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by Dinesh Thakur Category: E Commerce

Imagine a web page as seen on a computer through a Browser. Now suppose that web page was stored only in a highly encrypted format so that the Browser needed extra software to read it, and even then only after the right password was entered. If any other Browser had that same software added, and the same key to decode the encryption, it could also read the web page, but no-one else could. For anyone else using the Internet that web page would be unreadable.



 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: E Commerce

1992 saw the release of Tim Berner-Lee's World Wide Web. It was with the World Wide Web that the world really began to see the development of E-Commerce as we know it today. By 1994 corporations like Pizza Hut began to take orders for pizza over their website, showing that the World Wide Web was truly beginning to take hold as a commercially viable endeavor.

 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: E Commerce

Business to Business or B2B refers to electronic commerce between businesses rather than between a business and a consumer. B2B businesses often deal with hundreds or even thousands of other businesses, either as customers or suppliers.

 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: E Commerce

An e-business model is simply the approach a company takes to become a profitable business on the Internet. There are many buzzwords that define aspects of electronic business, and there are subgroups as well, such as content providers, auction sites, and pure-play Internet retailers in the business-to-consumer space.

 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: E Commerce

Customers pay for merchandise (Goods) by writing an electronic check that is transmitted electronically by email, fax or phone. The "cheque" is a message that contains all of the information that is found on an ordinary cheque, but it is signed digitally, or indorsed.



 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: E Commerce

Encryption-based VPNs create a VPN using the public Internet infrastructure. A corporation establishes public Internet connections from each of its office locations to an ISP's PoP. The corporation can establish the connections with a single ISP or multiple ISPs.

 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: E Commerce

A computer input device that reads the BAR CODE printed on an article of merchandise and converts it to a number: such readers depend on the reflection of a low-powered laser beam to read the pattern of stripes. Bar code readers are available both as hand-held units for stocktaking, and built into tills or supermarket checkout stations.



 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: E Commerce

A pattern of vertical black stripes, of variable width, printed on the packaging of merchandise sold in shops to enable automatic stock control and pricing: the stripe widths encode a number that identifies the item. A BAR CODE READER measures these stripes to calculate the number, which can then be looked up in a price database by software running in a POINT-OF-SALE TERMINAL.



 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: Electronic Commerce

 EDI architechture specifies 4 layers:-

 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: Electronic Commerce

An electronic payment system is needed for compensation for information, goods and services provided through the Internet - such as access to copyrighted materials, database searches or consumption of system resources - or as a convenient form of payment for external goods and services - such as merchandise and services provided outside the Internet. it helps to automate sales activities, extends the potential number of customers and may reduce the amount of paperwork.



 

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About Dinesh Thakur

Dinesh ThakurDinesh Thakur holds an B.SC (Computer Science), MCSE, MCDBA, CCNA, CCNP, A+, SCJP certifications. Dinesh authors the hugely popular Computer Notes blog. Where he writes how-to guides around Computer fundamental , computer software, Computer programming, and web apps. For any type of query or something that you think is missing, please feel free to contact us.



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