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Bridal Brokerage takes the financial sting out of canceled weddings

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When high school sweethearts break up, they might have the unpleasant task of returning favorite CDs. But when engaged adults with already-planned weddings call the relationship off, things get dicier. And much more expensive. With the average American wedding costing $27,000 in 2011 (and up to $65,000 in New York),...
Bridal Brokerage takes the financial sting out of canceled weddings
Fifteen-Year Olds Create Reserverr, Hoping To Replace Your Calendar
Slash Talks With Us About His Guitar App - AmpliTube Slash

MIT researchers can see through walls using 'Wi-Vi'

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If Google Glass isn't enough to get you worried about technology, how about a device that can see through walls using Wi-Fi?Researchers at MIT are experimenting with a system called Wi-Vi, which they say can track moving objects through walls by using the inexpensive, nearly ubiquitous wireless system. Wi-Vi...
MIT researchers can see through walls using 'Wi-Vi'
Ultra-realistic virtual reality tech makes a run at next-gen consoles

A 14 year old Beatles-fanatic snuck into John Lennon's hotel room in 1969 and convinced him to do an interview. This is the result.

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A 14 year old Beatles-fanatic snuck into John Lennon's hotel room in 1969 and convinced him to do an interview. This is the result.

HotelQuickly launches its same-day hotel booking app in Australia with Sydney and Melbourne listings

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HotelQuickly is launching its last-minute hotel booking app in Australia today, with immediate listings for Sydney and Melbourne followed by support for additional cities in the coming weeks. The iOS and Android app launched in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia back in March, with the simple premise...
HotelQuickly launches its same-day hotel booking app in Australia with Sydney and Melbourne listings

Unlock Your Hotel Room with Your Cell Phone

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Unlock Your Hotel Room with Your Cell Phone is a post from Chris PirilloI hate traveling. I love the places that I visit and the people I interact with when I get there. It’s the actual travel part that gets to me every time. There’s always such a rush to...
Unlock Your Hotel Room with Your Cell Phone

How Bundled Pricing Can Benefit Both Customers and Businesses

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Anthony Tjan is a venture capitalist at the Boston-based VC firm Cue Ball, but he also blogs for The Harvard Business Review where last week he posted an article about packaged pricing deals in business. The article, The Pros and Cons of Bundled Pricing, points out the differences between bundles...
How Bundled Pricing Can Benefit Both Customers and Businesses
How to get more positive reviews for your businesses (the honest way)

BlackBerry Travel updated for BB10 with flight status sharing, price alerts and BlackBerry ID support

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The BlackBerry Travel app has just launched for BlackBerry 10 devices, giving Z10 owners the ability to plan, book, manage and share their travel arrangements on the move. Rather than simply porting the old version across though, BlackBerry has taken the time to add some additional features that take advantage...
BlackBerry Travel updated for BB10 with flight status sharing, price alerts and BlackBerry ID support
Holiday rental firm HouseTrip rakes in $40m as big backers multiply

Hotel Room Semen Sniping-your guide to leaving your mark well after Frolicon ends

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Hotel Room Semen Sniping-your guide to leaving your mark well after Frolicon ends

Expedia shares soar 11% as profits beat expectations

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Shares of Expedia jumped more than 11 percent as the Bellevue online travel company reported stronger revenue and profits than analysts expected in part buoyed by hotel room sales in Asia-Pacific and Europe. Revenue grew 17 percent to $1.19 billion, while adjusted net income increased four percent to $188 million,...
Expedia shares soar 11% as profits beat expectations

New background image, a picture of Niagara Falls taken from a 40th-story hotel room on the Canadian side. http://r2.ly/3n2m

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New background image, a picture of Niagara Falls taken from a 40th-story hotel room on the Canadian side. http://r2.ly/3n2m

Expedia sees room nights rocket 24% year-over-year

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That hotel room you booked in Cabo may have just helped pay for office space in Bellevue. Expedia has released its financial results for the first quarter of 2012. And perhaps in an indication of how the broader travel industry is recovering from the depths of the recession, the Bellevue-based company...
Expedia sees room nights rocket 24% year-over-year

