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Smarter than Smart Cards

You may or may not have noticed it, but more and more credit cards have an EMVĀ chip, in addition to the magnetic stripe. The reason for this change is that starting October 1, 2015, banks that due not issue smart … Continue reading

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Inkjet Me a Credit Card

Inkjet printing continues to find new applications. I received my Chase credit card and was surprised to see that the embossed name and number that is on every other credit card was missing. Instead, Chase has used UV cured inkjet … Continue reading

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Cardboard credit cards

I am glad they decided not to make credit cards out of cardboard. Apparently, the original prototypes were made out of cardboard. These credit cards probably wouldn’t hold up until the first bill arrived, let alone for multiple years. On … Continue reading

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