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Immigration as a game: 'Papers, Please' makes you the border guard
Do the FAA's rules make flying with electronic devices more dangerous?

Dwellable overhauls app, partners with Flipkey

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Urbanspoon co-founder Adam Doppelt is liking the way business is going at his Seattle upstart Dwellable. “Things are hopping,” Doppelt told us. It certainly seems that way. Dwellable, a mobile app for vacation rentals, just announced a new partnership and a big new update to its app. The update brings a fresh look...
Dwellable overhauls app, partners with Flipkey
LaGuardia's Delta Terminal Is Packed With iPads As Far As The Eye Can See (AAPL)
Gogo ups in-flight Wi-Fi prices, removes single pass on some flights

Twitter Terror: UK Pair Barred from United States Over Jokey Tweet

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents misinterpreted one traveler's tweets containing British vernacular and a "Family Guy" reference as a terrorist threat....
Twitter Terror: UK Pair Barred from United States Over Jokey Tweet

Today, Google Maps doesn't need your stinking Internet

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Any 21st century traveler has faced this hopeless predicament—lost on some remote highway, no paper maps, and a horrifying lack of Internet. For those of us reliant on Google Maps, the situation used to be bleak. But Google released the ultimate fix today (to Android users at least). Google finally...
Today, Google Maps doesn't need your stinking Internet

What's Next For Taming Big Data?

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Imagine you are walking in London and want to book a trip to New York at the last minute: You hop online to search for a hotel. The smartphone you are holding helps you find an establishment that looks appealing. You tap a few buttons to send your credit...
What's Next For Taming Big Data?

Android update brings Notes problems that IBM will fix next week

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IBM plans to issue fixes early next week for glitches that have hit Notes users who upgraded to the latest version of Google's Android OS. The problems occur on phones and tablets running Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean, which Google recently began pushing to end-user devices. One of the problems...
Android update brings Notes problems that IBM will fix next week
Appsfire takes on App Store with combined discovery and deals app

Panasonic introduces Lumix DMC-ZS20 and ZS15 compact superzoom cameras

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We've seen Panasonic's 2012 lineup of ruggedized and entry-level point-and-shoot cameras, but now the Japanese-based manufacturer is unleashing a pair of compact "Traveler Zoom" cams to the 2012 mix. The Lumix DMC-ZS20 and ZS15 include 20x (24-480mm) and 16x (24-384mm) optically stabilized zoom lenses, respectively, 3-inch 460k-pixel LCDs, 1/2.3-inch...
Panasonic introduces Lumix DMC-ZS20 and ZS15 compact superzoom cameras

Irvs Luggage Warehouse - Victorinox Werks Traveler Sale: Up to 52% off + Free $30 travel blanket w/ any wheeled purchase

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Irvs Luggage Warehouse - Victorinox Werks Traveler Sale: Up to 52% off + Free $30 travel blanket w/ any wheeled purchase

Fujitsu, NICT create indoor navigation for the blind using ultrawideband, Android phones, kind hearts

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There's no shortage of navigation outdoors, and even a little bit of help indoors, but there's been precious little aid for the blind indoors -- leaving them little choice but to move cautiously or get outside help. Fujitsu and Japan's NICT have crafted a system that gives the sightless...
Fujitsu, NICT create indoor navigation for the blind using ultrawideband, Android phones, kind hearts
Airbnb Streamlines Booking Process for Last-Minute Travel

Facebook is testing out regional page switching on its own brand pages

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If you’re a global brand and want to be able to reach as many people as possible with your marketing message, you might have difficulties in getting those people to the right brand page you’ve created for them. It looks like Facebook is testing a new feature that will allow...
Facebook is testing out regional page switching on its own brand pages
Canadian safety minister orders stop to airport recording pending 'privacy impact assessment'

Superfly brings on former KAYAK CFO Bill Smith to advise its flight search disruption

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Last year, we told you about a company called Superfly, that was taking a more personalized approach to finding flights. Here’s how we explained its unique premise, which is extremely helpful: Information such as frequent flyer miles, elite statuses, rewards programs, and more are taken into account and Superfly will...
Superfly brings on former KAYAK CFO Bill Smith to advise its flight search disruption

HomeAway Enables Rentals to be Placed Online With Credit Cards

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HomeAway, the publicly held company that manages vacation rentals sites, including VRBO.com, is now enabling homeowners to accept payments with a credit card. Once a traveler books accommodations, the two parties have 24 hours to work out the details. The company said online bookings will allow it to transition to...
HomeAway Enables Rentals to be Placed Online With Credit Cards

Nat Geo Traveler: Italy

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Nat Geo Traveler: Italy
90 Seconds on The Verge: Microsoft Surface, iPad mini, and Boxee TV

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

Peek.com, the traveler's do-it-all digital concierge

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Aiming to be a one-stop shop for vacationers looking to find -- and book -- great things to do, the San Francisco startup funded by heavyweights like Twitter founder Jack Dorsey launched today. [Read more]...
Peek.com, the traveler's do-it-all digital concierge

iPhone 5 vs. the VPI Traveler turntable

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The iPhone 5 may be the star of the moment, but the VPI Traveler could stay in your life for decades. [Read more]...
iPhone 5 vs. the VPI Traveler turntable

300m people now view TripAdvisor content on other sites each month, doubling in a year

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The popular travel organizing website TripAdvisor has published statistics for its partner program, according to which the monthly number of people who view its content on other websites doubled since last year and has reached 300 million per month. TripAdvisor has already signed content syndication agreements with more than 500...
300m people now view TripAdvisor content on other sites each month, doubling in a year
Want free airport parking? Try new ride-sharing startup Flightcar

Hipmunk Aims At Assistants And Office Managers With Its First Paid Product, Hipmunk Business Class

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Travel search startup Hipmunk is launching its first paid product today — Hipmunk Business Class, which offers extra features designed for assistants, office managers, and other folks who have to book trips for multiple businesses travelers. CEO Adam Goldstein tells me he originally launched the site based on his own...
Hipmunk Aims At Assistants And Office Managers With Its First Paid Product, Hipmunk Business Class

IKEA teams with Marriott for new line of tech-friendly hotels with prefabbed rooms

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Stroll around any IKEA showroom and you'll find a plethora of modular furniture options that can be combined into an even greater variety of room layouts. So you could, in fact, buy an entire prefabricated room straight from IKEA, which is more or less what Marriott Hotels is doing...
IKEA teams with Marriott for new line of tech-friendly hotels with prefabbed rooms

HipGeo makes documenting your travels easy on iOS

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A free travel app got an update recently that makes documenting your vacation incredibly easy and it's loaded with tools perfect for the lazy traveler. [Read more]...
HipGeo makes documenting your travels easy on iOS

Meetrip, Asia's cultural travel marketplace, launches Android guide apps for 12 countries

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We last heard about Meetrip, an online travel marketplace for Asia, when it expanded into 10 new cities last month, and now the company that offers unique travel experiences has jumped onto mobile with the release of 12 country guide apps for Android devices. Duckdive, the Japanese firm behind the...
Meetrip, Asia's cultural travel marketplace, launches Android guide apps for 12 countries

This Nokia Lumia 900 App Is A Traveler's Dream Come True (NOK, MSFT)

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Nokia has released its City Lens app for Windows Phone. The app is an augmented reality "browser," of sorts -- users start the app, move the phone around, and nearby points of interest appear highlighted on the screen over the real world. If something catches your eye, you can tap...
This Nokia Lumia 900 App Is A Traveler's Dream Come True (NOK, MSFT)
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