16 JUN 2015
Clover® App Market Surpasses 100 Apps, Spurs Innovation
Today marks an important milestone for Clover®, the comprehensive business management solution from First Data. After a little more than a year of working with developers, the Clover App Market has officially surpassed the 100 app mark.
11 JUN 2015
Big Changes Ahead for Hospitality Industry
It’s easy to see how technology innovations have given today’s travel consumer a level of convenience and service that weren’t possible even a few years ago. From the ability to book and update travel plans on the go, to smartphone-based innovations in the payment and rewards-distribution spaces, easy access and control rests comfortably in the palm of your hand today.
29 MAY 2015
125 Days to the Liability Shift - Is Your Business Protected?
With less than 125 days left until the liability shift, EMV chip cards are a hot topic in the payment industry. For the rest of the U.S., what the chip on their debit and credit cards does is still a mystery.
04 MAY 2015
Michigan Entrepreneur Doesn’t Let Anything—Including Blindness—Hold Her Back
Roxanna Mann lost her sight in 2008 after a life-long struggle with a degenerative eye-condition, but this Michigan grandmother wouldn’t let that stop her from following her heart into entrepreneurship.
04 MAY 2015
Local Rotary Helps California Teens Prep for the Real World
Serendipity is a student-run restaurant and bakery located at Mt. Diablo High School in Concord, California. While the homemade, from-scratch breads, sausages, smoked salmon, and sauces are always whipped up fresh for restaurant patrons, up until recently, the point-of-sale technology Serendipity used to train students had gotten stale.
04 MAY 2015
150 Days to the Liability Shift - Act Now to Protect Your Business
By the end of 2014, an estimated 120 million chip cards had been issued. By the end of 2015 that number is projected to jump to close to 600 million representing 65 percent of credit cards and 55 percent of debit cards.
08 APR 2015
175 Days to the Liability Shift - Ensure Your Business is Protected
On October 1, 2015 you could be faced with the real possibility of being liable for counterfeit card fraud. With the continued rollout of EMV chip cards, Visa and MasterCard have changed who could be responsible for counterfeit fraud.
14 JAN 2015
Why Your SMB Needs EMV
Credit card fraud and business data breaches continue to be a major issue around the world; the situation is even bleaker in the U.S.
12 JAN 2015
Why Apple Pay will Succeed where Others have Failed
When Apple announced Apple Pay in September 2014 and then subsequently launched in October, it wasn’t so much ‘the what’ that intrigued me but rather ‘the how’.
09 JAN 2015
EMV is Here: Are All Your Locations Chip-card Ready?
08 JAN 2015
Simple Data Security is No Longer Enough: Multi-layered Security Solutions are Critical to Protecting the ‘Crown Jewels’
Up until recently, business leaders have often thought that security breaches happen elsewhere. Whether it’s confidence in their current security teams, the fact that they may not do any selling online, or the idea that their business is too small to warrant cyber-criminals’ attention, many executives today have a “it’ll never happen to me” attitude towards data breaches.
07 JAN 2015
5 Questions a SMB Should Ask when Considering a New POS System