e-commerce

4,700 Amazon employees had unauthorized access to private seller data

Enlarge Thousands of Amazon employees, including those who developed private-label goods for the e-commerce giant, enjoyed years of access to sensitive third-party seller data, according to a new report. An internal audit in 2015 traced the issue to lax security protocols, including the use of a tool called “spoofer access,” which allowed Amazon employees to …

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OLB Group enables crypto payments for thousands of US merchants

OLB Group (OLB), a New York-based e-commerce merchant service provider, is making it easier for businesses to accept cryptocurrency payments. OLB’s more than 8,500 merchants are now able to accept Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), USDC and DAI at the point-of-sale through the company’s OmniSoft business management platform. Customers wishing to pay with cryptocurrency in-store or …

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Paxful Celebrates the Real Reasons People Use Bitcoin Everyday With #BitcoinForAll Giveaway

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <b>Paxful, one of the largest peer-to-peer cryptocurrency marketplaces in the world, is celebrating the real reasons people use bitcoin everyday with a special $15,000 <a href=”https://paxful.com/blog/sign-up-trade-win-btc/?utm_source=custom_bitcoin.com&amp;utm_medium=ntag_paid_display&amp;utm_campaign=GLOBAL_ALL-EN-AQ-txt-offer-paxful-20210125-bitcoin_com_1500_users&amp;utm_content=blogpage”>giveaway</a>. The platform helps millions to have access to payments, e-commerce, remittances, wealth preservation and philanthropy with bitcoin.</b> What Real People Use Bitcoin For With bitcoin’s incredible …

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CashPay : E-Commerce Marketplace Powered by Cryptocurrency Launched

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> PRESS RELEASE. <span><a href=”http://www.cashpaygroup.com/”>CashPay</a> brings ecommerce a step closer to Blockchain Technology through an open distributed ledger that records transactions between two parties in a decentralized manner that involves trust, faster transactions, no hidden costs, etc. </span> With its launch in 2021, the CashPay platform is going to start with the initial …

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Flash Loan Attack: Origin Protocol Unveils Compensation Plan that Excludes Founders

2020’s Crypto Performances: The Biggest Token Losers and This Year’s Top-Performing Cryptocurrencies Digital currency markets have climbed significantly in value all year long, despite the gloomy global economy and the aftermath of Covid-19 responses. Bitcoin prices have been hovering at values not seen since 2017, and the top crypto asset in terms … read more. …

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Crypto and blockchain won’t catch on until they’re actually useful

A perennial question surrounding blockchain technology is: When will it make a mainstream impact? Understandably, enthusiasts in the industry are anxious to see this technology live up to its promise of empowering consumers, accelerating cross-border payments and bridging the financial inclusion gap for the under- and unbanked. The reality is that today, its scope is …

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Uquid Launch the Defi Shopping Stake (DSS) and Defito Finance (DTO)

The trouble with many current DeFi projects is that while they eliminate traditional institutions from the mix, they instead transfer ultimate control over to a select group of insiders who have their financial motives and agendas. It’s an arrangement that’s ripe for abuse, and something that should be anathema to anyone who believes in the …

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Six people face charges for allegedly bribing Amazon staff to help sellers

Agron Beqiri/NurPhoto via Getty Images The US is cracking down on an elaborate scheme to boost some third-party Amazon sellers at the expense of others. A Grand Jury in Washington has indicted six people (via The Verge) for allegedly bribing Amazon staff and contractors to gain an edge in the internet giant’s Marketplace. To start, …

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Checking In With Terra, the Korean Stablecoin Firm Bringing Online Shoppers to Crypto

You’re going to have to wait a little longer for the liquidity mining–powered savings account from Korean stablecoin maker Terra.  The savings account’s returns will be based on various proof-of-stake currencies, plus additional yield over the first five years in the form of its growth token. The system is called Anchor and was originally expected …

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Amazon, Google and Wish pull racist products after investigation

Beata Zawrzel/NurPhoto via Getty Images Major internet retailers still have an issue with racist products in their stores. Amazon, Google and Wish have removed white supremacist products on sale through their platforms after a BBC Click investigation revealed numerous examples. The online portals not only sold flags, hoods and other neo-Nazi and KKK material, but …

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