Business travel can be a lonely routine, shuttling from hotel to hotel in places where you may not know a soul. The smartphone in your pocket could be the ticket to a more social experience. Enter LobbyFriend, an app that for the length of a hotel stay will enable users to to get information on events near and at the property, as well as send messages to other guests. "LobbyFriend is the first-ever temporary social network,'' co-founder Jason Ayoub says about the messaging tool used by roughly 40 hotels worldwide, including the Tryp Times Square South in Manhattan. Get the full story at USA Today