Visa joins other major credit cards in getting rid of signature requirement

Visa has joined the other three major credit card companies to do away with the signature requirement on credit card purchases in North America. This is a result of the ongoing migration to the EMV chip for cards which brings increased security and convenience to the point of sale. As a result of this migration, Visa has made the signature requirement options for all EMV contact and contactless-chip enabled merchants in North America. Visa isn’t the only one that’s done this, it’s actually the last of the major credit card companies to do away with the signature requirement. This is something that the likes of Mastercard, American Express, and Discover have already done.Visa detailed its plans for the adoption of the EMV chip technology back in 2011. Since then, Visa’s partners have deployed more than 460 million EMV chip cards and compatible readers at more than 2.5 million locations.It also mentioned that in less than two years since the EMV chip was launched in the United States,

Visa joins other major credit cards in getting rid of signature requirement

The days of signing the receipt after a credit card purchase are numbered.

Fri 19 Jan 18 from Phys.org

Visa Signature Requirement Ends This April

Visa has joined the other three major credit card companies to do away with the signature requirement on credit card purchases in North America. This is a result of the ongoing migration to ...

Sun 14 Jan 18 from Ubergizmo

PC Market Grows for the First Time Since 2011

The new report from analyst firm IDC shows a 0.7 percent increase in PC shipments over the last quarter of 2017. The post PC Market Grows for the First Time Since 2011 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Fri 12 Jan 18 from Extremetech

VIsa will make signatures optional for chipped credit cards

It's been about a month since American Express and Mastercard decided to stop requiring signatures for EMV chip credit cards. Now Visa is joining their ranks, making signatures ...

Fri 12 Jan 18 from Engadget

Holiday PC sales grew for the first time since 2011

The market for PCs grew during the holiday season last year, which is a first in six years of declining demand for computers, according to a report by IDC. The market, which includes ...

Fri 12 Jan 18 from The Verge

Visa joins other major US credit card companies in getting rid of signatures

Visa has announced that starting in April, it will get rid of the requirement for signatures on credit card purchases in North America. Now that Visa is on board, all four of the ...

Fri 12 Jan 18 from The Verge

The PC market recently grew for the first time in six years

There's been a discouraging trend in computer shipments recently; year-to-year growth has declined steadily over the last six years. But now, IDC has a bit of good news: It looks ...

Fri 12 Jan 18 from Engadget

Gartner says PC market continues to decline, but IDC reports signs of growth

The last few years have brought seemingly constant news of the PC industry’s decline, but at least one market research firm has recorded that 2017 saw the most stable PC market since 2011.

Fri 12 Jan 18 from Techspot

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