Visa is upgrading its software to process chip-embedded credit and debit cards to function faster—addressing a source of grumbling from businesses and customers who are often forced to wait for transactions to go through.
While the safety of their private financial information is a big deal for a lot of people, when it comes to protecting it, many are actually pretty lax, a new survey says.
When a company's service falls short of expectations, consumers can react harshly, spreading negative comments or changing companies. But a new study in the Journal of Public Policy & Marketing shows that consumers practice ...
Imagine standing in a long line at your favorite coffee shop only to receive the wrong order. What would you do?
A Dutch court on Thursday refused to punish two cannabis growers, criticising a government policy that criminalises the drug's production while allowing its sale in coffee shops.
In Madison, Wis., where Wi-Fi hot spots often are easier to find than a parking space, you wouldn't think that a cafe would turn off its wireless Internet connection.
When it comes to shopping, more Americans are skipping the stores and pulling out their smartphones and tablets. Still, there's more on the horizon for shopping than just point-and-clicking.
Three young entrepreneurs have opened what they call the world's first ATM able to exchange bitcoins for any official currency.
A digital jukebox which uses social networking to select music has been developed by researchers at Lancaster University.
Smartphone battery running low? You are not alone. With millions of mobile devices handling more tasks, batteries are draining faster, forcing the industry to look for solutions including wireless charging, which can give ...