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QR codes verifications to combat fraudulent Alibaba use

QR codes verifications to combat fraudulent Alibaba use

The massive China based online marketplace has revealed a new strategy to combat its counterfeit products issue. Alibaba, the e-commerce giant from China, has acknowledged that it is struggling with sellers who are peddling counterfeit products on their website, and it is now hoping that a new strategy that uses special QR codes will help to overcome this problem. The company will require all products to have their own unique quick response code attached to them. In order … Read entire article »

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Alibaba continues to dominate mobile commerce

Alibaba continues to dominate mobile commerce

Mobile commerce has become a primary interest for Alibaba Alibaba is on a course for mobile commerce dominance. The Chinese company has become one of the most prominent Internet organizations in the world, having found major success in the e-commerce field. Taking note of the growing importance of mobile technology, Alibaba has begun to invest heavily in the mobile space, looking … Read entire article »

Tencent remains vague on mobile payments plans

Tencent remains vague on mobile payments plans

Company has yet to offer clear plans concerning mobile transactions Tencent has become one of China’s most prominent companies, operating a very popular mobile messaging application that has managed to capture the interest of millions. The company has also begun to expand into the mobile payments space, hoping to add further value to its messaging application and engage mobile consumers more … Read entire article »

New mobile device could make mobile payments more secure

New mobile device could make mobile payments more secure

Smartphone comes equipped with biometric technology that can scan a person’s iris Mobile payments are gaining more popularity, but this popularity is also raising concerns regarding the security of making transactions with a smartphone. Security concerns have slowed the adoption of mobile payments, causing many companies to take steps to improve the overall safety of their mobile services. In Japan, NTT … Read entire article »

Social media marketing savvy authors cause shift in book sale strategies

Social media marketing savvy authors cause shift in book sale strategies

Writers ranging from those of bestselling novels to hidden gem indie publications are turning to Facebook, Twitter, and beyond. It wasn’t all that long ago that promoting a book meant that an author would talk to everyone they knew, attend book signings, work to obtain positive reviews, and attempt to make their way into a media interview, but today’s author also … Read entire article »