Apple has published a new website about the App Store and App Store practices, in an attempt to demonstrate that the App Store does not operate as a monopoly. The website highlights that Apple allows apps from competitors, like Google.
United Airlines has decided to cover the cameras on its latest seatback entertainment displays. The move comes a couple of months after some Singapore Airlines passengers expressed privacy concerns over such cameras.
Marvel Studios blockbuster Avengers: Endgame set all kinds of records with a massive, $350 million opening weekend in U.S. theaters and a $1.2 billion premiere worldwide, and it's showing no signs of slowing down.
When you book can play a big role in the cost of airline tickets -- so when is the best time to book flights? Earlier than you'd think, a new study suggests. Data from CheapAir.com suggests the window of time to buy at the best prices is now even longer, starting at about 10 months before the departure.
Patreon messed up pretty badly the last time it tried to change its payment system. Now it's having another go, though this time the changes mainly affect future sign-ups rather than its current community of creators.
British Airways is going after a bigger slice of the business class market with the imminent launch of the Club Suite. The plush seating option offers a more private space as well as an easier route to the bathroom.
If you've ever left it late to book a room on Airbnb and couldn't find anything, the company's acquisition of last-minute booking app HotelTonight looks like good news. Airbnb announced on Thursday it's agreed to buy the business.
Online crafts marketplace Etsy has announced it's now taking steps to offset 100 percent of its carbon emissions generated by shipping, making it the first global ecommerce company to take such action.
A number of passengers flying with Singapore Airlines recently expressed concern over cameras embedded in seat-back displays on some of its aircraft, though the carrier insists the devices have been disabled.
Amazon has announced an ambitious plan to halve its shipment carbon footprint by 2030. The company says improvements in electric vehicles, aviation bio fuels, reusable packaging, and renewable energy make the goal reachable.
Marriott has created an online form to help you find out if your data was stolen in the massive Starwood hack that came to light toward the end of 2018. But take note, it requires you to submit a bunch of personal details.
Virgin Voyages, the new cruise company from the Virgin Group, is now taking reservations for the 2020 inaugural season. The ship's RockStar Suites are designed to help travelers feel like rock stars, going beyond the usual cruise luxuries.
Apple's retail boss is leaving the company in April after five years in the job. Angela Ahrendts, who joined Apple from Burberry, will be replaced by Deirdre O'Brien, who's been at the tech company for 30 years.
Spotify purchased major podcasting companies Gimlet Media and Anchor, making the streaming music company the second largest podcast platform behind Apple as it seeks to turn audio into as lucrative a business as video.
Earny isn't just for cash back on retail purchases anymore. Earny Hotels will monitor rates and send an alert to rebook at a lower rate if one is found ahead of your stay. The company says users can save an average of $75 per stay.
Continuing in its quest to diversify by targeting the business market, Airbnb has acquired Gaest, an online marketplace focused mainly on helping companies and workers find meeting and event spaces for short-term use.
Google is about to step up its smartwatch game. The company has agreed to buy an unnamed smartwatch technology from The Fossil Group for a hefty $40 million. Considering the acquisition, it's clear Google is serious about smartwatches.
A couple of weeks ago, an error on Cathay Pacific's website resulted in first-class seats selling for a tenth of the price. On Sunday, January 13, the airline made the error again. The good news is that it'll honor the bookings.
A breach of Marriott's Starwood Preferred Guest loyalty program could have compromised the data of up to 383 million of its guests. While an internal tool only recently flagged the breach, the company believes the hack started in 2014.
An error on Cathay Pacific's website on Monday allowed people to book first-class flights between the U.S. and Vietnam at a fraction of the usual cost. Even better, the airline has agreed to honor the bookings.
Google is following in Amazon's footsteps with plans to expand its presence in New York City. The company announced on Monday, December 17 that it's investing $1 billion on three sites in Lower Manhattan for more than 7,000 workers.
Representatives of Amazon Go checkout-free retail stores connected with officials at Los Angeles and San Jose airports in June to discuss the possibility of cashier-free grab-and-go locations in busy terminals.
DJI is scrambling to solve a problem with its Matrice 200 drone after reports that a "small number" of the quadcopters had fallen from the sky following sudden power loss. No injuries have so far been reported.
Andy Rubin, creator of Android, left Google back in 2014 as a hero. What was not made public was the fact that Rubin was actually asked to leave after being accused of sexual misconduct by another Google employee, according to a new report.
Singapore Airlines has reclaimed the record for the world's longest commercial flight with a service it scrapped five years ago. The first flight takes off from Singapore on Thursday and takes nearly 19 hours to reach New York.
Instagram's new boss is Adam Mosseri, a 10-year veteran of Facebook — the company that owns Instagram. More recently, Mosseri ran Facebook's news feed before moving to Instagram's product division in May 2018.
Adding to its brick-and-mortar book stores and Amazon Go grocery outlets, the online shopping giant is about to open a new retail store in New York City that only sells items that have been rated four stars and higher on its site.
Delta Air Lines has resolved a tech issue that stopped its planes from taking off from U.S. airports on Tuesday. But it's advising Delta customers flying on Wednesday to check the status of their flight before leaving home.
Monster, the company that turned the headphone industry upside down with Dr. Dre, is upending its own executive board, announcing in a press release that it had fired “toxic” COO Fereidoun “Fred” Khalilian as of July 27, 2018 – alleging a failed hostile takeover, death and dismemberment threats, and downright corruption.
How do you make in-flight entertainment feel like not flying at all? Put a screen on your face and noise-canceling headphones in your ears. Alaska Airlines is now testing virtual reality headsets for in-flight entertainment.
Don't break out the tape measure just yet -- a new augmented reality tool inside the Kayak app can help determine if your bag meets carry-on requirements. After measuring the bag, the app compares it to your airline's requirements.
According to a new report, Apple and other tech firms may be spared from the Trump administration's upcoming tariffs on Chinese goods. While devices like the Apple Watch were on a preliminary list, they have reportedly been removed.
Amazon's massive growth in recent years has led to an internal black market where some employees are paid for insider data or illicit services to help merchants gain an edge. Amazon is determined to root out this corruption.
Amazon is planning on expanding the reach of its cashier-free convenience stores, Amazon Go. The company previously announced locations for Chicago and San Fransico. Now, a job listing has confirmed that Go is coming to New York.
Nissan is recalling just over 165,000 vehicles in the U.S. and Canada to fix a potentially dangerous issue with the key ignition system. Nissan said it could cause the engine to suddenly cut out, increasing the chances of a crash.
Well, that didn't take long. The US Customs and Border Patrol says that a new biometrics system flagged a man using a fake passport on the third day that a biometrics was in use at Washinton Dulles International Airport.