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You don’t have to feel bad about grocery shopping online during the coronavirus outbreak

If ordering delivery is potentially safer than risking it at the grocery store as COVID-19 (the official name for the disease caused by the new coronavirus) continues to spread globally, why does it feel almost wrong to sit in the comfort of your hom... ...

The US government should stop demanding tech companies compromise on encryption

In a tweet late Tuesday, President Trump criticized Apple for refusing “to unlock phones used by killers, drug dealers and other violent criminal elements.” Trump was specifically referring to a locked iPhone that belonged to a Saudi airman who killed three U.S sailors in an attack on a Florida base in December. It’s only the latest ...

Honey browser extension was a security risk during the holiday season, says Amazon

01.10.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Millions of holiday deal hunters may have been hit with a strange warning from Amazon over the holidays. The browser extension Honey, a popular shopping aid that enables price comparisons between marketplaces, searches for discount codes, and offers ... ...

Walmart partners with self-driving startup Nuro to test autonomous grocery delivery in Houston

Walmart this morning announced a new pilot program that will test autonomous grocery delivery in the Houston market starting next year. The retailer is partnering with autonomous vehicle company Nuro, a robotics company that uses driverless technology to deliver goods to customers. Nuro’s vehicles in this case will delivery Walmart online grocery orders to a ...

Cyber Monday on track to deliver $9.4B in U.S. online sales

Cyber Monday online sales are on track to hit $9.4 billion today, a figure that’s up 18.9% year-over-year, and even larger than Black Friday’s record-breaking $7.4 billion in online sales, according to analytics from Adobe. As of 9 AM Eastern on Cyber Monday, U.S. online shoppers had already spent $473 million, Adobe says. Adobe’s forecasts ...

The future of shopping is on smartphones. This Black Friday proved it.

12.01.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

If you noticed shorter lines outside of Walmart and Best Buy this Black Friday, it wasn’t because people weren’t shopping. They were just doing it from their smartphones. According to a holiday shopping report by Adobe, Black Friday 2019 ... ...

Google hasn’t learned from its $2.7 billion fine, EU shopping rivals say

11.28.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Remember the $2.7 billion fine the European Union imposed on Google in 2017, for unfairly promoting its price comparison service, Google Shopping, over competitors' sites? According to a large group of Shopping rivals in the EU, the fine didn't do th... ...

50 last-minute gifts that will actually arrive on time

11.19.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Oops, you did it again. You waited until the last minute to get a gift. You love your parents, boyfriend/girlfriend, friends, and other family members, but sometimes they're hard to shop for and time just gets away from you.

We get it and we're not here to judge. Rather, we are ...

Pan-African e-tailer Jumia grows 3Q revenue, e-payments and losses

Pan-African e-commerce startup Jumia released its third-quarter financial results today. The numbers and presentation reflected some of the same past trends, with a dash of new, and nary a mention of a declining share price. The results Jumia — with online goods and service verticals in 14 countries — posted third-quarter revenue growth of 19% ...