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July 28, 2014

Fujitsu is partnering with OnCue Technologies, a developer of in-aisle point-of-information solutions, to resell OnCue Technologies' InfoCue and Expert OnCue mini-kiosk solutions to big-box, grocery, beverage and hardware retailers in the U.S.

July 28, 2014

Amazon.com is reportedly readying a mobile credit card reader for release in August.

July 28, 2014

EBay has had success with the password reset it launched in May 2014, following the public revelation of a February 2014 security breach that may have exposed user information.

July 28, 2014

The retail sector has been targeted and damaged by high-profile cyber security incursions, resulting in a loss of customer confidence and a move by retailers to upgrade security measures in the constant battle against criminal hackers.

July 28, 2014

Society Bakery is using the mobile Cartwheel Register checkout app from Tantrum Street to conduct transactions via smartphones and tablets.

July 28, 2014

Smartphones generated 19% of paid search clicks and 9% of search spend in second quarter 2014, while tablets produced 18% of clicks and 19% of spend.

July 28, 2014

So the news is out that Facebook is testing a new “buy” button designed to help businesses drive sales in News Feed and on Pages.

July 25, 2014

Amazon.com reported a second quarter net loss of $126 million, compared to a net loss of $7 million in the same period last year, as it continues to spend heavily on investments.

July 24, 2014

EBay is offering $3.48 billion in debt bonds in a sale that will close July 28.

July 24, 2014

Facebook Inc.’s revenue in the second quarter increased 61% to a better-than-expected $2.91 billion, up from $1.81 billion in the year-ago quarter, fueled by its fast-growing mobile advertising business.

July 24, 2014

Oracle Corp. announced it is opening a cloud development center in Seattle, its first such center outside of California.

July 24, 2014

Overstock.com Inc. has augmented its wish list feature with wedding, baby and special occasion registries.

July 24, 2014

Retail websites are getting slower … fast, according to a report by Radware, a provider of application delivery and application security solutions for virtual and cloud data centers.

July 23, 2014

EBay Inc. is still planning to expand its operations in Russia despite U.S. sanctions against the country’s government.

July 23, 2014

Saks Fifth Avenue and Party City are both utilizing the Scandit software-based barcode scanning and data capture platform for smartphones, tablets and wearable computing devices.

July 23, 2014

Saks Fifth Avenue and Party City are both utilizing the Scandit software-based barcode scanning and data capture platform for smartphones, tablets and wearable computing devices.

July 23, 2014

Recent innovations in digital payments have helped move e-commerce from just online on desktop browsers to mobile and social, which has opened new channels for retailers to drive revenue and gain loyalty. But more channels have also opened the door to new challenges.

July 22, 2014

Facebook is introducing a new “save” feature that allows users to save items they find on Facebook to check out later when they have more time. Users can save items like links, places, movies, TV and music.

July 21, 2014

Amazon.com is offering a new service, called Kindle Unlimited, aimed at consumers who do heavy book reading and/or listening.

July 21, 2014

Facebook is testing a new “buy” button designed to help businesses drive sales through Facebook in News Feed and on Pages.

July 21, 2014

Office Depot Inc. has named retail veteran Mark Cosby as president, North America.

July 21, 2014

Natalie Berg, global research director at Planet Retail, commented:

July 21, 2014

Target Corp. is launching a new image-recognition mobile app, called In a Snap, aimed at back-to-college shoppers.

July 21, 2014

Recent announcements that Apple will partner with IBM to release more than 100 mobile iOS applications tailored to work with IBM’s data analytics and cloud services, and that Microsoft will focus on digital work innovation in its smartphone segment, serve as reminders that mobile devices are continuing to evolve.

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