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.
Men are more likely to buy high-tech gifts this year, while women are more likely to choose toys and games, with CDs and DVDs proving most popular with both sexes, according to new research.
The majority of all UK print and television advertising now includes a web address, with British consumers preferring to be be directed to .uk addresses than .com, according to new research.