Patterson, 36, widely regarded as an industry wunderkind, earned raves for his performance as a former vice president at Kayak and as co-founder of Jetsetter.
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Roomlinx, the IPTV company, signed a five-year contract with DISH, which benefits Hyatt Hotels, and more items in our roundup of the stories that are making news and driving opinion on 28 August.
Last week, hotel booking service Room 77 was knocked offline in a mammoth cloud-computing outage that also crashed the websites of dozens of companies.
Passengers of Qantas and Virgin America had difficulties checking in this weekend after the system supporting both airlines experienced problems.