Credit cards in the U.S. are about to get a makeover, as the ubiquitous magnetic black stripe is...

|By:, SA News Editor

Credit cards in the U.S. are about to get a makeover, as the ubiquitous magnetic black stripe is joined by buttons, lights, fraud protection mechanisms and the like. Carrying around plastic may one day be obsolete, but in the meantime, the banks are betting on the next-gen cards.