Giving Cardholders Control with Elan Mobile Services

Elan Financial Services has launched a suite of mobile services that allows cardholders of issuer banks and credit unions to control how their debit cards are used.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Elan Financial Services




EMV at the ATM: What you need to know

As every U.S. ATM operator should know by now, the deadlines for migrating to EMV are fast approaching.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ATMGurus, Triton




EMV upgrade financing solutions from National Cash Systems

MasterCard’s October 2016 deadline for U.S. ATM deployers to upgrade their ATM fleet to EMV has now passed, and Visa and the other card networks’ October 2017 deadline is looming.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: National Cash Systems


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The tyranny of economic morons

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.

ADA, assistive technology and the leading example of ATMs

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.

Is that kiosk ADA compliant? Who knows?

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.

ADA regs for kiosks being defined by lawsuits, not legislation

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.

Taxation without representation: As bad an idea as ever

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.

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?"

The Diebold-Hyosung ATM patent war: Win, lose or draw?

The competitors have been locked in a patent battle for 15 months so far. How much longer might this 'knock-down, drag-out' drag on?

Competitive concerns over Link ATM network cloud MasterCard-VocaLink deal

In its assessment of a proposed MasterCard-VocaLink deal, the UK Competition and Markets Authority has zeroed in on competitive concerns related to one of its components — the Link ATM network.

Diebold vs. Hyosung: Sorting out the first-round decision in the ATM-makers' patent battle

The companies' patent wars before the International Trade Commission and US federal court spilled over into the court of public relations yesterday.

After demonetization, India queues up for cash

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.

'An enormous moment in time': The financial services sector awaits US election results

As the strangest-ever US election cycle finally comes to a close, the financial services sector searches for clues about the regulatory leanings of the major party candidates.

Did the CFPB just become 'a political football'?

This week, a U.S. Court of Appeals granted the financial industry a long-wished-for curb on the unfettered power of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Sort of.

Mike Keller reflects on 10 years of fighting for the legislative interests of ATM owners

After more than 10 years co-chairing the ATMIA government relations committee, Keller will step down in 2017. Here, he shares his thoughts on GRC accomplishments.

What UK scrutiny of the Diebold Nixdorf deal signifies

The UK Competition Markets Authority wants reassurances that the Diebold Nixdorf combination will not harm the ATM market in Great Britain. But what does this mean for the larger acquisition picture?

Two legal points of view underscore ATM patent uncertainty

In legal matters, 'it ain't over 'til it's over' ... and even then you can't be too sure.

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