Cashing out with ATMs

The idea behind the development of the ATM was to replace teller operations in a bank branch with electronic devices. But is this all an ATM is capable of?

The ATM industry outlook for 2015: 'Bigger, better, faster, more'

Don't look for big new ATM trends in 2015; instead, look for the rapid acceleration of emerging technologies and business strategies that made headlines in 2014.

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Hit your 2015 marketing goals

Quality, consistent branding, targeted campaigns, and strategies that fit the times are hallmarks of a successful marketing plan.

Is there ever a time when I don't need cash?

In IT today, there's really no reason to contemplate deploying consumer-facing solutions that don't deliver 24/7/forever.

Is tokenization really the best solution to fraud?

Apple has made over one of the oldest payment security methods into one of the newest. But is it the best?

Bitcoin backer defends beleaguered cryptocurrency

Investor Marc Andreessen stood up for bitcoin in a series of tweets after the cryptocurrency suffered a 20 percent drop in value within 72 hours.

More than a cash machine, the ATM is a branch-trimming tool

Banks should applaud the ATM industry for eliminating bank branches and their associated costs, and stop hammering customers with fees for using foreign ATMs.

Where will payments be in 10 years?

If the last 10 years has taught us anything, it's that disruptive technologies can shift the course of events in a way few would expect.

From breach to outreach: Restoring cardholder confidence

The card is an extension of your institution, so it's your FI that cardholders look to for protection. Losing their trust is a big problem — and a big expense

New payments players must fight their way through space junk

The payments ecosystem is much like space: It's difficult to get to; it's uninhabitable unless you're properly equipped; and it exists in a vacuum.

Share the information: Every ATM owner is in the same game!

It's time to pause and celebrate 2014. In somewhat muted terms, perhaps, but we made it, and the ubiquitous corner ATM is still being well used.

ATMs lose their charm in Chile

The current ATM availability crisis and exchange of public blows highlight the essential nature of ATMs in today's payment ecosystem.

In new ATM association, competition takes a back seat to crimefighting

The ATM Security Association for Enhanced Technology asks members to join a common cause against an underworld of uncommonly determined ATM fraudsters and cyberthieves.

ATM stories that caught readers' attention in November

Apple Pay, cybercrime and self-service innovation were top-of-mind in the ATM industry over the last month. But reader interest wandered over to low-tech topics, as well.

Consumers still prefer mix of banking channels

Although the Internet remains consumers' top channel for banking, others — including ATMs and the branch — are regaining ground.

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Allpoint, Star networks re-up 
surcharge-free ATM agreement

The relationship offers expanded surcharge-free access to StarSF member financial institutions and their cardholders.

Fiserv mobile app puts card management in the hands of cardholders

CardValet lets cardholders monitor and control how, when and where their card is used — and set limits on spending.

ATM gone missing? A new tracking device can help you find it

Philadelphia-based asset protection company 3SI Security Systems has introduced an ATM tracker solution that relies on GPS to locate a stolen ATM. According to a press release, the NextGen3 Electronic Satellite Pursuit ATM Tracker GPS leverages multiple security and tracking...

Bitcoin wallet provider Coinbase lands $75M in funding from FIs

The cash infusion is the largest ever for a bitcoin company, Coinbase said.

Gemalto to deploy prepaid EMV bankcards in South Africa

The card is certified by the major payment schemes and accepted at more than 27,000 ATMs and 240,000 EMV-compliant POS terminals throughout the country.

Customers Bank launches mobile-only FI with network of 55K free ATMs

The mobile FI is focused especially on serving demographic groups that include millennials, Gen X-ers, and tech-savvy baby boomers.

Bankers praise SCOTUS decision to let interchange ruling stand

An appeals court previously rejected retailers' efforts to reduce the interchange cap set by the Fed pursuant to the Durbin Amendment.

Saudi FI, GRG kick off phase two of optimized cash collection project

Phase one reduced cash handling time for retailers, streamlined cash collection for the bank and its CIT provider, and improved security for all, the partners say.

ATM Industry Association 
launches new business plan, brand look

A more modern look was 'past due' for the organization, which produces multiple conferences, best practices documents, online training, and more.

ABA endorses Fiserv DNA account processing platform

The platform uses open architecture, scalable technology and capabilities to help banks achieve their business and service goals, ABA said.

