eBook Gale Encyclopedia of E-Commerce, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1414490461
  • ISBN-13: 9781414490465
  • DDC: 381.17203
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 882 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released June 2012
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Overview

This 2-volume set features 470 comprehensive and detailed essays on topics related to the emerging world of e-commerce. The Gale Encyclopedia to E-Commerce provides answers to common questions e-entrepreneurs or students have about Web site development, financing, advertising and more. The Encyclopedia also profiles individuals and organizations considered to be the industry leaders and innovators and covers significant events, case studies and legal issues important to understanding the current e-commerce environment. Also included are a timeline of key events in e-commerce development; additional e-commerce information sources in a "Further Reading" section; and a subject Index to organization names, personal names, industries, and subject terms.

Features and Benefits

  • Features 470 comprehensive and detailed essays on topics related to the emerging world of e-commerce.
  • Included are a timeline of key events in e-commerce development; additional e-commerce information sources in a "Further Reading" section; and a subject Index to organization names, personal names, industries, and subject terms.
  • Provides answers to common questions e-entrepreneurs or students have about Web site development, financing, advertising and more.
  • Profiles individuals and organizations considered to be the industry leaders and innovators and covers significant events, case studies and legal issues important to understanding the current e-commerce environment.

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    ISBN-10: 0787690988 | ISBN-13: 9780787690984

Reviews

"These entries are both informative and entertaining and include not only those entries that one would almost certainly expect to find... but also a number of less-obvious but nonetheless instructive entities that demonstrate some of the intricacies and subtle interconnections of the constantly evolving world of electronic business." -- ARBA (January 2003)

