A Strong Foreign Exchange Strategy Can Boost Your eCommerce Business

Imagine this… you’re trying to find a very specific product that you really want to buy for a loved one, and when you find it online, the price is listed as €200 or ¥1,560. How much is that worth in dollars? And how much extra will you have to pay for the currency conversion? This situation might be enough for you to leave the website and look for the item somewhere else. It happens all the time, and yet, it doesn’t have to.

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Implementing Unattended Payment Solutions? Keep These Seven Things in Mind

Unattended payment solutions have been an integral part of the buying experience in the U.S. for decades. Whether shoppers are purchasing their favorite beverage from a mall vending machine, or travelers are checking in for their flight on an airline’s digital kiosk, unattended use cases are everywhere.

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Improve Efficiency, Payment Security and More with Pay-at-the-Table in Your Restaurant

The food & beverage industry has gone through many changes in the last few years. Better technology has enabled restaurant owners to bring the payment process right to the patron with Pay-at-the-Table solutions. A Pay-at-the-Table solution allows servers to bring the payment process right to the patron. Instead of shuttling their credit card back and forth between the diner and the point of sale (POS) system, the servers can use a wireless terminal or an mPOS solution to accept payment right where the diner is. This assures customers that their credit card data is safe as they have complete control over the transaction and allows restaurants to better engage with them.

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Happy International Women's Day: Women at Ingenico

Female participation in tech is growing and the fintech industry is becoming more attractive for female talent. More women are joining the industry than ever before and we’re proud that nearly a third of our global workforce are female. As we celebrate International Women's Day, we asked Women at Ingenico about why they love working in technology and payments? Here are their stories:

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New PCI Software-Based PIN Entry on COTS Standard

The PCI SSC has announced a new PCI Security Standard for software-based PIN entry on commercial off-the-shelf devices (COTS), such as smartphones and tablets. The PCI Software-Based PIN Entry (SPoC) Standard provides a software-based approach for protecting PIN entry on the wide variety of COTS devices in the market today. The security requirements are for solution providers to use in developing secure solutions that enable EMV contact and contactless transactions with PIN entry on the merchant’s consumer device using a secure PIN entry application in combination with a Secure Card Reader for PIN (SCRP). Here we talk with PCI SSC Chief Technology Officer Troy Leach about the new standard, what makes it different than other PCI PIN Standards, and how it’s designed to secure payment data.

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