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Foodservice & Financial Services - How Customers Engage Part 2 of 2

Take a look at how customers are engaging in Foodservice and Financial Services. Retailers are often unaware of how NFC works. It is worth a look at alternatives to your current provider, bank, or brand. 
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Dos and Don'ts of the EMV Delay (Part 2 of 2)

Petroleum retailers can protect their budgets by understanding requirements and planning ahead.Card Issuers have given a brief reprieve to petroleum retailers to upgrade their forecourts. Take advantage of this opportunity and avoid these things during the delay for automated fuel dispensers’ EMV compliance. 
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Dos and Don'ts of the EMV Delay (Part 1 of 2)

Petroleum retailers can benefit from the EMV delay as long as they understand the associated risks. Card Issuers have given petroleum retailers a brief reprieve in upgrading their forecourts. This is good news, if you take advantage of it. You can make the most of the EMV compliance delay for automated fuel dispensers by doing these 10 things.

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The Least Surprising Announcement in Payments, with Some Surprising Possibilities

The announcement by MCX (Merchant Customer Exchange) regarding the suspension of its CurrentC® mobile payments platform was met with little fanfare last week, as most in the payments space have been expecting this announcement even sooner than it came. The handwriting has been on the wall for several years. A few factors have played a part: The use of QR code versus NFC technology The acquisition of its white label technology platform (Paydiant) by PayPal The privacy issues ...
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Skimming Security: How to Protect Yourself and Your Customers

​Gas stations and convenience stores continue to be victimized by skimming devices, which continue to pop up all over the nation. All too often, a lack of solid policies and procedures allow the breaches to occur. Understanding the risks can help you deter breaches. ​How Skimmers Work There are two kinds of skimmers: external and internal. External skimmers can be quickly installed by criminals who don’t need to gain access to the inside of a dispenser. The most common version of ...
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