Items tagged with hilton

To us, it's still pretty hard to believe that expensive hotel chains have the nerve to charge for Internet access, even after charging you $200+ per night to stay there, and $25+ per morning just to eat breakfast. It's totally out of hand, and throwing in Wi-Fi would be a nice gesture, at least. As it stands, there are only a few chains that do it, and hardly any of the major high-end brands do. But now, those that are loyal to brands like that may get some respect on the other side. Hilton, Starwood and Marriott have all started programs where loyal and returning customers receive free Wi-Fi if... Read more...
Facebook has been garnering all sorts of bad press lately about the iffy security and privacy of their users' information. Today's version of Whoops! for Facebook is a security lapse that allowed unauthorized strangers to see personal photographs posted in areas on Facebook that were supposed to be private. And I wasn't just making a cheap Paris Hilton joke in the headline; Paris Hilton has a Facebook page, and even she has pages labeled private that were exposed. Short of X-Rays, I can't imagine there's any more of Paris Hilton that we haven't seen, but Facebook users should be able to expect... Read more...
Paris Hilton is taking her celebrity status to the very small screen. The hotel heiress/reality TV star has agreed to use her likeness in a series of mobile video games. The deal between Paris Hilton Entertainment Inc. and Paris-based mobile game publisher Gameloft includes a game geared to teenagers scheduled for release this summer. Gameloft would not give any details about what players would do but said the game is part of a category of simpler titles that includes puzzlers and card games.... Read more...