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CTrip Group snaps up travel search startup Trip.com – TechCrunch

Trip.com, a travel discovery app formerly known as Gogobot, is getting acquired amid a flurry of activity surrounding trip discovery tools and companies — and the emerging presence of Airbnb’s foray into finding experiences. The acquisition comes amid the specter of Airbnb, which has been explicit about looking to become an “experience” engine. If you […]

2nd Federal Judge Strikes Down Trump’s New Travel Ban – New York Times

In response to Wednesday’s ruling, a Justice Department spokesman, Ian Prior, referred to his statement the day before: “Today’s ruling is incorrect, fails to properly respect the separation of powers, and has the potential to cause serious negative consequences for our national security.” The cases have presented the rare spectacle of a president’s own words […]

Google’s Pixelbook is my new favorite travel buddy – TechCrunch

The Google Pixelbook is a bit of an odd duck among notebooks, or among tablets – or even among notebook/tablet hybrids. It’s a Chromebook, which by now is an established category, though one with very specific appeal; and it runs Android apps, which makes it feel very much like an iPad competitor. It’s a great […]

Tiny startup Trip.com has been acquired by Chinese travel giant Ctrip – a move that could shake up the travel industry – Business Insider

Trip.com CEO Travis KatzTravis Katz In a move that sends a subtle signal to US travel titans Expedia and Priceline, Chinese travel giant Ctrip has bought a tiny US startup called Trip.com. Trip.com was founded in 2010 by former Myspace exec Travis Katz and employs 25 people in Palo Alto, California. The purchase indicates the […]

Google will stop feeding airfare data to travel websites – The Verge – The Verge

Google announced that it will be shutting off developer access to a feed that automates data for airfare search engines, in a move that could affect third-party travel sites. It’s also a sign that Google is becoming increasingly interested in competing with the big names in travel services like Expedia and Orbitz. The search giant […]

Google will stop feeding airfare data to travel websites – The Verge

Google announced that it will be shutting off developer access to a feed that automates data for airfare search engines, in a move that could effect third-party travel sites. It’s also a sign that Google is becoming increasingly interested in competing with the big names in travel services like Expedia and Orbitz. The search giant […]

Google’s Pixelbook is my new favorite travel buddy – TechCrunch

The Google Pixelbook is a bit of an odd duck among notebooks, or among tablets – or even among notebook/tablet hybrids. It’s a Chromebook, which by now is an established category, though one with very specific appeal; and it runs Android apps, which makes it feel very much like an iPad competitor. It’s a great […]

Record Thanksgiving air travel could boost US airlines – Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. airline profits in the first nine months of 2017 fell 20 percent year over year, but the busiest Thanksgiving travel period in more than a decade could give carriers a boost, according to an industry trade group on Wednesday. Despite posting a collective 3.8 percent revenue increase, steep upticks in […]

Trump’s newest travel ban still wouldn’t have prevented any terrorism-related deaths – Washington Post

President Trump attends a meeting on tax policy with business leaders at the White House on Tuesday. (Michael Reynolds/European Pressphoto Agency-EFE) President Trump’s response to terrorist attacks is fairly predictable. Shortly after the attacks occur — assuming they’re presumed to have been committed by individuals who might be linked to the Islamic State — Trump […]

Travel Ban Wouldn’t Have Stopped New York Attacker, Despite What Trump Supporters Say – Newsweek

President Donald Trump was quick to respond to Tuesday’s attack in New York City—which left eight people dead—by saying he would make it tougher to get into the United States. “I have just ordered Homeland Security to step up our already Extreme Vetting Program,” Trump tweeted in the wake of the attack, which saw a […]

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