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'Mad Men' types needed: Sort through vintage New York Times ads

A world of mini-skirt, fiberglass car and Paul Newman movie ads awaits you with the New York Times' Madison, a project that asks the public to dig through vintage advertising.

By October 16, 2014


Internet tax proposal up for a vote in Senate this week

Internet tax supporters, with backing from Walmart, Macy's, and Best Buy, are hoping a Senate vote will give them enough political leverage to require Americans to pay sales tax when shopping online.

By March 21, 2013


Tip or Skip turns online shopping into a game

Mixing elements of Pinterest and The Fancy with elements of online gaming, this new site hopes to take viral to another level.

By July 25, 2012


Facebook co-founder leads $7 million round in ShopSavvy

The mobile shopping app, first to use barcode scanning technology, lands Eduardo Saverin as its top investor.

By November 2, 2011


Windows 7 Family Guy clips outed, with bonus Sugababes

Microsoft has revealed official ads starring the cast of Family Guy. See what Peter, Brian and Stewie -- and the Sugababes -- have to say about Windows 7

By November 26, 2009


True sticker shock for Saks Mercedes

A beautiful special edition, if you can afford $160,000

By October 23, 2006


Eyeball speakers get girly

Scandyna's secret speaker spies turn pink.

By December 9, 2008


Online retailers overloaded on Black Friday

Is this what they mean by "economic slowdown"? Keynote Systems, a mobile and Internet testing firm, says of 30 sites it tracks, 15 percent had performance problems Friday.

By November 28, 2008


Battery-operated mascara does the work for you

Estee Lauder has introduced what is believed to be the first tube of vibrating mascara.

By June 16, 2008


Google's chief economist waxes optimistic about Internet sector

There may be signs of trouble elsewhere in the U.S. economy, but he and other industry watchers say e-commerce and venture capital opportunities are still looking relatively strong.

By April 25, 2008