Technologies like video analyzers and Wi-Fi trackers could find increased usage in stores.
American shoppers are still eyeing tablets, but two-in-one devices may satisfy some.
Google says its top Shopping results are clearly labeled as sponsored by merchants.
Qualys found that nearly four in 10 browsers have at least one critical vulnerability, making online holiday shopping a very risky proposition.
Called Prime Air, Amazon's service will be powered by drones and will be ready from a technology standpoint as soon as necessary regulations are in place.
Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com said Sunday the company plans to deliver packages in 30 minutes or less to customers by using unmanned aerial vehicles, perhaps as early as 2015.
Tokyo's world-famous Akihabara district lost one of its signature stores on Saturday, and with it a piece of the area's rich electronics history faded away.
The FBI this week issued a series of reminders to online shoppers to beware of scams and to use their common sense.
Holiday e-commerce is expected to jump as much as 17 percent this year over 2012, and much of the action will come from mobile devices.
Online rebate sites like Ebates and Swagbucks will give you a small percentage of your online purchases back in cash or gift cards, but you must jump through some hoops first.