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Industry Terms: EMV Cards

This is the latest installment in The Official Merchant Services Blog’s Knowledge Base effort.  We want to make the payment processing industry’s terms and buzzwords clear.  We want to remove any and all confusion merchants might have about how the industry works.  The Host Merchant Services promise, we deliver personal service and clarity.  So we’re going…

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Visa Kicks Open the Door for Chip Cards

Today The Official Merchant Services Blog discusses a fascinating new development by Visa in the realm of credit card processing, security, and hopefully Mobile Payment Technology. Smart cards have been slow in gaining traction, especially in the United States. But now Visa is making moves to drag the U.S. into the chip card realm, kicking…