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Airbnb's Latest Win: Weekly News

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Looking to keep on top of the latest headlines in small business, innovation and tech? Check out our Weekly News recaps posted every Friday AM -- a quick summary designed to keep you current.

San Francisco voters shot down a proposal this week would regulate certain types of short-term housing rentals. The vote was seen by some as a win for Airbnb and watched carefully as cities across the country struggle with new sharing economy models.

In Seattle, Amazon opened a physical bookstore. Learn how the e-commerce giant kept innovative design in mind and what this move means for the tech industry. 

Twitter has replaced 'favorites' with 'likes.' Our Geoff Weiss covers how the social platform's latest move sparked fury among some users. 

And across the pond, Finland becomes the first country to unveil "national emojis." Find out why the Nordic country released symbols like nude sauna users and heavy-metal headbangers.

Related: 3 Ways to Reboot and Refocus -- Weekly Tips

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