israeli settlements in the West Bank. As part of a settlement with a pro-Israel law organization that had sued over the ban, Airbnb said it would allow listings in the hotly contested region. However, it vowed to donate any profits …

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Airbnb guest found hidden surveillance camera by scanning Wi-Fi network

Enlarge / Close-up of a camera lens. Getty Images | William Andrew A New Zealand family that booked an Airbnb in Ireland recently discovered an undisclosed camera in the living room, and the family says that Airbnb initially cleared the host of any wrongdoing before finally banning the offender from its platform. “Once the family …

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Paris sues Airbnb over illegal rental ads

AP Photo/Thibault Camus France is determined to prevent home sharing services from allowing makeshift hotels, and that now includes court action. The city of Paris is suing Airbnb over 1,000 ads it says violate a law designed to limit homeowners to renting their places for no more than 120 days per year. It’s not clear …

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