— ARBA

Table of Contents

Highlights.
Foreword.
Preface and User''s Guide.
Chronology and Timeline.
Volume I: A-I.
24/7 Media Inc.
4G wireless network.
Adams, Richard L.
Adhocracy.
Adobe Systems Inc.
Advanced Encryption Standard (AES).
Advertising, Online.
Affiliate Model.
Aggregators.
Alcatel-Lucent.
Allen, Paul.
AltaVista Co.
Amazon.com.
American National Standards Institute (ANSI).
Analog.
Andreessen, Marc.
Angel Investors.
AOL Inc.
Apple Inc.
Application Service Provider (ASP).
ARPAnet.
AT&T Corp.
Attention Economy.
Auction Sites.
Augmented reality (AR).
Authentication.
Authorization and Authorization Code.
Awards, Web.
Ballmer, Steve.
Bandwidth Management.
Banking, Online.
Banner Ads.
Barnesandnoble.com.
BASIC.
Berkman Center for Internet & Society.
Berners-Lee, Timothy.
Bertelsmann AG.
Beyond.com.
Bezos, Jeff.
Biometrics.
Bionomics.
BITNET.
Bloomberg L.P.
Bloomberg, Michael.
Bloomberg U.S. Internet Index.
Bluetooth.
Boolean Operator.
Brand Building.
Brin, Sergey.
Broadband Technology.
Brokerage Model.
Buffett, Warren.
Bundling.
Business Models.
Business Plan.
Business-to-Business (B2B) E-Commerce.
Business-to-Consumer (B2C) E-Commerce.
Buy.com Inc.
C (Programming Language).
Call Center Services.
CAN-SPAM.
Cannibalization.
Card-Issuing Bank.
CarsDirect.com.
Case, Stephen M.
CDNow Inc.
Change, Managing.
Channel Conflict/Harmony.
Channel Transparency.
Charge-back.
Children and the Internet.
Churn.
Cisco Systems Inc.
Clark, James (Jim) H.
Cloud Computing.
CNET Networks Inc.
COBOL.
Commerce One/Pefect Commerce.
Commoditization.
Communication Protocols.
Community Model.
Competition.
Competitive Advantage.
Computer Crime.
Computer Ethics.
Computer Ethics Institute.
Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986.
Computer Security.
Compuware Corp.
Connectivity, Internet.
Consumer to Consumer (C2C).
Content Provider.
Convergence.
Co-opetition.
Creative Commons.
Cryptography, Public and Private Key.
Cuban, Mark.
Customer Relationship Management (CRM).
Cyber Monday.
Cyberculture: Society, Culture, and the Internet.
Cyberspace.
Cybersquatting.
Data Encryption Standard (DES).
Data Integrity.
Data Mining.
Data Warehousing.
Database Management.
Day Trading.
Dell Inc.
Dell, Michael.
Denial-of-Service Attack.
Differentiation.
Digital.
Digital Cash.
Digital Certificate.
Digital Certificate Authority.
Digital Divide.
Digital Economy 2000 Report.
Digital Estate Planning.
Digital Millenium Copyright Act.
Digital Signature.
Digital Signature Legislation.
Digital Wallet Technology.
Discussion Forums.
Disintermediation.
Dispute Resolution.
Distributed Systems.
Distribution.
Domain Name.
Dot-com.
Dow Jones Internet Index.
Due Diligence.
Earthlink Inc.
eBay.
E-books.
E-business Service Provider (eBSP).
E-commerce Consultants.
E-commerce Solutions.
Economies of Scale.
Economies of Time.
e-Government Web Privacy Coalition.
Electronic Communications Networks (ECNs).
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI).
Electronic Frontier Foundation.
Electronic Income-Tax Filing.
Electronic Payment.
Electronic Privacy Information Center.
Electronic Publishing.
Ellison, Lawrence J. (Larry).
E-mail.
E-Mail Marketing.
Encryption.
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI).
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).
Enterprise Server.
E-procurement.
E-tailing.
eToys Inc.
E*Trade Group Inc.
European Commission’s Directive on Data Privacy.
Evans, Nancy.
Excite.
E-zines.
Facebook.
Fedex Corp.
Fiber Optics.
Filo, David.
Financing, Securing.
Firewall.
Fischer, Addison.
Flow.
Forecasting, Business.
Forecasting, Technological.
Forrester Research Inc.
FORTRAN.
Foresquare.
Fraud, Internet.
Fuchs, Ira.
Fulfillment Problems.
Gartner Inc.
Gates, William H. (Bill).
Gateway Inc.
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS).
General Usage for International Digitally Ensured Commerce (GUIDEC).
Glaser, Robert.
Global E-commerce: Africa.
Global E-commerce: Asia.
Global E-commerce: Australia.
Global E-Commerce: Central and South America.
Global E-commerce: Europe.
Global E-commerce: North America.
Global E-commerce Regulation.
Global Positioning System (GPS).
Global Presence, Becoming a.
Gomez Application Performance Management.
Google Inc.
Greenberg, Jerry.
Grossman’s Paradox.
GroupOn.
Grove, Andrew (Andy) S.
Hacking.
Hardware.
Hewlett-Packard Co.
Hewlett, William R.
Higher Education, E-commerce and.
History of the Internet and World Wide Web (WWW).
Home Networking.
Hoover’s Inc.
HTML (Hypertext Markup Language).
IBMCorp.
ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers).
Incubators, E-Commerce.
Independent Sales Organization (ISO).
Infomediary Model.
Information Architecture.
Information Management Systems.
Information Revolution vs. Industrial Revolution.
Information Technology (IT).
Information Theory.
Initial Public Offering (IPO).
Innovation.
Instinet Group LLC.
Intangible Assets.
Integration.
Intel Corp.
Intellectual Capital.
Intellectual Property.
Intelligent Agents.
Interchange and Interchange Fee.
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).
International Committee for Information Technology Standards (INCITS).
International Data Corp. (IDC).
International Telecommunications Union (ITU).
Internet.
Internet Access, Tracking Growth of.
