Space Monkey Peer-to-Peer Digital Storage System Offers Better Backup

A peer-to-peer backup system called Space Monkey is a less-costly alternative to many hard-drive and cloud solutions.
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Why Is Uber Fighting a Regulatory Battle That It Already Won?

Uber being Uber, it doesn’t want the CPUC to get the idea that it can tell Uber what to do.
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In New York Fight, Airbnb Says It Has Proof That Hosts Rent Out Their Own Homes

The question is exactly how peer-driven Airbnb is, or whether it’s just another site for professional rental agencies to find more business.
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RelayRides Brings Its Peer-to-Peer Car Rentals to the Airport

Car owners who participate in the program while they fly out of town will receive free parking, a car wash and an expected average rental haul of $300.
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Lyft Sells Zimride Carpool Service to Rental-Car Giant Enterprise

Enterprise Holdings has acquired Zimride, the peer-to-peer ride-matching service.
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This Could Be a Problem: NYC Fines Airbnb’s Seemingly Least-Offending Host

The ruling applies to the part of Airbnb’s business that the company saw as entirely unimpeachable.
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RelayRides Forced to Suspend Car-Sharing Service in New York

The state of New York and technological innovation are not BFFs.
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RelayRides Founder Shelby Clark Departs

Shelby Clark, who founded the car-sharing startup RelayRides, is leaving his day-to-day role at the company.
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Philly Tries to Curb Peer-to-Peer Ride-Sharing Company SideCar

In an episode that was probably the most exciting thing that’s ever happened at the Philadelphia Parking Authority, inspectors on Saturday conducted a sting operation on SideCar peer-to-peer drivers, impounding three cars and citing the three drivers for offering illegal taxi services. SideCar, which had just launched in Philly, will continue to operate next weekend, said CEO Sunil Paul.

Medical Crowdfunding Site Watsi Becomes Y Combinator’s First Nonprofit Startup

“I’ve never been so excited about anything we’ve funded,” says YC chief Paul Graham.
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Comcast Owes You Money

Skype: A $1.9 Billion Legal Nightmare

Facebook Breaks Even