PCI Council Releases New CPoC Standard for Contactless Payments

To support a growing number of consumers and businesses making mobile transactions, the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) released a new standard called CPoC. Published on December 4th, CPoC introduces a new payment method that will make mobile commerce more convenient and efficient.   Contactless Payments on COTS (commercial off-the-shelf devices), or […]

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Time is Money: Instant Payments

Every business, at one time or another, has found themselves in a pinch that only fast access to capital can resolve. It may stem from payroll demands, a new investment opportunity with an immediate call to action, or—worst case scenario—an unexpected emergency. In any event, it’s important that you have the option of real-time access […]

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Age Gate vs. Age Verification Explained

If you’ve ever purchased alcohol, tobacco, or other age-restricted products online, you’re probably familiar with the pop-up asking if you’re of legal age to enter a website. This age gate has been an industry norm for age-restricted markets, including electronic cigarettes when they hit the U.S. market more than a decade ago. Minors could falsify […]

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