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Road Warrior Pulse: Stories You Must Read for Nov. 6, 2015

Travel Technology | Gabe Zaldivar | November 06, 2015

Road Warrior Pulse: Stories You Must Read for Nov. 6, 2015

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Finding medicine abroad just got easier, which should alleviate some of the frustration you might have with travel.

One particular aspect is the TSA. And that crack squad had another report surface that illustrated ongoing issues with its performance.

Ah, but we have been careful to deliver some enjoyable news in today’s lot for you road warrior gadget heads.

Virgin Eyes Airbnb and Uber:

Richard Branson isn’t the least content with his empire.

According to reports, he has eyes on two very recognizable entities. He tells Mashable: “We should be competing with Airbnb. We should be competing with Uber. We’ve got the brand. Maybe one day we’ll set up an alternative.”

Read More: Mashable

Pharmaceutical Reprieve:

Are you in some foreign location and need some medicine? Well, now there is an app for that.

Read More: Fast Company

Work While You Play:

While we would recommend stepping well away from work when on holiday, the truth is that you will feel the pangs of guilt.

This article gives you a nice breakdown on the ways to feel productive while traveling.

Read More: Harvard Business Review

Travel Gauge:

Microsoft just acquired technology with which many of you road warriors might be well acquainted.

Mobile Data Labs makes MileIQ, which tracks how many miles you travel to make logging for tax reasons far easier.

Read More: The Verge

Uber Cash:

The fact remains that some countries prefer cash over credit card transactions, which is a problem for apps like Uber.

That is about to change in several countries.

Read More: CNNMoney

The TSA Is Still Bad:

Despite all its technology and scanning procedures, the TSA continues to show researchers that it is failing horribly at spotting contraband during random tests.

Read More: The Verge

Bond Rental:

Lastly, we leave you with a little bit of comfort. You see, even James Bond has to deal with the annoying moments that come with renting a car.

Read More: Digg


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