E-commerce technology

  • August 21, 2007 21 Aug'07

    Ukash increases online cash limit

    Consumers who choose not to use credit cards when shopping online are set to benefit from the launch of higher-value internet cash vouchers.

  • August 20, 2007 20 Aug'07

    Comtec Enterprises relocates 24/7 service provider

    ICT services company Comtec Enterprises has relocated IT facilities for RapidSwitch from London's Docklands to Maidenhead without interruptionof the UK hosting service provider's round-the-clock service to 500,000 e-commerce websites.

  • August 10, 2007 10 Aug'07

    Wake up to the benefits of shadow IT

    Gone are the days when IT helpdesks filled their days answering simple queries about sending e-mails to multiple addresses or how best to search for something on the internet.

  • August 10, 2007 10 Aug'07

    Dangaard against e-commerce and PIM problems

    Improved customer relationship management (CRM) is one of the products of Dangaard Telecom’s decision to implement the Commerce Suite Enterprise Edition solution from hybris.

  • July 31, 2007 31 Jul'07

    Online sales boost profits at Alliance & Leicester

    Technology is enabling a self service culture in banking, if the result of one high street bank can be taken to reflect a general trend.

  • July 30, 2007 30 Jul'07

    Online consumers take longer to decide

    The average time between when an online shopper first vists a website and when they make their first purchase has increased by 15 hours in the past two years, according to a survey by ScanAlert.

  • July 30, 2007 30 Jul'07

    Business intelligence on right line at Dangaard Telecom

    Dangaard Telecom uses PIM functionality to launch up to 250 online shops and other online business retail offerings.

  • July 26, 2007 26 Jul'07

    Wolseley pick Proactis for e-procurement

    Wolseley UK, the building materials retailer, is to implement a 2,500-user eProcurement and spend-control system from Proactis across its UK operations, which include Plumb Center, Build Center and Bathstore.

  • July 24, 2007 24 Jul'07

    E-Crime up six-fold with web-based attacks

    Cyber-criminals are shifting from using e-mail to using web pages as their main route to compromising computers, according to security software supplier Sophos.

  • July 23, 2007 23 Jul'07

    Stoke-on-Trent reports e-procurement savings

    Stoke-on-Trent City Council has said it has saved more than half on its order-processing costs by implementing an electronic procurement and trading system for local government.

  • July 18, 2007 18 Jul'07

    Google voted most significant e-commerce development

    Google has been voted the most significant e-commerce development of the past decade in a poll carried out by the Software and Information Industry Association (SIAA).

  • July 17, 2007 17 Jul'07

    DVLA gets more online business than Tesco

    A third of motorists now buy their tax discs online, generating more internet sales than the UK's biggest online retailer, Tesco.

  • July 16, 2007 16 Jul'07

    Oracle's July 2007 CPU has 45 security fixes

    Oracle stuffed 45 security updates into its July 2007 CPU, fixing flaws across its product line attackers could exploit remotely to compromise corporate databases.

  • July 11, 2007 11 Jul'07

    E-mail archiving still uncommon in corporate world

    E-mail archiving is still in its infancy, according to a survey commissioned by enterprise e-mail archiving supplier C2C.

  • July 09, 2007 09 Jul'07

    More Trojan threats unleashed

    A new wave of Trojan attacks are being unleashed from thousands of new Hotmail and Yahoo e-mail accounts.

  • July 08, 2007 08 Jul'07

    Google to boost hosted software with Postini acquisition

    Google is to acquire Postini, a specialist provider of e-mail archiving systems for regulatory compliance.

  • June 22, 2007 22 Jun'07

    Hacker infiltrates Pentagon

    A hacker infiltrated one of the Pentagon's e-mail servers, which caused security staff to take up to 1,500 accounts offline to deal with the problem.

  • June 10, 2007 10 Jun'07

    Severn Trent taps into savings with e-sourcing

    Severn Trent Water is using Ariba's Sourcing On-Demand Basic e-sourcing system to generate savings and deliver operational efficiencies. The system manages the e-sourcing process from request for information, through to the request for proposal and ...

  • June 05, 2007 05 Jun'07

    Travel agent turns more lookers into bookers on website

    Holiday and travel firm TUI is managing the performance of its main customer website with a customer experience management platform from Tealeaf.

  • June 05, 2007 05 Jun'07

    Broker uses forensic e-mail system to meet compliance

    Financial services firm Numis Securities has implemented a forensic e-mail archiving and compliance system to meet its regulatory obligations for key international legislation. These include Sarbanes Oxley in the US and the impending Markets in ...

