Posted on 27 February 2014 by
The way that we make credit card transactions is going to change as EMV cards become more common (those are credit cards with a chip). In the U.S. we’ve become accustomed to making a credit card transaction with a swipe. But EMV cards aren’t swiped. Instead, they are “dipped” into the payment terminal, and left […]
Posted on 05 March 2014 by
Regular followers of our blog will know we are interested in contactless payments around the world, but also in the UK in particular. We ran our first Contactless Challenge in London following the 2012 Olympics, pitting two influential bloggers against each other. This was swiftly followed by a similar challenge in the US. Now, however, […]
Posted on 18 March 2014 by
There’s no doubt that EMV credit cards are finally making their way to the United States. It’s almost become old news that all of the major credit card issuers in the U.S. have begun issuing EMV cards to a portion of their customers and are steadily working towards converting all of their cards to EMV. […]
Posted on 22 April 2014 by
A whole new language is coming with EMV credit cards. Did you know that an EMV credit card isn’t used by swiping it? “Swiping” will someday be a term of the past (along with the mag-stripe relics that swiping supports). Credit cards with an EMV chip are “dipped”, “waved”, or “tapped.” Not to worry, it’s […]
Posted on 13 May 2014 by
This year’s InfoSec, held at Earls Court in London, did not disappoint.
Posted on 29 May 2014 by
The U.S. migration to EMV chip payments is well underway, with many industry stakeholders on track to meet October 2015 liability shift deadlines.