The latest e-commerce fraud schemes

E-commerce fraud costs retailers approximately $4 billion each year, according to the most recent results of an annual survey conducted by Cybersource, a provider of electronic payment and risk management services. Just this

Published on: July 17th, 2009 Joan Goodchild

Internet creating new, high-paying jobs

As the automobile industry sheds jobs, it comes as good news that over the last decade or so the Internet has created 1.2 million jobs, many paying higher salaries than average, a new

Published on: June 12th, 2009 Patrick Thibodeau and Bonnie Ruberg

At Canada Post’s virtual shopping mall you can shop…and never drop

When it comes to Christmas shopping is it possible to have your cake and eat it too? Is there a way Canadians get their shopping done, while avoiding crowded shopping malls, slushy winter

Published on: December 19th, 2008 Michelle MacLeod

Ontario is ideal testing ground for online marketing

Foreign and local companies poised to launch an online service or product in Canada should consider Ontario as their testing ground, according to an Internet marketing expert.

Published on: September 24th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Excellent e-commerce software that will boost your bottom line

To avoid getting lost in today's constantly evolving online marketplace, organizations should be looking to upgrade your e-commerce system within the next six to 12 months.According to industry analysts, finding a proven vendor

Published on: September 23rd, 2008 Rafael Ruffolo

Test your tech news IQ

Everyone has their limits, as this week's quiz amply demonstrates. The past week saw Comcast place caps on how much bandwidth its subscribers could use. Microsoft tried to halt the slide in Xbox

Published on: September 9th, 2008 Dan Tynan

Fabulous – and cheap – Amazon services – Part 2

In Part 1 of this feature we discussed an array of low-cost Amazon services that businesses (even those with limited budgets) can take advantage of.In this second part we continue with the theme

Published on: August 15th, 2008 Rick Grehan

Zipping ahead – why online rentals are so hot in Canada today

Online rentals with home delivery is now a billion dollar industry in North America, and merchandize rented via this channel now extends beyond movies and music – to books, and even high-priced designer

Published on: July 29th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

How 10 Canadian firms are making waves – and money – with Web 2.0

Still kicking the tires on Web 2.0? Perhaps it's time to learn from the best– 10 Canadian firms that are using social networking tools and techniques creatively to win new business and influence

Published on: July 25th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Canadian retailers prepare online stores for Christmas

Christmas may be six months away, but the festive season is already beginning for Canadian retailers, who are working harder than elves in a toy shop to have their online stores ready for

Published on: July 22nd, 2008 Brian Jackson

There’s a cyber war looming and we’re doing little about it

"Rogue" states and criminal organizations have stepped up their capabilities to launch crippling online attacks, says technology strategist who has briefed U.S. members of Congress on threats of a "cyber war".That's the bad

Published on: June 18th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Exorbitant shipping fees result in abandoned shopping cart

Small and medium scale businesses offering products online might do well to take note of a recent survey commissioned by Internet payment company PayPal Inc. Unexpectedly high shipping fees are the No. 1

Published on: June 17th, 2008 Linda Rosencrance

Microsoft disputes CardSpace can be hacked despite paper outlining how it can be done

Microsoft is disputing that its CardSpace authentication management technology can be hacked despite a research paper that outlines a proof-of-concept attack.CardSpace manages personal information that might be needed to access certain Web sites

Published on: June 3rd, 2008 Jeremy Kirk

Credit cards “won’t be” dominant payment mode in few years

Retailer dismay over increasing transaction costs and several new emerging technologies could soon disrupt the dominance of credit cards as a payment mode, say e-commerce specialists. A report titled: Disruption of the Payment

Published on: May 12th, 2008 Nestor Arellano