Travel

These five mistakes could blow your holiday travel budget

You may have the perfect plan for holiday season travel. Yet one wrong move and your carefully crafted budget could fly out the window. “The holidays are a really busy time and there are already so many things to do – from checking off wish lists to holiday functions,” said Expedia spokesperson Alexis Tiacoh. “That […]

Travel

Digital Travel Firm Webjet Has Launched Its Booking Verification Blockchain

Digital travel agent Webjet has launched its long-in-development blockchain-based platform in a bid to remove disparities in hotel booking data. Working in conjunction with Microsoft through the firm’s Azure blockchain-as-a-service sandbox since 2016, Webjet said Thursday the new Rezchain application will address hotel reservation snafus and overcharges by looking for data mismatches in real-time between customers, hotels and […]

Android

Android bug lets hackers plant malware via NFC beaming

Google patched last month an Android bug that can let hackers spread malware to a nearby phone via a little-known Android OS feature called NFC beaming. NFC beaming works via an internal Android OS service known as Android Beam. This service allows an Android device to send data such as images, files, videos, or even apps, to […]