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Driving in Georgia? Do Not Touch That Mobile Telephone. What You Need to Know

If you are driving within the state of Georgia, know that a strict new law pertaining to the use of a mobile telephone in conduction with the operation of a motor vehicle is now in effect as of Sunday, July 1, 2018.

Vehicle traffic crashes, fatalities and bodily injury have increased significantly in the state of Georgia in recent years. The vast majority of these increases have…

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Earn 250 Bonus Starpoints When You Use SPG Mobile Check-In

You can earn 250 bonus Starpoints with eligible reservations at participating hotel and resort properties when you use the SPG Mobile Check-In feature of the mobile software application program of Starwood Preferred Guest, which is available in four languages: English, Chinese, Spanish, and Japanese — but you must…

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Co-Founder of WhatsApp Leaves Facebook

From FlyerTalk member to billionaire, Jan Koum has lived the “rags to riches” dream — but the co-founder of WhatsApp has decided to “move on” and indulge in his interests outside of the world of technology.

The following message was posted by Jan Koum at his personal Facebook Internet web site…

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Has Meet & Seat by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Failed?

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is at least one airline which offers a social check-in feature called Meet & Seat, where you can find out who will be on your flight — as well as view the Facebook or LinkedIn profile details of other passengers and see where they will be sitting — long before your flight leaves the ground.

Meet & Seat was launched by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines back in 2011 through which you can choose your own neighbor; and…

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Two Years of Free Credit Monitoring Offered by Delta Air Lines Resulting From Cyber Incident

Delta Air Lines is offering you two years of free consumer protection services if you believe that your personal financial information was compromised as a result of what the airline called a “cyber incident” between Tuesday, September 26, 2017 and Thursday, October 12, 2017 — during which certain payment information from customers of Delta Air Lines may have been breached.

Although Delta Air Lines…

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Public Wi-Fi Finally Resumes at Atlanta Airport

Eleven days since a ransomware cyber attack on the servers of the city of Atlanta occurred on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at approximately 1:00 in the afternoon, free access to the Internet via public Wi-Fi has finally resumed at the international airport which serves the greater Atlanta metropolitan area — to the relief of many passengers who do not have access to lounges and do not want to pay for Wi-Fi service.

This message…

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Biometrics: Better Travel — With a Threat to Your Privacy?

From licenses for drivers issued by state governments to portable electronic devices, the use of biometric technology has significantly increased in recent years…

…and travel in general is no exception, as in an effort to continue to improve the customer experience, an announcement from…

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Public Wi-Fi Still Down at Atlanta Airport Due to Cyber Attack

“Public Wi-Fi has been disabled out of an abundance of caution” at the international airport which serves the greater Atlanta metropolitan area since a ransomware cyber attack on the servers of the city of Atlanta occurred on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at approximately 1:00 in the afternoon, according to this official press release.

“The safety and security of…

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