• Wyndham buys Love Home Swap for $53M

    Wyndham buys Love Home Swap for $53M

    Large hotel chains are feeling the heat from Airbnb and other startups building digital marketplaces for travelers. And that is leading some of them to make acquisitions. RCI, a division of the Wyndham Hotel Group, has acquired Love Home Swap, a startup out of London that lets people book time to stay in other people’s homes and list their properties for people to book. Read More

  • Google Photos ups its movie and sharing game

    Google Photos ups its movie and sharing game

    One of Google Photos‘ standout features has long been its ability to automatically create short movies whenever it recognizes you went on a trip. Until now, though, the system that built those movies mostly used time and location (as well as some image recognition tools) as markers for which photos to include. Starting today, Google is going beyond simply making these… Read More

  • Great Outdoors: Have Video, Will Travel

    Why are you watching videos again? Summer is currently in full effect. It’s hot as hell outside, the sky is beautiful, the water is warm – you need to get out there. So bring your family or some good buddies and hit the trails, slope, or beaches. Find something to do. Just remember to be equipped with the best video gear possible. Because between the 14-hour car ride to your… Read More