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Amazon Fire TV gets captive portal access for hotel, dorm and apartment Wi-Fi (hands-on)

Frequent travelers, rejoice! A new feature on the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick called "captive portal access" is now live and works great, allowing easier-than-ever connections to tricky Internet services that require an extra layer of authentication.

By April 20, 2015

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Airbnb: Let us pay hotel taxes in New York

The service for peer-to-peer home rentals sends a letter to all members of the New York State Legislature asking for the law to be changed to allow it to collect taxes on behalf of its hosts and guests.

By April 15, 2015

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Amazon Fire TV Stick adds hotel-friendly Wi-Fi sign-in

A software update for Amazon's $40 or £35 streaming dongle also brings "captive portal" Wi-Fi access, while the Fire TV box gets expandable USB storage and Bluetooth headphone support.

By March 24, 2015

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Apple Watch integrates with Starwood Hotels

Apple Watch wearers can unlock hotel room doors and get notifications.

March 9, 2015

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Airbnb exec denies competition with hotels, says an Airbnb trip 'changes you'

An Airbnb trip "doesn't end when you leave -- when you go home it changes you somehow," says head of engineering Mike Curtis.

By March 3, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 135: Biodegradable robots working in your body, the Godzilla Hotel and more

John Hopkins University scientists are currently working on what they're calling "micrograbbers" made of hydrogel and stiff polymers. Someday, they hope to send these tiny objects into your body to perform procedures that might otherwise be invasive.

By February 25, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 135: Biodegradable robots working in your body, the Godzilla Hotel and more

On today's show, Khail and Ashley marvel at tiny robots made to collect samples inside your body and dissolve after they're done, start saving up to stay at the Godzilla Hotel in Tokyo, and show you a retired engineer's violin-playing robot.

By February 25, 2015

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Bellhop bots? This Japanese hotel will be run by robots

Domo arigato, Mr. Roboto, for helping me with my luggage. Hen-na Hotel in Japan is set to open with check-in bots and robot concierges, porters and maids. So we don't have to tip them, right?

By February 5, 2015

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Find last-minute hotel deals

Now's the time to plan that romantic Valentine's Day getaway for you and your sweetheart. Beat overpriced hotel rates by searching for last-minute deals online. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi introduces us to new resources for saving money on weekends away.

By February 4, 2015

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Marriott removes ban on personal Wi-Fi networks in hotels

In light of customer protests, Marriott stops blocking personal hot spots, but continues to seek guidance from FCC on how to maintain Internet security at hotels.

By January 15, 2015