Airbnb Drops Internal Valuation by 16 Percent to $26 Billion
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Airbnb Drops Internal Valuation by 16 Percent to $26 Billion

by Anna Domanska, April 04, 2020

Airbnb, the home-sharing business, has dropped its internal valuation to $26 billion, a drop of 16 percent from its most recent valuation, due to massive cancellations across the world following the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19. Airbnb’s last round of funding was in 2017 when it was valued at $31 billion. The short-term rental business […]

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Climate Change: UK Carbon Emissions Hit Lowest Level Since 1988
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Climate Change: UK Carbon Emissions Hit Lowest Level Since 1988

by Anna Domanska, April 03, 2020

Britain brought down its greenhouse emissions by 3.6 percent in 2019, following a concerted effort to shift to renewables from coal use for power generation. A Department for Business Energy and Industrial Research (BEIS) report says that the United Kingdom’s net emissions of carbon dioxide were provisionally estimated to be 351.5 million tonnes (Mt), 3.9 […]

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Marriott Data Breach May Impact 5.2 Million Guests
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Marriott Data Breach May Impact 5.2 Million Guests

by Anna Domanska, April 03, 2020

Earlier in 2018, Hotel giant Marriott disclosed that it suffered one of the most massive breaches in history. The hack compromised of invading information of 500 million people who made reservations at a Starwood hotel. On Tuesday again, Marriott revealed that it was hacked again, this time with up to 5.2 million guests at risk. […]

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