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“To be honest, at the end of last year, I was really sick of Frightened Rabbit. I’d had enough of it.”
Scott Hutchison has long since carved out a …
Canadian indie-rockers Stars have announced the release of a new album. Entitled No One is Lost, it serves as the band’s seventh album to date and the …New Music
For the last month or so, Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy has been touring with his son Spencer in support of their collaborative album, Sukirae. But in …Bands
In 2001, Smith begins and ends a series of recording sessions with Jon Brion, which fall apart after Brion confronts him about his drug use and self-destructive behavior. By the fall of that year, he contacts producer David McConnell.
DAVID MCCONNELL [producer; From a Basement on the Hill]: I had XO, …Elliott Smith
SINGAPORE: Asian travellers are more likely than the global average to use mobile devices and to access social media while on holiday but a third of …Mobile Devices
TripAdvisor has moved quickly to reassure quite possibly the entire hospitality sector and world of intermediaries that it has no intention of …TripAdvisor
He may seem an unlikely gourmand but a sunglasses salesman from Newcastle has been named Britain’s most prolific restaurant reviewer.
Phil Blackett, 52, has written critiques on 780 eateries, from takeaways and Greggs the bakers to Michelin starred restaurants and hotels.
His reviews, posted on the …TripAdvisor
Independent hotels using TripAdvisor now have an advantage over online travel agencies and big hotel chains -- a self-service advertising platform.Hotels
What? No Freemium? Via Hypebot:
From Insiders Who’ve Seen Beats
Several sources, who have seen early versions of Beats, say it looks impressive. …
TripAdvisor launched its first national ad campaign in late September.
The online reviews website started testing the TV ads in several U.S. markets …TripAdvisor
The Alliance for Affordable Internet sounds like one of those high-minded but futile ideas that go nowhere, slowly. But then again, maybe it's not. …
Millions of people around the world are being left behind, unable to get the information they need to better their lives because they cannot afford …Digital Divide
One of the defining moments in Elvis Costello’s career happened on December 17, 1977, when he appeared on Saturday Night Live. Costello was 23 years …
Adrian Lobb gets to grips with Sam Knee's pictorial history of Indie via the Jesus and Mary Chain, postcards from Morrissey and the ubiquitous …
Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich has said he is "distraught" over a report published by London School of Economics which claims that digital …
Broken Bells have announced that they will release their new album 'After The Disco' next year.
The brand new studio album will be released in January …
Following in the footsteps of its deals with Foursquare and Twitter, American Express is lettings its cardholders in the U.S., U.K. and Australia …American Express
TripAdvisor announced a new partnership on Tuesday that is expected to add more credibility to some of its 100 million online reviews of hotels, …American Express
The credibility of online reviews has come under attack so many times that it is hard to know which, if any, to believe.
Go to an unfamiliar city, look up a promising restaurant and almost invariably there will be a sheaf of reviews celebrating the food, ambiance and service, and then a smaller …
Today we added @Duolingo and @TripAdvisor to our #DesignedforiOS7 collection. http://tw.appstore.com/oFY
What is the best experience you've had in a hotel? Thats what I asked in this #video for @TripAdvisor http://bit.ly/GJq0dP #travelwithkate
TripAdvisor Inc. tapped into the power of social media right from the company’s start in 2000 by inviting travelers to write online reviews of hotels …
I WAS born in Hollywood, Calif. — truly a shocking notion if you know how unstruck I am by stars.
My father was a trial lawyer. He taught me the power of articulate persuasion. We’d sit at the dining room table and take sides of a debate. He would argue me into a corner, then at some point say, …
“TripAdvisor is to travel reviews what Kleenex is to tissues.”
– Henry Harteveldt, Forrester
TripAdvisor may be one of the most fascinating companies I …
Scaling is hard. Really hard. As we have seen with the recent speed bumps at highfliers like Groupon and Zynga, taking “lean startups” from foundation to creating sustainable, scalable, profitable business models is a very rare and special task. So I’m highlighting a few companies outside of the …TripAdvisor
Seventy times a minute, 4,000 times an hour, new content is submitted to TripAdvisor. And for every hotel or restaurant review that pops up, an …Fraud
TripAdvisor users should take photographs to accompany negative hotel reviews and be careful not to name individual members of staff, lawyers have advised, following news that a hotel in Canada is attempting to sue a user over a review.
In April this year, Canadian Laurent Azoulay stayed at the …Travel (Canada)
The Boston Business Journal and Mass High Tech have announced the 2013 Innovation All-Stars. This year, two individuals and 15 companies will be …
Stephen Kaufer is co-founder and chief executive of the Web site TripAdvisor. Known for user-generated reviews of hotels, flights, restaurants and vacation rentals, the site is consulted by more than 260 million unique visitors per month.
READING An old friend of mine, Ted Olinger, finally got …