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  • Kayak Offers Deals On One-Way Fares From Separate Airlines In Roundtrip Flight Search

    Kayak Offers Deals On One-Way Fares From Separate Airlines In Roundtrip Flight Search

    Most power airfare searchers know that buying two one-way tickets on separate airlines can sometimes be cheaper than buying a roundtrip ticket on the same airline. But on most travel search portals you have to do a little digging to find these one way fares, and sites like Kayak wouldn't pair two one-way fares from different airlines. Today, Kayak is integrating these fares, which the company has… Read More

  • How This Year's Tech IPOs Are Doing, And Who's Next

    How This Year's Tech IPOs Are Doing, And Who's Next

    Bubble or not, 2011 may go down as the year of the tech IPO. Not since the last bubble have we seen so many technology companies clamoring to go public. And halfway through the year, we still have many more companies who will be listing on either the NASDAQ or the NYSE in the next six months. Here's a roundup of the tech companies that have gone public, where they are trading now, and who we can… Read More

  • In Front Of Its IPO, Kayak Reports Growth In Revenue But Income Down

    In Front Of Its IPO, Kayak Reports Growth In Revenue But Income Down

    Late last year, travel search engine Kayak filed for an IPO, aiming to raise $50 million. The company just released a new version of its S-1 today, with updated financials. The company will list its stock on the NASDAQ under the symbol “KYAK.” For the three months ending March 31 of this year, Kayak generated $53 million in revenue, which is up 43 percent from the same period in 2010. Net… Read More

  • FlyRuby Aims to Be the Kayak of Private Air Travel

    FlyRuby Aims to Be the Kayak of Private Air Travel

    Launching today at the Demo Conference in Palm Springs is flyRuby, a platform that enables you to search, compare, and book private air charters online. There is something to be said for startups that identify successful services and business models and apply those to under-served niche markets. Through its website, flyRuby hopes to deliver a quick and efficient way to book private air charter… Read More

  • New GroundLink App Lets Travelers Book A Green Limo, Shuttle or Car Service

    New GroundLink App Lets Travelers Book A Green Limo, Shuttle or Car Service

    GroundLink — a New York City transportation technology and travel services business — released a new mobile app this week. The second iPhone app from the company, GroundLink allows users to book a hybrid, electric or otherwise clean-vehicle car, shuttle or limo to get around cities around the world. Users can also opt to book a ride by lowest price, highest service rating or soonest… Read More

  • Travel Search Engine Kayak Files For $50 Million IPO

    Travel Search Engine Kayak Files For $50 Million IPO

    Travel search engine Kayak just filed an S-1 statement with the SEC for a proposed initial public offering. The company hopes to raise $50 million, according to the filing. Here are some interesting stats included in the filing. For the nine months ended September 30, 2010, Kayak generated $128 million in revenues, growing by 48% from last year. For the third quarter ended September 30, Kayak… Read More

  • Kayak swoops on German travel search engine Swoodoo [Updated]

    Kayak swoops on German travel search engine Swoodoo [Updated]

    German travel search engine Swoodoo has been acquired by the leading U.S. flight search engine Kayak. Although Kayak has lots of cash in the bank and is a major player in the US, it is still not well known in Europe, hence its need to make an incursion here. Financial terms of the acquisition have not been disclosed but we hear on the grapevine that T-Venture and Deutsche Telekom were "very happy… Read More

  • Kayak Swoops On German Travel Engine Swoodoo

    German travel search engine Swoodoo has been acquired by the leading U.S. flight search engine Kayak. Although Kayak has lots of cash in the bank and is a major player in the US, it is still not well known in Europe, hence its need to make an incursion here. Financial terms of the acquisition have not been disclosed. Swoodoo was founded in 2006 in Germany and since then has established its… Read More

  • The Best iPad Apps At Launch

    The Best iPad Apps At Launch

    In preparation for the launch of the iPad tomorrow, iPad Apps are live in iTunes and we're sorting through the best ones as fast as we can. But with more than 2,000 iPad apps in the App Store, the choices are already daunting. To help you find the best apps at launch, we've put together the definitive list below. It includes all the iPad apps reviewed on TechCrunch, as well as other promising… Read More

  • Kayak's New iPhone App Takes Flight

    Kayak's New iPhone App Takes Flight

    Discount travel site Kayak has launched a new version of its popular, free iPhone app. The new app, which is already in App Store, includes a trips management tool, an upgraded user interface and faster search. New features and upgrades include a two-dimensional desktop-style navigation system, an enhanced flight, hotel and car search design including a new scrolling calendar, faster search and… Read More