iCloud Keychain to Now Store Credit Card Data

Apple’s recent software update includes a new product called the iCloud Keychain. With the feature, consumers can save sensitive information in a secure online file. Specifically, Keychain will save passwords and credit card information for all of their Apple devices. The program also helps Internet users create safer passwords.  Given the new functionality allowing users…

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What does the future hold for Interchange?

The evolution of how customers pay businesses has changed dramatically over the past half century or so. Cash was king during the infancy of American Express, MasterCard, and Visa. But as their networks expanded and more and more consumers began to expect to be able to pay with plastic in stores, merchants felt the pressure…

Interchange Settlement Given Preliminary OK

On Friday, the Judge presiding over the controversial Interchange Settlement case in Brooklyn, N.Y. gave preliminary approval to the settlement of credit card interchange litigation announced July 13. The Official Merchant Services Blog recently explained why the controversial Interchange settlement was being considered for preliminary approval, despite the backlash from merchants and large corporations. We also began talking about…