Tracking the Evolution of Payment Systems

For decades, the big payment technology in use not only in the U.S., but around the world, was the familiar old magnetic strip on the back of credit and debit cards. Only recently has...

Quick Chip Technology Boosts EMV Transaction Speeds

EMV rollout in the United States has been long and slow. In the locations that have implemented chip card reading technology, there are often a flurry of frustrated customers. Their primary complaint being that chip card...

The New Storefront is the Web (Infographic)

The State of Ecommerce 2017 In 2017, more consumers will head online to shop for goods than ever before. They're browsing for products on smartphones and tablets, before committing to checking out, most often from...

Vantiv and Worldpay Complete Combination to Form Worldpay, Inc.

Vantiv, Inc., a leading provider of payment processing services and related technology solutions for merchants and financial institutions in the U.S., announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Worldpay Group plc, a...

It’s Time for EMV to Reach Smaller Retailers

Visa recently shared research that indicated a 66 percent decrease in counterfeit fraud in the U.S. thanks to merchants shifting to chip-enabled cards (comparing June 2017 to June 2015). This is, of course, great...

It’s Time for EMV to Reach Smaller Retailers

Visa recently shared research that indicated a 66 percent decrease in counterfeit fraud in the U.S. thanks to merchants shifting to chip-enabled cards (comparing June 2017 to June 2015). This is, of course, great...

Cardknox Gateway Announces Compatibility and Certification with New eWIC Program

Across the country, merchants are making the switch from accepting WIC paper vouchers to using the new WIC electronic funds transfer (EBT), or eWIC, system, as part of a nationwide initiative to modernize the...

Datacap Releases ID TECH EMV hardware support for Heartland Payments via NETePay

Datacap Systems, a leading integrated payments middleware provider, has completed a second US EMV level 3 certification with Heartland Payments that adds support for simple and cost-effective EMV hardware from ID TECH. Datacap’s Point...

More Restaurants Turning to Innovative POS Devices

The ways in which people like to pay for all sorts of things have changed rapidly in the past few years. It was only about 18 months ago that EMV really started to gain...

5 Tips to Increase E-Commerce Conversions

In 2017, for the first time, global retail e-commerce sales will account for 10 percent of total retail sales, eMarketer reports. Despite the steady rise of digital sales and increasing usage of mobile devices for...

5 Common Mistakes ISVs Make When Choosing a Payments Provider

Tie themselves to a single payment processor The result for ISVs is that they: Can’t dictate processing platforms to merchants. Many ISVs have learned this lesson the hard way. Regardless of the individual merits of...

NCC Partners with Vantiv to Deliver the triPOS Cloud

NCC, a leading developer of retail and hospitality POS software solutions, has partnered with Vantiv Integrated Payments to deliver a faster, more secure EMV solution, the triPOS Cloud, to the industry. Designed to solve security...

Cardknox & ID Tech Announce the First Zero-Integration Plug and Play EMV Solution for...

Cardknox, a leading EMV and Omni-Channel payment gateway, and ID Tech, a global leader in payment peripherals, have announced the industry’s first zero-integration EMV solution. Becoming EMV compliant has traditionally been a lengthy and...

Payment Basics Every ISV Needs to Know

The payment industry is in the midst of an exciting and turbulent period. According to research from Business Insider, mobile payment volume is projected to experience a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 80%...

Ingram Micro Expands Point-of-Sale Capabilities with Acquisition of The Phoenix Group

Ingram Micro Inc. today announced it has acquired The Phoenix Group, a leading U.S.-based specialty distributor of point-of-sale (POS) technology for the U.S. and Canadian electronic payments market, including, independent sales organizations (ISOs) focused...

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