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Co-op ops to pop tablets on its trolleys to quiz shoppers

Co-op ops to pop tablets on its trolleys to quiz shoppers

By 29 July 2014

British high street grocery chain the Co-operative is trialling a scheme whereby it mounts touchscreen tablet devices on trolleys in certain branches in order to interact more with shoppers. The tablets will quiz customers as they walk through the stores... >>

Crowd funding website Kickstarter becomes the next to be infiltrated by hackers

Crowd funding website Kickstarter becomes the next to be infiltrated by hackers

By 16 February 2014

Crowd funding website Kickstarter has become the next company to be hacked, it announced on Saturday. No credit card data was taken in the breach that occurred Wednesday, but other customer information was. "Accessed information included usernames, email... >>

Tesco.com suspends thousands of accounts following hack

Tesco.com suspends thousands of accounts following hack

By 14 February 2014

Tesco has confirmed that is has deactivated around 2,000 tesco.com accounts after details were shared online. "We take the security of our customers’ data extremely seriously and are urgently investigating these claims," a company spokeswoman told Pocket-lint.... >>

Walmart 'Scan & Go' iPhone checkout expanding into new markets

Walmart 'Scan & Go' iPhone checkout expanding into new markets

By 20 March 2013

Walmart has announced the expansion of its iPhone "Scan & Go" self-checkout program to more stores in the United States as part of an ongoing test. Reuters reports the number of stores supporting "Scan & Go" will reach 200, up from 70 stores. It is an... >>

Paddle payment service hopes to bring 'One-click' style shopping to all sites

Paddle payment service hopes to bring 'One-click' style shopping to all sites

By 8 February 2013

A British company is hoping to make the way we pay online simpler and safer by pairing online shopping with a  dedicated app on your phone that stores all the data. The new service, called Paddle - due to launch in the coming weeks - works by e-commerce... >>

What happens when you click buy on Amazon

What happens when you click buy on Amazon

By 18 December 2012

There are moments in life where the sheer scale of something knocks you off your feet: The Pyramids at Giza, Machu Picchu in Peru, and little known to some, the Amazon Fulfilment Centre just off the M1. Chances are, you don’t have a brick from one of... >>

The Burberry flagship store that makes the Apple Store look Victorian

The Burberry flagship store that makes the Apple Store look Victorian

By 14 September 2012

Apple has long been the Mecca for technology fans to "geek out" with its trademark glass staircases, wall-to-wall iPads and general use of technology to help you shop. Now gadget fans have a new place to hang out, and we bet the regular clientele looks... >>

London 2012 Olympics tickets: how to buy them online - it’s not too late

London 2012 Olympics tickets: how to buy them online - it’s not too late

By 23 July 2012

With the London 2012 Olympics all but upon us, you’re probably in one of  two camps. The first - let’s call it the Happy Camp - is a group who have tickets to the Olympic Games, are thoroughly excited and getting more and more so as the time draws... >>

Cheap smartphones and Zappar augmented reality T-shirts on sale at Asda

Cheap smartphones and Zappar augmented reality T-shirts on sale at Asda

By 14 June 2012

Buy the Motorola RAZR smartphone from high street retailer Asda and you could save yourself £100. The retailer is selling the handset for £319, making it around £100 cheaper than the likes of Currys and Argos. It’s not the only credit-crunching deal... >>

PayPal InStore app for iPhone and Android pictures and hands-on

PayPal InStore app for iPhone and Android pictures and hands-on

By 30 May 2012

Could the high street shopping experience really be about to change for good? According to PayPal the answer is a definitive yes.  The online payment service has announced its new mobile app, PayPal InStore, available on both the Android and iOS and... >>


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