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USPS pushes 'collaboration' with FIs

A Pew study showed that most consumers are indifferent to the idea, but 64 percent of those in the target market (i.e., the un- and underbanked) favor it.

Doing it by the numbers …

At this year's ATMIA conference and expo, numbers were in record-setting territory, the most important being the 1,100 registered attendees who showed up.

ATM Future Trends 2015

In the 2015 ATM Future Trends report we surveyed over 300 ATM and banking industry executives on a wide array of topics, from industry trends to threats and opportunities that loom on the horizon. In addition, we have consumer input from the U.S. and India on current and future ATM and banking trends.

Sponsored by: Auriga

In a new video, real-life stories underscore the importance of cash

The animated short from ATMIA tells 10 true (and embarrassing and heartwarming and cautionary) tales about times when cash saved the day — or would have.

ATM fee placard lawsuits and the 'substantive' right to save time

The Reg E rollback scrapped a federal requirement for redundant fee notices at ATMs, but the letter of the law still trumps logic in pre-repeal lawsuits.

Infographic: ATM Skimming: Modern-Day Bank Robbery

This infographic gives you the information you need on ATM skimming and how to spot a skimmer.

Sponsored by: Diebold, Incorporated

Will an EMV liability cloud threaten the value of your ATM portfolio?

Small IADs are absolutely right to question whether they can afford to implement EMV. But they should also ask themselves whether they can afford not to.

The bitcoin-ISIS connection

An analyst says he has found proof that the terrorist organization is using virtual currency to fund its operations.

Cashing out: Not likely anytime soon

Vegas seems an appropriate spot for an ATMIA conference focused on enhancing the self-service experience. Plenty of banknotes find their way into slot machines there.

Consumers and cash: A lasting love?

How do we love cash? Let us count the denominations.

Somebody else's headache: 5 reasons to outsource your ATMs

With EMV liability shifts looming, now is a good time to consider offloading the costs — and headaches — that come with ATM fleet upgrades.

Future looks 'sunny' for global ATM market

China and India will drive growth; in India, expansion will be fueled by solar ATMs that can be used in remote rural locations.

Seven good bets for the ATMIA US conference and expo

The ATM industry's premier annual event begins next week in Las Vegas. We took a look over the agenda and picked seven sessions that are sure winners.

Note-worthy: January's top 5 ATM features

From siloed banking channels to mobile ATMs at the Super Bowl, a countdown of our readers' favorites for the month.

The 'onion model': Nine layers of security every ATM deployer needs

A Feb. 10 webinar will introduce a multilayered approach to ATM software security that ensures if one security measure fails, others will continue to shield the fleet.

Fed to roll out roadmap for faster payments

The effort comes in response to research findings that consumers want instant payments and would be willing to pay for them.

Omnichannel banking: A consumer-first, not bank-first, experience

Fırat İşbecer, Monitise SVP of sales and operations, examines some ways banks can build a successful omnichannel strategy and how mobile can influence it.

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New association will promote tech-powered experience across consumer channels

The Interactive Customer Experience Association will explore ways that technologies can be combined to create new and unique consumer experiences.

CMS provider Tidel gains backing of private investment firm

With the backing of Graham Partners, Tidel plans to expand its product portfolio, increase share in its core customer base, and enter new markets.

ChangeGroup broadens market for value-added services with LINK membership

Joining the national payment scheme will allow the company to extend its multicurrency and DCC services to the UK's ATM market.

ACI, LD Systems partner on flexible kiosk payment solution

The strategic partnership will offer US consumers quick, easy and safe bill pay options at kiosks nationwide, the companies say.

CR2 BankWorld to manage ATM, mobile channels for Botswana Savings Bank

Following a merger with Botswana Post, BSB plans to implement BankWorld ATM and Mobile banking solutions across the expanded system.

ValidSoft, FICO anti-fraud partnership scores another win

The companies have teamed up to address a growing threat from fraudsters who redirect mobile calls and texts in order to defeat authentication systems.

FIs invited to take survey for 2015 ATM & Self-service Software Trends report

KAL and ATM Marketplace are calling on members of the worldwide financial services community to participate in the annual poll.

2015 IAD poll reveals jump in EMV readiness, continued concerns about cost

The annual study gauged the top concerns and issues of independent ATM deployers across the United States.

