Payment systems
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A payment system is a “system consisting of a set of instruments, banking procedures and interbank funds transfer systems designed to ensure the flow of currency.” The term “payment system” can refer to both a system, as defined above, or, … Read More

Customer relationship management
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Customer relationship management (CRM) is a broadly recognized, widely-implemented strategy for managing and nurturing a company’s interactions with customers, clients and sales prospects. It involves using technology to organize, automate, and synchronize business processes—principally sales activities, but also those for … Read More

Sports betting systems
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Sports betting systems refers to a set of events that when combined for a particular game for a particular sport represents a profitable betting scenario. Since sports betting involves humans, there is no deterministic edge to the house or the … Read More

Email Marketing Services and CAN-SPAM Compliance
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Because the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 authorizes an USD 11,000 penalty per violation for spamming each individual recipient, many commercial e-mail marketers within the United States utilize a service or special software that helps ensure compliance with the Act. A … Read More

CAT Overview
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Computer-assisted translation is a broad and imprecise term covering a range of tools, from the fairly simple to the more complicated. These can include: Spell checkers, either built into word processing software, or add-on programs; Grammar checkers, again either built … Read More

Affiliate marketing
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Affiliate Marketing is a popular method of promoting web businesses in which an affiliate is rewarded for every visitor, subscriber and/or customer provided through his efforts. It is a modern variation of the practice of paying finder’s-fees for the introduction … Read More

Bridge Game Strategy
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Bidding systems and conventions Much complexity in bridge arises from the difficulty of successfully arriving at a good final contract in the auction. This is a fundamentally difficult problem: the two players in a partnership must try to communicate enough … Read More

History of blackjack card counting
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American mathematician Dr. Edward O. Thorp is considered the father of card counting. His 1962 book Beat the Dealer (ISBN 0394703103) outlined various betting and playing strategies for optimal blackjack play. Although mathematically sound, some of the techniques described no … Read More

Sports betting systems
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Sports betting systems refers to a set of events that when combined for a particular game for a particular sport represents a profitable betting scenario. Since sports betting involves humans, there is no deterministic edge to the house or the … Read More

Creative Content Online for EU
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On January 3rd, the European Commission (EC) launched a public consultation for the preparation of a recommendation on Creative Content Online for the European Union for a common legal environment for online content, proposing multi-territory licences.EU policies should support the … Read More

MySQL bought by Sun Microsystems
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A new try for Sun Microsystems to come back between the leaders of the IT industry, by buying the most popular open source database, for $1 billion. MySQL is a multithreaded, multi-user SQL database management system which has, according to … Read More