WiFi and Mobility in Retail Stores

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An in-depth look at Apple Pay, and what it means for retailers

Apple introduces mobile wallet capabilities that combine NFC, Passbook and Touch ID. The company has support from banks, major card issuers and retailers.

Apple and NFC: 10 key considerations for retailers

Apple's next iPhone might be capable of NFC payments. Most retailers are not well-prepared, though there is still time.

Backoff is the new standard by which other malware will be judged

Every now and then, hackers develop a piece of malware that is so insidious, it changes the landscape of computer security. While there are many contenders for this dubious list, CodeRed, Zeus, and now Backoff are certainly worthy of inclusion.

Seven critical questions required for business decision precision

Today's retail stakes are too high for "lies, damned lies, and statistics."

Amazon enters the mPOS competition

The online retailer Wednesday introduced Amazon Local Register with a better transaction rate than Square.

What host card emulation means for mobile payment security

The EMV card is a physical asset that provides security via encryption. The next step is to duplicate this security virtually.

The three main things customers want from mobile payments

How can you get customers to adopt mobile payments? Make them a value-added benefit that improves their retail experience.

Major store transformation at In The Pink

In The Pink Stores, the largest chain of Lilly Pulitzer Signature Stores in the US, has launched mPOS as part of a major store transformation project.

Making data-driven decisions with your POS

Three questions to ask of your business to understand how to leverage POS data for a competitive advantage.

Retailers launch comprehensive cyber intelligence sharing center

The R-CISC is an independent organization, the centerpiece of which is a Retail Information Sharing and Analysis Center (Retail-ISAC).

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NEWS


Home Depot breach reportedly generating card fraud

Banks aren't confirming it and Home Depot insists that no PIN data was taken, but sources say bank accounts have been compromised.

Square plans to add bitcoin, Apple Pay acceptance

Square CEO Jack Dorsey recently said the company's register service will eventually accept all forms of payment, including bitcoin and Apple Pay.

LightSpeed adding Apple Pay compatibility to its mobile POS

With LightSpeed Payments, retailers will no longer need to deal with a third party to begin accepting credit and debit cards or to access critical information about financials.

Home Depot data breach comes into focus

The account information for 56 million payment cards was compromised in a malware attack that lasted five months.

ID TECH lists new mPOS as Visa Ready

UniPay is a combination magnetic stripe and EMV mobile reader that connects through the audio jack port of a mobile device.

TNS unveils new cardholder data encryption solution

TNS' Managed POS Encryption includes support for the VeriShield Protect end-to-end encryption solution from VeriFone and Trustwave's hardware-agnostic point-to-point encryption.

TSYS works with merchants on Apple Pay

Company announced a partnership with iMobile to process transactions from Apple's new mobile-payments system.

Apple unveils Apple Pay mobile wallet at iPhone launch event

Apple Pay, which is set to launch in the U.S. in October, uses a secure element in the phone to store card information. It eliminates the need for a mag stripe, instead generating a single-use, unique number for each transaction.

Home Depot confirms data breach

Retailer is still in the process of determining the scope of the intrusion, which first began in April.

MCX reveals its mobile payments network, CurrentC

CurrentC has been launched in private pilot mode in select locations across the country. The private pilot will expand through 2014, with regional and national rollouts to follow in 2015.

Square updates Cash app; seeks more funding

Users can now send funds via text or email as company redesigns service with better transaction notifications.

FreedomPay unveils PCI-certified P2PE tech for merchants

Commerce platform FreedomPay has unveiled what it says is North America’s first PCI certified fully functional, point-to-point encryption payment technology as part of its cloud-based FreedomPay Commerce Platform.

Square expands capital program

Victory Park Capital invests in Square so that mPOS provider can target more small businesses with lending opportunities.

Square goes on the defensive in light of Amazon Local Register

The mPOS provider addressed in a blog post what it called myths about it pricing, service and a number of other issues.

Supervalu the latest brand to report data breach

The company doesn't specify that PIN numbers were stolen, but refers to 'other numerical information' in the announcement that its POS system was compromised.

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Often the heart and soul of retail IT, the point-of-sale system is a mission-critical technology tool for every retailer. Learn how to choose the right POS, how to plan for upgrades, and how to take it to the next level by integrating it with other store systems.