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Thu, December 05, 2013 - The holiday season is officially underway. Your good cheer could quickly turn sour, though, if you don't secure your browser before shopping online. Research from Qualys found that almost 40 percent of all browsers have critical vulnerabilities that could enable cyber criminals access to your personal data.
Wed, December 04, 2013 - The top product results in Google's Shopping service frequently feature products with higher prices than those listed on competing online shopping services, according to a complaint filed by longtime Google critic Consumer Watchdog.
Wed, December 04, 2013 - Those using sites like Craigslist should be careful this holiday season, police said
Wed, December 04, 2013 - Amazon's ambitious plan to use flying drones to deliver packages is far-fetched, but not just because of technology limitations or air traffic regulations. Amazon's fulfillment center network, as it stands now, is too limited to serve even a tiny fraction of the U.S. in the method described by CEO Jeff Bezos.
Tue, December 03, 2013 - As more people do their holiday shopping online, either at home or from a mobile device, the traditional Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping days are losing their distinction.
Tue, December 03, 2013 - Based on comments from experts at this week's AppNation event, to say mobile apps are a disruptive technology is an understatement.
Tue, December 03, 2013 - Online shopping trends point to lots of people, particularly men, using their smartphones and tablets to buy holiday presents. Since some of that browsing and buying will occur at work, experts say companies would be wise to give employees the following eight tips to protect themselves and corporate data.
Mon, December 02, 2013 - The U.S. Supreme Court will leave it to Congress to settle the contentious question of online sales tax collection that brick-and-mortar retailers contend puts them at a disadvantage to giants such as Amazon.com.
Mon, December 02, 2013 - Googlerola decided to be extra generous this Cyber Monday--capitalism's most holy of virtual holidays--by discounting its flagship Moto X phone by $150.
Sun, December 01, 2013 - The futuristic service will cut delivery time to 30 minutes or less, according to Amazon
Wed, November 27, 2013 - Several recent developments may explain the surge, experts say
Wed, November 27, 2013 - In a couple days the United States will celebrate Thanksgiving, and Black Friday--the official launch of the 2013 holiday season will go into high gear. Traditionally, the Monday following Thanksgiving is Cyber Monday--the day the online retailers offer holiday deals too good to pass up. Cyber criminals know this as well, though, which makes Cyber Monday a very risky proposition.
Tue, November 26, 2013 - Holiday e-commerce is expected to jump 14% to 17% this year compared to 2012, and increasing numbers of shoppers are doing their shopping from mobile devices.