News tagged with online

How healthy is that puppy on the website?

Many people looking for a new puppy for the family are buying them online - with significant potential risk of future health and behavioural problems with their dogs, according to University of Adelaide research.

dateMay 22, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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Counting sheep, dreaming of future technologies

The three-year Marsden-funded research titled "Counting Sheep: NZ Merino in an Internet of Things," aims to understand how collecting and sharing farm data online can reshape how people and animals interact with each other.

dateMay 12, 2014 in Other
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Workplace web use is a minefield

Market research reports have indicated that many office employees in the UK spend at least one hour of their day at work on non-work activities. They are booking holidays, shopping online, posting message ...

dateMay 09, 2014 in Other
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Mobile Internet shakes up stodgy China industries

Alibaba, the e-commerce giant planning a blockbuster share sale in the U.S., shook up China's vast but sleepy retailing industry by popularizing online shopping. Now it and China's other Internet companies ...

dateMay 08, 2014 in Business
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Marketing to net mums

Mums on the net should be the focus of those carrying out market research as it turns out that the old word-of-mouth benefits to sales are stronger than ever now that the school gathering places, shops and mother and child ...

dateApr 29, 2014 in Economics & Business
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Amazon launches grocery service for Prime members

Amazon is taking aim at grocery stores and discounters like Wal-Mart with a grocery service that lets its Prime loyalty club members fill up to a 45-pound box with groceries and get it shipped for a flat rate of $5.99.

dateApr 24, 2014 in Business
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