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Customers at Sheraton, Westin, other hotels hit by data-stealing hack attack

Starwood Hotels and Resorts, the company behind nearly a dozen hotel brands, says that more than 50 of its locations suffered from a malware attack on point-of-sale systems.

By November 21, 2015


'The Shining' hotel may get even scarier as a horror museum

The iconic Stanley Hotel hopes to open a horror museum. Future filmmakers will also have access to a production studio that will make them want to stay forever, and ever and ever.

By October 28, 2015


Spending a night in Japan's robot-staffed hotel

CBS' Seth Doane reports from Nagasaki, Japan, where a hotel staffed entirely by robots opened this month.

By July 23, 2015


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


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


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


Apple Watch integrates with Starwood Hotels

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

March 9, 2015


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


Tomorrow Daily: Biodegradable robot surgeons, coming soon to a tumor near you

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


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