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Google’s Travel Site Takes Off
2011-09-14 08:31:24

  Google is bringing its search prowess to airline travel with the purchase earlier this year of ITA Software, which provides flight data, according to various media reports. This new avenue, named Google Travel, brings it in direct competition with online travel services such as Kayak, Orbitz, Bing and Expedia, which federal regulators intensely tried to block. The Department of Justice approved the acquisition, with caveats, such as being required to continue licensing...

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.