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Rakuten, Japan's 'Amazon,' launches U.S. brand, the former Buy.com

Visitors to what used to be Buy.com will see changes on the front page this week—including a pronunciation guide for its new name.

iOS apps for resellers

Let your mobile device help you make money through online (or offline) reselling.

on macworld.com

Review: Roozz rents software in the cloud

Roozz is a cloud-based service that allows you to rent select software titles as you need them. It's slick and easy to use, but the selection of titles is somewhat limited.

shopping

Web shopping accelerates as holidays draw closer

Online shopping sales are expected to surge in the coming days in the lead up to Christmas and Boxing Day, according to e-Commerce website development company, eCommerce Websites.

Safe online shopping: 10 tips to avoid getting burned

Here are 10 easy ways to ensure you're being as safe as possible when shopping online.

tablets

Tablet sales jump, pushed by the iPad mini and Android devices

The latest predictions from researcher IDC show a continuing increase in tablet sales from the end of 2012 all the way through 2016.

on techhive.com

10 changes to make now to your ecommerce site

Its not too late to change your website to take advantage of the holidays.

How to shop for Cyber Monday deals on your work-issued laptop

Does your IT department block shopping sites? No problem: Just use remote-access software to tunnel through to your shopping-friendly home PC.

Are sub-$200 laptops too basic to be useful?

Holiday sales are seeing some laptops priced less than $200 from major U.S. retailers. But what do you get in such inexpensive machines?

Cyber Monday shoppers ditch poorly performing sites

It takes more than bargains to draw shoppers online, researchers say. Merchants with poorly designed websites will lose sales on Cyber Monday when shoppers get impatient with weak performance.