FORT WORTH, Texas—American Airlines and US Airways are pulling flight listings from Orbitz after they were unable to reach agreement on a long-term contract.
Shares of Orbitz Worldwide Inc. fell more than 6% in afternoon trading on Tuesday.
American said it had already dropped its fares from the travel website and that US Airways listings would be pulled on Sept. 1.
Corporate customers of the airlines will still be able to book travel…
Not content with simply leading the realm of ecommerce, Amazon is reportedly set to significantly expand its own online advertising business, challenging Google‘s long-held position as the top ad network in the United States
According to a report in The Wall Street Journal that cited sources familiar with the matter, Amazon is developing an in-house ad placement platform that utilizes information it has already collected from its customers
British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced a new program that will rate music videos like movies — though it’s not clear how effectively it will block inappropriate content
“We’re going to help parents protect their children from some of the graphic content in online music videos,” Cameron said in a speech to the Royal College of GPs in London on Monday. The three-month pilot program will begin in October
Music videos will be rated by the British…
Sarah Palin is testing the fervency of her following by offering fans access to her “unfiltered” views and her personal life. The cost: $99.95 per year
The former Republican vice presidential nominee and former Alaskan governor has launched a new online subscription TV channel, aptly titled the Sarah Palin Channel, that she bills as “a news channel that really is a lot more than news.”
“This is a community where we’re going to be able…
Polish cyclist Bartosz Huzarski shared an insane photo of his legs after stage 18 of the Tour de France
The photo shocked, awed — and even found Huzarski on the defensive after some fans could hardly handle the veiny spectacle.
Here’s the photo he shared to Facebook after completing Thursday’s mountainous, 90-mile 18th stage.
Pretty gnarly, right? All that’s missing is a #nofilter…
Swiss photographers Ursula Sprecher and Andi Cortellini have released a series of pictures — and a corresponding book — titled Hobby Buddies, which examine people who are pursuing a common cause or shared ideas
They staged scenes that are both humorous and heartfelt, including groups like a diving club, astronomers, a scout troop and a children’s chess club.
“I look at those waiting in line — people of all kinds,” Sprecher and…
On April 8, 2013, I received an envelope in the mail from a nonexistent return address in Toledo, Ohio. Inside was a blank thank-you note and an Ohio state driver’s license. The ID belonged to a 28-year-old man called Aaron Brown — 6 feet tall and 160 pounds with a round face, scruffy brown hair, a thin beard and green eyes. His most defining feature, however, was that he didn’t exist.
I know that because I created him.
As an artist, I’ve long been interested in identity and the ways it is…