Index Quick Chip: A Faster, Better EMV Experience

This afternoon, I visited my daughter at her office (how cool a Dad am I?). I stopped at the store across the street, The Fresh Market and picked up a nice flower arrangement for her desk and some treats for the staff there. When I checked out, I was blown away… I inserted my EMV credit card and it worked almost instantaneously. It was the fastest I’ve ever seen a checkout work with a chip-enabled

Why You Need to Upgrade Your Card Swipe to EMV

While at IRCE, I got to sit down with Intuit’s SVP of Payments and Commerce Solutions, Eric Dunn. It was an eye-opening look into Intuit’s growth in the retail and ecommerce market. In fact, many people don’t realize but more money flows through Intuit than PayPal when it comes to online commerce (if you include their payroll services). Intuit is continuing to strive to be an end-to-end solution for any ecommerce or retail business where

Smartcards Rolling Out Over the Next Few Years

Wow… when you think about all the dedicated and dependent hardware for traditional magnetic striped credit cards, that’s a ton of equipment and expense out there to replace. Over the next few years, though, that’s exactly what’s going to happen! Traditional credit cards are on their way out. It took the hacking of 70 million Target credit cards during the 2013 holiday season to spur Congress into abandoning the highly unsecure magnetic-stripe cards used by