Sorry, I killed Santa.
The shortest Thanksgiving-Christmas shopping season since 2002 is almost upon us, but it promises to deliver record earnings. Based on an exhaustive analysis of 450 billion retail website visits over the past seven years, and direct insight into 72 percent of all the cash flowing into the 500 largest retail websites in the U.S., Adobe is forecasting the biggest Thanksgiving, the biggest Black Friday, and the biggest Cyber Monday in history.
Guest Post We need to appreciate that Apple’s so-called disappointing performance is still extraordinary by many measures, and that it has the capabilities to keep winning in its markets, which it may yet redefine with more blockbuster products.
Guest Post As of Wednesday night the stock was down about 3 percent, after having been down as much as 5 percent. And over the past three months, it’s down 22 percent, equivalent to $130 billion in market cap.
After a record-breaking 17.4 million iOS and Android devices were activated on Christmas Day, the following week saw record-breaking activity as well: over 50 million iOS and Android-powered smartphones and tablets, and a staggering 1.76 billion mobile app downloads.
Tons of Netflix subscribers are apparently unable to escape the boredom of hanging out with their family members by streaming movies during Christmas eve.
Buying Christmas cards is way too easy — nothing says you care like making them yourself. But if scissors, glue, and small flat bits of dead tree are all too 19th century for you, Codeacademy has the solution: Code Cards.
What are the best days to book flights? What are the hottest holiday destinations? How much can you save by traveling on Christmas? All this and more in an exclusive infographic.
10 gift ideas sure to make the entrepreneur in your life smile this holiday season.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has made his largest charitable donation to date.
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Wondering what to get that kid on your Christmas list? Wonder no more, the answer is easy. But warm up the credit cards — it is going to put a massive dent in your finances.
This holiday shopping season produced winners and losers for retailers, the entertainment industry and restaurants. Some companies — including Amazon and Walmart — recorded high sales numbers and increased customer satisfaction. Others didn’t fare as well.
Android devices more than doubled their typical activation rate over the Christmas weekend, with 3.7 million devices activated, according to Google’s Andy Rubin.
Google has once again set up its Santa-centric goodies for the young and the young at heart.
Apple has debuted a clever new ad for the iPhone 4S, showing Santa Claus using the Siri voice-enabled personal assistant to help him with his important Christmas duties.
The holiday season is coming fast. Before you know it, it will be Thanksgiving. People will be doing their Black Friday shopping early the next morning, and then it’s just a few short weeks until the gift-giving season arrives.
The holidays are a time for good food, gathering with loved ones, frantic trips to overcrowded malls and paid time-off from work — well almost. A majority of the U.S. workforce will be checking their work email over holidays this year, according to a new study.