An 11 percent increase over last years numbers gives e-tailers an optimistic, if cautious, outlook on the holiday shopping season.
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The social networking company uses clearer, more accessible language to explain its privacy guidelines.
Unexpected problems plaguing Twitters native retweeting feature caused the social networking site to pull it for re-tooling.
The micro-blogging site finally builds its own way to retweet messages. Let the controversy begin.
A Canadian inquiry leads the social-networking company to clarify how it handles its customers personal information, and to seek their input before finalizing new guidelines.
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The online recommendation site buys back its independence from the auction giant citing a lack of long-term synergies.
Google-Twitter marriage could prove to be beneficial for the search leader.
Eric Schmidt waxes on Microsoft, the economy, and the inevitable rise of mobile computing.
After years of steady increases in online advertising, analysts are adjusting their forecasts to show the first real decrease since the dot-com bust.
The Federal Trade Commission has weighed in on the online privacy debate with a new set of recommendations concerning how marketers can track consumer behavior on the Web.
Yahoo adjusts program to lease out search-engine technology, rolls out new semantic features.
By the numbers, the former eBay CEO's tenure was a resounding triumph but the auction site is not the darling of the Web that it once was.
For many e-commerce site owners, it was the start of a long, cold winter but there was no coal in Amazon's stocking this holiday season.
Auction giant eBay suffered its first year-to-year drop in revenue.
With fewer days from Thanksgiving to Christmas, shortened holiday season sees total spending down from last year despite last-minute shopping surge.
Thanks to big sales following Thanksgiving online retailer sales are now in line with last year's figures. Now comes the sprint to the finish line.
Forrester revises its growth expectations for the holiday shopping season. Gas is still playing a role, along with economy.
Analyst cuts projections for online ad spending, but search marketers say their segment is holding strong.
A sharp increase in posturing comes as the companies' voluntary moratorium draws to a close amid a continuing antitrust review.
New study finds that as customer expectations rise, online businesses neglect user experience at their own peril.
ANA warns Justice Dept. that the partnership would consolidate control of search advertising in the hands of the two heavies.
Analysts see growth tailing off, but also note opportunities for those who can weather the storm.
For Google, the move completes the dispersal of Performics, which it had absorbed through the acquisition of DoubleClick, and ends a potential conflict of interest.
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