Bitcoin ATMs 101

Bitcoin ATMs 101

Bitcoin ATMs and vending kiosks provide an efficient and secure way for people to buy and sell bitcoins without having to use bitcoin exchanges, which face threats such as hacking and fraud.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: ATMmarketplace


2017 ATM Future Trends

2017 ATM Future Trends

Now in its fifth edition, this bi-annual report looks at the competitive, economic and technologic forces shaping the ATM industry.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: Auriga


Virtual Currency: The Next Disruptor in Payments

Virtual Currency: The Next Disruptor in Payments

Virtual currency, such as Bitcoin, is the next disruptor in payments. Adoption is on the rise and consumers want places to spend their bitcoin.

Type: White Paper




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Do bitcoin and blockchain have a future in financial services?

Do bitcoin and blockchain have a future in financial services?

Distributed ledger technology undoubtedly has characteristics that could improve payment processing efficiency and security ... if financial service providers take steps now to mitigate risks that almost always accompany the introduction of new technologies.

My transaction was rejected — and it was a deposit!

My transaction was rejected — and it was a deposit!

"Check rejected for technical reasons," the screen said. What? I had endorsed it correctly and it all looked good, but rejected? Not even accepted and flagged as "pending!"

Signal or noise?: Deciphering the value of cryptocurrencies

Signal or noise?: Deciphering the value of cryptocurrencies

Understanding the potential of blockchain and decentralized applications begins with asking the right questions about what they're for and what gives them value.

How Chinese exchanges influence bitcoin

How Chinese exchanges influence bitcoin

Bitcoin was designed to be free from control by any one institution. But as mining and buying activity become concentrated in China, a country whose government wields absolute power, it's getting harder to argue that bitcoin is decentralized and borderless.

The whys and hows of banks and the blockchain

The whys and hows of banks and the blockchain

The blockchain technology at the heart of the cryptocurrency bitcoin has opened up a number of possibilities for the banking industry. Here's what's in it for financial institutions.

Following death blow to Winklevoss ETF, bitcoin bounces back

Following death blow to Winklevoss ETF, bitcoin bounces back

The price of bitcoin is off only about 5 percent since Friday, when the SEC nixed the Winklevoss-backed proposal for a bitcoin exchange-traded fund. Which raises the question, "Was the commission's decision a foregone conclusion from the get-go?"

Remember September: The ATM Marketplace Top 5

Remember September: The ATM Marketplace Top 5

Summer might have been all fun and games, but in September, the ATM industry's attention turned to more serious stuff — EMV, mobile wallets and more.

Bitcoin brings the blockchain, and regulation, to the forefront

Bitcoin brings the blockchain, and regulation, to the forefront

The annual ATM & Mobile Innovation Summit in Washington, D.C., included discussions about virtual currency and the role it might play in financial services.

Can ATMs move bitcoin into the mainstream?

Can ATMs move bitcoin into the mainstream?

In order attract new users, the bitcoin community needs a familiar medium — such as an ATM — to provide an introduction.

Summer reading list: The top 5 ATM features for June

Summer reading list: The top 5 ATM features for June

Grab your e-reader and an ice-cold beverage, then head to the hammock and catch up on ATM Marketplace features you might've missed last month.

The Bitcoin ATM: An objective view

The Bitcoin ATM: An objective view

The new 'Bitcoin ATMs 101' guide from ATM Marketplace cuts to the chase on the risks and rewards of mixing traditional and virtual currencies at the ATM.

Does virtual currency's past dictate its future?

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.

Bitcoin and cash: 'Like peanut butter and jelly'

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.

The bitcoin-ISIS connection

The bitcoin-ISIS connection

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

Note-worthy: January's top 5 ATM features

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.

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