Archive: 10/08/2011

Walmart closing online music store

American retail giant Walmart will close its online digital music store, Walmart MP3 Downloads, at the end of the month, a spokesman for the company said.

dateAug 10, 2011 in Internet
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BlackBerry helps Britain's rioters organise

The rioters causing havoc on British streets have eschewed traditional social networking sites as a way of organising, instead using the encrypted instant chat service on their BlackBerry handsets.

dateAug 10, 2011 in Other
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Google wants to turn your smartphone into a wallet

In a Mountain View convenience store, Marc Freed-Finnegan carries a bottle of water up to the cashier, who scans it and announces the price. Freed-Finnegan touches his smartphone to a gray plastic sensor labeled "PayPass," ...

dateAug 10, 2011 in Business
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Hong Kong bourse hit by 'malicious hacking'

The Hong Kong stock exchange said Wednesday its website had been hit by "malicious hacking", forcing trading in at least seven companies that issued price-sensitive information to be suspended.

dateAug 10, 2011 in Internet
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How consumers discriminate

A forthcoming paper in the American Marketing Association's Journal of Marketing Research by Professor Sheena Iyengar, S.T. Lee Professor of Business, Management; Marco Bertini, Assistant Professor of Marketing at London ...

dateAug 10, 2011 in Social Sciences
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