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December 21, 2015 by Kyle Marchini

Two trends converge to make this holiday season excruciating for merchants. First, EMV disrupts comfortable patterns at the point of sale, especially for merchants who decided to wait to activate EMV terminals until after the holiday rush. Second,...

October 30, 2015 by Al Pascual

As Cybersecurity Awareness month comes to an end, Javelin encourages everyone to recognize the cyberrisks related to mobile devices. Most people have a reasonable awareness of good security safeguards for their computer – use antimalware regularly...

September 23, 2015 by Michael Moeser

It’s been a long anticipated issue with EMV – the time it takes to “dip” a card compared to the much accustomed “swipe”. ime stands still as you wait for a beep or a flashing light or confetti or something. Perceived wisdom is that that this is...

August 30, 2015 by Michael Moeser

As the October 1, 2015, date for EMV liability shift looms, it seems like everyone is gearing up for this momentous event. I was trying to explain it to my neighbor yesterday when he interrupted me. He said, "Pretend you are explaining it to my...

August 24, 2015 by Michael Moeser

Small merchants are unclear on how to best approach EMV, but many report that they would be willing to deploy EMV terminals if they could also accept mobile payments including Apple Pay. Are small merchants really looking for a BOGO (buy one, get...

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