Tag: E-commerce

3 Lesser-Known Ways of Using Blockchain Technology

You’re probably tired of hearing about blockchain technology’s decentralization and transparency by now. Its much-touted immutability is also getting pretty old. We all know that in one way or another, blockchains are going to be disruptive, possibly across all industries. But what you may not have thought of yet is how certain seemingly unrelated sectors will be affected. Beyond finance and cybersecurity, supply chains and medical records, check out these lesser-known …
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BitPay’s E-Commerce Plugins Now Support Bitcoin Cash Payments

Allowing more companies and retailers to accept cryptocurrency payments will not be easy. In fact, it has been rather problematic over the past few years. Payment processors such as BitPay aim to contribute in this regard by releasing convenient plugins for WooCommerce, PrestaShop, and others. These plugins have now received an update which allows users to accept Bitcoin Cash as well. BitPay Enables Bitcoin Cash Support It is always good to …
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Ad Trackers on E-Commerce Sites Can Be Used to Deanonymize Bitcoin Users

Many people assume Bitcoin transactions are anonymous. That is not the case by any means, even though it is possible for users to remain pseudonymous at all times. That being said, initiatives are underway to successfully unmask parties to Bitcoin transactions when needed. It appears a technique is currently deployed on e-commerce websites in the form of ad trackers. Cookies and other data collected by these trackers can reveal the identities of …
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Top 4 Types of Fraud Affecting the E-Commerce Sector

Fraud remains a significant threat to the e-commerce ecosystem as we know it today. Criminals tend to come up with new methods to defraud vendors and retailers every year. Right now, there are a few threats that are quite prominent all over the world. Some of these new trends are hardly surprising, whereas a lot of retailers have never heard of any of the other dangers. Come 2017 and beyond, …
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