Xbox Live Gold price increase Nvidia Shield update Third stimulus check details Microsoft AI chatbot patent Bernie Sanders' mittens memes Returning stimulus money to the IRS Galaxy S21 review

Online spending jumps in July

Shoppers spent $6 billion online in July, excluding auctions--a 26 percent jump from a year ago, according to Web measurement company ComScore Networks. Travel was the largest e-commerce category with sales rising 32 percent from a year ago to $2.9 billion. Online travel site Orbitz entered the top 50 ranking at No. 40 with 10.3 million visitors, up 19 percent compared with June.

Online sales of computer-related hardware rose 30 percent from a year ago to $927 million, ComScore reported.