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Ingenico and VeriFone are the two leading manufacturers of stand-alone point-of-sale terminals. Understanding the differentiators between the two may be useful to business owners and merchants. The two manufacturers are quite alike. Ingenico was founded in 1980 in Paris, and VeriFone in 1981 in San Jose....

Pymnts a leading payment blog cited a recent internal survey conducted by MasterCard that showed 57% of MasterCard holders would be interested in receiving Chip cards within 6 months or less. Although consumers might not understand the technology behind EMV Chip & PIN, there’s enough additional support...

Over the past few years we’ve seen several mobile payments ventures gain plenty of momentum but never take off or become mainstream. Another mobile payments system has launched today – Paym. Paym links your cellphone number to your bank, which enables you to pay with your...

  What is a skimmer? A Skimmer is a small electronic device used to steal credit or debit card information in a legitimate transaction. You may have heard about card skimming in restaurants. Typically a victim’s card is taken out sight where it is scanned by a skimmer....

As we continue to use technology we require more and more passwords to access things. You might already know these basic tips: Never reuse your old passwords. “One bad apple ruins the bunch” Don’t change your password unless you think it’s compromised. Consider two-factor authentication.Although you might have...