Bottomline acquires cyberfraud solutions provider Intellinx

Intellinx solutions monitor, replay, and analyze user behavior across multiple channels, and instantly flag and stop suspicious activity, the company says.

Co-op breaks 3B benchmark in member payment transactions

The company also broke its previous records for volume-per-second, -minute, -hour, and -day on Dec. 24, 2014.

USAA adds biometric recognition to mobile banking app

All stateside members will soon have the option to use their voice or face to quickly and securely access their account information, the FI says.

SCIL-EMV Academy to present intensive EMV workshop at ATMIA 2015

An intensive presentation by SCIL-EMV Academy on Feb. 17 will provide a detailed look at EMV technology, protocols, certification and more.

Nebraska lawmaker seeks changes to ATM licensing rules

Among other things, the bill provides that consumers will not be held liable for financial losses arising from ATM tampering or manipulation.

New Inetco Analytics application mines ATM transaction big data

A new software application for customer analytics provides on-demand access to consumer experience, use and profitability data, the company says.

Pinnacle Bank, NuSource Financial strike ATM maintenance agreement

Minnesota-based NuSource will provide ATM maintenance services for Pinnacle's multivendor fleet in five Midwestern states.

Diebold merges Brazil, Latin America operations

The realignment, which takes effect immediately, will result in improved efficiency and customer service, the company says.

We're shocked — shocked! This ATM makes thieves pay

An ATM-maker in Chennai, India, has developed a line of ATMs that integrates some — let's say surprising — theft deterence features.

NCR announces plans for new world headquarters in Atlanta

Plans call for two campuses — one in midtown Atlanta and one in the northern suburbs — both expected to be completed by early 2018.

Execs from Overstock.com, Mass. Div. of Banks headline speaker lineup for Virtual Currency Today Summit

The Virtual Currency Today Summit takes place April 29 at the Hilton Boston Back Bay.

Monitise to offer mobile money services for MoneyPass network

Features include core mobile banking services such as balance checks and transfers, as well as more advanced services such as mobile check deposit and cardholder-managed security controls.

New coalition seeks legislative controls on patent trolls

The National Retail Federation and Oracle have organized United for Patent Reform to pursue legislative reform targeting seven aspects of patent litigation.

UL to assist First Data with EMV migration for merchants

The companies introduced a product intended to give large and mid-size merchants with integrated POS systems a one-stop EMV migration and certification solution for all major payment networks.

New Jersey bill would require 911 call line at ATMs

The proposed law would require all ATM sites to have a dedicated phone line that establishes an immediate voice connection to emergency services.

Maine legislator seeks to ban ATM cash withdrawals on EBT cards

The text of the proposed bill has yet to be drafted and formally submitted to the legislature for consideration.

CPI sells nonsecure card ops, refines focus on EMV solutions

The divestiture refines a focus on technology payment solutions such as EMV and further concentrates activities in core markets, the company says.

ATMIA announces inaugural Latin America conference and expo

Themed "The Future of ATMs in Latin America," the event will explore ways to better secure, operate and enhance the ATM channel in the region.

New research weighs importance of systems monitoring for FIs

A new research note from Mercator demonstrates why advanced systems monitoring is essential for FIs' increasingly complex IT infrastructure.

Virginia lawmakers seek to prevent CUs' use of ATM as service facility

The legislation appears to run counter to a decision by the NCUA that a video teller device may serve as a service facility under certain circumstances.

Aussie FIs' ATM fees 'an outrage,' watchdog group says

The consumer watchdog group CHOICE is particularly incensed by Bendigo and Adelaide Bank's practice of charging its customers to use their home bank's ATMs.

Obama proposes legislation on data breach notification

With today's introduction of proposed legislation, President Obama will expand on the BuySecure initiative he announced last October.

Crooks launch new, 'black box' ATM hack

A 'novel and complex' new physical attack involves a mobile phone and a circuit board plugged into the ATM's core.

Not dead yet: NY takes another run at 'panic PIN' legislation

A 2010 FTC report shot down emergency technology at ATMs as a 'non-trivial expense' of dubious worth, but the concept isn't dying easily.

ATM touch screen combats 'creeping crud'

Germophobes rejoice! Diebold and Corning have created an ATM touch screen that's murder on microbes.

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