Expedia Buys Majority Stake In European Hotel Search Site Trivago For $632 Million

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Online travel giant Expedia announced this morning that it will acquire a majority stake in Trivago, the Dusseldorf, Germany-based hotel search and price comparison site. In a regulatory filing, Expedia said it will pay a total of about €477 million Euro, which is approximately $632 million in US dollars, in...
Expedia Buys Majority Stake In European Hotel Search Site Trivago For $632 Million

Top 10 Remote Control and Streaming Tools [Lifehacker Top 10]

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Streaming recorded TV to your hotel room. Grabbing files off your home computer from work. Checking on the dog walker. Your computer can do amazing things while you're nowhere near it, and these 10 killer remote access apps help you do them. More »...
Top 10 Remote Control and Streaming Tools [Lifehacker Top 10]

Crave Ep. 115: First look at the feature-packed iKazoo

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We take a first look at an optical game controller shaped like a kazoo. Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield gives us some cooking tips from space. And introducing Hotello, a whole hotel room in a box. [Read more]...
Crave Ep. 115: First look at the feature-packed iKazoo

Hotel room break-ins blamed on hacked locks

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A string of break-ins at a Houston hotel are being blamed on hackers who exploited a flaw in room locks, a vulnerability that was exposed this year at the Black Hat Security Conference in Las Vegas. The Hyatt House Galleria in Houston determined that locks made by Onity had...
Hotel room break-ins blamed on hacked locks
The hotel room of the future runs Windows 8 on its touchscreen walls

Airbnb had a record 60,000 bookings last Saturday, 75% of them were from new users to the site

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Staying in someone else’s house or apartment instead of in a hotel room may still seem like a foreign concept to some, but that isn’t slowing Airbnb, which is on a tear with the premise as of late. On August 4th, Airbnb had a record 60,000 bookings, with 75% of...
Airbnb had a record 60,000 bookings last Saturday, 75% of them were from new users to the site

Bing gets big remake with Snapshot, social sidebar, dig at Google (video)

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Microsoft's determination to ratchet up the search engine wars just got clearer with a major rethink of Bing that includes a few potshots at Google. While the search results themselves are still prominent, there's now a Snapshot area in the middle that aggregates the common tasks linked to your...
Bing gets big remake with Snapshot, social sidebar, dig at Google (video)

New Exercise App Turns Wherever You Are Into an Obstacle Course

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It’s almost New Years and, for many people, it’s resolution time. It’s the time of the year when a lot of workout gear and gym memberships get sold (and I suspect a fair number of Fitbits and other gadgets as well.) Even if you are not quite motivated to go...
New Exercise App Turns Wherever You Are Into an Obstacle Course
Offline: How do you look at porn?

Want Me Get Me Gets You The VIP Treatment In Any Hotel

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Everyone enjoys a little VIP status now and then, especially while on vacation. But when we head out for sunnier spaces, we also crave a bargain deal on a hotel room that's not next to the ice machine. Enter Want Me Get Me, a new hotel booking site that treats...
Want Me Get Me Gets You The VIP Treatment In Any Hotel

Known keycard hack suspected in hotel room burglary

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A security bypass demonstrated at the BlackHat conference in July appears to have been utilized in at least one burglary, Forbes reports. [Read more]...
Known keycard hack suspected in hotel room burglary
Dear AT&T, Take Your iPhone 5 And Shove It Up Your A$$

Jet Lag

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It's 3am in the morning and I'm wide awake in a hotel room in Tokyo, having slept for about five hours. My head is pounding because I haven't had coffee in 30 hours. I'm fixing myself an espresso and getting out my Nexus 7 for some reading. Emily suggested I...
Jet Lag

JBL's extra-tiny Soundfly BT wall outlet speaker gets spoiled by the FCC

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JBL is known for its portable speakers, but an FCC filing has revealed that it's willing to make speakers that are almost inconspicuous. The Soundfly BT would represent your everyday Bluetooth speaker save for the very uncommon ability to optionally plug directly into a wall outlet, skipping the power...
JBL's extra-tiny Soundfly BT wall outlet speaker gets spoiled by the FCC
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