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Beacon Payments' core products are credit/debit card processing services and equipment, payroll processing with tax filing, and alternative sources for accessing business capital.

XPO assists other companies with transportation and supply chain logistics.

websites using the $ symbol on their website - meaning it may accept payment in this currency used in Israel.

Google Analytics is a service offered by Google that generates detailed statistics about a website's traffic and traffic sources and measures conversions and sales. Google Analytics can track visitors from all referrers, including search engines and social networks, direct visits and referring sites. It also displays advertisin...

New Relic offers SaaS Application Performance Management and Real User Monitoring for Cloud and Data Center deployed web applications implemented in Ruby, Java, .NET or PHP.

Websites using some form of Captcha technology on them.

Anti-bot CAPTCHA widget that helps digitize books by providing snippets of books for people to enter the text for. Owned by Google.

Kenexa, an IBM Company provides employment and retention solutions to assist organizations in hiring and keeping workers.

A global leader in applicant tracking systems.

Version 8 of Drupal.

Drupal is a free software package that allows you to easily organize, manage and publish your content, with an endless variety of customization

Modernizr is a JavaScript library that detects HTML5 and CSS3 features in the user’s browser and allows you to target specific browser functionality in your stylesheet.

jQuery: The Write Less, Do More, JavaScript Library.

VideoJS is an HTML5 Video Player, built with Javascript and CSS, with a fallback to a Flash video player for when the browser doesn't support HTML5 video.

iOS Safari instructions for mobile web apps

This site uses the viewport meta tag which means the content may be optimized for mobile content.

Websites using Google technologies

Varnish is an HTTP accelerator designed for content-heavy dynamic web sites. In contrast to other web accelerators, such as Squid, which began life as a client-side cache, or Apache and nginx, which are primarily origin servers, Varnish was designed as an HTTP accelerator. Varnish is focused exclusively on HTTP, unlike other pro...

nginx [engine x] is a HTTP server and mail proxy server written by Igor Sysoev.

Pantheon hosts Drupal and Wordpress sites, while also delivering staging environments, backups, workflow, a global CDN and HTTPS.

PHP is a widely-used general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for Web development and can be embedded into HTML.

Ruby on Rails is an open-source web framework that is optimized for programmer happiness and sustainable productivity. It lets you write beautiful code by favoring convention over configuration.

The DOCTYPE is a required preamble for HTML5 websites.

Allows a website to define how a page is rendered in Internet Explorer 8, allowing a website to decide to use IE7 style rendering over IE8 rendering.

Websites using https protocol.

Chrome for Android, since version 39 supports the "theme-color" meta tag to allow websites control the background color of the tab's UI header.

Meta descriptions are HTML attributes that provide concise explanations of the contents of web pages. Meta descriptions are commonly used on search engine result pages (SERPs) to display preview snippets for a given page.

The http-equiv attribute provides an HTTP header for the information/value of the content attribute. The http-equiv attribute can be used to simulate an HTTP response header.

A canonical link element is an HTML element that helps webmasters prevent duplicate content issues by specifying the "canonical", or "preferred".

By adding rel="home" to a hyperlink, a page indicates that the destination of that hyperlink is the homepage of the site in which the current page appears.

Wesites using favicon rel tag

Google's hosted library for web fonts. Allows websites to choose and use fonts from a free, wide variety of fonts.

UTF-8 (8-bit UCS/Unicode Transformation Format) is a variable-length character encoding for Unicode. It is the preferred encoding for web pages.