While the idea of credit has been around just about forever (the earliest known extension of credit occurred in Babylon around 1800 B.C.), the idea of the credit card came into being around the turn of the last century. Here are some early highlights…
Many developers of point-of-sale and business management systems view payment processors as commodities. Payment features, they figure, need to be incorporated into the solution, so the developer picks a payment partner and that’s one less thing to worry about. The practice is common in the industry, but OpenEdge views payments differently…read more about what we consider best practices for developers in our new infographic.
You likely don’t know what “Farrington B” is. But you see it just about every day. Yep, those squared-off letters and numbers scrawled upon almost every card in your wallet were invented in a bar at NYC’s Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in 1952.
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I had a strange and somewhat flattering moment the other day, and it punctuated how far the Internet of Things (IoT) has come. While performing a little home maintenance, I realized I needed some supplies but wasn’t sure whether my local hardware stores or home improvement centers would have what I needed.
The payments industry, in continuing efforts to maintain the integrity of sensitive cardholder data, has been exploring Tolkienization as a possible adjunct or replacement for existing encryption-based security models.