During an interview with CNBC, retailer's CEO defends four-day delay in notifying customers of security breach as necessary for the investigation and preparation for consumer reaction.
A new patent proposes a screen that can react to your finger simply gesturing above it.
Arts and crafts retail chain says malware at its point-of-sale terminals impacted 2.6 million cards, as well as another 400,000 at Aaron Brothers subsidiary.
The pair allegedly sold point-of-sale terminals preloaded with remote desktop software to load value on Subway gift cards.
Point-of-sale terminals at 63 bookstores are found to have been modified to hijack customers' credit card and PIN information.
This story incorrectly referred to Payfone as a manufacturer of point-of-sale terminals. The actual payment terminal company is Verifone.
Hewlett-Packard will announce on Monday plans to enter the market for retail point-of-sale terminals with its PC-like rp5000 cash register.
Taiwan chipmaker Via Technologies announced at the Consumer Electronics Show a new design for embedded systems, or non-PC computing devices such as entertainment appliances. The Eden Embedded System Platform pairs Via's Apollo PLE133 or ProSavage PN133T processors with the North Bridge and South Bridge chipsets to combine central processing functions, graphics, audio and wireless and wireline connectivity in one package. Via touted the compact design and low power consumption of the Eden package as a good fit to run entertainment devices such as game consoles and digital video recorders, and business appliances such as retail point-of-sale terminals.
International Verifact is providing Canada's Scotiabank with an all-in-one debit, credit, check authorization, and smart card solution for use with Visa Cash. IVI's new "chip farm" sits under IVI's existing point-of-sale terminals. The device allows several smart card formats to be accepted. IVI's product and software have been certified by Visa; Mondex certification will be pursued in the near future.