G&D offers white label mobile cloud payment service for FIs

The Convego CloudPay payment service provides secure mobile transactions, Giesecke & Devrient says.

New board, service awards announced at ATMIA conference

The ATM Industry Association hosted the ATMIA US 2015 Conference and Expo last week at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas and, during the event, announced annual awards in several categories, as well as the installation of a new slate of...

EMV Migration Forum announces new leadership

The EMV Migration Forum recently announced a new slate of officers and steering committee members for 2015–2016.

Wincor Nixdorf pilots new cashless payment solution

The system connects card terminals with a central server at Wincor where data is processed and forwarded to card acquirers.

Mitek intros commercial remote deposit capture for businesses

The product allows businesses of all types to capture important invoice documents and deposit checks from anywhere using a smartphone or tablet camera.

Biometrics-based ATM authentication — without a hardware upgrade

The solution requires no retrofitting of ATMs, and it establishes secure two-way SSL communication between the ATM and a biometric open protocol standard-compliant bank server.

Cardtronics announces new business organization in wake of acquisitions

Reorganizing the business around its merchant-owned and distributor customer base in the U.S. will focus resources closer to customers, the company says.

DPL, OptConnect announce planned merger

The proposed deal would create one of North America's leading providers of wireless connectivity solutions focused on retail ATMs, the companies said.

Two UK banks add Apple Touch ID

RBS and NatWest have become the first financial institutions in the region to add fingerprint sensor functionality to their mobile banking apps.

SSL no longer acceptable for data protection, PCI SSC says

Weaknesses in the secure socket layers protocol will require revisions to the PCI DSS — and upgrades to providers' encryption methods.

Discover qualifies Collis test tool for ATM, POS applications

UL says its test tool has been qualified for qualifying Discover specifications, including D-PAS Issuer Response Simulation.

Ascert, Cashware 'close the loop' with end-to-end ATM application testing

The companies have combined backend and user interface ATM testing in a solution that allows financial institutions to test all aspects of ATM operation, according to a news release from Ascert.

UL announces its Collis Brand Test Tool qualified by Discover

UL has announced that its Collis Brand Test Tool is qualified by Discover for acquirer end-to-end testing of both contact and contactless payment terminals.

Global Payout gets approval for chip-and-PIN prepaid card

According to the company, this new prepaid MasterCard debit card program is based upon the EMV standard.

White House info sharing plan wins favor with ABA

The group encouraged Congress to craft legislation that protects merchants against frivolous lawsuits when voluntarily sharing information. .

FIS expands on ATM program in India

The company has joined more than 20 private sector organizations from the US, India and elsewhere to support financial inclusion in India.

Kaspersky ties Carbanak cybergang to $1B bank heist

A combined effort by Kaspersky Lab and various legal authorities has uncovered as much as $1 billion in cybertheft from financial institutions worldwide.

HID Global provides instant issuance solution to Greek FI

The solution is now in use at 300 Piraeus Bank branches, replacing the more expensive and time-consuming system of sending EMV debit cards by mail.

ACI to power ATM network, payments for Poland's largest bank

One key element is the bank's migration to ACI's next-generation payments platform, which will support the bank's extensive network of more than 3,000 ATMs.

MasterCard plans $20M spend to fight cyberthreats in 2015

Cybersecurity measures such as biometric protection for mobile apps and early warning alerts on potential threats lead spending priorities.

Visa to eliminate 16-digit account number for remote purchases

The move expands the company's Visa Token Service, which is intended to protect sensitive card information.

Study: Use of mobile by young customers will drive change in retail banking

A new study predicts that with the next five years mobile will become the No. 1 channel for millennials and younger consumers.

Co-op Financial Services to purchase Covera

Covera currently provides 248 credit unions and their members with credit, debit, ATM and prepaid card solutions.

In cash we trust: UK consumers see hard currency as most secure payment method

They're using more payment methods than ever, but by a wide margin, Brits still place the greatest confidence in cash.

Diebold, Eagle Eye Networks team up to offer cloud-based video services

The solution will stream and store live and recorded video, and generate notifications and real-time analytics, the companies say.

Rising use shows biometrics breaking down consumer resistance

Consumer and enterprise segments will soon catch up with governmental spending on biometrics to become the dominant portion of the market.

Brits keen on contactless, UK Cards Association says

Spending on contactless cards trebled in both volume and value over the last year, according to figures from the group.

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