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EMV chip cards

QS/1 certified by Global Payments for chip cards

QS/1 certified by Global Payments for chip cards

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — QS/1 has earned certification to process the chip-embedded credit cards via payment technology service provider Global Payments Inc. The pharmacy and health care solution provider said Monday that the Global Payments approval enables pharmacies using QS/1 technology and hardware to accept and authenticate the EMV chip cards. Europay, MasterCard and Visa EMV-compliant

U.S. retailers make switch to EMV technology

NEW YORK — Retailers this month became liable for credit card fraud if they did not upgrade point-of-sale equipment to accept chip-enabled cards. Chains had to be enabled for so-called EMV (Europay, MasterCard and Visa) cards as of October 1 to avoid liability for fraud. The chip in the cards has a unique encryption code,

QS/1 releases SharpRx pharmacy management software

QS/1 releases SharpRx pharmacy management software

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — QS/1 this week launched SharpRx, which the company described as the next generation of pharmacy management software. The pharmacy technology provider said SharpRx gives small chain and independent and pharmacies a more efficient way to fill prescriptions and bill third-party insurance, in turn enabling faster customer service. The software brings touchscreen capability,

Chip card transition progresses slowly

Chip card transition progresses slowly

The switch to chip-enabled payment cards is moving forward, but there’s still a ways to go, even as the deadline looms. The inter-industry Payments Security Task Force (PST) said Wednesday that its eight financial institutions reported that 30% of their U.S. consumer credit and debit cards contain EMV chips as of June 30. These issuers