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Gamifying EdTech Launches Learning to Loftier Levels

Gamification places game-design elements such as gaining trophies, progressing to new levels, or gaining virtual currencies, into a non-traditional gaming context. This is aspect of app-based education technology and provides students with fun and unique ways to test their knowledge.

Cloud storage provider Nasuni recently announced a $60 million equity investment by new investor Sixth Street Growth. This is the fourth round of financing for Nasuni over the last five years, during which it has raised a total of $148 million. We spoke with the company's founder and CTO Andres Rodr...

Many financial services are already in the marketplace preparing for what has been classified as a cashless society. The push for this transition is not only coming from germ-fearing shoppers and front-line store workers. Businesses are also driving the trend to pay without paper money.

The digital wallet of the future is not about just storing the picture of a document, it's also about ensuring that scanned documents are valid and provides assurances that it has been issued by a verified source. Therefore, identity proofing must be the cornerstone of any digital wallet.

A surge in using the new marketing channel called social commerce requires online retailers to adapt their selling strategies to succeed. For that new marketing platform to get results for sellers, however, brands must recognize that traditional e-commerce and social media marketing are not the same...

Consumers, especially lonely hearts experiencing life's so-called golden years, are prime targets for romance scams and fraud assaults. Romance scams are at an all-time high. Even younger folks who share too much about their affairs of the heart on dating sites and social media could become ripe tar...

Brace yourself, 2022 promises to bring expanded cyber confrontations as ransomware attacks gain the high ground. A dangerous increase in ransomware attacks last year caused devastating compromises to government organizations, critical infrastructure, and businesses. Much of the increase resulted fro...

The marketing technique called clienteling is used by retail workers to establish long-term relationships with key customers. When applied to e-commerce, the practice is based on having access to data about their preferences, behaviors, and purchases. A relatively new variation of this concept is di...

CES 2022 officially runs Jan. 5 to 7, though numerous big press events took place on Monday, one day earlier than originally planned. TechNewsWorld attended many of the press conferences and presentations virtually. We assembled a roundup of some of the major announcements and innovations that will ...

TechNewsWorld discussed the implications of remote workers' tech support needs with Stefan Engel, Lenovo’s VP and GM of Visuals Business. Engel sits in the catbird’s seat in seeing how employers are responding to the ongoing challenges of outfitting their remote workforce with the technical tool...

Even if they have another job, coders can develop and earn from their own projects without going commercial. The monetary rewards may trickle rather than flood into their bank accounts. But earning additional income as a software code writer sure is a better result than doing it as a hobby. Coders a...

Product returns are an unavoidable part of running an e-commerce business. They can't be eliminated, so offering the option to return items can be a vital part of a business's strategy. As the adage goes: "If you have too few returns, you're not selling enough." Still, most e-commerce businesses wou...

Lumen is an impressive product with even more impressive results. Weight control may be its primary focus; however, anyone who wants to keep tabs on their overall health can gain tremendous personal insight from checking it out. Combined with its iOS or Android app, the process measures metabolism t...

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How Merchants Can Better Battle Chargebacks and Fraud

Cash flow concerns and fraud are going to be a menace to both retailers and consumers this holiday shopping season. One of the biggest shopping headaches this year will be a much earlier start to the chargeback cycles. Jeff Wixted, vice president of marketing and client solutions at Accertify, discu...

If your employer enacted a 4-day workweek with a fixed day off for everyone, which schedule would you prefer?
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