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Here's How Airbnb And TripAdvisor Are Getting Ahead Of The Curve On Mobile

While mobile travel booking still lags research, mobile is expected to account for more than 25% of total U.S. online travel bookings by 2015, or $40 billion in revenues, according to PhoCusWright.<p>Travel was one of the earliest industries to be revolutionized by the Internet, as airlines, hotels, …

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The Car That Runs On Air

Bringing new meaning to running on fumes<p>For more than a century, air cars have remained a quixotic quest of engineers—an idealistic exercise with little long-term likelihood of entering mass production. As fuels go, air has obvious upsides: It’s ubiquitous, clean, and, best of all, free. But air …

Tesla tops 'Consumer Reports' 10 best vehicle list

The increasingly competitive automotive landscape produced four new winners among <i>Consumer Reports'</i> 2014 Top Picks announced today in 10 vehicle categories.<p>The list of best all-around vehicles by category is the highlight of <i>CR's</i> much-watched annual auto Issue, which also includes top used cars, best …

How Tumblr Is Changing Online Activism

In 1960, the first televised presidential debate forever changed the course of political conversation. During the 2012 presidential debates, a social blogging platform did the same. Tumblr, a site previously associated with youthful, pop culture-focused users and humorous cat photos suddenly found …

Are most new technology products just fashion items?

<b>A recent encounter I had with Google Glass was not, I must say, very convincing.</b><p>You will no doubt have heard about Glass, the computer in a pair of spectacles. It's an attempt to focus on the next wave of computing: the wearable, immersive stuff they were getting all excited about at the vast …

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These Are The 10 Most Unequal Cities In America

The reasons behind huge income gaps vary widely from city to city, but all these urban centers have one thing in common: the wealth is being concentrated in a tiny number of people.<p>Is inequality the price you pay for economic success? That’s a question you might ask from reading this report looking …