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A global nonprofit organization that works with industry executives, academia,
entrepreneurs, and investors to promote and advance e-commerce globally
– in its words, to advance "business process interoperability." Its
key aim is the adoption of open Internet standards to facilitate greater
ease of electronic commercial interactions. The site highlights pilot
studies and provides access to research reports and electronic newsletters.
Domain Name Search
Since the deregulation of domain-name registration, each domain registrar
now keeps its own WHOIS database that doesn't include domains registered
by competing registrars. On this site, you can look up domain names in
the shared domain registry (although searches are limited to .com, .org,
and .net domains), locate which registrar has reserved the name, and then
query that registrar's database for the correct information.
U.S. Department of Commerce site that was the original domain registrar;
still worth visiting for list of ICANN-accredited (Internet Corporation
for Assigned Names and Numbers) registrars that are currently taking registrations
in the .com, .net and .org domains. Includes frequently asked questions
regarding domain-name registration and links for submitting complaints
regarding incomplete or inaccurate registrations.
Journals And Magazines About E-Commerce
Site for print magazine that claims to offer "News and Analysis for
the Internet Economy." Online users can take advantage of an excellent
compilation of news stories in categories ranging from e-business to tech
Journal Of Electronic Commerce
Academic journal (recommended by Business 2.0) provides abstracts
of articles online, and subscribers to the journal can view full-text
Online Resources On E-Commerce
Site combines basic news reportage with more in-depth analysis of major
news events affecting the leading global e-commerce companies. Particularly
useful is its embedded keyword searching function which allows readers
to jump straight from individual articles to related material both on
the E-Commerce Times site and the Web beyond.
Site offers pretty much everything a guide to ecommerce should: up-to-date
news, commentary, reviews, link resources, a discussion list and discussion
forums, email newsletters, regular columns, and links to other sites in
the Internet.com group.
Site operated in conjunction with National Retail Federation focuses exclusively
on Internet retailing and direct-to-consumer marketing technologies, promising
to be where "the best retail minds come together to garner the insight,
knowledge and intelligence to make better decisions in the evolving world
of the Internet and Multi-channel retailing." Content is mostly for
members, but the interested can learn about completed and ongoing research
as well as industry events and statistics.
Part of the much larger, well-known site devoted to computers and technology,
ZDNet's Web Technology site has a section dedicated to e-commerce featuring
news, comparative reviews of software and hardware, white papers, case
studies, a career center, discussion forums, free email newsletters, and
more (including video news and interviews for the multimedia inclined).
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