Yes, we’ve seen them all. The memes mocking the speed, or lack thereof, of EMV transactions. That being said, the joke’s over! It was fun while it lasted, but we have good news for all of you accepting chip cards out there.
Let’s be honest - whenever you go to a store or restaurant and intend to use a gift card as payment, you’re most likely going to spend more than what that gift card is worth. In fact, according to GiftCards.com, statistics say 72% of you will spend more than the value of your gift card.
In today’s day and age, getting “hacked” is all too common. Mobile devices, apps, websites, and yes, even coffee makers, refrigerators, and cars…seemingly anything can get hacked in 2016. Seriously, Google “things that can be hacked,” you’ll be surprised what makes these lists.