Press for Consumer, New Media and Internet

KAYAK, the world’s leading travel search engine released an analysis of travel search data for this past Thanksgiving holiday and trends for the upcoming 2010 winter break.

A review of KAYAK travel search data showed that most people searched for their Thanksgiving flights well in advance. 77% of people on KAYAK sites searched for flights at least 30 days before Thanksgiving, and less than 3% of people waited until the last week before the holiday.

rPath, an innovator in automating application deployment and maintenance, today announced enterprise-focused productivity and management enhancements to the rPath release automation platform. The upgrades refine the functionality and user experience of the industry’s first fully version controlled release automation solution, meeting the needs of each stakeholder in the enterprise release management process. These upgrades are the first product delivery against “Project Javelin,” which extends rPath’s unique system version controlled management model into the broader data center automation market.

BzzAgent® today unveiled Social Compliance™, a new service that ensures marketers tapping into social media exceed even the broadest interpretation of the FTC’s updated Endorsement Guidelines. The Guides, which take effect tomorrow, require companies to take steps to ensure participants in blogger and networked marketing programs disclose their involvement and avoid making atypical claims. BzzAgent’s service is a cohesive system that addresses each of the three FTC requirements – education, monitoring and enforcement – to help marketers comply with Endorsement Guides, without sacrificing marketing impact.

FanSnap®, the live event ticket search engine for fans, today announced the launch of FanSnap SeatAlerts(SM), a powerful new feature that makes it fast and easy for sports, theatre and concert fans to request to be notified when tickets that meet their specific requirements become available. FanSnap is launching SeatAlerts to coincide with the busiest time on the live events calendar, when Broadway tickets are in high demand, as well as NFL and college football tickets, NBA and college basketball tickets, NHL tickets, and concert tickets.