UK to get its first branchless bank

Atom Bank will not have its own ATMs, but said it will provide access to cash through ATM networks in the U.K. and Europe.

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Under the Milky Way tonight ...

How brightly do our systems shine today? How proudly do we stand beneath the overarching technology we rely on to compete in today's business world?

Jackpotting in the retail ATM sector

We all know about the $1 billion multibank ATM heist via malware. But if you're a retail IAD or ISO, there's an even scarier one you should definitely be aware of.

ATM transaction visibility: It's worth a look

A technical infrastructure manager describes how end-to-end transaction monitoring helped his team pinpoint network issues that were costing the company money.

Where do your ATMs connect? HP delivers x86, NonStop!

At the end of March, the HP enterprise group will announce the specifics of NonStop X, which will support Intel x86 architecture

How an ATM processor mined transaction data to increase profitability

A March 31 webinar will explain how one payment processor used end-to-end transaction visibility to extract greater returns from its network.

For retail bankers, the song remains the same ...

But with so many external forces at work — from regulators, networks, technology providers and consumers — the words take on a new meaning.

Bitcoin and cash: 'Like peanut butter and jelly'

Robocoin's new (and free) software development kit gives ATM operators a 'margin-expanding opportunity,' CEO Jordan Kelley says.

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.

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.

Casing out financial cyber crime: A federal agent's point of view

At BAI Retail Delivery, FBI Special Agent Patrick Geahan described five types of cyber attacks and one mistake that can cost an organization millions.

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Aussie Senate to investigate 'infuriating' ATM fees

Members of Australia's Labor and Greens parties called for banks to justify the 'pure profit' they make by charging off-us fees.

Co-op ATM signage program gets a makeover

The revamped program now offers surrounds, as well as signage and toppers, to Co-op ATM network participants.

Nationwide achieves cross-channel personalization via ATM software package

NCR software solutions allow the FI to route host-dependent and -nondependent transactions separately for optimal transaction speed and omnichannel targeting.

Gibraltar bank rocks NCR SelfServ ATMs, Aptra software

The recently launched Gibraltar International Bank says it is disrupting traditional banking services in its market by driving transactions from tellers to self-service channels.

Multiparty deal to allow Romanians to receive international remittances at ATMs

Maestro and MasterCard cardholders in Romania will be able to withdraw funds sent via Western Union at more than 900 Banca Transilvania ATMs.

'Bank-in-a-box' hosted solution streamlines launch plans for Indian FI

Chennai-based FSS says it will provide payments technology, hosted services and banking industry know-how to help facilitate the launch of IDFC Bank.

Co-op Shared Branch rises to No. 3 among largest US branch networks

With 5,341 branch locations to US Bank's 5,244, Co-op Shared Branch has joined Chase and Wells Fargo in the top three, FDIC data shows.

Survey seeks industry members' opinions on ATM monitoring for omnichannel environments

The anonymous survey seeks to determine where, when and how deployers would integrate ATM monitoring into omnichannel platforms.

UL wins Discover approval for EMV personalization, payment test tools

The Collis EMV Personalization Validation Tool and Collis Brand Test Tool have met requirements for use on the Discover Global Network, UL says.

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.

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.

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.

National Bank of Kenya ATMs join PesaPoint network

The addition of 123 new touchpoints to the network marks a trend toward increasing connectivity within the nation's banks.

Early Warning, NCR partner on bank-to-bank good funds network

The project will allow consumers to enjoy safe, secure, and fast transactions across every touch point for their banking or purchases, NCR says.

RBI mulls interoperability for cash-accepting ATMs

Such a move would allow accountholders to deposit cash at any bank's deposit-taking machine and have it credited to their home bank account.

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