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Card companies want you to get smart

...and storing frequently used numbers. The financial sector also likes them: In France, every Visa debit card has an embedded chip. Despite pilot projects, smart cards have never been a commercial hit in the United States, however. For U.S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/12/18/tec_302416.shtml
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Aiken to be ready for Y2K

...expected to be Y2K-compliant -- able to distinguish between 1900 and 2000 -- by the new year, and those with embedded chips that are not compliant are being replaced. Problems that can be prevented by reprogramming or replacing computers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/03/met_260517.shtml
Metro
Utilities Commission: Little chance of disaster in 2000

...I don't have a year 2000 problem,"' Little said. "That may not be true." Companies that use inexpensive "embedded chips" to count gallons or dispense chemicals into water could find those chips will not work when 2000 comes, he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/02/tec_240698.shtml
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Some say home appliances may breakdown in 2000; appliance makers say `not so'

...for manufacturers of electronic products, according to legal experts. "The potential liability associated with the embedded chip issues is underreported and potentially an avenue of massive liability," said Vito Petraino, a California attorney...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/09/tec_209650.shtml
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Y2K bugs may linger after Jan. 1 passes

...this weekend. If there are any problems involving embedded chips that control power plants and other major equipment...digits to represent a year in computer programs and embedded chips. Left uncorrected, "00" might appear as 1900...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/01/tec_277165.shtml
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Offers tips for Y2K preparedness

...appliances, consumer electronics, garage door openers, electric locks and other equipment that may be controlled by an "embedded chip." Stock emergency supplies to last from three days to a week for everyone living in your home, including pets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/29/edi_269006.shtml
Editorials
Small Taiwan businesses not ready for Y2K

...have been mobilizing to deal with the computer trouble known as the Y2K problem, which results from computers and embedded chips reading years in just two digits. If uncorrected, those machines would read Jan. 1, 2000, as Jan. 1, 1900...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/07/tec_241191.shtml
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Some say home appliances may breakdown in 2000; appliance makers say `not so'

...for manufacturers of electronic products, according to legal experts. "The potential liability associated with the embedded chip issues is underreported and potentially an avenue of massive liability," said Vito Petraino, a California attorney...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/08/tec_209593.shtml
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