eBay’s security headaches keep piling up

The story about the massive cyber attack that may have compromised as many as 145 million eBay accounts a few months ago – but that was revealed by the online retailer only last

Published on: May 26th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Canada hit by worldwide PoS infection

Retailers' point-of-sale (PoS) systems seem to be one of the soft targets for cybercriminals looking to steal payment and credit card information from unsuspecting users. A huge global botnet, discovered last week, affected

Published on: May 26th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Huge cyberattack compromises 145 million eBay accounts

Better late than never – maybe. Three months after a massive cyberattack on its network, online buying platform eBay has told 145 million users that they should change their passwords. The attack happened

Published on: May 22nd, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Crafting the best customer experience

TAMPA – There’s an e-word tossed around a lot here at this week’s IBM’s SmarterCommerce conference, and it’s not e-commerce: It’s “experience.” Almost every presentation by an IBM official and almost every case

Published on: May 14th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Canadian patrols the seamy underside of global e-commerce

A Canadian resident who screens Web sites and content for a global online payment platform says that while the work is rewarding, she does see some things she’d rather not. In an interview with

Published on: April 21st, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Rogers opens smart phone wallet

Rogers Communications wireless subscribers have a new way of paying for goods and services using certain smart phones. The carrier said Friday it's suretap wallet application is now available for Android and BlackBerry

Published on: April 11th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Adobe, SAP announce reseller partnership, more integration

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - Adobe Inc. and SAP AG have inked a reseller partnership that will also see integration of some products from the two software vendors. As the opening keynote of

Published on: March 25th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Hackers likely stole 40 million credit card data: Target

Canadian shoppers in local Target store are likely letting out a sign of relief today as the American department store chain announced that only United States-based stores appear to have been hit by

Published on: December 19th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Will proximity tech rule holiday shopping next year?

Imagine walking pass your favourite department store and immediately receiving a message on your smart phone about a special discounted price on that jacket you’ve been eyeing on the Web the other night.

Published on: December 10th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano