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Target Ticket, we hardly knew ye: Less than 18 months after launching it, Target is closing down its digital video store. Target…
A scurry to capitalize
Given this week’s news of a potentially huge security breach at insurance provider Anthem, security vendors of all types are eager to…
Ads in mobile apps can be annoying. So how can brands change things up once they enter the world of IoT?
It will be an automated holiday this year, with major big box retailers gearing up to stock and support connected home devices from a variety of vendors.
Add this one to the is-Amazon-Prime-still-a-good-deal? file: Amazon is cutting back on Amazon Mom, its discount program for parents.
There’s a lot of funding going on in security these days, but it’s hard to tell whether or not these new services are actually going to help things. It’s more important to focus on integrating proper security measures within your organization rather than relying on an outside system to do the work for you.
Why it sucks to be a retail worker, the Target failure and Candy-Crushed?: These are three of the top seven stories I recommend for this weekend’s reading.
The internet of things is an entirely new way of building out networks and services, so why would we use old client-server or even cloud-tested forms of security? What comes next?
The massive Black Friday data breach that caused Target(s tgt) to keep call centers open on Christmas to support the 40 million customers…
The Minneapolis-based retailer, subject of a massive credit card breach, will keep call centers open for the holidays.
If you’re looking to get rid of your old iPad, right now Target will give at least $200, even for a first-generation model.
According to a product listing on Target’s website, the new iPad mini with retina display might go on sale November 21.
Target will become a T-Mobile MVNO, reselling its voice and data. brightspot goes live on Oct. 6 with two plans: $35 or $50 a month depending on whether you use data.
Six months after inviting select shoppers to test a new same-day delivery service, Google is opening up the service to consumers in the Bay Area.
Toothpaste, back-to-school supplies and… movie downloads? Target just launched its very own digital video store.
A new study aims to bust a few assumptions surrounding the threat of “showrooming” and the challenges faced by traditional retailers in responding to mobile shoppers.
Target and Best Buy are joining Sprint in offering $20 to $50 discounts on iPhones with two-year contracts. Sales on current and older devices is yet another sign pointing to new models being around the corner. Apple is reportedly matching some of these discounts.
A Colorado man says Apple’s smart cover for the new iPad and the iPad 2 violate his 2005 patent for a “Portable Computer Case.”
Websites for women are a paradox in the media industry. Despite being among the most successful properties on the Web, they are rarely mentioned in the never-ending discussions about how to make money from online content.
Sugar Inc. is a case in point.
Roku just announced a significant new retail parter: Target will sell the company’s media streaming boxes in its stores nationwide. The partnership follows similar deals with Best Buy and Walmart, and could help Roku sell three million boxes by the end of the year.
Target will become the neighborhood electronic store with the addition of six models of the Apple iPad in stores. The models will start at $499 and will be joining the Kindle at the nation’s second largest discount chain. Target shoppers can get them at a discount.
Facebook’s virtual currency is making its way into the real world, in a deal announced today with Target. The retail chain will become the first brick-and-mortar retailer to carry Facebook Credits, which will be available via gift cards at the company’s 1,750 outlets starting Sept. 5.
DemandTec, a retail forecasting software provider, has convinced Target Corp. to hand over even more of its shopping data in order to better set prices and forecast demand. But DemandTec has needs of its own — partners that can help it filter unstructured social data.
Starting Sunday, for the first time since Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN) launched the Kindle, prospective buyers will be able to try one out in a store…
Retail giant Target will be selling the Amazon Kindle in stores soon. The Kindle will initially be available in Minneapolis and stores in Florida, to be followed with more Target outlets selling the Kindle. The restricted roll-out may be a test to gauge interest.
New figures from Compete.com indicate smartphone owners are more receptive to mobile coupons than to other types of pitches on their phones. The report comes on the heels of a new campaign from Target to deliver scannable discounts directly to consumers’ phones.
If your wallet is about to explode like George Costanza’s did, take any Target Gift Cards out of it. Target now offers Mobile GiftCards with a scannable barcode right on your phone to pay for purchases.
This morning, Google (s GOOG) somehow rerouted some of its vast hordes of web traffic through Asia, causing service delays, interruptions, and…
Target, the big-box retailer, is finally moving into digital music, with the low-key launch of a Sony (NYSE: SNE) BMG album. The new album f…