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Wednesday, August 10, 2011 2:07 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

Visa is raising its stakes on chip-and-PIN credit cards. The company on Tuesday launched a multi-pronged initiative to expand the use and acceptance of EMV-enabled credit cards in the U.S. Visa said it’s offering certain incentives if retailers swap out their old-school payment systems with ones that take these cards. EMV is an acronym for Europay,