Today, traveling isn't the same as it was when you used to hit the road with nothing more than a well-used map and a Jack Kerouac book. But, how much does today's travel industry rely on mobile technology? According to eMarketer, digital travel sales made up 40 percent of all travel sales in 2012, and mobile sales of travel will steadily increase at a 5.36 percent annual growth rate until 2017. The digital age has made exploring the world easier and more accessible to everyone, so learn how your smartphone changes the way you travel.
Mobile Edge Buys Sumo Laptop Bag Brand from Bay Area Co. By SARAH TOLKOFF Orange County Business Journal Staff Sumo Sleek Anaheim’s Mobile Edge LLC, which makes hip laptop bags, backpacks and accessories, recently bought the Bay Area’s HS International LLC.Mobile Edge went after HS International to get its Sumo brand, best known for its fashionable laptop cases geared for Apple Inc.’s MacBooks. Its cases feature a distinctive motif—a silhouette of a squat sumo wrestler. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed.The deal is set to expand Mobile Edge’s product offerings and grow its presence in the laptop category, according to