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What is the difference between e-business and e-commerce?
E-commerce, or electronic commerce, is conducting business communications and transactions via computers and over networks. It is the buying and selling of goods and services through digital communication. E-commerce also includes transactions on the World Wide Web and Internet, and modes such as electronic funds transfer, smart cards, and digital cash. E-business, or electronic business, derived from e-commerce. It is conducting business on the Internet, not just buying and selling, but also servicing customers and collaborating with business partners. The term conveys the premise that the business conducts its business entirely online.