2016: The Year of the Smartphone

Mobile payments had a better year than the rest of the world

Word on the street is that Christmas is about to pull a fast one yet again. Just when you thought you had ample time to tackle all of your holiday To-Dos, Santa called and said, “Ha ha ha…I’m coming for you!”

On second thought it might have been: “Ho ho ho.” We had a bad connection.

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Understanding EMV and NFC Payments

Your preparations for the upcoming holiday weekend probably involve putting fuel in your car, stocking up on BBQ essentials — maybe even paying a few bills so you can enjoy Labor Day without laboring over a single thing. But while you might feel secure in your potato salad game, the credit card with which you used to purchase the ingredients is not exactly on lock.

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