News and notes from around the interweb:
- Google rolling out new hotel price discounting approach. It’s all a part of how Google could become your new travel agent. (HT: kalboz on Milepoint)
- Up to 15,000 Virgin Atlantic miles for Hilton stays
- An Air Europa Airbus A330 flew through a hail storm. Check out the damage. (HT: Kirby)
- Know everything about a credit, debit, or gift card based on its opening digits
- Fascinating data on Uber in Austin. Meanwhile Peter Thiel calls Uber the most ethically challenged company in Silicon Valley. Thiel just did a Reddit ‘Ask Me Anything’.