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  • Retailers, carriers improve holiday shipping performance

    Retailers, carriers improve holiday shipping performance
    After last year's holiday delivery debacle, more retailers managed to keep their shipping promises this season as they and their carriers adapt to the rising tide of online shopping. Two companies that tested whether last-minute online purchases would...
  • Girl Scouts getting ready to sell cookies online

    It's about time. The tradition-rich Girl Scouts have finally embraced e-commerce. And appropriately, the news was delivered on Cyber Monday. Girl Scouts, who have been selling boxes of cookies for nearly 100 years by knocking on doors, setting up booths...
  • Cyber Monday spending growth slows

    Cyber Monday spending growth slows
    Cyber Monday sales growth is slowing as consumers embrace the convenience of online shopping, spreading out their purchases instead of being lured by one-day specials. Internet holiday shopping rose 8.5 percent on Cyber Monday, typically the busiest day...
  • Beware of Obamacare for the Internet

    Beware of Obamacare for the Internet
    Never before has it been so easy to turn an idea into a business. With a simple Internet connection, some ingenuity and a lot of hard work, anyone today can create a new service or app or start selling products nationwide. In the past, such a person...
  • Rocket Internet to launch another 10 startups in 2015

    Rocket Internet to launch another 10 startups in 2015
    Rocket Internet , the global e-commerce investor, expects to launch at least another 10 start-ups in 2015 and said it would work more closely with Facebook on advertising. Rocket Internet, whose shares have had a bumpy ride since listing last month, said...
  • To save the Internet, regulate it

    To save the Internet, regulate it
    "In short, net neutrality is Obamacare for the Internet. It would put the government in charge of determining Internet pricing, terms of service and what types of products and services can be delivered, leading to fewer choices, fewer opportunities and...
  • Apodaca: Big Santa is watching you

    When the song "Santa Claus is Coming to Town" was written in 1932, little did Depression-era Americans understand the prescience of the somewhat-creepy warning, "He sees you when you're sleeping, he knows when you're awake." Today those lyrics seem...
  • Army of Amazon robots ready to help fulfill orders on Cyber Monday

    Army of Amazon robots ready to help fulfill orders on Cyber Monday
    This holiday season, Amazon's little helper is an orange, 320-pound robot called Kiva. The robots -- more than 15,000 of them companywide -- are part of Amazon's high-tech effort to get orders to customers faster. By lifting shelves of Amazon products...
  • Cyber Monday expected to draw fewer online shoppers this year

    Cyber Monday expected to draw fewer online shoppers this year
    After hitting the malls on Thanksgiving and scouring Black Friday sales, American consumers were back for another bout of retail therapy Monday. But the shopping day known for big online sales — called Cyber Monday — is expected to draw...
  • Girl Scout cookies to be sold online

    Girl Scout cookies to be sold online
    The long-awaited day for office workers has arrived: Girl Scout cookies are going digital.  On Monday, Girl Scouts of the USA announced the rollout of a program to bring sales of Thin Mints, Samoas and the rest of its cookie classics online. It...
  • Alibaba's Ma says open to working with Apple on payments

    Alibaba's Ma says open to working with Apple on payments
    Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd executive chairman Jack Ma said he's open to working with Apple Inc on mobile payments, as China's richest person prepares to call on Hollywood this week in search of media partners. Alibaba affiliate Alipay is China's...