  • May 30, 2007 30 May'07

    Online banking with HSBC grows

    HSBC has seen a 55% increase in online banking business. HSBC group CEO Michael Geoghegan reported the increased online activity at the firm’s annual general meeting.

  • May 29, 2007 29 May'07

    Web users warned of Pirates Trojan

    Web users are being warned about a widely spammed e-mail teaser promising a trailer of the film ‘Pirates of the Caribbean 3: At World's End’, and the chance of free tickets.

  • May 15, 2007 15 May'07

    Councils join for e-auction

    Fourteen councils and six NHS Trusts have joined together to save nearly £7m in an IT hardware eAuction.

  • May 11, 2007 11 May'07

    Net upgrade cuts Brodies' e-mail burden

    Brodies, one of Scotland's largest law firms, has completed a major IT project to bolster its network infrastructure and document management system to cope with a rise in e-mail traffic and document sizes.

  • May 10, 2007 10 May'07

    Chester Zoo tames e-mail storage beast

    Chester Zoo has implemented an e-mail archiving and management system to reduce storage costs and back-up time for staff e-mails.

  • May 04, 2007 04 May'07

    Managers’ lax e-mail use is ‘putting security at risk’

    Managers are jeopardising the security of company information by exchanging unsecured, confidential information in e-mail sent to shared inboxes.

  • April 18, 2007 18 Apr'07

    P&O Ferrymasters streamlines e-mail management to improve operations

    P&O Ferrymasters has reduced e-mail administration by 90% and improved order processing and just-in-time sales opportunities to boot.

  • March 26, 2007 26 Mar'07

    IT is looking good for web-savvy Next

    Fashion retailer Next is selling more clothes online than through its call centre, making it one of the most successful high street adopters of e-commerce.

  • March 26, 2007 26 Mar'07

    Web printing made easier with HP acquisition

    Hewlett-Packard is acquiring Tabblo to help customers to be able to print from the web more easily.

  • March 02, 2007 02 Mar'07

    Insurance firms finally get electronic message

    A new electronic messaging service launched yesterday aims to modernise data exchange for the still largely paper-based process at Lloyd’s of London, the world’s leading commercial insurance market.

  • February 26, 2007 26 Feb'07

    ScottishPower boosts customer self-service web strategy

    Utility ScottishPower is using a new web self-service system from Transversal to widen the use of online billing and account management to cut operational costs.

  • February 21, 2007 21 Feb'07

    Continental Airlines smoothes cargo operations with e-commerce hub

    Continental Airlines Cargo has gone live on the Unisys-supported Cargo Portal Services (CPS) platform to improve its operations.

  • February 16, 2007 16 Feb'07 opts for TeaLeaf site tracking tool, the website that specialises in helping users lower their utility bills, has begun using TeaLeaf CX, a tracking tool to optimise website performance.

  • February 06, 2007 06 Feb'07

    Firms struggle with e-mail storage

    Almost 60% of businesses in the UK say they have had to take steps to reduce e-mail storage requirements, as they can’t keep up with the ever-increasing amount of electronic data being saved on corporate systems.

  • January 30, 2007 30 Jan'07

    ABN signs Sepa deal

    ABN Amro has signed a deal with Equens to get SEPA debit card processing services for a period of five years, starting from 1 January 2009.

  • January 29, 2007 29 Jan'07

    ICI monitors net to beat e-mail block on bandwidth

    ICI has begun a programme to monitor the use of its international data networks in an attempt to avoid the need for a mutlimillion-pound network upgrade. The move should allow more efficient use of bandwidth and enable targeted upgrades.

  • January 23, 2007 23 Jan'07

    Oasis approves new web trading standard

    Members of the e-business standards organisation Oasis have approved a new trading product.

  • January 19, 2007 19 Jan'07

    Big suppliers back new XML standard

    Members of e-business standards organisation Oasis have approved a new trading standard.

  • January 18, 2007 18 Jan'07

    UK's 070 numbers in e-mail lottery scams

    Criminals running e-mail lottery scams are exploiting 070 personal numbers in the UK to defraud internet users.

  • January 15, 2007 15 Jan'07

    Shops report major web sales growth

    Retailers will have to invest heavily in their e-commerce infrastructure in the year ahead, after Christmas trading figures showed a huge increase in visitors to retail websites.