Baiting the hook: The science of attracting and keeping online grocery shoppers
Luring longtime and new customers to try online shopping, and retaining them in a competitive and crowded marketplace, is the challenge of the day for established offline retailers. A study of the multichannel UK grocery ...
Superfish points fingers over ad software security flaws
A little-known Silicon Valley startup was caught in a firestorm of criticism this week for making software that exposed Lenovo laptop users to hackers bent on stealing personal information. But Superfish Inc. ...
The impact of mobile technology on purchasing patterns
How many websites have you clicked on recently that haven't converted their format to mobile, frustrating your efforts to get the information you need in an effective and timely way?
For most, N. Korean online shopping not just a click away
Online shopping has arrived in North Korea, though it's as isolated from the rest of the world as the country itself, and the vast majority of North Koreans lack the technology to use it.
Nokia showcases indoor 3-D mapping phone solution (w/ video)
Hackers see "sheeple" sheared by Google wireless data grab
Long before Google online mapping service cars snatched data from private wireless hotspots there was the Wall of Sheep.
Weird and wonderful gadgets wow world's top IT fair
Water-powered clocks, eye-controlled arcade games and pole-dancing robots: this year's CeBIT tech fair, the world's biggest, showcased gadgets ranging from the useful to the downright nerdy.
Good things in store for retailers
Shopping online or in catalogs is great for many reasons: to while away time on a snowy day; to avoid the holiday crush at the local mall; to do ultra-efficient comparison shopping; to enjoy a world of choice at your fingertips. ...
New 'ATM' takes old phones and gives back green
When new cell phones or tablets enter the marketplace, yesterday's hot technology can quickly become obsolete - for some consumers. For others, the device still has value as an affordable alternative, or ...
Wearing high heels can change the way you shop
New study finds physical experience of balance influences consumer choices.
Google tests same-day delivery shopping service
Google on Thursday began testing a service for same-day delivery of toys, clothing, groceries or other items ordered online in what could be a challenge to online retail titan Amazon.
IBM introduces new powerful mainframe computers
IBM on Tuesday introduced a new line of mainframe computers the company calls its most powerful and technologically advanced ever.
Google users warned of threat to smartphone wallets
Users of Google smartphone wallets were being warned on Friday that there is a way to crack pass codes intended to thwart thieves from going on illicit shopping sprees.
Apple's next trick? Wearable tech, analyst says
Apple's next big venture could be wearable technology, starting with a "smart watch."