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Airbnb adds instant booking for sponteneous LA and SF trips

The feature, which will be added to more cities soon, is aimed at simplifying the booking procedure for mobile users.

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Automatic looks to fuel you with data for driving more efficiently

We go for a test drive with a $100 gadget that plugs into a computer socket on your car and sends data about your driving habits to your iPhone or Android device.

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Uber now delivers packages with Rush courier service

The delivery service is initially available in parts of Manhattan.

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Sidecar tests trending feature to let you know where the cool kids are headed

Trend Spot would show users of the ride-sharing app which locations are trending in a particular city.

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There's no Here there: Nokia pulls map app off iOS

Nokia says iOS 7 has harmed the user experience of its mapping app, but the company has show little appetite for keeping Here Maps up to date since its iOS debut more than a year ago.

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Bing Maps Preview is Microsoft's answer to Google Earth

Microsoft unveiled a preview app for Windows 8.1, with terrain and several famous world cities (plus Fresno, Calif.) redone in glorious 3D.

Google maps airports, train and subway stations with Street View update

The images mark Google's first efforts to map global transit hubs.

Bing now pulls in TripAdvisor results for travel searches

Microsoft's search engine is integrating TripAdvisor data into its search results, stepping up the search competition with Google.

Plan an easy escape with TripDeck and Hotel Tonight

Travel doesn't have to be a hassle—make every trip feel like a vacation with these two handy apps that organize your itinerary and find you last minute deals on hotel rooms.

Staycation, all the apps I ever wanted

Everyone loves a long weekend, and these apps can help you make the most of it by finding great activities, events, meals, and hotels in your city.

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Tech For Life: More apps and gear for air travelers

We're still stuck at the airport, but not to worry -- we've got the right apps and accessories on hand to take some of the agony out of flying.

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Tech For Life: More apps and gear for air travel

We're still stuck at the airport, but not to worry -- we've got the right apps and accessories on hand to take some of the agony out of flying.

Pain-free parking apps

If a free app can save you from getting a parking ticket, or wasting gas while hunting for a space, you better believe it's worth a download.

Pay with friends: Uber lets you split fares

No more arguing over whose credit card has to take the hit.

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It's official: Google buys Waze with an eye toward enhancing Maps

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Google is buying the crowdsourced mapping app developer Waze, in a move geared toward adding more real-time navigation tools to its own Maps software, the company announced Tuesday.

Best free stuff, 2013 edition: The connected commuter

Here are the six best free tools for the connected commuter.

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