Laurent Ariga

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The Evolution of Facebook Mobile

You comment on a friend's status while waiting for the bus. You upload a picture via Instagram. You send a few chat messages while walking down the …

How to Squeeze Workouts Into Your Business Trip

Whether you love traveling for work (When else do you get a free hotel room all to yourself?) or hate it, one thing's for certain: Traveling wreaks …

AchieveMint Gives You Cash for Doing Healthy Activities

A startup has designed a platform that aggregates data from select fitness, health and social networking apps you're already using and rewards you …

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Buys 'The Washington Post' for $250 Million

In a surprise move, Jeff Bezos, the CEO and founder of Amazon, has purchased <i>The Washington Post</i> and various other newspaper assets from The …

The 10 Most Frequently Used Smartphone Apps

Google Maps is the most frequently used mobile app in the world, according to GlobalWebIndex data on global smartphone users in Q2 of 2013.<p>The top …

'Rich Kids of Instagram' to Become a Reality TV Show

Get ready for the next wave of reality superstardom in the form of rich kids from Beverly Hills. You know — rich kids with lions, Ferraris, private …

7 Travel Tools for Planning Your Family Adventure

1. Trippy<p>2. Wanderfly<p>3. Hipmunk<p>4. Gtrot<p>5. HotelTonight<p>6. Gogobot<p>7. TripTwit<p>When it comes to planning an inexpensive, convenient vacation, you can …

Qantas puts on the afterburners to move back on top - Top Australia travel websites, June 2013

Qantas has soared past sister carrier Jetstar to retake pole position in the list of leading travel websites in Australia.<p>Jetstar managed to dump 4% …

Airlines start tracking passengers who are running late inside Heathrow

London’s Heathrow Airport said today that it using technology to inform airlines when individual passengers are running late and haven’t yet entered …

Google updates Flight Search, offering more depth for flight selection

Stepping towards Hipmunk-style relevance and control, Google Flight Search has rolled out some new features.<p><b>Tips</b><p>Google now provides a “tip” to …

Eight tips for travel agencies when choosing a travel technology platform

<b>NB:</b> This is a viewpoint from Kaustubh Latkar, general manager for sales and business development at Tavisca.<p>Established travel agencies or startup …

Tech-savvy Indians still see payments as an issue when booking travel online

Believe it or not, 97% of Indian travellers want to reserve their hotels online, according to a study by MakeMyTrip.<p>The study was conducted online …

Travelport: Merchandising and non-air activities pinpointed as strategic areas

Exactly 12 months ago, Travelport predicted the industry would start seeing some positive numbers in its financial performance during 2013.<p>CEO Gordon …

Amadeus, Vayama, and applying lessons from jam tastings to airfare search

About 18 months ago, Amadeus, the global distribution system, began selling a technology product called Featured Results.<p>It’s not an industry secret …