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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.

SMBs face the biggest threats from Cyber Monday shopping

Updating your browsers and clamp down on plug-ins, experts say.

With shopping scams on the rise, watch for these threats

An overview of common holiday shopping attacks, and tips for a safe, secure online shopping experience.

10 shopping changes your ecommerce site needs now

To prepare for the holiday shopping onslaught, first make sure your website makes sense to customers.

Microsoft Stores kicking off Black Friday sales on Thursday

It's not clear if there will be a difference between the early prices and those at Microsoft Store locations on Friday morning


Holidays lure shopping at work

With Black Friday just a week away and the nagging feeling that we need to get our holiday shopping done, the question is how much online buying will actually be done at work?

Cyber Monday sales to reach $2 billion, Adobe says

Adobe's holiday buying forecast for 2012 predicts online purchases to increase, driven largely by mobile devices.

WordPress now accepts bitcoins

WordPress says it will accept bitcoins, opening up the blogging platform to payments from users in countries not supported by PayPal or credit card companies.