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The Diebold ActiveEdge card reader: A turn for the better?

Simply by rotating card orientation 90 degrees, Diebold aims to turn the ATM skimming underworld on its head.

The Diebold ActivEdge ATM card reader: A turn for the better?

Simply by rotating card orientation 90 degrees, Diebold aims to turn the ATM skimming underworld on its head.

Best Practices for EMV Migration

Deadlines are looming for U.S. migration to the EMV payment card security standard, and ATM deployers need to start their planning and implementation process now.

Sponsored by: National Cash Systems

Cash is half of the US payments pie

Those who prefer cash use cash. Those who prefer cards use cash. In short, everyone uses cash, according to the new Fed study 'Consumer Preferences and the Use of Cash.'

Fed study fills in the numbers for ATM transaction volumes and values

A study by the US Federal Reserve indicates that Americans are making fewer trips to the ATM, but taking out (or depositing) more cash when they do stop by.

Preventing EMV Card Fraud by Using Real-Time Fraud-Detection Technology

Migrating to EMV alone doesn't eliminate the problem of payment fraud. Issuers and acquirers need to deploy a comprehensive multichannel payment fraud-prevention solution that performs security checks for all transactions in real time.

Sponsored by: Dynasty Technology Group

How will the ATM industry keep up with escalating fraud?

Execs from Wincor and Diebold explain how a global ATM security association will help make the response to criminal exploits faster and more efficient.

Should you develop your own currency management software?

Before deciding on DIY development, consider the functionality gap between in-house solutions and state-of-the-art software available off the shelf.

ATMIA email alerts keep recipients current on legislation, regulations

If "ignorance of the law is no excuse," then using a service that keeps you current on the law is a no-brainer.

Governments worldwide continue scrutiny of virtual currencies

New York's proposed BitLicense regulatory framework is one of several current initiatives developing around the globe.

The 'cashless street': useful experiment or shameless PR stunt?

Who benefited from the one-day, cash-free tryout in a Manchester, UK, shopping district? We can give you a hint: It wasn't the customers or the merchants.

Card blocking, consumer alerts are keys to fraud prevention

Financial organizations are on high alert regarding payments fraud in the wake of recent high profile customer data breaches. Although overall payments fraud has decreased, attacks targeting debit and credit cards continue to rise. The majority of financial service companies...

With ATMs, meet boomers where they live, millennials where they work

With ATMs acting more like branches and branches acting more like oversized ATM vestibules with live bankers, the industry finally has the agility to serve customers at the location of their preference.

It's not an ATM. It's another branch.

It might be time to start considering your individual ATMs as mini-branches and to begin thinking about how to deliver an experience befitting of their importance as such.

Consumers' real-world cost of cash: A defining moment for ATM deployers and merchants

Many IADs believe it's a race to zero in terms of fees, but the true opportunity is to shift ATM transactional costs from the consumer to the marketers trying to reach them while they're “out-of-home."

Bankers on the frontlines of cyber defense

Today, firewalls, encryption, antivirus software and cloud providers are just as important to a bank’s security as armed guards, security cameras and steel vaults.

Could Apple or Google smash the banks?

Tech giants don't need to compete head-to-head with traditional banks and payment networks — they can simply innovate around them.

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TD Bank serves up a memorable, multichannel 'thank you' to customers

In addition to phone, online and branch giveaways, the FI created some spectacular surprises for selected customers at the 'automated thanking machine.'

ABA commends House on passage of cybersecurity bills

Legislators demonstrated rare bipartisanship, approving a pair of cybersecurity bills of particular interest to the financial services sector.

Euronet subsidiary Ria achieves major expansion in India

Ria Money Transfer, a subsidiary of Euronet Worldwide Inc., has announced its expansion in the Indian market with the addition of 17,000 India Post locations through a partnership with Instant Cash. Instant Cash, a subsidiary of the Emirates Post Group,...

CU24 extends ATM access to 5 new FIs serving 84K members

Members of the five new participating institutions will have access to the largest credit union-owned ATM network in the United States.

Europol raid against skimming, cybercrime gang nets 65 suspects

The network took in an estimated $2.7 million from criminal operations that ranged from illegal financial transactions to drug trafficking.

Wincor Nixdorf cuts earnings forecast, cites sagging markets

The company expects flat earnings year over year, but still expects EBITA to grow on sale of Singapore facility.

Gov't regulators should question motives of those who seek to eradicate cash

A newly published position paper by ATMIA highlights the value of cash as a 'publicly minted trust.'

Texas FI aims to transform branch transactions with touchscreen solution

A new dynamic touchscreen and custom pressure pad solution modernizes and speeds noncash branch transactions at San Antonio Federal Credit Union.

Study looks at opportunities for payments industry to migrate to digital payments

New research from Mercator presents case studies that illustrates best practices for transitioning into digital distribution. The competitive landscape for payments is rapidly changing with the emergence of new technologies and consumer preferences for virtual, digital, and mobile products. Companies...

