Some are leery about the virtual currency's legitimacy and volatility. But for travel booking site Expedia, Bitcoin is just another way to buy stuff.
The power of Google's core search business was on display Tuesday when it demoted the travel site in its search results. Paid links to Expedia may have triggered the penalty.
The travel firm announces today that it will become two separate entities, Expedia and TripAdvisor. It expects to complete the spin-off in the third quarter of 2011.
This blog initially misstated the day the price of Expedia shares rose on rumors of a possible bid by Google. It was Tuesday.
Wall Street analyst refers to rumors that the search giant may buy Expedia, boosting the travel site's stock price.
Trulia, Expedia Hotels, and FlightTrack are among those taking advantage of the update.
Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter, salesforce.com and Expedia are also among the top companies on the list.
TomTom launches the new Go Live 1535M connected GPS with a quartet of apps from Yelp, TripAdvisor, Expedia, and Twitter.
The online travel site says Google is engaging in "unfair practices." The move follows a similar one by Expedia, which filed an antitrust complaint last week against the search giant.
Several online travel companies, including TripAdvisor, Travelocity, and Expedia, form a partnership to try to block Google's impending acquisition of ITA.