Visa helps Olympic athletes make payments using jewelery.

The credit card company made a water-resistant, battery-free ring that athletes can test out at the games in Rio. New ways to pay are cropping up all the time, and include watches, phones and now rings. Sarah Tew/CNET At the Olympics this August, athletes will be practicing in all kinds of biking, swimming or running[…]

Online fraud has increased significantly in the US since the switch to EMV chips

Attempted fraud with stolen payment information has increased significantly in the US since merchants and card issuers switched to cards with EMV chips rather than magnetic strips, according to a report from ACI Worldwide cited by Reuters. Annual fraud costs to US retailers rose 38% to $32 billion in 2014, according to BI Intelligence estimates[…]

What do you need to have an online store

Electronic commerce or e-commerce is a term for any type of business, or commercial transaction, that involves the transfer of information across the Internet. It covers a range of different types of businesses, from consumer based retail sites, through auction or music sites, to business exchanges trading goods and services between corporations. It is currently[…]

Save Money When Processing B2B and B2G Transactions with Level II & III Data

Every day, merchants work to control costs while delivering high-quality products, services, and support. Level II and III transaction processing is one way merchants can save, while creating a value-add for prospects and customers. If you accept Business-to-Business (B2B) and/or Business-to-Government (B2G) payments, including Level II and III data can help you significantly reduce processing[…]