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App of the Week: FlightTrack goes free with useful little app

France's Toulouse-Blagnac airport to conduct NFC field trials for BlackBerry smartphones

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Navigating through airport security is hardly the most fanciful way of kicking off a vacation, but this summer, a handful of frequent fliers in France will take part in a field trial that aims to streamline the process and make it a bit more enjoyable. Fifty lucky travelers armed...
France's Toulouse-Blagnac airport to conduct NFC field trials for BlackBerry smartphones

Skyhook Says It Can Help Apps With Persistent Location Sharing Sans Battery Drain

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Skyhook today is updating its Android developer tools to enable persistent location monitoring with less battery drain. Why this is interesting is because many people’s expectations for location sharing on mobile apps have leapfrogged what our phones can reasonably handle, especially in a congested or weak-signalled area. The weak link...
Skyhook Says It Can Help Apps With Persistent Location Sharing Sans Battery Drain

Flight rewards tracker MileWise cuts a deal with Google-ITA to power its Combo Fares feature

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Google-ITA has just announced its second deal to distribute flight fare date with rewards tracker site MileWise. ITA partnered up with travel site Hipmunk to power its fare results right before the flight data firm was snapped up by Google. ITA is a bigtime source of flight information and fares,...
Flight rewards tracker MileWise cuts a deal with Google-ITA to power its Combo Fares feature

Google adding quick action buttons, real-time flight status to Gmail

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Responding to an invitation or checking in for a flight soon won't require any typing at all, assuming you're using Gmail to manage your inbox. When the situation calls for it, new quick action buttons will pop up in an email, letting you accomplish simple tasks without reaching for...
Google adding quick action buttons, real-time flight status to Gmail

App Spotlight: Airport Guide helps you find your way

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Smart business travelers keep an arsenal of apps at their fingertipsto help with any situation. Hence, HipMunk for booking flights, Hotel Tonight for booking hotels, TripIt for keeping tabs on all your travel reservations, and so on. Here's one more to add to your travel folder: Airport Guide -...
App Spotlight: Airport Guide helps you find your way

Prismatic wants to be the newspaper for a digital age

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What did the printed newspaper provide in its heyday as the information-delivery system of choice? A collection of news and other interesting content, selected by knowledgeable editors from a wide range of sources, presented in an easy-to-scan format. Now, the supply of information we have available to us is...
Prismatic wants to be the newspaper for a digital age

Thanksgiving gone Google

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Thanksgiving is about sharing, giving thanks and connecting with family and friends. Yet, all too often we get caught up in the holiday rat race—the mad dash to the airport, the supermarket, the mall—and forget to take time out to enjoy the holiday. To kick off the holidays this year,...
Thanksgiving gone Google

TripAdvisor Continues Its Acquisition Spree, Buys GateGuru Mobile App For Real-Time Travel Information

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Travel port TripAdvisor continues to push ahead with its mobile and social acquisitions: today the company announced that it has acquired GateGuru, a mobile app that provides real-time information on airports, weather, and flights — much of it picked up from crowdsourcing, much like Waze does with road travel. Terms...
TripAdvisor Continues Its Acquisition Spree, Buys GateGuru Mobile App For Real-Time Travel Information

SeatGuru launches on iPhone. Now you can secure the most leg-room on your flight from anywhere.

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Business traveler Matthew Daimler launched SeatGuru more than a decade ago, having become frustrated at the vast differences between seating arrangements across airlines. In short, he was determined to collect this data and share it with other fussy travelers. The result? A single, color-coded interactive airplane seating chart. Green is...
SeatGuru launches on iPhone. Now you can secure the most leg-room on your flight from anywhere.
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SeatGuru app for iPhone and iPod touch released with color-coded airplane seat maps

Better use of public data could save government £33bn

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Passport applications, tax returns and Twitter are among sources of information not adequately utilised, says reportUp to £33bn a year could be saved from public spending without cutting services by making better use of data about citizens, from applications for passports and driving licences, to tax returns and social media.A...
Better use of public data could save government £33bn
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