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How far is the Sheraton from the Space Needle? Walk Score unveils hotel finder
Data: MasterCard Is Selling Your Data Just in Time for the Holidays

Back to School With Two Thin Laptops--One Pricey, One Not

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While many potential laptop buyers are waiting for the Oct. 26 release of Windows 8 and the new hardware designed to use it, not everyone can afford to tarry. Students going back to school, or folks whose computers desperately need replacing, are in the market now, and computer makers are...
Back to School With Two Thin Laptops--One Pricey, One Not
Digital Content: Skift Delivers Travel Industry Intelligence to Frequent Flyers

HP Elitebook Folio: Delivering the business goods

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Business travelers willing to give Windows 8 a spin have a noteworthy option in the HP Folio Elitebook Folio 9470m. Attractively slim and lightweight, this 14-inch Ultrabook delivers an assortment of business-oriented features, including a fingerprint scanner, a smart-card slot, and a solid-state drive that boosts performance on any task...
HP Elitebook Folio: Delivering the business goods

With $11.5M in the bank, Silvercar revs up its airport rental service

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Silvercar, the brainchild of one of Zipcar’s founders, has raised a first round of funding to disrupt the dismal airport car rental experience. It’s about damn time! With plans to launch later this year, Silvercar’s founders have made the tough decision to only offer one car. This one-sized-fits-all vehicle...
With $11.5M in the bank, Silvercar revs up its airport rental service
New FreshBooks mobile app enables anytime, anywhere accounting

10 Handy Travel Gadgets for Geeky Business Travelers | Marc and Angel Hack Life

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10 Handy Travel Gadgets for Geeky Business Travelers | Marc and Angel Hack Life

Getaround's new iPhone app lets you take a spin in a stranger's Tesla Model S

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April 1 - 2, 2013Sausalito, CA Request An Invitation Getaround, the peer-to-peer car sharing service backed by investors like Marissa Mayer and Google’s Eric Schmidt, hopes its new iPhone app will prompt you to consider an alternative to car ownership. Launching today, the redesigned app makes it easier for...
Getaround's new iPhone app lets you take a spin in a stranger's Tesla Model S
Targeting Business Travelers, Rocketmiles Lets You Earn Miles For Hotel Stays, No Special Credit Card Needed

EU Roaming Charges to Be Sharply Capped Starting in July

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European phone roaming charges will be capped as of July 1 this year, the European Parliament decided on Thursday, saving business travelers an estimated €1,000......
EU Roaming Charges to Be Sharply Capped Starting in July

NileGuide Unveils New Location-Based iPhone App For Travel Recommendations On The Go

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NileGuide, one-stop travel planning site, has launched an new iPhone app, called What’s Next for geared towards travel recommendations. The startup, which lets you create customized trip itineraries is integrating location-based technology with What’s Next to offer personalized, and interactive content and recommendations in the app, which costs $2.99 on...
NileGuide Unveils New Location-Based iPhone App For Travel Recommendations On The Go

For Better Ad Targeting, Flurry Personas Reveal Mobile App Users' Interests

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App measurement and ad company Flurry is today releasing a new product which will allow developers to better identify and track various audience types using their apps, while also allowing advertisers to target those audience segments by interest. The product, called “Personas” (yes, like those long-ago Firefox themes), splits app...
For Better Ad Targeting, Flurry Personas Reveal Mobile App Users' Interests
Verizon Jetpack 4620L mobile hotspot review

Perks-Focused Hotel Startup 'Want Me Get Me' Gets A New Search-By-Map Feature

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Members of Want Me Get Me, a startup promising its members a VIP experience at any partner hotel, should have an easier time finding the right hotel starting today. The site connects travelers with luxury and boutique hotels looking to attract new customers and build loyalty. Every booking through Want...
Perks-Focused Hotel Startup 'Want Me Get Me' Gets A New Search-By-Map Feature

Rafat Ali's Skift aims to be the Politico of travel websites

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U.S. travel is a $2 trillion dollar industry, but Rafat Ali believes it doesn’t have a go-to, digital native news site the way the tech, finance and meda sectors do. So he decided to create one. His New York-based startup Skift, a travel intelligence media company, officially launches today. “There are...
Rafat Ali's Skift aims to be the Politico of travel websites

