Waze allows users to update real-time traffic or directional updates to mobile GPS app. SAN FRANCISCO (The Blaze/AP) – When Benjamin Gleitzman moved from New York to the San Francisco Bay area, he used a talking turn-by-turn driving app to guide him …
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European Union Antitrust Boss Cites Booking and Google in Regulatory Remarks
Booking.com has prided itself on being a household name in its European home base, but will have a tough time avoiding a European Commission designation of gatekeeper. Such stature could bring increased restrictions.
Dennis Schaal, Skift | 9 months ago
Tripadvisor Struck Back at Thailand Hotel That Had Reviewer Jailed
A Thailand hotel filed criminal charges, now dropped, against a review writer. But it's now the hotel itself that will get penalized because its placement on Tripadvisor's pages will get demoted for 90 days.
Dennis Schaal, Skift | 11 months ago
Google Vacation Rental Partners Diverge on Whether to Name Guests in Reviews
Booking sites' guests reviews on Google have been a highly charged issue for years. The latest is that Airbnb and TripAdvisor are willingly giving Google their guest reviews of vacation rentals, but they are busy figuring out how not to give away the store in the process.
Dennis Schaal, Skift | 2 years ago