Could Online Intermediaries Control Physical POS? 

The year is 2039. The youngest of the bridge millennials – those 30- to 40-year-olds who today represent the first generation of connected consumers with spending power – will be having their mid-life crises at the age of 50. And the 60-year-olds will be telling the world that 60 is the new 30. By then, […]

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Point of Sale Attacks Are a ‘Point of No Return’

An onslaught of cyberattacks are targeting point-of-sale (POS) systems from restaurants and retailers so cybercriminals can easily steal credit card information to illegally buy goods and services online. It is one of the largest piggy banks that cybercriminals take full advantage of.

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Uber’s ‘Pay With Venmo’ Signals the Slow Death of Traditional POS

On the heels of the industry’s transition to chip card technology in the U.S. and intense competition from upstarts like Square, Poynt and Clover, point of sale card readers have struggled to remain relevant.

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