Concur's new Trip Maximizer helps sales professionals find new prospects

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Redmond-based Concur is best known for helping business travelers manage travel and entertainment expenses.  Now, with the addition of Trip Maximizer, the company is looking to go a step further, helping sales professionals locate and communicate with clients. Here’s how the new Trip Maximizer service works: The user inputs their initial...
Concur's new Trip Maximizer helps sales professionals find new prospects

Tep Wireless expands mobile hotspot rental plan to 50 countries, revamps pricing

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The international mobile hotspot rental market just got a lot more interesting. While Xcom Global's offerings are still broader, Tep Wireless is expanding in a major way. Previously reserved for European nations, the upstart is now serving a full 50 nations, adding Brazil, the United States, South Africa, Singapore,...
Tep Wireless expands mobile hotspot rental plan to 50 countries, revamps pricing
The Mobile Tourist: How Smartphones Are Shaking Up The Travel Market

Booking app HotelQuickly announces launch of Blackberry app as it targets Indonesia and corporate world

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Last-minute hotel booking app HotelQuickly announced today the release of its Blackberry app, as it works toward a more thorough roll-out in Indonesia and targets corporate customers. Its iOS and Android app launched in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia back in March, offering its users discounted hotel rooms...
Booking app HotelQuickly announces launch of Blackberry app as it targets Indonesia and corporate world
The Mobile Tourist: How Smartphones Are Shaking Up The Travel Market

Eww! Nearly Half of Business Travelers Would Skip Brushing Teeth Before Giving Up iPad

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To sum up a new survey, many iPad owners would sooner let go of logic or hygiene than give up their their tablet. Roughly a quarter of those queried said it would be easier to shut off their water for a day than to shut off their iPad. Nearly as...
Eww! Nearly Half of Business Travelers Would Skip Brushing Teeth Before Giving Up iPad

YouTube takes to the skies with Virgin America content deal

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Admittedly, we're more likely to hit up YouTube for its hilarious and bizarre amateur content than to pop in on one of those well-funded Original Channels, but that won't necessarily be the case going forward. Several of the site's original programming venues will soon be available through Virgin America's...
YouTube takes to the skies with Virgin America content deal

How chef Tom Douglas learned to cater to Amazon's culture, and its tightwad workers

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Tom Douglas When it comes to Seattle’s hometown successes, you could describe Tom Douglas as the Amazon of fine dining. Over the last ten years, this serial restaurateur has rolled out a dozen competition-crushing eateries spanning cuisines from Greece to Tibet. If his spectacular Serious Pie micro-chain in particular grows...
How chef Tom Douglas learned to cater to Amazon's culture, and its tightwad workers

Grubwithus launches a social dining app for the impatient: GrubTonight

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Ever had the urge to go out to dinner at a restaurant but couldn’t find anyone to dine with? Social dining startup Grubwithus might just have an app for you. Over the weekend it launched GrubTonight, an iPhone app that allows strangers in the same city to meet up for...
Grubwithus launches a social dining app for the impatient: GrubTonight
Hate Your Boss? Use Hipmunk's "Spite" Feature To Book His Travel

Why Does There Always Have To Be An App For That?

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“There’s an app for that.” Apple’s marketing slogan — meant to illustrate the vast size of its mobile application store — is increasingly accurate in terms of appifying aspects of our everyday lives. The trend is bubbling up in a number of major urban markets where users are happily ordering...
Why Does There Always Have To Be An App For That?

Poke! I Choose You to Be My Seatmate.

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Airlines, you’ve gone and done it again. First it was the baggage fees. Then it was curbing our Words with Friends addictions. Now, the New York Times reports, it’s bringing Facebook and LinkedIn to the seat-selection process, so you can gather more information on customers … I mean, pair up...
Poke! I Choose You to Be My Seatmate.
Flurry's Personas platform uses analytics to target apps at consumers
Here comes everybody: Why AirBnB is so disruptive
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