Consumers Taking Longer to Buy Online

Consumers Taking Longer to Buy Online JULY 10, 2007 The average time it takes a US consumer to make an e-commerce purchase decision grew to 34 hours and 19 minutes this year, up from about 19 hours in 2005, according to a ScanAlert report cited in Storefront Backtalk. The report's authors stated that the... »

Dietary vitamin C may prevent oral pre-cancer

Dietary vitamin C may prevent oral pre-cancer Fri Mar 16, 2007 9:57PM GMT By Michelle Rizzo NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Vitamin C from dietary sources, but not from supplements, is associated with a reduced risk of oral pre-malignant lesions in men, a new study indicates. Dr. Nancy Nairi Maserejian, of New England Research... »

Startup: 8coupons.com, from their 500sq ft studio apt in NYC

Startup: 8coupons.com, from their 500sq ft studio apt in NYC

Startups: ‘More Bootstrappy This Time’ By ELLEN SIMON / AP Nov. 9, 2007  Landy Ung and her boyfriend Wan Hsi Yuan work on their startup company out of their studio apartment on Oct. 30, 2007 in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) NEW YORK (AP) — There are a few hurdles between Landy Ung and... »

Tracking a Shopper’s Habits

Tracking a Shopper’s Habits Infosys’s sensor network turns stores into mini-Internets. By Michael Fitzgerald  / MIT Review Monday, August 04, 2008 Infosys may have solved a $100 billion problem for companies in the retail business: how to tell whether their promotions really work. In the process, Infosys has also created the potential for stores... »

Blogging 101–Web logs go to school

Blogging 101–Web logs go to school

Blogging 101–Web logs go to school By Alorie Gilbert As a middle-school teacher, Clarence Fisher is used to spending some time each evening grading papers and reviewing lesson plans. But this year he’s got an additional after-school task: updating his students’ blogs. Fisher set up online personal journals–Web logs or blogs–this fall for each... »

Profile: Radar Logic

Startup launches real estate index By: Tom Fredrickson Published: August 6, 2007 – 3:20 pm Manhattan-based startup Radar Logic has licensed its real estate data to three Wall Street firms that will allow investors to bet on which way residential real estate markets are headed. Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc.... »

Subliminal Advertising Leaves Its Mark On The Brain

Subliminal Advertising Leaves Its Mark On The Brain Science Daily — University College London researchers have found the first physiological evidence that invisible subliminal images do attract the brain's attention on a subconscious level. The wider implication for the study, published in Current Biology, is that techniques such as subliminal advertising, now banned in... »

Usage of social networking profiles among adults and teens

Usage of social networking profiles among adults and teens Do you use your online profile to…? Adults Teens Stay in touch with friends 89% 91% Make plans with friends 57 72 Make new friends 49 49 Organize with others for an event, issue or cause 43 n/a Make new business or professional contacts 28... »

LifeSize Grabs $25M

LifeSize Grabs $25M September 15, 2006 Dealflow Dashboard | September 15, 2006 LifeSize, a video conference equipment startup, has raised $25 million in a fourth-round funding, the company said Friday. The three-year-old company, based in Austin, Texas, plans to use the money to speed up its product development and sales efforts, LifeSize CEO Craig Malloy... »

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