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Google is killing its bold Hands Free payment experiment

While only limited to select stores in the Bay Area, Hands Free let you buy stuff just by saying, "I'll pay with Google."

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How to find the right payment service for your ecommerce business

Ecommerce and digital payment pros discuss what business owners should know before choosing an online payment solution.

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Target is bringing mobile payments in-store but not through Apple Pay

Target confirmed that its developing its own mobile payments system.

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2016: The tech year in cartoons

From Microsoft’s push to get users to upgrade to Windows 10 — whether they wanted to or not — to the trials and tribulations of the U.S. rollout of chip cards, here’s a look at some of 2016’s biggest IT stories from the pen of...

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Samsung Pay will be bundled on nearly all Galaxy phones in 2017

The company is also preparing to release a Google Play app that opens the service to other Android phones.

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Merchant sites open door to Visa fraud

Visa dismisses the issue as a hypothetical attack method — but security researchers tried it and it worked.

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EMV migration delay doesn't let gas stations completely off the hook

Last week, Visa, MasterCard and American Expressed delayed the EMV migration deadline for gas stations from October 2017 to October 2020 -- but that doesn't mean that gas stations can now relax their EMV upgrade plans

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Android Pay FAQ: Everything you need to know about Google's mobile payment system

We cover everything from setting up Android Pay, using it as your go-to payment tool, and even saving all of your loyalty and rewards offers.

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IBM building blockchain ecosystem

To help build an ecosystem around IBM Blockchain and the Linux Foundation Hyperledger Fabric, Big Blue is offering a program that includes tools and expert support.

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With A.I. announcement, Mastercard goes for the hype

Problems: Mastercard’s approach is nothing new, and its usefulness is extremely limited.

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5 disruptive technologies to track in 2017

Savvy tech execs are keeping these cutting-edge developments on their radar screens.

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Visa and Mastercard extend deadline by three years for chip cards at fuel pumps

Implementing chip cards at the nation’s outdoor fuel pumps is more complex when compared to indoor terminals. Weather plays a role, as do the network configurations required to connect the pumps to banks that certify the payments.

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Blockchain adoption in banks coming, but slower than expected

Banks will likely take 24 months or longer to push blockchain software systems into commercial production, says the man who championed the digital ledger technology at UBS.

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PayPal lets you send and request money using Siri in iOS 10

Siri can be your enforcer the next time someone owes you money.

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Here's how businesses can prevent point-of-sale attacks

Retailers, hotels and restaurants have all been victimized through the same Achilles' heel that cyber criminals continue to attack: the point-of-sale system, where customer's payment data is routinely processed.

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Apple Pay at two years: Not much to celebrate (yet)

While Apple Pay supposedly helped spark a revolution for in-store mobile payments, there's not much celebrating by Apple or its rivals.

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Researcher unveils second Samsung Pay vulnerability

A security researcher has found a second vulnerability in Samsung Pay and plans to demonstrate it at a security conference next week in Argentina

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Chip card lawsuit to move forward against Visa, Mastercard, others

A federal judge has ruled it is plausible that four national credit-card companies improperly conspired “in lockstep” to set a deadline of Oct. 1, 2015 for requiring retailers to upgrade their technology to accept embedded chip cards...

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