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Cell service at U.S. airports can be first class, or middle-seat coach

Tests by RootMetrics found coverage is improving but inconsistent

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Segway bought by Segway copycat company

Beijing-based Ninebot, also a maker of self-balancing personal transportation devices, was previously sued by Segway for patent infringement

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Google fear a factor behind Orbitz-Expedia deal

The DOJ imposed conditions on Google after it acquired airfare software maker ITA Software, but that agreement expires next year.

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Marriott testing in-room access to Netflix, Pandora, Hulu, more

In the future, you may soon be able to watch Netflix in your room at Marriott hotels.

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Why Gogo in-flight Wi-Fi is secretly peeking at your secure web traffic

In-flight Internet provider Gogo replaces the HTTPS certificates on sites like YouTube with self-signed ones.

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Lyft rides Uber's coattails with fare-splitting feature

No more paying back later or picking up the next one: Users can now choose up to five contacts to divvy up the cost of a ride.

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Wi-Fi predicts how long the security line will be at Austin airport

Using signals from passengers' devices, the system collects data that can help travelers plan ahead

Forget 'airplane mode': devices are decreed okay for inflight use in Europe

Passengers probably still can't play Words with Friends during taxi or takeoff, though. Dommage.

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Virgin Atlantic picks Gogo for in-flight Internet

The underlying technology is scheduled to be launched in the middle of next year.

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5 apps business travelers shouldn't leave home without

These travel apps help you plan routes, book flights, and even remember your socks.