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Tech Bytes

Three Predictions for the Facebook ‘Buy’ Button

By Dan Berthiaume, Chain Store Age

So the news is out that Facebook is testing a new “buy” button designed to help businesses drive sales in News Feed and on Pages. This feature will let consumers click the “Buy” button on ads and page posts to purchase a product directly from a business, without leaving Facebook. Read More.


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Tech Spotlight

Tennis Express Aces Customer Segmentation

By Dan Berthiaume, Chain Store Age

Tennis is an individual game, and tennis players have individual tastes when it comes to buying gear and apparel. Read More.


Tech Guest Viewpoint

The Case for Commercializing Cryptocurrencies

By Tyler Roye, Co-founder and CEO, eGifter

Recent innovations in digital payments have helped move e-commerce from just online on desktop browsers to mobile and social, which has opened new channels for retailers to drive revenue and gain loyalty. But more channels have also opened the door to new challenges.

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People/Companies in the News

ECommera names Gartner analyst as marketing chief
Big Data technology provider ECommera has named Kevin Sterneckert as chief marketing officer.
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Report: Most data security incidents follow nine basic patterns
Nine basic attack patterns that vary from industry to industry are the source of 92% of the 100,000 security incidents analyzed by Verizon since 2004.
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Survey: More adults report personal data theft
A rising percentage of online U.S. adults report experiencing breaches of their personal data.
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