Author: Eric

The recent government intervention and investigation of Mt. Gox at the end of May created a stir with the digital currency, Bitcoin. While there is some concern that Government intervention will hurt Bitcoin, some feel that government regulations could actually benefit the decentralized currency. During a recent...

  Over the past year, Bitcoin has grown from a small community of hackers to the latest and greatest thing to be happening in the venture capitalist industry. The excitement around the anonymous decentralized currency appeared to be unstoppable until last Tuesday. Last Tuesday, one of five commissioners at the Commodity...

BitCoin is a decentralized digital currency that can be exchanged for goods and services in lieu of traditional payment options like credit cards, bank-to-bank transfers and cash. BitCoin is based on unique cryptographically signed blocks called BitCoins that can be traded between parties like currency.  By...

  For those who are unfamiliar with the term NFC (Near Field Communication) is a standards-based wireless communication technology that allows data to be transferred between devices from only a few centimeters apart (ie. mobile phone to terminal). NFC is the next step from in migrating contactless...

Not only have mobile payments become one of the fastest-growing game-changers in the consumer market, we strongly believe that with enough time mobile will be the future in the payments industry. The two largest and most successful forms of mobile payments to date are...

It is standard procedure for an underwriting bank to ask for a personal guarantee. For many business owners it can seem like a stressful or risky commitment. When businesses apply for credit card processing they are often surprised by the amount of information required and...

Are you worried about the efficiency of your processing hardware? Europay, VISA and MasterCard (EMV) have created security incentives to make Chip & PIN standard across Canada. This incentive adds another layer of security to protecting your cardholders/merchants information. What is EMV? EMV standards define the requirements that...