Google launched its e-books marketplace Monday, giving prominence to the more than 2 million titles it offers for free.
What would Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa be without some new electronic gadgets? We have three of them for you to consider this holiday season. If you decide to purchase some of these items, perhaps you would consider using the link under the item and help the Monitor at the same time.
A US-based domain name provider terminated its relationship with WikiLeaks.org, saying that attacks on the WikiLeaks site were causing problems for other users.
WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange is reportedly in England, but British police have not acted on a Swedish warrant for his arrest nor Interpol's 'red notice' because they need more information.
Google Editions will be available in the US by the end of 2010.
Music is appreciated throughout the year and makes a great holiday gift for family and friends. Here are some suggestions – ranging from Ken Burns' 'Baseball' soundtrack to Dave Brubeck – recommended by the Monitor staff. Click on the link at the end of each item to purchase on amazon.com, and a small percentage will go to support the Monitor.
Wal-Mart, the longtime price leader, can't undercut online retailer Amazon this holiday season, an analyst says.
Now that we're fully into the holiday shopping season, Monitor staff writers have compiled a list of items you might consider as Christmas or Hanukkah gifts. We begin with some family-friendly DVDs. Each item has a link to amazon.com, where you can purchase the item and help support the Christian Science Monitor at the same time.
Some 45 percent of online shopping carts don't lead to sales, a US survey says.
Cyber Monday is expected to be the biggest online shopping day of the year, according to some analysts.