Online shopping

04.23.14
Amazon's Prime Pantry service lets you ship 45 pounds of groceries for a $6 fee
04.23.14

Amazon's Prime Pantry service lets you ship 45 pounds of groceries for a $6 fee

Amazon's dead-set on killing off the grocery store, with a same-day delivery service and even a Da...

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10.01.13
Etsy reworks guidelines: sellers can now hire outside staff and manufacturers
10.01.13

Etsy reworks guidelines: sellers can now hire outside staff and manufacturers

Etsy, the online marketplace for DIYers, just announced several changes to its seller policies, gi...

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01.23.13
This is the Modem World: The internet used to be better
01.23.13

This is the Modem World: The internet used to be better

Each week Joshua Fruhlinger contributes This is the Modem World, a column dedicated to exploring th...

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11.28.12
The iPad as a shopping venue
11.28.12

The iPad as a shopping venue

Black Friday online shopping uncovered a surprising theme -- the iPad is a popular tool for bro...

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11.07.12
Mastercard previewing smartphone web payment system with in-person security strength
11.07.12

Mastercard previewing smartphone web payment system with in-person security strength

Mastercard is already a big fish in the still tiny NFC contactless payment pond, and now it wants...

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10.02.12
Google Catalogs makes web-based catalog browsing a reality
10.02.12

Google Catalogs makes web-based catalog browsing a reality

For folks who prefer to get their retail therapy in digital form, Google Catalogs is a godsend. In...

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07.13.12
Daily iPhone App: Slice helps you track your online purchases
07.13.12

Daily iPhone App: Slice helps you track your online purchases

Slice is for the online shopper who likes to have everything right at his or her fingertips. If...

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07.11.12
Google Search As You Type gives retailer websites instant search
07.11.12

Google Search As You Type gives retailer websites instant search

Google's search engine and its almighty Omnibox in Chrome have given the public instant search cap...

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07.02.12
Google shocker: American web company says web boosted American economy by $500 billion
07.02.12

Google shocker: American web company says web boosted American economy by $500 billion

Who knew that a company which makes a lot of money on the web would be keen to pitch the web as im...

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