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  • Nirav Tolia launches Nextdoor, private social network for neighbors

     
    Do we need a Facebook for neighbors? Nirav Tolia says we do. He's the founder and chief executive of Nextdoor, a free private social network for neighborhoods across the country that launched Wednesday....
  • Thursday Morning Reads: Fla may have a 12th public university

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Happy Thursday and welcome to the work day. Here are five stories you should be reading this morning. * The Orlando Sentinel reports that USF-Polytechnic will become the state's 12th public university. From the story: A branch campus...
  • Americans get less vacation, still don't use it all, study says

     
    American workers expect to receive less vacation time in 2011 than the previous year but still won't use all of their allotted time off, according to a study on vacation habits by the travel website Expedia.com. The main reason given:......
  • Online travel issue is back this session

     
    The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Three Republican lawmakers have filed bills that will refuel a debate about the amount of hotel taxes that online travel companies should pay. Rep. Jason Brodeur, R-Sanford, and Senate Majority Leader Andy...
  • Palm Beach County settles online hotel tax fight

     
    Online travel companies, including Expedia, Orbitz, Priceline and Travelocity, have agreed to pay Palm Beach County about $1.9 million for disputed hotel "bed" taxes. County Tax Collector Anne Gannon in 2009 filed a lawsuit arguing that online travel...
  • Gingrich vs. Romney: Whose website got the most hits?

     
    Mitt Romney vs. Newt Gingrich: Romney leads Gingrich in hits to his website from Florida users, but in the U.S. overall, more people are clicking on Newt....
  • Circuit judge rules for Orbitz in hotel tax fight with Orange County

     
    Orange Circuit Judge Fred Lauten Friday ruled in favor of the Orbitz online travel company in a hotel tax fight with Orange County. Lauten said the law is “not sufficiently clear” on how taxes apply to online hotel booking companies. It...
  • Outside group begins attacking Soto in competitive Senate race

     
    An outside group known only as “Progressives” has begun attacking state Rep. Darren Soto, D-Orlando, who is campaigning for an open Senate seat against Republican personal-injury lawyer Will McBride. The group, which was only formed a week...
  • Justice Department OKs Google's $700-million ITA Software purchase

     
    The Department of Justice approved Google's proposed $700-million purchase of travel data company ITA Software Inc., with some strings attached. In order for Google to acquire ITA, which builds online flight and ticket information software for airline...
  • Plan would let hotels cut taxes by selling rooms to themselves

     
    UPDATE: The amendment was blocked from being taken up because it wasn't filed on time. The House then tentatively approved the original legislation that would benefit the online-travel industry. Florida hotels would be allowed to sell rooms to...
  • House passes tax shield for Internet travel companies

     
    The Florida House of Representatives on Monday passed a bill designed to shield online-travel companies such as Expedia, Priceline and Orbitz from higher taxes. The legislation (HB 493) would make it clear that Internet companies that sell hotel rooms...