News for Sterling Payment Technologies

PCI compliance virtualization guidelines create ROI for retail stores

The PCI Security Standards Council's recently released virtualization guidelines provide an opportunity for significant return on investment for retail stores, RIS News reports. ... more

Police ask for public's help in retail theft cases

Two Illinois police officers have created an incentive program for members of the public who help identify persons of interest in retail theft cases, the Beacon News reports. ... more

Gift card activity picks up after post-holiday swoon

According to data from an Atlanta, Georgia-based payment processing company, promotional gift card use during the second quarter of 2011 followed typical economic trends, ABA Banking Journal reports. ... more

Mobile credit card processing solutions to be rolled out in coming months

Visa and Google will be the first companies to unveil their mobile credit card processing products this fall, CNET reports. ... more

Prepaid rewards cards vary by customer

Determining which prepaid reward card to use can be a difficult decision because many factors come into play. ... more

San Francisco looks to profit from payment processing-enabled taxis

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Organization is current undertaking an effort to equip every one of its city's cabs with a credit card terminal, the San Francisco Examiner reports. ... more

Encryption method receives PCI compliance standards

The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council recently released merchant guidelines for tokenization, a data encryption method used to safeguard against account breaches ISO & Agent Weekly reports. ... more

Consumers look to established credit brands for mobile payments

A number of companies have recently unveiled mobile payment processing solutions, including Google. ... more

Mobile POS devices encourage businesses to accept credit cards

As mobile technology develops, payment processors are finding more uses for the technology. ... more

Website creates open market to trade unused promotional gift cards

A new gift card trading website called is growing in popularity, as it provides consumers with a lucrative alternative for their unused, prepaid cards, NY1 reports. ... more

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