IBM Survey Reveals Smartphones Drove Online Holiday Traffic | CIO Today

.. smartphones drove 28.5 percent of all online traffic compared to tablets at 18.1 percent, making it the browsing device of choice, according to Big Blue. And when it comes to making the sale, the company reported that tablets drove 19.4 percent of all online sales. That’s more than twice that of smartphones, which accounted for 9.3 percent. Tablet users also averaged $95.61 per order, versus smartphone users, who averaged $85.11 per order.

via IBM Survey Reveals Smartphones Drove Online Holiday Traffic | CIO Today.

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Au Revoir, Beechcraft

.. what really stands out is the price: $1.4 billion. In December 2006, when Raytheon struck a deal to sell the Wichita, Kan.-based operation to a partnership of Goldman Sachs and Canadian buyout firm Onex, it commanded $3.3 billion.

Au Revoir, Beechcraft.

Northrop Grumman expands Japan Hawkeye program – AMD – Aerospace Manufacturing and Design

Key industrial partners providing support to JASDF’s E-2C Hawkeye fleet include Toshiba Corp. and Kawasaki Heavy Industries. The AAR agreement supplies airframe parts and accessories for the E-2C with options to increase that support as needed; ensuring that Japan’s Hawkeye fleet maintains the high operational rates they have achieved for nearly 30 years.

via Northrop Grumman expands Japan Hawkeye program – AMD – Aerospace Manufacturing and Design.

iPhone 5C vs. 5S Comparison: Best Buy Slashes Color to $0, Flagship to $125 on Contract (Video) : Technology : Design & Trend

For customers looking for a bit more storage capacity, Best Buy is also offering the 32GB and 64GB models of the 5S for $225 and $325, respectively. The 5C also comes in a 32GB variant for just $80.

via iPhone 5C vs. 5S Comparison: Best Buy Slashes Color to $0, Flagship to $125 on Contract (Video) : Technology : Design & Trend.