Attacks on ATMs and point-of-sale machines are getting more sophisticated and frequent. Crooks are trying to get as much use as they can out of their skimming devices before the migration to chip cards is complete.
Verifone has spent years clawing its way out of a crater it dug for itself, so a fresh coat of paint on its website might seem like a minor thing. But it signals the latest big shift in the company's sales strategy.
Harland Clarke's acquisition of RetailMeNot provides a broader range of marketing technology to serve merchants that are looking to improve mobile-driven sales against competitors such as Shopkick and Foursquare.