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Marriott drops its fight to block Wi-Fi hotspots

Following consumer complaints and an FCC fine, the hotel chain withdraws an appeal that had asked the federal agency for some leniency in name of customer security.

By February 2, 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

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FCC: Marriott blocked guests' personal Wi-Fi, charged for Net access

Federal Communications Commission fines Marriott $600,000 after deciding it illegally interfered with conventiongoers' hot spots in Nashville. Marriott says it did nothing wrong.

By October 4, 2014

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Oculus Rift places users atop a 47-story skyscraper

Marriott is hoping virtual reality gives visitors the travel bug. The hotel chain has partnered with tech companies to create a 4D experience using the Oculus Rift VR headset. But how realistic is it?

By November 20, 2014

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Hertz, Marriott offer electric car tryouts

Customers will have a chance to rent and test-drive leading electric vehicles at certain Hertz rental locations, including two Marriott hotels in the San Francisco Bay Area.

By August 24, 2011

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Denver's high-end audio show wows audiophiles

The Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2011, held last weekend at the Denver Marriott Tech Center Hotel, showcased a vast array of affordable and high-end audio goodies.

By October 19, 2011

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Marriott rooms plug in to HDTV

All Marriott hotel rooms in the U.S. and Canada will get a high-definition television by the end of 2009, the company has announced.

By February 28, 2007

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Nintendo strikes Wii hotel deal

Some Marriott and Renaissance hotels will now feature special Wii consoles in rooms and lounges and all-you-can-eat game packages.

By September 30, 2008

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Marriott loses data on 200,000 customers

Computer tapes containing bank details, Social Security numbers of Marriott Vacation Club clients have gone missing.

By January 3, 2006

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Intel, Marriott make room for Wi-Fi

The chipmaker and the hotelier announce a campaign to promote high-speed wireless access to the Internet at about 400 hotels in the United States, Canada and Europe.

February 27, 2003