Monthly Archives: February 2018

Detroit quickly reverses ban on Airbnb after backlash

Detroit city officials reversed course quickly on a partial Airbnb rental ban.Image: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images By Sasha Lekach2018-02-09 22:09:06 UTC That was fast.  Airbnb rentals in Detroit were banned this week in certain neighborhoods after changes to the city’s zoning ordinance went into effect.  But once hosts flagged city officials and Airbnb about cease and …

Google might finally make its messaging app more like Apple's iMessage

Google might finally be bringing its default messaging app on Android up to speed with Apple’s iMessage. No, the green bubbles (sadly) won’t be going away, but Android users may soon have a way to exchange messages via their web browsers. It looks like a future version of the app will include a web-based counterpart …

Where to find deals on flowers for Valentine's Day

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable’s commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. Just say no to gas station roses. Please. Don’t do that. You’re better than that. If sending flowers for Valentine’s Day is your thing (editor’s note: …