Priceline CEO Jeffery Boyd noted during remarks made at a technology conference in New York that recent Google efforts such as its "Hotel Finder" site, which delivers local hotel rates and availability, have signaled greater interest in online travel services. Google has also acquired ITA Software, a developer of technology used to deliver air ticket information. Still, Boyd suggested that Google's narrowed, so-called vertical search efforts such as travel are under "an enormous legal cloud," as Google is subjected to increased regulatory scrutiny. Get the full story at MarketWatch