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Reflecting on Google I/O

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I am a technology lover. I spend several hours a week of my personal time keeping up on the most recent tech news. I am always trying to use new tools and constantly looking for ways that technology helps life and provides new business opportunities.  I have to admit that I am not just a lover [...]

How Today’s Technology Will Impact the Next 10 Years

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We are living in the midst of a technological revolution with new advances being made every day.  Looking back, it’s hard to imagine life without email or a smartphone. It makes you wonder how today’s developments will impact our society in the years to come. According to the Pew Research Center, in conjunction with Smithsonian [...]

8 Facts About EMV Chip Cards (part 2)

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Earlier this month we started a list of eight facts you should know about EMV cards. If you missed the first part, check it out here. If not, continue reading for the next four facts: EMV gives retailers access to big data. Mobile payments have made it much easier for stores to take advantage of [...]

How Can I stay on Top of Industry Trends?

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Whether you’re a PayProTec professional or a merchant, it’s extremely important to stay on top of payments industry trends. But let’s be honest: Sometimes, the payments industry can seem dense and impenetrable. In part, it’s exactly because of its complicated nature that we need to be sure to keep up to date. If you work [...]

How to Use Apple Watch’s Pay Feature

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We recently wrote about how payment processing has evolved over the last 50 years.  Apple’s release of the iPhone and iPad in 2007 and 2010 allowed a revolutionary way for merchants to accept payments on-the-go. Now, companies have expanded that revolution to the consumer as well, with technologies like Apple Pay and Google Wallet. Apple [...]

When Fraud Hit Home

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Today, we are excited to have a guest post from Keith Sampson. Take a look at the great information he gives from his own experience with credit card fraud.  In my line of work, I am always explaining what PCI compliance is and helping our customers with it. I have taken the calls from upset [...]

Preparing for the Holidays

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The holidays—a joyful, magical time of year dedicated to family, gifts, and traditions. But if you’re a business owner, ’tis the season for an influx of products to be sold, returns to be made, and “holiday spirit” to be kept amidst the masses of shoppers. Those jingle bells are just around the corner, and it’s [...]

Apple Unveils New iPhones and Watch

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Apple announced its latest generation of iPhones featuring larger screens, as well as the company’s first wearable device, the Apple Watch. Also, after a performance by U2, Apple CEO Tim Cook and Bono “negotiated” back and forth before agreeing to offer the band’s new album Songs of Innocence to all iTunes users for free download. [...]

What’s the Deal with E-Receipts?

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The whole world is going online. A click of a button is all it takes to purchase items, deliver reports, and make payments. Even point-of-sale technologies have advanced to the stage of mobile checkout services and touch screen signatures. Such developments have made paper receipts seem outdated. Offering customers a receipt is still necessary—however, their [...]

Integrated Circuit Cards will Change the way Americans Pay

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Integrated circuit cards (ICCs) are a new wave a credit cards, primed and ready to hit the market. Sometimes referred to as a smart card or chip card, these pieces of plastic are embedded with integrated circuits. These cards were designed to identify a PIN number specific to the card when scanned, instead of using [...]