Technology news affecting the convenience store industry

Senator asks FTC to investigate barriers to complying with data-security standard

WASHINGTON —In two separate letters, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) asked the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the governing body of chip-card or Europay MasterCard Visa (EMV) standards pointed questions about the sluggish certification process that may be taking its toll on retailers in the form...

As trust in off-premise digital-storage solutions grows, so do security questions, study says

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. -- While the shift from in-house to “off premise” or “cloud” technologies ramps up, a recent study showed that 66% of senior executives don’t have a full understanding of the risks. At the same time, 77% of organizations trust the cloud more now than a year ago, according to...

Gilbarco introduces ‘next generation’ chip-card dispenser

GREENSBORO, N.C. —Gilbarco Veeder-Root has announced the launch of FlexPay IV as its next-generation line of EMV-certified dispenser-based payment terminals. Gilbarco jointly developed FlexPay IV with Verifone, a payments solutions provider, to enable gas stations and convenience stores to securely...

Finding cheap gas ranks high among users of gasoline, c-store mobile apps
Software provider appoints former Radiant, NCR exec to role
Multilayered authentication required in new version of data-security rules
Tech conference examines topics from PCI 3.2 to mobile loyalty
Bitcoin, digital currencies expanding what commerce means
Minimum-wage tipping point may bring artificial intelligence to c-stores, Conexxus futurist says
Startups place kiosks for digital currency at sites on both coasts