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Multiple Models Threaten 'Real-Time' Payments in the U.S.
It looks like the U.S. market will finally join a large number of other countries and offer real-time payments—but can ubiquity be achieved?  more »
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Visa Inc. is trying a new gambit offset consumers' irritation with hassles surrounding the messy EMV chip-card migration—it's introducing a winsome young woman to console the masses. more »
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Data breaches aren’t going away. What’s also frustrating for those tasked with protecting data is that poor consumer habits regarding online security aren’t going away, either. Weak passwords shared across all online accounts continue, despite ever-growing threats. more »
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Germany-based financial powerhouses Wirecard Group and Commerzbank have teamed up to launch a new financing service enabling online merchants to receive immediate credit for e-commerce sales, rather than waiting days or weeks for transactions to clear. more »
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Consumers using PayPal to complete an e-commerce transaction on a Lenovo laptop computer will be able to use an embedded fingerprint reader instead of a static password. more »
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In e-commerce, merchants strive to achieve a 100% checkout conversion rate but find it elusive because shoppers encounter many obstacles during the payment process. more »
Bashas' Inc., Arizona's largest independent grocery chain, was certain it was prepared for the October 2015 EMV liability shift. After all, it had begun purchasing terminals for all of its 1,400 checkout lanes a year in advance. more »
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Verified by Visa — which typically functioned as a way to improve security by adding a password to the online payment process — is phasing out the use of static passwords. Visa's plan is a chance to improve the standard for authenticating online commerce. more »
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Swift is taking another step to protect the payment system following a multimillion-dollar cybertheft early in the year. more »
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The tighter processing deadlines of same-day ACH mean that conventional fraud prevention measures will no longer be adequate or effective. more »
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These gas pumps are not EMV-compliant.
Replacing gas pump hardware is a big, disruptive move for any fuel seller, but with the sector's EMV liability shift only a year away, more companies are facing the inevitable. more »
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Cloud-based technology is bringing mobile shopping and payments to more companies, but it also increases risk due to the complexity of how these more open and remote technology tools get used. more »
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In order to successfully and scalably combat card-related fraud and digital payments hacking, organizations need to rely less on standards like EMV and PAN/PRN, and recognize today’s currency is no longer just about money. I more »