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The U.S. EMV-Accepting Merchant Base Grew by 400,000 Locations in 2018

The number of U.S. merchant locations accepting EMV chip cards grew nearly 15% in 2018 while EMV payment transactions rose 27%, according to new data from Visa Inc.  In its latest report on the conversion of U.S. general-purpose payment cards from magnetic stripes to EMV chips, Visa says 3.1 million …

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Eye on Security: Oversight of Payment Software To Change Under PCI Council Plan; EMVCo Updates 3-D Secure

Oversight of payment-processing software will change under detailed plans announced by the PCI Security Standards Council. In related news, the EMVCo standards body announced an update to its 3-D Secure standard for protecting card-not-present transactions. In a Friday blog post, the PCI Council said its pending PCI Secure Software Standard …

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Visa’s Counterfeit Fraud Declines, But Some Other EMV Measures Signal a Conversion Lull

Counterfeit fraud losses continue to decline, according to Visa Inc.’s latest report about the U.S. conversion to the EMV chip card standard. But Visa’s EMV dollar volume was lower in September than in June, and the number of merchants that accept chip cards remained unchanged at 3.1 million. Visa says …

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Fuel Dispenser Vendor Offers Chevron, Texaco Dealers EMV Update Program

Chevron and Texaco fuel retailers have another option when considering EMV upgrades at the pump with the debut of a Gilbarco Veeder-Root program. Launched this week, the program enables these convenience-store operators to trade in their current non-EMV-compliant equipment from their pumps for the Passport POS service from Greensboro, N.C.-based …

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Chase Gets Back Into Contactless Cards, Signaling Stronger Momentum for Tap-And-Go EMV

Giant card issuer Chase once again will issue contactless credit and debit cards, the bank announced Wednesday. Chase, a unit of JPMorgan Chase & Co., says it will begin later this year issuing contactless EMV cards bearing the Visa Inc. brand, first to its Chase Freedom Unlimited and Chase Slate …

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EMV Finds a Seat in Restaurants

Forget an a la carte approach to point-of-sale services. EMV has trained restaurant operators to want inclusive features to help run their businesses. Ask point-of-sale system experts to describe the state of EMV acceptance among restaurants, and their choice of words may not be what many expect, or would hope, …

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