Adobe's holiday buying forecast for 2012 predicts online purchases to increase, driven largely by mobile devices.
Network World talks to Black Friday watcher Michael Brim of BFads.net to sort out this holiday season's shopping trends.
If wishing a Facebook friend on his birthday isn't enough, users can now attach real gifts to their greeting with an expanded gift service that the social networking Web site announced on Thursday.
If you're buying electronics this holiday season there are about nine specific days you'll want keep your eye on
Last year, 60 percent of CIOs polled said their companies block access to online shopping sites. Today, only 33 percent block access to retail sites, according to survey data from staffing firm Robert Half Technology.
Web users and people shopping online during the upcoming holiday season should watch out for a new crop of scams, some of them targeting users of mobile devices, cybersecurity vendor McAfee warned.
AT&T is trying to entice tablet shoppers by offering $100 discounts with a two-year data contract. But it's worth considering the cost of a yearly data plan to determine whether this is a deal.