Tech Consolidates

In round numbers, the March 2018 equity values of Square, Stripe and Adyen were $20B, $10B and $5B, respectively. Over the last three months these companies have climbed to even higher […]

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Until very recently, Quick Service Restaurant, or “QSRs” in the U.S. market have lagged in the adoption of EMV chip cards. Historically, that’s been because chip card readers have taken […]

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Direct To Processor

Common sense would say that the April 2018 reinstatement of fraud liability by Visa and American Express would give lagging U.S. merchants renewed motivation to embrace chip card security. Seems like a no-brainer, […]

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When low level technology undergoes a major shift, it can create instant distress for programmers who have coded on top of it. A case in point is the upgrade of […]

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Iceberg !

There is a giant disconnect in the U.S. Payments market that is going largely unnoticed. The parties involved seem to be talking past each other at a fairly crucial time. Somebody […]

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