Target data breach pits US banks against retailers
Banks and America's big retailers are locked in a debate over the massive breach of millions of consumers' data that gripped Target Corp. during the holiday season. At issue: Which industry bears more responsibility ...
EBay 4Q earnings, revenue up 13 percent
EBay is reporting higher earnings and revenue for the last three months of 2013, driven by a strong holiday season for its e-commerce site and PayPal.
Nintendo forecasts net loss, slashes Wii U sales target
Nintendo on Friday warned it would swing back into the red this fiscal year as the Japanese gaming giant slashed its sales target for the Wii U console, blaming poor sales over the key holiday season.
Neiman Marcus is latest victim of security breach
Luxury merchant Neiman Marcus confirmed Saturday that thieves stole some of its customers' payment card information and made unauthorized charges over the holiday season, becoming the second retailer in recent ...
More Americans shopped on their phones on Christmas
Most stores were closed but Americans still managed to shop on Christmas Day—increasingly on their smartphones.
Headphone sales make a noisy comeback at the holidays
Here's one trend Apple missed: headphones, a music lover's accessory that's as old as home stereo sound.
Cassini sees Saturn and moons in holiday dress
(Phys.org) —This holiday season, feast your eyes on images of Saturn and two of its most fascinating moons, Titan and Enceladus, in a care package from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. All three bodies are dressed ...
Analysts point to Amazon.com as online sales winner
As the online holiday shopping season winds down this weekend, analysts who track sales say there's at least one clear winner this year: Amazon.com Inc.
Woman's secret Santa turns out to be Bill Gates
One woman's secret Santa this holiday season turned out to be one of the richest men in the world: Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates.
Valve releases both Steam Machine and SteamOS
Instagram unveils private video, photo messaging (Update)
Instagram on Thursday unveiled a new service allowing its 150 million members to send private photo and video messages to friends and loved ones in an increasingly competitive market.
Holiday shopping for friends? Why looking for unique gifts might not be the best plan
Finding the perfect gift for that special someone is never easy and the challenge gets even harder during the holiday season. According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, consumers shopping for more than o ...
Troy Wolverton: These gifts might be educational, but your kids will call them 'fun'
When it comes to their holiday wish lists, my preteen kids are a lot like their peers.
Mobile shopping transforms holiday retail season
If the crowds at the mall seem a bit thinner this holiday season, it may be because more shoppers are at home, buying gifts on an iPad.