Today, megacities have become synonymous with economic growth. In both developing and developed countries, cities with populations of 10 million or more account for one-third to one-half of their gross domestic product.
Arm outstretched, Abdul Rahman sweeps his mobile phone across the vista of Mecca, the Great Mosque dazzling in the sun, so his son in Tanzania can experience the pilgrimage to Islam's holiest sites.
As Katy Franco waited for her morning coffee, passersby pulled out their phones and snapped photos and video of her barista.
In a converted former broom factory in Baltimore, employees of PlayBetter.com checked inventory and pricing, prepared email blasts and packed up cartloads of gadgets to help golfers improve their game.
Many companies have invested significantly in online marketing and e-commerce, but while the easy-to-use apps on smart phones and tablets may be tempting, they're not enough to motivate shoppers to make high-ticket purchases, ...
It was the year smartphones saved Santa.
If the beginning of the holiday season is any indication, it could be a merry mobile Christmas for shoppers.
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.
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?
Target Corp. has acquired a Pittsburgh company that says its software platform brings "an Amazon-like shopping experience" to in-store customers.