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Mobile commerce to pick up momentum in 2014

  • April 24, 2014

The payment industry has been experimenting with mobile commerce for some time. Over the last few years, the adoption rate of the technology has increased because the functionality of the hardware …

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Is Apple getting ready to change its stance on NFC?

  • April 18, 2014
Apple has long been one of the biggest obstacles for the wide-spread adoption of near field communication powered mobile commerce. The technology giant and innovator has resisted adding the …

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No conspiracy found in big credit card collusion lawsuit

  • April 16, 2014
Most of the merchant credit card processing and interchange litigation that has made waves in the payments industry over the last few months belonged to the merchant interchange fees associated with …

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Wyoming businesses talk tablet POS use

  • April 15, 2014

When you think about a business using tablets as its point of sale solution, what does that company look like? It is likely that it is either a big organization that has money to burn or an …

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How plausible is daily life with a digital wallet?

  • April 07, 2014

For the last few years, there has been talk of the impact of the digital wallet. With the popularity of the smartphone growing, the ability to make payments at various establishments straight from …

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Support deadline for Windows XP also means PCI compliance challenge

  • April 07, 2014

On April 8, there will be a major computer system shake-up when Microsoft ends its support for Windows XP. This means the 13-year-old operating system will no longer be receiving automatic software …

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Understanding the confusion between payroll and prepaid cards

  • April 02, 2014

One payment method that has been hanging in the background for some time is the use of prepaid and paycards. While prepaid cards are more in line with what are  commonly thought of as …

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How a tablet POS system is helping restaurants succeed

  • April 02, 2014

The use of mobile point of sales solutions is growing as more organizations start to realize what is possible with these tools.

A recent guest column from Business Solutions examined the different …

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Is mobile commerce killing the credit card

  • April 02, 2014

This blog has dove deep into the challenges that come with protecting customer-made credit card payments. The inclusion of chip-and-PIN technology and the EMV deadline that is inching closer …

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Target, Trustware sued by banks of network breach

  • March 28, 2014

Over the last few months, the Target security breach has been a major topic of conversation regarding technology security. A piece of malware was able to infiltrate the retailers network …

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