The results from the first couple of years of contactless payments use in the UK show that, as expected, contactless is being used as cash replacement for small transactions.
The government is battening down the hatches and repelling all boarders, even if they have e-tickets. And not before time!
I'm giving a keynote at the Smart Card Alliance conference in Chicago in a couple of weeks. It's going to be about EMV in the USA. I've just been mulling it over, and once again looked at ... [Continue reading]
They called April 6th "Black Wednesday" in the UK. Well, I heard someone say that on the BBC. It's because it was the start of the new tax year, and since the government maxed out the credit ... [Continue reading]
There's no doubt that chip and PIN is one of the key planks in the industry strategy to reduce card fraud to manageable levels (which is not the same as eliminating card fraud, note). One of ... [Continue reading]