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HP helps BlaBlaCar improve customer experience

HP has announced that BlaBlaCar, an online community marketplace that connects drivers with empty seats to passengers looking for a ride, has increased customer loyalty and improved the effectiveness of its marketing campaigns by analyzing its big data with HP Vertica.

More than 16,000 Amazon PickUp locations now available across the UK

Amazon.co.uk has announced an expansion of its PickUp Location Programme to include more than 10,500 Post Office branches, taking the total number of Amazon pickup points across the UK to more than 16,000.

Top five IT tips for small businesses ‘going global’

FedEx hosted a virtual roundtable, ‘Information Generation’, where FedEx executives, Raj Subramaniam and Michael Foster, and The Boston Consulting Group’s, Ralf Dreischmeier, discussed the transformative impact of IT on global commerce.

4G from EE live in the Channel Tunnel

4G from EE live in the Channel Tunnel

EE, UK mobile network operator, has confirmed that its 4G service is live in the Channel Tunnel, and 282GB of data has been carried since the installation was completed on the 24th September.

Amazon.co.uk kicks off Black Friday Deals Week 2014 with savings of over 50% on Fire HDX tablets

Amazon.co.uk is kicking off its biggest-ever Black Friday Deals Week with a best-ever offer on Kindle Fire HDX tablets.

Amazon launches exclusive collection of silver necklaces designed by Solange Azagury-Partridge

Amazon launches exclusive collection of silver necklaces designed by Solange Azagury-Partridge

Amazon has partnered with London-based jewellery designer, Solange Azagury-Partridge, for an exclusive collection of silver necklaces for Christmas, named ‘The Talisman Collection’.

eBay reveals this year’s Christmas wish - and “miss” - lists

New research, released by eBay, reveals the items topping Britain’s Christmas wish list this year – as well as those Brits would least like to find under the tree.

UK sellers expected to export £153M on eBay this Christmas

UK online merchants are expected to export a record £153 million worth of items this Christmas to online buyers all over the world, according the latest data from eBay.co.uk.

Amazon launches Black Friday Deals Week 2014

Running from Monday 24th November until Sunday 30th November, Black Friday Deals Week 2014 is set to be Amazon.co.uk’s busiest sales week ever. With over 3,000 ‘Lightning Deals’ - a limited amount of a product sold at a discount, for a limited period of time - Amazon.co.uk will be releasing new offers every ten minutes throughout the week.

Brits prefer web-surfing to sleeping

We spend a total of 57 hours per week online, or 2,964 hours per year, according to analysis by MoneySuperMarket. When comparing this to research from The Sleep Council, it’s emerged that catching up on sleep takes a back seat as we spend 10 hours more online than getting a good night’s rest.

If the Schuh Fits - Schuh consolidates programme exclusively to Affiliate Window

If the Schuh Fits - Schuh consolidates programme exclusively to Affiliate Window

Schuh, a leading retailer of independent fashion footwear in the UK, has consolidated their performance marketing programme from Rakuten Linkshare to partner exclusively with global performance network, Affiliate Window.

Surfing the communication highway abroad

A recent poll of more than 10,000 over 50s shows that staying in touch with friends and family whilst on holiday is important to almost 75% of today’s travellers.

New online advice and support for small businesses

Small businesses can now access information and advice to help them make the most of communications services, following the launch of a dedicated online portal from Ofcom.

Over-sharing information can affect insurance claims

Only 29% of insurance customers think it is fair for insurance companies to use social media posts to check the validity of claims, research from industry experts Consumer Intelligence shows.

Internet tops the list of things we can’t live without

The internet is the most essential day to day comfort that Britons say they can’t live without, according to research from Direct Line Home Insurance.