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No time for running in place!

Amid stories about failed security, obsolete applications and legacy systems, there's evidence that vendors are lacing up their shoes to keep the industry ahead.

5 ways to boost your ATM revenue

True, interchange rates are beyond an the control of IADs. But those who focus on factors that are within their control have the opportunity to grow their transaction counts — and their business.

ATM Cash Management 101

Optimizing their ATM cash management provides FIs and IADs with significant opportunities to generate savings.

Sponsored by: Cash Connect

What millennials really want from the ATM

Besides cash, of course. Diebold has scrutinized this tech-savvy, what-have-you-done-for-me-lately cohort in extensive studies, so we asked them to tell us what Gen Y expects from next-gen ATMs.

Power couple: ATM and mobile

Mobile devices are becoming ATM-access tools, able to offer many of the display and keyboard functions currently available on the self-service device.

NCR Interactive Teller Machines Drive Efficiency and Cost-savings

Remote tellers allow banks to serve more customers during longer hours, without increasing costs.

Sponsored by: Columbus Data Services

Does virtual currency's past dictate its future?

An excerpt from opening remarks by Networld Media Group Publisher Tom Harper at the first annual Virtual Currency Today Summit in Boston.

April's top ATM reads

A piece on corporate earnings; a couple of pieces on security; a couple pieces on ATM innovation — all of these cropped up in the ATM Marketplace top five for the month.

Cardtronics Q1 chalks up 26th quarter of YOY growth

If cash is dead, how is Cardtronics making so darned much of it?

Diebold Q1: 'A large dose of self-help'

Under the leadership of Andy Mattes, the company has pulled up its bootstraps and taken important strides toward a turnaround.

NCR Q1 earnings hampered by currency exchange headwinds

In its first earnings call of the year, NCR faulted foreign currency exchange for a revenue miss — and forecast continuing ill winds for FX during 2015.

4 ways to unlock the value of cash

CIT carriers are enjoying lower capital costs; cash processors are reaping the rewards of technology. How can ATM deployers claim some of the benefits?

What goes boom on the street: The gassing of ATMs!

I am extremely fearful that the greatly dumbed-down 'blow up the ATM' model will appeal to many a would-be bad guy once the old 'steal the ATM card' method no longer works.

Vendors' Q1 numbers signal an ATM industry in flux

As profits fall, rumors fly.

Massively unaware

A link between the recent data breaches and the US EMV upgrade has yet to be established in the minds of most small merchants, many of whose stores have ATMs.

Is your bank missing the payoffs of surcharge-free ATMs?

Fees are the No. 1 reason why consumers change FIs, and ATM fees are especially despised. Here are two ways to cut ATM fees and encourage consumer stickiness.

Consumers looking to be their own fraud protection advocates

Nearly two-thirds of American consumers say they would use a service that sends them an email or text when suspicious activity occurs on their payment card.

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NEWS


ATM data theft rocketing in 2015

According to FICO, data theft rose by 174 percent at bank ATMs and by 317 percent at nonbank terminals between Jan. 1 and April 9.

ATM cash limit for TANF recipients puts Kansas crosswise with Fed

The legislature will have shot itself in the foot if a daily ATM cash limit of $25 for welfare recipients costs the state $102 million in annual block grants.

Cennox buys US-based ATM service company PSSI

The UK-based company says the acquisition will support the expansion of another of its US subsidiaries, Sterling Bank Services.

Authentic platform to power ATM, payments processing in Ukraine

Ukraine's largest independent payment processor will deploy Alaric Authentic software for payment services across central and eastern Europe.

CardConnect P2PE solution gains PCI SSC validation

The creator of CardSecure says that widespread adoption of point-to-point encryption is a necessary step in stopping malicious card data hackers.

Proxama to provide EMV migration, card management solution for NFCU

The company says its platform will support both instant issuance and lifecycle management for the EMV debit card portfolio of Navy Federal Credit Union.

New weatherized ATM delivers full functionality in small footprint

NCR Corp. and Wells Fargo have collaborated to design and develop the industry's first full-function weatherized ATM for exterior walk-up environments.

Portland taps Peregrin for tourist-friendly ATMs

The IAD says it will provide 18 ATMs around the Portland metropolitan area, as well as vault cash, processing and maintenance services.

