Amazon has bought Lovefilm, in a deal that reportedly values the UK-based DVD rental and online video company at £200m.
Middle-aged people between 40 and 65 have become active Internet users, and are also keen to buy the latest gadgets like the iPad, according to a new survey.
British women start their Christmas shopping well before the men, according to a new online poll.
Research by the Centre of Economics and Business Research (CEBR) reports that widespread adoption of cloud computing could give the top five EU economies a 763bn euro boost over five years and create 2.4m jobs.
Nearly half of all Brits (45%) find the inability to touch products online is the biggest barrier to shopping online for Christmas, according to new research.
Hong Kong offers the best value for consumer broadband – while Singapore joins the top ten nations worldwide for the first time, according to new global data.
Two in five (42%) of British consumers would be disappointed with a sextoy as their gift, and 38% would not like a scented candle, according to a new survey.
Sony has launched its video-on-demand service Qriocity in Europe, making its catalogue of movies available via its internet connected TVs, but not its popular PS3 console.
User-generated local review site Qype has raised 3.5 million euros from Vodafone Ventures and a further 3.0 million euros from its existing three investors, Advent Venture Partners, Partech International and Wellington Partners.
Most Brits are fickle consumers when its comes to mobile commerce, with 59% of UK shoppers have not decided on the brand they will purchase before researching or buying a product online.