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A person tapping their phone to a digital payment system, photo by Jonas Leupe Security Testing Payment Services in the Era of Connected Ecosystems

There are many new trends in online payment technology, so the amount of data passing through and stored across varying systems is growing, requiring new standards for how data is captured, stored, used, and destroyed. Testers especially need to consider vulnerabilities related to data privacy and cyber security.

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Elizabeth Koumpan
The Push and Pull of E-commerce

Experts say 2014 was a complacent year for the world of e-commerce, whereas 2015 will have a major revamp in the way the market operates and the facelift it will receive from new trends. These new trends will continue to positively push e-commerce into the hands of users.

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Rajini Padmanaban
Why Mobile-Specific Shopping Apps Are on the Rise

Consumers today are comfortable using their smartphones as their primary shopping devices, and trends suggest that desktop shopping will continue to fall behind. Anything a retailer can do to attract this growing group of mobile-savvy customers will be a smart business plan.

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Mukesh Sharma
Singles’ Day Sets Global E-Commerce Record

China’s biggest online sales day, Singles' Day, shattered previous records this year, bringing in 9.3 billion dollars. The undeniable winner was Alibaba, the e-commerce giant with 80 percent of China's online market share. As the retail marketplace changes, here are some things to keep in mind.

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Mukesh Sharma
Walmart versus Amazon: What We Can Learn about E-Commerce

Walmart, Amazon's largest retail competitor, is taking on the e-commerce giant with a newly designed website aimed at attracting new shoppers with an improved user experience. By examining both companies' usability tactics, you can learn a lot about what people like in their online shopping options.

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Mukesh Sharma
Mobile Has a Major Presence This Holiday Shopping Season

Of the many trends this holiday season, when it comes to doing the actual gift shopping, consumers are really embracing one: mobile devices. Mobile is more popular than ever, for people filling up virtual shopping carts from their homes as well as for the die-hards hunting down presents in stores.

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Beth Romanik
E-Commerce Gives the USPS a Facelift

The USPS was recently contemplating service shutdown on Saturdays to help reduce some of its bleeding costs and losses. Amid all of this turmoil, Amazon.com announced a partnership with the USPS to ship to some of its Prime members on Sundays, which will hopefully be a leap forward for the USPS.

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Rajini Padmanaban
Don't Hope for a Happy UX—Build One Yourself

Your site's UX is just as important as the product or service you're selling. Too many businesses wait for input once their site is online rather than involving potential clients from the start. Learn how to ensure that users love your site—and that they will return to it.

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Noel Wurst