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Electronic commerce (e-commerce) is the trading in products or services using computer networks, such as the Internet. E-commerce draws on technologies such as mobile commerce, electronic funds transfer (EFT), supply chain management, online transaction processing, electronic data interchange (EDI), inventory management systems, and automated data collection systems. Use this topic to discuss online shopping carts, online marketplaces, and e-commerce platforms.

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I like the functionality of Boomerang and would consider it on my next product launch. Does it require GMail?

Is Mail Gun an alternative? I used that once before and it did not require GMail.

Thanks,
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Free Tool: IP Lookup

Get more info about an IP address or domain name, such as organization, abuse contacts and geolocation.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

I see sub-domains available. What's it do?
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According to d-glitch:
"So roughly updating the math:  3 billion GPU / 600 ==> 5 million of the current hot mining ASIC's."

https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/29058457/Bitcoin-rough-estimate-for-number-of-PC's-mining-Bitcoin.html

I assume this is the estimated GPU's in the world divided by the fastest Mining machine. But what is the minimum number of GPU's still running where the electricity is cheap?

I am trying to find a rough dollar cost invested in the network today, of all machines mining Bitcoin, and some feeling for the scope of the hardware used by this massive network?

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According to this great research...

https://digiconomist.net/bitcoin-energy-consumption

"Number of U.S. households powered for 1 day by the electricity consumed for a single transaction"

6.56 homes

I am wondering what the $$ cash value this much electricity is?

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Does anyone have a rough idea of how many PC's are in use mining Bitcoin throughout the world? And might you also know in what countries these machines are running?

If you have general data on Cryptocurrency miners, and not just Bitcoin, that is even better.

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I am trying to understand from a high level, what Google Wallet and Apple Pay do and a high level view of how they do it.

I am not a security expert but eventually hope to understand the security each uses. But I am not ready for that kind of discussion.

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Are there any site, like Ticket Management Software, which would provide a front end for the hiring of new Sales Agents?

This would be a site which provides an application section, some back-end processing options and an approval process that is managed through the site?

I really have no plans to build such for my own short terms use of it. I need to hire a few hundred agents for a short-term project.

So, hopefully such sites can be configured and put into use quickly.

I really am afraid of going the Salesforce route. I feel that alone could consume my entire budget.

I need a Salesforce Lite ;)

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I have a big idea for a new digital product and am considering using Crowd Funding.

It's a new technology that will help humanity in the pocket-book and bring positive changes to the poorest places on earth, as well as improving things for the middle class, worldwide.

I intend to give the best prices to people who invest in me with Crowd Funding.

What kind of aspects of a plan do I need in order to crowd fund? At the moment, I am being secretive even about the technology, but wold clearly share much more if I decided to crown fund. But I just wonder what elements I need?

I saw a movie the other night that I really enjoyed, but which would have never gotten the funding through the normal movie funding methods. It was crowd funded with 38,523 donations.

What kinds of aspects to do need? I assume that a service like GoFundMe has easy ways to configure the front end and the entire offering.

Do I need web development, for example?
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I lost a URL to a site where you could type the hashtag and find the number of followers.

This way I could see if #Harvey as bigger than #Harvey2017 or #HarveyHurricane.

Does anyone have that free service?

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Is there any way to see what the roughy 10 million Bitcoin transactions per month are being used for? And how much of that is being used commercially in normal business transactions?

And what about micro-transactions?

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I was told on EE that until the transaction has been finalized, there was some odd code returned. It contain "0/" if I recall and perhaps the word 'unfinalized" or something similar.

Please give me ALL the possible return codes that Bitcoin can send. And explain what you are supposed to do with that information, when you are in the middle of making a sale.

I still to not understand how people can be buying products and services with Bitcoin when I see the finalization time can be long, like over an hour.

Of the transactions people are making with Bitcoin, what kinds of products are they selling? And do you think the sellers might be accidentally giving the goods prematurely, but this goes un-noticed since the money's nearly always there?

It sounds like for a crook to fabricate a "double-spend theft," it would be rather tricky anyways. So, are sellers just grateful to get the sale and giving out the product pre-maturely? Or, in the case of in-line ordering, are they just waiting until the finalization comes through before sending our the product?

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What underlying technology is this based upon?

I see self-amending blockchain.

How does that work?

Is there still mining required?
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When China blocked new ICO's and the sale of Bitcoin, it hurt the price of Bitcoin. Have other prices also fallen?

Were there any which were not affected? Or that went up?

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I hear it's called AFAIK. Will it sell at OKCoin and Huobi?

What kind of encryption model do they use?

When is it to be launched?

Are they behind schedule?

Will they be able to use the current China based BitCoin Mining operations to also mine for AFAIK?

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I understand that when the lucky provider is first to have updated the blockchain database, that individual is rewarded with Bitcoin and thousand of dollars in administrative fees. Is this consider "proof of work?"

Is it one system that wins, or is it normally an entire network?

Does anyone have an idea how many systems are competing, in parallel, to be the lucky one that finishes first?

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I read recently that over 50% of Bitcoin mining takes place in China, partly due to low cost energy prices, caused by over-building of the electric grid. But, now I see China's blocking Bitcoin:

http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory/reports-china-orders-bitcoin-exchanges-shut-49841307

Is mining still allowed? If not, will higher prices miners need to pick up the load for the capacity that's being lost?

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I skimmed this article, but do not get a warm fuzzy feeling. Does the suggestion that distributing the vast processing requirements of cryptocurrencies into our daily life just mean that the things we get for free will suddenly be competing against a profit center for computer cycles?
 
https://techcrunch.com/2017/01/08/the-future-is-a-decentralized-internet/

And does this imply that a heavy load on crypto calculations will cause a general slowdown of the web? And if currency computations take precedence, what is the worst case possible scenario?
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It seems all currencies I have found require mining in some way to keep the General Ledger up to date. Is this concept the same throughout all digital currencies? Are there others that solved this a different way?

I am just curious since I am very new to this topic and trying to find my way around...

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I am interested to know, in the year the gold standard was finally abandoned, 1971...

How many dollars were in circulation at the point in time?
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In their most recent webinar, Skyport Systems explores ways to isolate and protect critical databases to keep the core of your company safe from harm.

On this other crypto currency, I sew the term ICO:

https://www.exiocoin.com/pre-ico-terms

What is that?
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In our Outllok porate mail, I was asked to help in order to configure a mail that everytime the suer opens the mail, it automatically runs the video file. Is it possible?
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can merchant processor tell if payment card is visa gift card

i know merchant can ask for zip/postal code
is there another way to tell.

maybe in first digits of debit card number
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I estimated 16,000,000 in circulation X $4,500 per coin.

That's $72,000 X 1,000 X 1,000

That looks like $7.2 Trillion

Is that possible?
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I'm working with an ecommerce API. Once the transaction is processed an HTTP post is sent to a URL of your choice with the transaction data (a way to confirm transaction on your site). This is fine, however how can I confirm the HTTP post is from the applicable source for security purposes? I tried $_SERVER['HTTP_REFERER'] but nothing is provided.
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I need to hurry up and process the paperwork so I can open a BitCoin account.

Where do I do this?

Thanks.
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E-Commerce

Electronic commerce (e-commerce) is the trading in products or services using computer networks, such as the Internet. E-commerce draws on technologies such as mobile commerce, electronic funds transfer (EFT), supply chain management, online transaction processing, electronic data interchange (EDI), inventory management systems, and automated data collection systems. Use this topic to discuss online shopping carts, online marketplaces, and e-commerce platforms.