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Chip cards lead to jokes, angst on the web

Jamie Gonzalez

Chip-enabled credit and debit cards have been in the U.S. for a short period. Understandably, the new-to-us technology has taken some getting used to. (Click to enlarge.) Source: Nathan W. Pyle, BuzzFeed Comics   Even the word chip causes some…
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Gas stations get 3-year extension on EMV transition

Kelly Dilworth

If you’re usually in a hurry when you’re pumping gas and don’t want to wait an extra 15 seconds or more for an EMV reader to process your card payment, it now will be a few more years before you’re asked…
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Retailers fight back against EMV fraud liability shift

Sienna Kossman

I’ve had chip cards in my wallet for months now, but I can count on one hand the number of local retailers with chip card readers that are actually turned on. You’d think they would want to be as EMV-ready…
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3 ways EMV may affect holiday shopping

Sienna Kossman

Don’t let chip cards ruin your Christmas, fraud haunt your Hanukkah or identity theft compromise your Kwanzaa celebrations. The U.S. is in the midst of a major payment card transition and that means some of our holiday shopping experiences may…
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Small merchants don’t have to feel burdened by EMV migration

Sienna Kossman

As the clock for the EMV fraud liability shift deadline ticks away, will your favorite mom-and-pop shop be ready to process your new chip card? Probably not, and numbers show they’re not likely to be ready any time soon despite transition-assistance programs.
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