ABA campaign seeks to expose 'card cracking'

The campaign is designed to educate consumers about the fraud and warn them about its consequences — ranging from loss of funds to jail time.

Corporate prepaid cards to benefit from real-time transaction visibility

Mexico's Edenred has implemented Inetco Insight to monitor performance of transactions on prepaid cards used for corporate benefits, expenses and incentives.

Burroughs check scanner gets UV security feature

Integrating UV camera technology into a SmartSource UV Elite check scanner provides a low-cost device with improved UV image quality, the company says.

Report: Omnichannel banking lessons learned

A new report from Mercator considers how implementation of the omnichannel model can be inhibited — or enabled — by data management and synchronization.

NCR brings new ATM models to MEA market

The SelfServ 23 and 27 feature greater cassette capacity and security for deployers, and multitouch and pinch-swipe gesture capability for users, the company says.

Canadian ATM operator announces acquisition

Olympia ATM says that it has acquired the assets of a private operator for CA$1.69 million.

Wincor, AutoRek partner on ATM cash reconciliation deal

Under the agreement, UK-based AutoRek will implement its reconciliation software and provide reports for a Wincor banking customer.

Randolph-Brooks FCU builds service footprint with branded ATMs

Dolphin Debit has helped the FCU increase its visibility with a dozen newly branded ATM locations over the past year.

CIT strike could mean empty ATMs over Canada's Victoria Day holiday

GardaWorld workers in Ottawa, Canada, say they will strike today if the company does not drop its demand for employee benefits concessions.

Hackers exploit Starbucks mobile payment app

The issue goes back as far as December, according to a published report.

CSI implements ESQ multivendor ATM management platform

The software will allow CSI to bring customers into its ATM management fold with greater speed and ease, ESQ says.

Chase to convert 70 pct. of cards from mag-stripe to chip by year end

A study by the company has found that 65 percent of consumers still don't know what a chip card is, however.

Compass Plus expands business in UK, Europe

The software vendor says it has purchased a building in the UK to house a data center that will facilitate its expanding service to FIs across the globe.

Cardtronics to operate Corner Store ATMs in Canada

An expanded agreement between CST Brands and Cardtronics Canada will add 275 ATMs to the company's portfolio north of the border.

Study: Tab for cybercrime to reach $2 trillion by 2019

Researchers at Juniper estimate that the cost to businesses of data breaches will increase fourfold over the next four years.

Global Payments, AmEx roll out OptBlue in Canada

The program provides one settlement process and one point of contact for all major card brands, including American Express.

Nautilus Hyosung America claims top spot in US ATM market share

Recent growth — particularly in the financial services space — has boosted its total US market share to 29 percent, the company says.

Positive results prompt German FI to add more cash recycling ATMs

Berliner Volksbank is adding more Cineo cash recycling ATMs at high-traffic branches, and converting standard ATMs to enable cash recycling at other branches, Wincor Nixdorf says.

Robotic solution helps Japanese FI with heavy (cash) lifting

'Lift with the knees' is only one part of the solution for aging employees at the bank's cash delivery facility; the second part is provided by a new glute-boosting device.

Report explores the new prepaid environment

Companies must find partners and build efficient value chains if they are to survive market challenges, a new report says.

Position paper champions the right to choose cash

'It boils down to giving consumers the economic freedom of choice expected in all self-respecting free economies,' ATMIA CEO says.

Government proposal would let Danish retailers reject cash payment

The measure would save retailers considerable expense related to cash-handling and security, the government claims.

Cash optimizing software delivers speedy results for Croatian FI

Within three months of deploying Aptra OptiCash software, Erste Bank saw emergency cash deliveries fall by 88 percent and out-of-cash events by 86 percent, NCR says.

Banks continue their branch-trimming trend

Over a 12-month period, cities across the US saw a net total of 1,441 branches shuttered, according to an SNL Financial report.

Authentic payment platform update touts integration, ease, security

The latest version of the EFT processing solution adds features and enhancements to further improve usability and flexibility, NCR says.

Sri Lanka intros pension plan ATMs

Employee Provident Fund participants can see their balance and ascertain whether their employer has made required deposits.

Indian payments players march forward on EMV transition

EMV processing infrastructure is in place and banks have been instructed to issue only chip-based cards beginning Sept. 1.

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