The ride-hailing company is being sued after two women allege they were sexually assaulted by Uber drivers. The plaintiffs say Uber needs to do more to keep passengers safe.
From CNET Magazine: Smartphones, online services and biometric scanners are already easing the way for travelers. Expect even more tech to transform your journeys in the not-too-distant future.
CBS' Seth Doane reports from Nagasaki, Japan, where a hotel staffed entirely by robots opened this month.
Find free Wi-Fi hotspots without using any data at all.
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.
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.
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.
Apple Watch wearers can unlock hotel room doors and get notifications.
Streaming-device maker Roku bets again that putting on blinders to anything but streaming video will make the difference when it faces off with fresh rival products from Apple, Amazon and Google.
An Airbnb trip "doesn't end when you leave -- when you go home it changes you somehow," says head of engineering Mike Curtis.