Social networking services Facebook Inc and Twitter are coming to Google Glass, the wearable computer made by the Internet search company.
Google Inc announced on Thursday a half-dozen apps specially designed to work on its Glass devices. News network CNN, fashion magazine Elle, as well as online apps Tumblr and Evernote were among the half-dozen new apps for Glass unveiled during Google’s annual developer conference in San Francisco.
Brick-and-mortar retailers have been on a bit of a roller coaster ride this holiday season as early expectations of strong consumer spending were weighed down by the uncertainty prompted by the election.
That’s on top of the usual jitters about the slow demise of Black Friday and more consumer cash gravitating to online retail.
TORONTO — The oilpatch has been a boon for discount retailers, according to recent data, as financially strapped Albertans try to spend less on their grocery bills — but the bigger picture reveals that Canadians are always looking for a deal, regardless of their economic circumstances.
“We would say that those with a low income need low prices, and those with a high income love low prices,” said Carman Allison, vice-president of consumer insights at market research firm Nielsen Canada.
Black Friday shopping should qualify as an Olympic sport. It's competitive, strategic, and takes a lot of energy. But with the right planning and research, shopping on Black Friday doesn't have to be scary.
Internet authorities are tightening their grip on the rapidly growing app market, with new rules demanding that all app providers on the mainland adopt real-name registration for users and keep their user activity logs for 60 days.
The new rules from the Cyberspace Administration of China also aim to rein in excessive access of users’ personal data by app providers.
Casey B. Mulligan submits: Various housing "price" indices agree that the 2000s had a large housing cycle, with real housing values rising over a prolonged period, and then falling back close to their initial values in just a year or two. But they do not agree on the magnitude of the price boom, as shown in Table 1.