Russia retracts demand for massive security deposits from Visa, MasterCard

The government has dropped its requirement that the companies put up an estimated $2.9 billion in security deposits, but some restrictions still apply.

Judge says retailer fee complaints vs. Visa, MasterCard can move forward

A US District Court judge has ruled that retailers who opted out of last year's settlement with Visa and MasterCard over surcharge fees may sue the card companies separately.

Connecticut bank looks to build on success of interactive teller technology

The positive response by customers to the bank's implementation of video teller technology has prompted Ion bank to add four more units.

Brazilian banks to improve availability of off-us ATMs

The new agreement among Brazilian FIs will improve ATM access for travelers attending the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janiero.

Cummins Allison adds ATM business unit, execs

The division will be led by two newly appointed senior directors who bring with them decades of experience in the ATM industry.

Strategic alliance offers real-time EFT edge to CU mobile banking apps

CU Mobile Apps will add a real-time EFT feature developed by CU24 that eliminates the wait time for P2P funds transfers.

New processing center equips Russian FI for rapid expansion

Russlavbank can now launch new products in a matter of days and tailor its products for individuals or groups, assisted by an open system platform from BPC Banking Technologies.

German Bitcoin ATM-maker will go big in the US with 1,000 deployments

By bringing its product into the U.S. market, BitXatm hopes to demonstrate stability of the Bitcoin system and stimulate mass adoption of cryptocurrency.

Android L could be used for kiosks, ATMs

Google's release of the developer preview for Android L has some speculating about its uses for ATMs and self-service kiosks.

Risk management company expands coverage of AML product for cryptocurrencies

IdentityMind Global, a provider of risk management and payments products, announced today in a press release the international expansion of its anti-money laundering solution for Bitcoin and altcoins, including their low-cost Ignite program for Bitcoin startup companies. With its newly...

MasterCard qualifies UL personalization validation tool for US EMV card issuers

UL has announced the qualification of its Collis EMV Personalization Validation Tool (version 3.9.5) by MasterCard, including the U.S. common debit AID (i.e., the U.S.

Free white paper helps ATM deployers get ready for a contactless, cardless future

According to the 2014 U.S. Independent ATM Deployer Survey, nearly 35 percent of ATM deployers are working on a strategy to implement contactless ATM transactions.

Shazam adopts MasterCard common debit solution for EMV transactions

The Shazam Network has announced that it will make the MasterCard EMV debit solution available to all of its participants. The agreement provides all members of the Shazam Network with an EMV license for MasterCard products. “The objective of our...

Cardtronics to purchase Welch ATM for $160M

The combined company will boast a global portfolio of 109,600 ATMs, including 92,500 retail ATMs in the United States.

Aussie central bank mulls mandatory fee notices

The Reserve Bank of Australia wants ATM operators to provide a fee notice at the beginning of a transaction rather than the end so that customers may opt out of high fees.

Compass Plus wraps first phase of ATM switch, processing migration for major Indonesian bank

The project for Bank Tabungan Pensiunan Nasional marks the entry of the payments software and services provider into the Indonesian market.

Nigerian FIs turn to third-party providers to control rising ATM costs

The rising cost of delivering on consumer demands for efficiency is causing an increasing number of banks to outsource ATM deployment and fleet management.

Euro- and pound-dispensing ATMs installed across London Underground

Transport for London and Raphaels Bank have partnered to outfit 70 sites across the London Underground with ATMs that dispense both pounds and euros. The service has been designed to make it easier for busy London workers, commuters and residents...

3-in-1 cash-handler combines functions in a compact form factor

The Glory solution was designed to meet space constraints in smaller branch environments.

Vantiv expands presence in Northeast through venture with People's United Bank

The new People's United Merchant Services combines the FI's strong reputation and broad access to commercial merchants with Vantiv's payments expertise, products, security tools, technology and processing scale.

Big data for debit: Marketing tool or money pit?

A new research note answers questions asked by retail bankers and debit issuers who wonder whether - and how - they can benefit from big data analytics.

ChangeGroup lands contract for currency exchange ATMs at Helsinki Airport

To be installed in 2015, the new foreign currency ATMs will give passengers the ability to exchange currency 24/7 at the airport.

In Norway, 5 years to cashlessness

Already, cash accounts for less than 5 percent of transactions in Norway. But not all Norwegians like the idea of having to leave an electronic trail with every financial exchange.

Massachusetts Senate wants committee to investigate ATM safety

Bill S.2251 would create a commission to review the feasibility of enhanced safety and security features at bank and non-bank ATMs across the commonwealth.

Genmega, PAI, Paytoo partnership brings cardless ATM access to the unbanked

The concept is now being tested in a 90-day pilot, after which the partners are prepared to roll out a nationwide deployment of several thousand machines.

New York State proposes regulatory framework for virtual currency firms

The proposed regulatory framework contains consumer protection, anti-money laundering compliance, and cybersecurity rules tailored for virtual currency firms.

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