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2011-09-24 07:42:54

Online retail giant Amazon.com won another legal victory on Friday, when a federal appeals court ruled that patent claims brought against them by digital technology developer Cordance Corp. were not valid, various media outlets reported. The ruling, related to one-click shopping and customer feedback procedures, reversed a previous ruling by a trial judge, according to William McQuillen of Bloomberg. In Friday's decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington...

2011-06-07 05:00:00

OMAHA, Neb., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NuWallet announced today it has solved the most annoying obstacle for on-line shoppers using their mobile phone for purchases. According to a recent survey by Adobe Scene7, "easy checkout" was singled out as the most important mobile-shopping feature among respondents. The mobile shopping experience today is greatly hindered by the difficult and time-consuming task of entering 100+ characters of billing information using the cumbersome mobile...

2009-11-20 04:00:00

WAYNE, N.J., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- With the holiday shopping season just days away from beginning in earnest, Toysrus.com has introduced many new offerings sure to make toy buying more convenient for online shoppers while providing assistance to on-the-go deal seekers. Toysrus.com customers can now take advantage of mobile shopping, the convenience of eGift Cards, expanded free shipping deals and a new Buyer Protection Plan. In addition, shoppers looking for everyday deals on affordable...

2009-04-30 02:00:00

FRANKLIN, Tenn., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- CoreCommerce, a leading provider of ecommerce solutions, announced today that it has integration solutions using Checkout by Amazon, an Amazon Payments product. "Our online merchants will now be able to use Amazon Payments to accept payments from customers using information in their Amazon.com accounts," says Nick McDuffie, Sum Effect Software, Inc. Chief Operating Officer. "Checkout by Amazon will help our merchants grow their businesses as they...

2008-08-01 15:00:25

By RACHEL METZ NEW YORK -- TextBuyIt, a recently launched shop-by-cell phone service from Amazon.com Inc., seemed like the ultimate comparison shopping tool -- perfect for a bargain hunter such as myself. As it turns out, TextBuyIt is fun to play with and useful for getting deals on some products, but the service's limitations will likely make people wary of substantial purchases. Even for cheaper items, shipping costs will probably make many people think twice before text-buying....

2008-07-24 15:00:34

By RACHEL METZ, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK TextBuyIt, a recently launched shop-by-cellphone service from Amazon.com Inc., seemed like the ultimate comparison shopping tool perfect for an unabashed bargain hunter like myself. As it turns out, TextBuyIt is fun to play with and useful for getting deals on some products, but the service's limitations will likely make people wary of substantial purchases. Even for cheaper items, shipping costs will probably make many people think twice...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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