Google is set to launch its ‘Google Editions’ electronic book store early next year in the UK, taking on the likes of Amazon and Apple in the growing online publishing market, according to a news report.
While 58 % of top online UK retailers are ‘mobile ready’, only 19 % of consumers plan to shop online this Christmas via their handsets, according to new research.
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Gune has added an additional 14 options to its meta mobile search tool.
Facebook is now worth more than eBay in terms of privately held stock, making it the third- largest US internet business, and fueling speculation that the social network could sell shares to the public in the not-to-distant future.
More than a third of people intend to reduce their spend this Christmas, with 65% of people planning to start their shopping early in order to spread the cost in the wake of the Government’s spending cuts, according to a new forecast.
Random or stock images on websites are often ignored by users, who generally prefer to look at ‘real’ people, according to a new report.
Microsoft has launched a competition with Gorillaz to celebrate the Beta launch of the Windows Internet Explorer 9 browser.
Amazon is set to introduce and e-book lending service for the Kindle e-reader.
Google has secured new content partnership deals with media and internet companies, including NBC Universal’s CNBC, Time Warner’s HBO and Amazon, for its forthcoming Google TV service.