525% Increase In Time Spent In Mobile Apps For Shopping

The Rise of the App & Mortar Economy Posted by Simon Khalaf on Fri, Jan 25, 2013 LINK Retail is among the world’s largest industries. The top 10 global retailers are made up of 5 from the U.S. and 5 from Europe, collectively driving annual revenue in excess of $1.1 trillion. The U.S. Commerce Department…

Facebook faces lawsuit for allegedly scanning private messages

Contributor: John Ribeiro @Johnribeiro   Jan 2, 2014 8:50 PM  as originally posted in PCWorld Facebook has been accused of intercepting private messages of its users to provide data to marketers, according to a class-action lawsuit filed in a federal court in California. The social networking company scanned plaintiffs’ private messages containing URLs (uniform resource locators)…