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Shopify bets on 'Audiences' tool to combat Apple's tracking restrictions for retailers
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e commerce

Shopify bets on 'Audiences' tool to combat Apple's tracking restrictions for retailers

The ecommerce giant hopes its millions of customers will benefit from the Apple-compliant customer-targeting capabilities
3 Jan 2023
US antitrust bill nearing law faces fierce tech opposition
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Policy & legislation

US antitrust bill nearing law faces fierce tech opposition

AICO seeks to limit the extent to which tech platforms can self-promote, and has drawn tens of millions of dollars in opposition from some of the larg…
7 Sep 2022
Square offers sellers buy now, pay later integration with Clearpay
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Business operations

Square offers sellers buy now, pay later integration with Clearpay

For the first time, Square customers in-person and online will be given the option to make a purchase as interest-free payments
23 Aug 2022
Sharp expands IT services with new FundOnion partnership
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Managed service provider (MSP)

Sharp expands IT services with new FundOnion partnership

Collaboration will see the business finance platform now offer Sharp’s range of B2B solutions
19 Aug 2022
Apple hit with class action suit for stifling rival tap-to-pay options
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Mobile

Apple hit with class action suit for stifling rival tap-to-pay options

The devil is in the details of Apple’s policies, states Hagens Berman’s spokesperson
19 Jul 2022
Amazon's use of third-party seller data to be investigated by CMA
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Business strategy

Amazon's use of third-party seller data to be investigated by CMA

The investigation follows an almost identical one currently being carried out by the European Commission after the company was previously charged over…
6 Jul 2022
HPE wins contract to provide The Home Depot with Aruba edge services
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Network & Internet

HPE wins contract to provide The Home Depot with Aruba edge services

Adoption of HPE GreenLake for Aruba networking and Aruba ESP will power advanced customer and associate experiences, retailer says
28 Jun 2022
Amazon to introduce first fully autonomous robots across its warehouses
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automation

Amazon to introduce first fully autonomous robots across its warehouses

New systems seek to ease human manual labour, but company claims they’re not looking to replace workers
22 Jun 2022
Monday.com adds native monetization tool for Work OS, reducing reliance on third-party apps
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e commerce

Monday.com adds native monetization tool for Work OS, reducing reliance on third-party apps

New capability streamlines the entire payment and billing process, including VAT and currency conversions
10 Jun 2022
Fundbox adds digital payments through new Visa partnership
Mobile QR Payment
accounting

Fundbox adds digital payments through new Visa partnership

New Fundbox Flex Visa Debit Card will help small businesses better manage cash outflows, company says
1 Jun 2022
Checkout.com to acquire identity verification provider Ubble
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Acquisition

Checkout.com to acquire identity verification provider Ubble

Ubble’s services will allow Checkout.com to reduce the financial risk associated with e-commerce transactions
12 May 2022
The future of retail
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Whitepaper

The future of retail

Deliver great service to customers wherever they are
4 Apr 2022
The future of restaurants
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Whitepaper

The future of restaurants

Keeping customers hungry for more
4 Apr 2022
New MFA security standards for online payments come into force
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two-factor authentication (2FA)

New MFA security standards for online payments come into force

Version 4.0 of PCI DSS also reforms password requirements and broadens its terminology to address other network access controls
31 Mar 2022
The channel is readier than ever for B2B e-commerce
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e commerce

The channel is readier than ever for B2B e-commerce

Despite outdated notions of online being all about marketing, channel customers are primed for a “very different era”
18 Mar 2022
Apple's 'Tap to Pay' feature allows iPhones to accept contactless payments
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Mobile Phones

Apple's 'Tap to Pay' feature allows iPhones to accept contactless payments

US merchants can access the feature through a supporting iOS app on the iPhone XS or later
9 Feb 2022
The future of m-commerce
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Mobile

The future of m-commerce

M-commerce has come a long way since the term was coined in 1997, but how will it change in future to meet customer expectations?
1 Feb 2022
Amazon reverses ban on UK-issued Visa credit cards
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e commerce

Amazon reverses ban on UK-issued Visa credit cards

The retail giant says it is now working with Visa on a "potential solution"
17 Jan 2022
CronRat Magecart malware uses 31st February date to remain undetected
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malware

CronRat Magecart malware uses 31st February date to remain undetected

The malware allows for server-side payment skimming that bypasses browser security
26 Nov 2021
SMBs urged to update software ahead of Black Friday
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e commerce

SMBs urged to update software ahead of Black Friday

NCSC identified 4,151 online shops compromised using vulnerability within e-commerce platform Magento
25 Nov 2021
Nikulipe: Has COVID democratised online payments?
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e commerce

Nikulipe: Has COVID democratised online payments?

With more customers forced to buy online, are merchants offering the right ways to pay?
12 Nov 2021
FBI raids Chinese POS business following cyber attack claims
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malware

FBI raids Chinese POS business following cyber attack claims

The business has been accused of selling terminals that acted as malware droppers and C2 servers
27 Oct 2021
PayPal dismisses $45 billion Pinterest takeover as "market rumour"
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Acquisition

PayPal dismisses $45 billion Pinterest takeover as "market rumour"

The online payments provider said it is not looking to acquire the company "at this time"
25 Oct 2021