Internet Infrastructure.
Internet Metrics.
Internet Payment Provider.
Internet Service Provider (ISP).
Internet Society (ISOC).
Internet Tax Freedom Act.
Intranets and Extranets.
Investing, Online.
Island ECN.
iVillage.
Volume II: J-Z.
Java.
Jobs, Steven.
Juno Online Services Inc.
Jupiter Media Metrix.
Kapor, Mitchell D.
Killer Applications.
Kiosks.
Kiva.
Knight-Ridder Inc.
Knowledge Management.
Knowledge Worker.
LandsEnd.com.
Legal Issues.
LinkedIn.
Linux.
Local Area Network (LAN).
Location-based services.
Lock-In.
Lotus Development Corp.
Loyalty.
Management Service Provider (MSP).
Mandl, Alex J.
Manufacturer Model.
Market Research.
Marketing, Internet.
Marketing Plan, Creating a.
Mass Customization.
McKelvey, Andrew J.
McNealy, Scott.
M-Commerce Security.
Merchant Discount.
Merchant Model.
Mergers and Acquisitions.
Metcalfe’s Law.
Microfinance.
Microprocessor.
Microsoft Corp.
Microsoft Network (MSN).
Microsoft Windows.
Middleware.
MIME and S/MIME.
Mirror Sites.
Misinformation Online.
MIT and the Galactic Network.
Mobile e-commerce.
ModusLink Global Solutions.
Monster.com.
Moore, Gordon E.
Moore, J. Stuart.
Moore’s Law.
Motorola, Inc.
Multimedia.
Musk, Elon.
MySpace.
Napster.
Narrowcasting.
Nasdaq Stock Market.
National Information Infrastructure Protection Act (NIIPA) of 1996.
National Infrastructure Protection Center (NIPC).
National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace.
National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA).
Near field communication (NFC).
Negroponte, Nicholas.
Nelson, Ted.
Net Neutrality.
Netflix.
Netiquette.
Netscape Communications Corp.
Network Externalities.
Network Solutions.
New Economy.
Newsletters, Online.
Nokia Corp.
Noorda, Raymond J.
Nortel Networks Corp.
Novell Inc.
Noyce, Robert.
NYSE Arca.
Office of Electronic Government and Information Technology.
Candice Carpenter Olson.
Omidyar, Pierre.
Open Network for Commerce Exchange.
Open Systems.
Optical Switching.
Oracle Corp.
Order Fulfillment.
Outsourcing.
Packard, David.
Page, Larry.
Palm Inc.
Partnerships and Alliances.
Payment Card Industry Data-Security Standard (PCI/DSS).
Payment Options and Services, Online.
PayPal.
Pay-per-play.
Pay-per-view.
Peer-to-Peer Technology (P2P).
PeopleSoft Inc.
Perot Systems Corp.
Personal Computer (PC), Introduction of the.
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA).
Personalization.
Photonics.
Platforms.
Portals, Web.
Pretty Good Privacy (PGP).
Priceline.com .
Pricing.
Privacy: Issues, Policies, Statements.
Product Management.
Product Review Services.
Profiling.
Programming Language.
Promoting the Web Site.
Quick Response (QR) codes and readers.
Qwest Communications International.
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID).
Really Simple Syndication 2.0 (RSS).
Real-Time Transaction.
RealNetworks Inc.
Recurring Payment Transactions.
Research in Motion.
Resolution.
Restructuring.
Results Ranking.
RSA Data Security.
Safe Harbor Privacy Framework.
Sapient Corp.
Scalability.
Scenario Planning.
Search Engine Optimization.
Secure Electronic Transaction (SET).
Semantic Web.
September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks: Impact on E-commerce.
Service Level Agreement (SLA).
Shake-out, Dot-com.
Shipping and Shipment Tracking.
Shopping Bots.
Shopping Cart.
Short Message Service (SMS) and Multi-media Messaging Service (MMS).
Simple Objects Access Protocol (SOAP).
Simulation Software.
Site Evaluation Services.
Site Response Time.
Smartphone.
Social media.
Social Media Optimization.
Software.
Software Hosting.
Sony Corp.
Spam.
Speed-to-Market.
Spiders.
Startups.
Stemming.
Storefront Builders.
Strategy, Online.
Streaming Media.
Subscription Model.
Sun Microsystems Inc.
Supply Chain Management.
Systems Analysis.
Tablet computers.
Talent, Recruiting and Retaining.
Taxation and the Internet.
TD Ameritrade Holding Corp.
Technology Transfer.
Telephony.
Teligent Inc.
Terra Networks S.A.
Three Protocols, The.
Ticketmaster Entertainment, LLC.
Time and Time Zones.
Timestamping.
Trade Shows.
Transaction Issues.
Transparency.
Transport Layer Security (TLS).
Travelocity.com, L.P.
Trustmarks.
Twitter Inc.
Ubiquity.
UN/EDIFACT.
UNCITRAL and the Draft Model Law on Legal
Aspects of EDI and Related Means of
Communication.
Unisys Corp.
United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS).
UNIX.
URL (Uniform Resource Locator).
User Interface.
Utility Model.
UUNET.
Value Creation.
Virtual Communities.
Viruses.
Volatility.
Vortals.
Wagner, Todd.
Waitt, Ted.
Walker, Jay.
Walt Disney Co.
Web 2.0.
Web Scripting Language.
Web Site Analytics.
Web Site Basics.
Web Site Design and Setup.
Web Site, Relaunching a.
Web Site Usability Issues.
Webcrawler.
Weblining (Internet Redlining).
Webopedia.
Webvan Group Inc.
Wetherell, David.
White Paper.
Wide Area Network (WAN).
Wildcards.
Winer, David.
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi) network.
Women and the Internet .
Workforce, E-commerce.
World Intellectual Property Organization
(WIPO).
World Wide Web.
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).
Worms.
Wozniak, Stephen.
XML (Extensible Markup Language).
XML Schema.
Y2K Bug.
Yahoo! Inc.
Yang, Jerry.
Yankee Group.
YouTube LLC.
Ziff-Davis Inc.
Zuckerberg, Mark.
Zynga.
Additional Reading.
Master Index.