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September 2014

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waze mapping

World’s leading community-based traffic and navigation app Waze (owned by Google) has found a new way to churn out detailed information about businesses and residences. Releasing its new version, the app has introduced a new feature known as Places. Wazers can use this smart feature to add useful information about businesses, residential places, etc. in order to improve the accuracy and quality of Waze’s maps. The latest version of Google-owned Waze allows people to add or update information about the places they visit. The user-submitted data will also benefit Google Maps. Waze adopted a similar approach when it started out …

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Editors Desk

September 2014

From the Editors Desk

RIP Yahoo Directory

Having ruled the Internet space for a long time as the most important search engine, the once famous Yahoo Directory is finally coming to a long anticipated end. Although Google has been around for quite some time now but before that, Yahoo Directory helped with its hand-compiled list of websites. Yahoo started nearly 20 years back as a directory of websites helping users to explore the Internet. However, the business evolved over time and by the end of 2014, Yahoo is all set to wind up the Yahoo Directory. The Glorious Reign of Yahoo When Yahoo began in 1994, the …

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Editors Desk

September 2014

From the Editors Desk

The New USPS API update is Set to affect

Merchants who use the USPS Live rates in Magento need to be vary of the latest important updates that were rolled out recently. The USPS (United States Postal Service) is believed to have released an update on 7th September, 2014 and the next update was slated for release on 28th September, 2014. However, the online retailers or merchants who are using versions of Magento that are of the order of or below Magento Community 1.6 will no longer receive UPSC rates once this update is rolled out – i.e. after 28th September. These older versions of Magento use USPS RateV3 …

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Editors Desk

September 2014

From the Editors Desk

bitcoin payment processor

PayPal has announced that it will now extend support for Bitcoin processors by letting merchants accept Bitcoin payments. These payments will be accepted through the processors BitPay, Coinbase, and GoCoin, for which the company has already taken necessary steps in order to ensure customer protection. It will enable this via the PayPal Payments Hub in North America. The company has not yet added Bitcoin as a currency to its digital wallet, and it is not processing Bitcoin payments on its own secure payments platform. The company has stressed in its blog that safety is its topmost priority for customers. PayPal …

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Editors Desk

September 2014

From the Editors Desk

Easy Resolution of the Five Most Common Magento Multiple Images Import Problems

Magento is the platform of choice for online retailers owing to its innumerable benefits. While all online Magento store owners wish for a quick and error-free image import, it might not always be possible. Several different kinds of errors occur from time to time which are at most times avoidable. We’re listing for you the most common Magento image import problems that arise generally, and the solutions to these problems. 1. The most common problem grips you when you wish to import Magento images from CSV file. The error arises as soon as you start, and you get a message …

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