In the cards

Raskin, Andrew
November 1998
Inc.;1998 Inc. Technology 4, Vol. 20 Issue 17, p120
Reports on the growing number of small companies that are using smart cards instead of getting cash payments. Advantages and disadvantages of using smart cards; Experiences of some companies who let customers transact with them using smart cards; Alternative applications of smart cards.


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