| Nov 29, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Starting this weekend, users can help raise money for victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines by simply surfing the Web.
Tab for a Cause, the organization behind a Web browser extension that donates money to charity every time users open a new...
| Nov 29, 2013
It's a chore, Christmas.
There are Christmas in April charities. Christmas in July celebrations. A Thanksgiving Christmas. Black Friday. Cyber Monday. Bah, bah, bah.
Is there a real Christmas anymore?
Beleaguered by the onslaught, I found myself not...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Every quarter Google has a larger mobile market share than Apple, but when it comes to shopping online, iOS users outspent Android users with sales five times higher on Christmas Day.
Apple iOS users accounted for 23% of total U.S. online sales,...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 10:00 PM
Music to my ears: Not in the mood to go to the mall on Black Friday but want to find a classic(al) deal? The Pacific Symphony is hinting to its email subscribers about special one-day-only deals available on its website, http://www.pacificsymphony.org....
| Dec 2, 2013
| 4:30 PM
First there was Black Friday. Then came Cyber Monday. Now another red-letter day has been added to the post-Thanksgiving mix: Giving Tuesday.
But unlike the other days, Giving Tuesday is about philanthropy, not shopping. The idea is to encourage...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 8:39 AM
It’s as much a part of Thanksgiving tradition as watching football and skipping the cranberry sauce: that moment when you pull back from the table, turn on the news and laugh at people huddled outside stores under blankets, waiting for Black Friday ...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
As the hardiest of shoppers prepare for the annual Black Friday consumption frenzy, many are convinced it's their one shot at a great deal.
But "that's not even close to the truth," said Matthew Ong, senior retail analyst at online personal finance...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:49 PM
Discover reading: The Barnes & Noble bookseller at Bella Terra, 7881 Edinger Ave., No. 110, Huntington Beach, is hosting a Discovery Friday event Nov. 22 featuring a full day of activities for the entire family, along with giveaways and book signings....
| Nov 18, 2013
| 8:43 AM
Qualcomm's Toq smartwatch will make its debut the Monday after Thanksgiving, the company announced.
Toq, made by the San Diego chips company, will go on sale for $349.99 on Dec. 2, so-called Cyber Monday, which is when many websites hold sales for the...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 6:48 PM
The annual retail arms race is invading Thanksgiving with a vengeance. Instead of a Norman Rockwell tableau of family gathered round the turkey, a more fitting image this year might be Americans rushing out to bag bargains.
On Monday, Wal-Mart, Target...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 7:37 AM
Not every family can make news just by sending out a Christmas card, but, then, not every family is the Kardashians.
The E! network’s reality show glam-fam has stirred up quite a buzz with the image on their 2013 holiday card. It’s the...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Wal-Mart is worried about lousy holiday shopping, so the retail giant is pulling out its Christmas deals one whole month early -- hoping, perhaps, that the longer you are faced with a bargain, the more likely you will be to crumble.
This move comes as...