EthSwitch, BPC partner to create national switch infrastructure for Ethiopia

BPC's SmartVista will provide a central transaction switching platform to give customers access to their money and other financial services regardless of home bank.

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IADs must improvise to survive: How DCC can help boost revenues

Shrinking interchange, increased competition and growing operational expenses have taken a toll on ATM profitability. But advances in technology can help IADs claw back some of those losses.

'Solid': NCR and Diebold report positive Q2 revenues

In separate earnings calls, CEOs of both NCR and Diebold chose the same term to describe their quarterly revenues, up 8 and 3.7 percent respectively.

Malware can hide in the most obvious places

In a New York Times online report, one security expert said that third-party leaks might account for 70 percent of data breaches - and from the least suspected vendors, at that.

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.

5 criteria for effective case management

As fraudulent activity rises, so does the need for systems that can identify, isolate and interrupt it.

Going Granular: Seeing the ROI in ATM monitoring and transaction analytics

A pair of case study models can help ATM operators estimate the potential financial benefits to their business.

I might be small but I’m your newest customer!

For me, June is dominated by the huge big-tent marketing event, 2014 HP Discover, that HP holds in Las Vegas. I am on my way — more than likely participating — by the time you read this post. I have to admit I really look forward to these events, as they’re the place to hear what is proving successful for HP and its partners.

All things working together: ATM systems testing for Windows 7 migration

Webinar stresses the importance of advanced testing in rolling out an updated OS that works as expected.

The industry's most popular guide: 2014 Software Trends and Analysis

This year's study offers early insight into post-Windows 7 software priorities.

Webinar: Mastering change in the ATM industry

Even if you can’t control change at its source, you can control how you incorporate it into your business strategy.

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NEWS


Smartphone camera is focal point for mobile banking growth, Malauzai says

The smartphone camera is the perfect conduit for mobile banking innovation as accountholders embrace the idea of conducting financial business via pictures, the company says.

New switch to help Indonesia's regional banks compete with major FIs

Infrastructure on the Way4 processing platform will provide connections between all provincial regional development banks, existing local and domestic switches, mobile operators and billing aggregators.

India's banks discussing use of local languages on ATM receipts

English and Hindi - both of them official languages - are currently used, however local language users, especially in rural villages, often do not speak either.

German bank adds protection against ATM malware upload

Newly integrated software allows only authorized code to run on the ATM network, so ING-DiBa can prevent attacks, rather than simply responding to them.

Should the ATM industry stay with Microsoft OS? Take the survey

A short survey asks whether the industry should migrate ATMs to a new Microsoft OS in 2020 ... or find a better alternative.

DBS, Fiserv receive top honors for self-service banking project

The two have earned a Best ATM and Kiosk Project award for an in-house network management center that enables end-to-end SSB terminal monitoring and management.

Gemalto buys data and software protection company

The security company has acquired US-based SafeNet, a provider of enterprise data protection and software rights management solutions, in an $890 million deal that will close in Q4.

Check fraud solution detects suspicious activity using cross-channel analytics

Detection capabilities are based on the solution's integration with core systems, check processing systems, and even ATM image archives.

New program assists acquirers, ISOs with data incident management

Conformance Technologies' Data Incident Management Program assists with forensics, equipment replacement, legal fees, and legal and consumer notifications.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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