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Skyscanner Releases Windows 8 App, Plans 100 New Jobs In Its Scotland HQ

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http://techcrunch.com – Last month Skyscanner, which competes with Kayak on flight, hotel and car hire bookings, hit a nice milestetone with 11 million downloads of its free native mobile apps. Today it’s adding to that with a Windows 8 version. The free app is being featured on the Windows Store and is – the company claims – the first app with built in free-text search. That means users can enter “Flights to Berlin next Tuesday, back a week later”, rather than completing several data fields, to search for flights. Users can also pin and track flight searches to their Windows desktop thr (IT news)