It seems the only real requirement for election to public office anymore is the complete and utter ignorance of basic economics. The latest poster child has to be Illinois State Rep. Arthur Turner, who has introduced a bill to cap all ATM charges in the state at $1.
In part 3 of our series: Assistive technology for the disabled has become more sophisticated and pervasive in recent years, giving kiosk manufacturers and deployers the ability to better serve an important customer base — and meet ADA requirements.
When new ADA regs were released in 2010, touch screens in self-service devices weren't that much of a thing. They are now, and determining what compliance means for kiosk applications can be a problem, as part 2 of our series on ADA compliance explains.
The ADA specifies in detail how ATMs must accommodate visually impaired users. But kiosks? Not so much. This leaves the courts to establish guidelines for the industry based on case law, a process that's both expensive and subject to sudden change.
ISOs around the country purchase their ATMs and parts from a network of manufacturers and grey market suppliers on the web. The implementation of an internet sales tax on these transactions would increase costs and almost certainly end up decreasing competition.
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?"
Indians have responded to the overnight demonetization of 500 and 1,000 rupee banknotes with the patience of people long accustomed to queuing for service in a nation whose banking infrastructure is scrambling to catch up with its sprinting economy.