Articles by author: Claire Bendig

How Card Issuers and Merchants Maneuvered One Year of Mastercard’s Magstripe Phase Out

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Coming up on one year from the official announcement, retailers and card issuers rejoiced at Mastercard’s announcement that by 2024, issuers will no longer be required to use magnetic Read more


DeLorean is Back…Actually They Never Left Us!
August 12, 2022
The forthcoming debut of the latest DeLorean iteration is discussed on the latest episode of “Are We There Yet?”. Host Grant Harrell talked with the automaker’s Chief Marketing Officer, Troy Beetz, Read more
How Teach for America Brings Diversity in Education to Houston Schools
August 12, 2022
Teach for America has been a cornerstone in creating more educators for the nation. The nonprofit founded in 1989 operates in more than two dozen regions across the country and introduces commitment Read more
The Tips Restaurants Need to Avoid Scammers and Extortionists
August 12, 2022
If restaurants didn’t already have enough to deal with during this pandemic, scheming scammers have cooked up an elaborate plot to target them with negative reviews. According to CBS News, there’s Read more
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Will LiDAR be the Breakthrough for Autonomous Vehicles?
February 13, 2019
LiDAR technology is rapidly becoming more popular in the development of autonomous cars. LiDAR – light detection and ranging - is a detection system that measures distance through pulsed laser Read more
What to Check Out at the AAAS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.
February 7, 2019
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is hosting its annual meeting to offer more than 120 scientific sessions to grow awareness about different specialized fields. The Read more
Inside the Connection Between Business Success and Water
February 5, 2019
The data on water scarcity is sobering and shortages are increasingly linked to natural and human-made causes. Water-saving innovations are coming out in an attempt to conserve the earth’s most Read more
What the Davos Summit Told Us About Global Energy
January 30, 2019
The Davos Summit, a top tier World Economic Forum-hosted event in Davos, Switzerland, connected chief officers from major companies, politicians from all around the world and distinguished Read more
Why You Won’t Be Able to Avoid Virtual Reality for Much Longer
January 23, 2019
Virtual reality experiences are growing more popular in different industries to enhance customer experiences. Restaurants, sports, theaters, service industries and even non-profits are using VR Read more
What to Expect from NRF 2019
January 7, 2019
NRF 2019 begins this Sunday at the Javits Center in New York City. As the world’s largest retail conference and expo, exhibitors span the entire business universe and attendees can expect to make Read more
The State That is Charting A New Course for American Energy
December 21, 2018
Colorado is working to become a world leader in clean energy storage. The Colorado Energy Office (CEO) is supporting a “green bank” that will use private dollars to spur investment in Read more
The Gifts That Go Back: The Numbers Behind Holiday Returns
December 17, 2018
With holiday gift shopping in full swing, retailers can count on plenty of returns. Gifts of ill-fitting sweaters and duplicate games ensure that returns will be a popular sight in the weeks Read more
Why Delivery Apps Are Changing More Than Menus At Restaurants
December 11, 2018
In this technological day and age, there is no stopping the rapid change of the restaurant industry. The feeling of instant gratification is prevalent in all walks of human interaction, whether Read more