Times are changing and fraud is climbing in some areas. Data breaches are up 35% across the industry. Malware has hit Kmart hard. Phishing scams are getting more sophisticated and scams to steal card data are rising. See article below for the whole story. (more…)
Appetize is newest tool added to our POS tool chest in effort to bring our customers the finest most recent in technology and capabilities. We will be rolling out customer education campaign in near future. Applications and possible uses are almost limitless. We can service major sporting venues, college or professional league stadiums, concerts, entertainment complexes, public arenas, franchise operations, etc. Stay tuned for updates as we release new materials in the near future.
One of the hottest new POS technologies in the market place: Appetize
By Mark Lindsey
PR for Appetize
Appetize Technologies Adds Top Universities to Fast-Growing Roster of College Payment Platform Sites
Appetize, a leading cloud-based enterprise point of sale (POS) solution, has rolled out its innovative payment platform to over ten new campuses in 2017, including the University of Southern California, the University of North Carolina, and Ole Miss University. Now operating at dozens of colleges and universities across the country, Appetize’s kiosks, handheld ordering tablets, POS systems and other concessions technologies are the fastest-growing apps and devices of their kind. (more…)
EMV adoption is on the rise. Surprisingly, the smaller merchants are adopting at quicker pace. About 50% of cards in public hands are EMV now. Retail credit card fraud is down about 58% directly due to EMV.
Merchants are smiling about a recent Supreme Court ruling regarding swipe fees on credit cards. This ruling may open the door for merchants to charge surcharge fees on all credit card transactions.
By Taylor Moore from TouchBistro
In the restaurant industry, there’s an innovation for just about everything you can think of. From managing wait lists, to selling lunchtime leftovers, to gamifying the dining experience, we’re at the point where you might find yourself saying, “Of course, there’s an app for that.”
That said, not all restaurant tech is created equal or should take top priority. In this post, we’ll look at five emerging restaurant technologies you should keep your eye on this year. (more…)
Yahoo reported Wednesday a breach of more than 1 billion user accounts in August 2013. This breach is separate from one involving 500 million accounts the Web giant announced back in September. Yahoo said the new breach involved names, email addresses, birth dates, secure passwords, security questions and answers. But, did not involve payment card data or bank account information. Payment data was not stored in the system Yahoo believed was affected, it said. See full story and release from Yahoo below:
By Bob Lord, CISO
Following a recent investigation, we’ve identified data security issues concerning certain Yahoo user accounts. We’ve taken steps to secure those user accounts and we’re working closely with law enforcement. (more…)