Energy & Green Tech

How to make your online shopping more environmentally friendly

Online shopping continues to grow at a phenomenal rate. In 2018, the market value of UK retail was £381 billion of which online transactions made up almost one-fifth. That's £12.3 billion of grocery items and £58.8 billion ...

Machine learning & AI

Online shopping algorithms are colluding to keep prices high

Have you ever searched for a product online in the morning and gone back to look at it again in the evening only to find the price has changed? In which case you may have been subject to the retailer's pricing algorithm.

Security

How a personality trait puts you at risk for cybercrime

Impulse online shopping, downloading music and compulsive email use are all signs of a certain personality trait that make you a target for malware attacks. New research from Michigan State University examines the behaviors—both ...

Consumer & Gadgets

How to enjoy a digital detox over Christmas

It is not surprising that many of us have been suffering from digital overload during the pandemic, and taking care of our "digital wellbeing" has become a common theme. Social media, online shopping, making reservations, ...

Business

Iconic corporate names breaking up in trend to boost value

Three multinational giants—General Electric, Johnson & Johnson and Toshiba—this week announced plans to split into multiple companies, joining a trend the firms hope will provide more growth opportunities.

Business

China's Singles' Day shopping fest muted amid tech crackdown

China's biggest online shopping day, known as "Singles' Day" on Nov. 11, is taking on a muted tone this year as regulators crack down on the technology industry and President Xi Jinping pushes for "common prosperity."

Business

Saying farewell to a throwaway fashion industry

Fast fashion is a lucrative business model offering trendy, mass-produced replica catwalk trends and haute couture designs at bargain prices. While enticing consumers to spend, it has paved the way for a throwaway culture ...

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