Whether you’re a start-up or an established business, at some point you’re going to be faced with the decision of how to accept electronic payments and whether or not to apply for a merchant services account. That can be a Read more “Does Your Business Really Need A Merchant Services Account?”
Updating payment equipment by companies to chip cards with embedded microchips has added a level of security to businesses and their customers. Fraudulent transactions risk has significantly reduced due to chip cards technology. Implementing point-to-point encryption reduces payment card fraud Read more “Understanding EMV Payment Card Technology”
We all know that the chip, or EMV, POS is becoming the new standard for card-reading technology. But what is the difference between the original magnetic stripe and the new EMV? And which one is better?
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Over the last few years, many credit and debit card issuers have added the EMV chip to their cards. These are the little golden spots on cards that look somewhat like mini circuit boards. Inside them, microprocessors are embedded that Read more “3 Reasons Why Your POS Needs to Handle EMV Chip Card Acceptance”