All articles tagged Future of Credit Cards (8)

Plastc – The Smart Card Built with Superior Security – Is About to Take the Market by Storm

Plastc – The Smart Card Built with Superior Security – Is About to Take the Market by Storm

In a nutshell: Smart cards may soon become the easiest way to pay, so we took a close look to see what Plastc will be offering when it arrives in April. What we found delighted us—hands down, the... read more »

How The U.S. Became An Easy Mark For Hackers

How The U.S. Became An Easy Mark For Hackers

At the end of May, Quartz reported 47 percent of all global credit card fraud occurs in the U.S. However, American cards make up just 24 percent of the world’s credit card population. With... read more »

Apple Pay Now Features Support for Discover Cards

Apple Pay Now Features Support for Discover Cards

Apple Pay, the digital wallet that allows you to store your credit cards and debit cards and pay for things with near-field communication (NFC) technology, continues to gain momentum despite the... read more »

New “Dynamic” Smart Card Could Help Prevent Fraud

New “Dynamic” Smart Card Could Help Prevent Fraud

A French technology company recently unveiled a prototype of a credit card with “dynamic” features cleverly engineered to prevent credit card fraud. This smart card features... read more »

Why Will My Business Need to Accept EMV Cards?

Why Will My Business Need to Accept EMV Cards?

Business owners take note: on Oct. 1, 2015, banks across the country are switching things up with your customer’s credit cards. In case you haven’t noticed, banks are adding EMV (Europay,... read more »

Is the Stratos Smart Card Worth It?

Is the Stratos Smart Card Worth It?

Big changes are coming to the credit card industry that will impact the way you use that little piece of plastic in your wallet. You’ve probably heard of the new chip-and-pin credit cards that... read more »

What is NFC? A Beginner’s Guide to the Future of Credit Cards

What is NFC? A Beginner’s Guide to the Future of Credit Cards

If you’ve been following the latest headlines in technology or commerce, chances are you’ve heard of Apple Pay, Google Wallet or Softcard. Probably the most significant feature of the... read more »

Paypal: The Use of Physical Credit Cards Will Die Out by 2018

Paypal: The Use of Physical Credit Cards Will Die Out by 2018

In a bold statement, a Paypal executive predicts consumers will mainly stop using physical credit cards by 2018, just four years from now. Hill Ferguson, a global vice president for Paypal, bases... read more »