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5 Signs Its Time To Upgrade

Your technology is outdated. Although upgrading your payment hardware every time a fancy new solution arises isn’t necessary, your technology has an expiration date. Since updating to the new iPhone or Android seems like an annual occurrence for most consumers, your business’ technology has the shelf life to be in use a little longer than …

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HMS to provide recovery services for claimants in Visa/MasterCard class-action lawsuit

In 2005, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Visa and MasterCard by claimants who argued that the two credit/debit card providers were colluding in price fixing and anti-competitive practices. The case was settled in 2013, and the card companies agreed to provide compensations totaling $6.05 billion, reduced by 25% to account for exemptions and exclusions, …

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Counterfeit Fraud Liability

EMV Smart Cards are an inevitability. They are coming, they will be standard, and the United States is going to have to adjust. The major credit card companies, in preparation for changing the standard have instituted a shift in liability. The fraud liability shift goes into effect on October 1, 2015 for Visa, MasterCard, American …

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VeriFone Solution For Unattended Payments

Merchants who want to offer convenience to customers by providing self-service options often struggle with the dilemma of receiving payments without being in the physical location of their customers. Unattended payment solutions offers merchant services to collect payments securely from customers. VeriFone UX Solutions For Merchant Services VeriFone recently launched UX Solutions for unattended payments. …

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Tokenizaton Makes Card use Safe

Safeguarding Stored Cardholder Data with Tokenization In this era of connectivity, consumers are increasingly concerned about the safety of their personal data. Leaders in the merchant services industry are actively engaged in developing new ways to protect customer information. Here at Host Merchant Services, we commit to security by providing our clients with tokenization, the …

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AlignCloud and HMS partner up

Host Merchant Services, an industry leading provider of payment processing and e-commerce services for small and medium businesses, announced a promising new partnership with cloud consulting firm AlignCloud. This partnership is the product of extensive research and collaboration and the bold new alliance  represents an exciting opportunity for customers to benefit from the combined expertise of …

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Host Merchant Services and Brandywine Festival of the Arts

Host Merchant Services is proud to provide credit card processing for the Brandywine Festival of the Arts this weekend through our relationship with Barry’s Events. The festival was originally called the Brandywine Arts Festival when it was started in 1961. “Big” George Sargisson was the founder of the event that now brings over 20,000 visitors …

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Merchant Website SEO

Practicing Good Merchant Website SEO Most business owners know by know that the Internet isn’t going away, and if you want to succeed in business you need to have an online presence. Having a website is only the start, however. Without good merchant website SEO, chances are that the business website will never rank high …

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ABC Delaware Trade Show

ABC Delaware Trade Show & Networking Night The Associated Builders and Contrators, Inc Delaware chapter is having their annual trade show tonight, March 4th, at the Clarion Belle Hotel in New Castle. The trade show features exhibitors from many different industries and will draw more than 500 visitors. The special event, which started at 4:30 PM …

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