Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz says the company plans to hire 10,000 refugees over the next five years, in response to President Trump's executive order on immigration. Schultz says it "effectively [bans] people from several predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States, including refugees fleeing wars." Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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A study by researchers at MIT and the University of Washington found that black men in Boston were twice as likely to have their rides cancelled by Uber drivers. LeoPatrizi/Getty Images hide caption

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Supporters of Airbnb hold a rally outside City Hall, in New York. Cities throughout the country have been cracking down on the vacation rental site, prompting protests like these across the country. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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Rental Rules In California Raise Questions About Who's Using Airbnb

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Our modern relationship to property — namely that it's burdensome to own, and therefore less valuable — has allowed the sharing economy to expand. Gustav Dejert/Ikon Images/Corbis hide caption

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When The Sharing Economy Brings Unexpected Experiences

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Airbnb, New York State Spar Over Legality Of Rentals

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Demonstrators in San Francisco have been protesting outside apartment buildings that have units rented through online brokers. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Critics Blame Airbnb For San Francisco's Housing Problems

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Taxi drivers protest against Uber, an on-demand car service app, during a 24-hour strike July 1 in Barcelona, Spain. They say it undercuts their business and are calling for the government to ban it. David Ramos/Getty Images hide caption

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Uber, Airbnb Under Attack In Spain As Old And New Economies Clash

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Airbnb, the online home-rental service, says it will start collecting hotel taxes in a few American cities. Chris Weeks/Getty Images hide caption

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Airbnb To Start Charging Hotel Taxes In A Handful Of Cities

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A search for places to stay in New York City via Airbnb returns plenty of results, despite the practice of short-term rentals being found to be illegal under city and state law. Airbnb hide caption

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