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July 3, 2014

Cardtek Group, a provider of software for financial transactions and EMV migration, is launching Cardtek USA.

Chicago – Cardtek Group, a provider of software for financial transactions and EMV migration, is launching Cardtek USA. The company’s North American headquarters, based in Chicago, will facilitate the U.S. adoption of Europay-MasterCard-Visa (EMV) technology in an effort to help prevent credit card fraud and data breaches.

March 4, 2014

The data security breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus have put a white-hot fire under the push for the adoption of microchip-based credit-card technology to replace the traditional (and, many would say, backward) U.S. standard of magnetic strip cards.

The data security breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus have put a white-hot fire under the push for the adoption of microchip-based credit-card technology to replace the traditional (and, many would say, backward) U.S. standard of magnetic strip cards. (The latter store unencrypted customer data on magnetic stripes.) Advocates of the chip cards, which store encrypted customer data on embedded microchips, say their use minimize the risk of data breaches at the POS.

But how exactly do chip-enabled cards work, and how much additional protection do they really offer?

August 9, 2011

Visa announced Tuesday that it plans to accelerate the migration to EMV contact and contactless chip technology in the United States.

San Francisco -- Visa announced Tuesday that it plans to accelerate the migration to EMV contact and contactless chip technology in the United States.

The adoption of dual-interface chip technology will help prepare the U.S. payment infrastructure for the arrival of NFC-based mobile payments by building the necessary infrastructure to accept and process chip transactions that support either a signature or PIN at the point of sale.

July 11, 2011

McDonald's Restaurants of Canada Limited and MasterCard Canada have introduced the MasterCard PayPass contactless payment technology at participating restaurant locations throughout the country.

Toronto -- McDonald's Restaurants of Canada Limited and MasterCard Canada have introduced the MasterCard PayPass contactless payment technology at participating restaurant locations throughout the country.

PayPass point-of-sale payment terminals have been installed at more than 1,400 McDonald's restaurants in Canada, giving patrons the option to tap-and-go when making purchases.

October 20, 2010

VeriFone Systems and Gemalto said Wednesday that the two companies have partnered to jointly pursue...

October 31, 2008

Anything that makes shopping easier and faster for consumers is a win for retailers—and...

May 31, 2008

Compared to the adoption of credit cards by U.S. consumers, contactless payments are being...

April 30, 2007

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February 28, 2007

Get Smart: Use of Contactless-Payment Systems GrowingA berdeen Group of Boston released a benchmark report...

February 28, 2007

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January 31, 2007

In search of faster throughput and more customer satisfaction at the front end, the Spartan...

November 6, 2005

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November 6, 2005

Phoenix, Wawa, Inc....

October 13, 2005

Wilmington, Del., MBNA...

October 13, 2005

Wilmington, Del., MBNA...

May 18, 2005

New York City, ...