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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Chip Cards’

Square Opens Up Pre-Orders On Chip Card Readers

Square just unveiled its new Square Reader for chip cards, which is now available for pre-order. Don’t expect to get it for free though. It will cost you $29, though the company calls this the most affordable chip card reader on the market. Back in July, the company announced plans to release a reader for chip cards, an EMV solution …

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Square Stand Users ‘Covered’ For EMV Migration

Last month, Square announced plans to release a new Square Reader for chip cards, an EMV solution aimed at combating card fraud and protecting payment data. The company said it is preparing small businesses for the EMV migration and “industry shift” to chip-enabled credit cards. On Wednesday, Square told Square Stand users it has them covered for the shift as …

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Square To Launch New Chip Card Reader For Small Businesses

Square announced on Wednesday that it plans to release a new Square Reader for chip cards, an EMV solution aimed at combating card fraud and protecting payment data. The company says it is preparing small businesses for the EMV migration and “industry shift” to chip-enabled credit cards. EMV (Europay, MasterCard and Visa) is a global standard for chip cards (cards …

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Target Hackers – Could Chip and Pin System Thwart Crooks?

With the recent hacking of over 40 million customer’s credit and debit card data – credit card companies are scrambling to keep this from happening again. The recent theft instigated by cyber thieves is renewing pressure on the credit card industry to improve its defenses against fraud. Could this have happened because of a faulty and outdated system? Perhaps a …

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