The EMV specification for "chip and PIN" cards is used for credit-card processing and ATMs around the world, but it is relatively new to U.S. markets.
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Long-time small-business advocate Heather Clancy translates the latest SMB trends -- from e-commerce technologies to cost-effective applications, hardware, collaboration tools and cloud services that improve SMB efficiency.
Heather Clancy is an award-winning business journalist specializing in transformative technology and innovation
Verifying a customer's identity online can be incredibly challenging, but Scottish company miiCard is offering a potential solution for small businesses.
Companies will now be able to see more of their recent customers who check in with the mobile location app, along with their full names.
Before your small business starts its next technology project or embarks on a new IT investment, here are some things to keep in mind.
Infusionsoft is getting $54 million in growth capital to accelerate development of its software, which combines sales, marketing and CRM functions.
Backupify offers a backup solution targeted at users of widely used cloud applications and services.
NoWait's service helps small establishments alert waiting patrons through text messages to their mobile phone, foregoing investments in pricey pager systems.
The insights enabled by massive data analytics applications aren't just the provenance of enterprise companies. Get ready to hear a lot more about big data for SMBs in 2013.
The SlideShark presentation viewer is one of the top productivity applications for small businesses on Apple iOS. The developer's new HTML 5 player product line should broaden Brainshark's presence on the Android platform.
The cloud-based application goes beyond to-do lists to help organize all the documents, conversations and tasks associated with a given project.