Cyber Monday Special Coverage

  • Asian stock markets down but Japan up on weak yen

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Asian stock markets outside Japan mostly slid Tuesday as investors awaited a slew of U.S. economic data this week to gauge when the Federal Reserve will start reducing its monetary stimulus.

    Associated Press
  • Apps That Help You Give Back to Charity—'TakePart Live: Tech Affect'

    EEery week we show you some apps, sites, and services that do more than monitor your favorite YouTube cat videos -- they give you high-tech solutions for real life problems. We call it the "Tech Affect."
  • Americans turn to mobile devices for Cyber Monday

    NEW YORK (AP) — Power up and shop.

    Associated Press
  • RBS' services back on line after outage on Cyber Monday

    (Reuters) - RBS said its customers were reporting that services were coming back on line after the bank's online and debit card payments failed Monday evening. "If customers have been left out of pocket as a result of these system problems, we will put this right," said RBS in a statement. …

  • Shopper sues Macy's, says held in New York store jail cell

    A shopper is suing Macy's for $1 million over being handcuffed and thrown into a jail cell at the retail chain's flagship store in Manhattan two days after last year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The plaintiff, Rachid Bakhari, said the incident started when he tried to return an ill-fitting…

  • Technology, rules keep Amazon drone delivery in hangar, for now

    By Bill Rigby SEATTLE (Reuters) - Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos made a splash on Sunday with his radical plan to deliver goods to millions of its customers' doors by using a fleet of unmanned drones, but the bold vision is not likely to become a reality this decade. By Bezos'…

  • Man who rained cash on Minnesota mall wants to give away more

    A Minnesota man ticketed for disorderly conduct after he flung $1,000 in mostly small bills over a balcony at the nation's largest mall during a heavy holiday shopping day wants to give away more money, he said on Monday. Serge Vorobyov was banned from the Mall of America in suburban Minneapolis…

  • Stocks fall on disappointing Thanksgiving sales

    NEW YORK (AP) — The final month of a stellar year for stocks began with a thud.

    Associated Press
  • RBS' technology glitch leaves customers cashless

    (Reuters) - RBS and its retail banking unit Netwest's online systems and debit cards failed on Monday evening as customers were unable to process payments on one of the busiest online shopping days called the "Cyber Monday". Millions of customers across the United Kingdom were unable to withdraw…

  • Gift Guide: Plenty of laptops, even on budgets

    NEW YORK (AP) — There's no shortage of laptop computers to pick from this holiday season, even for shoppers on tight budgets. A Chromebook optimized to run Google's Internet services can be bought for as little as $200, while a few hundred dollars more gets you a laptop that's not so dependent on…

    Associated Press
  • Stocks slip after disappointing Thanksgiving sales

    NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is closing lower after the holiday shopping season got off to a disappointing start.

    Associated Press
  • Wall Street ends lower as mining companies slump

    By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks closed lower on Monday, with investors unable to find new reasons to keep pushing shares higher after eight straight weeks of gains, while the mining sector slid alongside sharp drops in precious metals prices. Equities have rallied in recent…

  • Leaving Big Tips for Jesus—and Instagram

    It happens every year during the holiday season, when the red kettles and ringing bells of Salvation Army donation posts are set up outside of stores across the country. Along with the spare change and occasional crumpled bill, a gold coin is slipped into the donation receptacle. This year, an…
  • Oh, snap! Facebook is implementing an unfollow button

    Facebook is going the way of Twitter and Instagram by allowing users to "unfollow" friends whose comments and updates they'd like to remove from their News Feed.

    The Sideshow
  • Here’s a Bunch of Cyber Monday Deals to Distract You From Working

    If your bank account isn't completely depleted from overdoing at the Gap Factory store on Black Friday, there's always Cyber Monday. Fancy Everything is 30 percent off with discount code CYBERMON so now is the time to purchase this totally not ridiculous Ostrich Pillow Light. They're "also doing…

  • Stocks slip on disappointing Thanksgiving sales

    NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers spent less over the Thanksgiving weekend and that is weighing on stocks Monday.

    Associated Press
  • Nvidia Shield update lets you stream PC games to your TV in 1080p

    When Nvidia released the October software update for its Shield handheld, it said that the ability to stream PC games at 1080p and 60 frames per second was coming — and now it's finally here. The handheld's December update brings the ability to stream 1080p, 60 fps PC games to your television…

    The Verge