Friday , December 14, 2018

ATMs

P2P Dominates Banks’ Mobile Apps in Payments, but Other Functions Lag

All but two of 27 bank mobile apps examined in a new S&P Global Inc. study offer person-to-person payments and another bank will soon add the feature to its app. But less than a third of the apps support cardless ATM transactions. The study by New York City-based S&P Global’s …

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Government Releases Report on Campus Prepaid Card and Deposit-Account Fees

A report from the U.S. Department of Education shows that fees college students pay for campus-sponsored prepaid cards and deposit accounts can vary widely. The report was prepared by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for the Education Department and completed in February, but not released until Friday. The release came …

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Suitor Submits Another Mitek Bid and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 12/10/18

In an escalation of its bidding war for remote deposit capture software provider Mitek Systems Inc., business-software firm ASG Technologies, a portfolio company of the hedge fund Elliott Management Corp., upped its unsolicited buyout offer from $10 per Mitek share to $11.50 in cash. ASG also said there are no …

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Cash Still Favored by Many and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 12/4/18

Digital Check Corp. said its ScanBox by Digital Check tablet-based scanning platform is now available in North and South America following its release in other markets. In a Cardtronics plc survey of 1,000 U.S. consumers, 73% use cash regularly and 92% want a choice in how they pay. Commercial bank Signature …

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First American’s New Hire and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 11/29/18

A consumer bill-pay survey revealed that 46% of consumers routinely pay after the due date or never pay at all. Of these, 72% are “very” or “extremely likely” to pay on time if they could pay with a credit or debit card, while 69% would pay on time if they …

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EVO Notes Revenue Increase and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 11/7/18

Three years after the EMV liability shift, fallback fraud, which bypasses protections against counterfeit card use, remains a problem for the U.S. payments industry, Auriemma Consulting Group said. Its data found that fallback fraud, which typically is a problem when markets first adopt EMV, still makes up more than 20% of …

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Cardtronics Lands RaceTrac ATM Placement and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 11/5/18

Cardtronics plc said it is the exclusive ATM provider to 121 RaceTrac convenience stores in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The ATMs bear the Credit Union of Texas brand. Worldpay Inc. announced a multiyear agreement to be the exclusive provider to the National Association of Convenience Stores Payment Processing Program, which …

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Amazon Seeks Western Union E-commerce Aid and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 10/31/18

USA Technologies Inc., a vendor of payment-acceptance technology for self-serve machines, launched its ePort G9 in Canada. The device accepts contactless debit cards equipped with Interac Flash. The Western Union Co. said it has been asked by Amazon.com Inc. to develop a service that will allow overseas shoppers to pay …

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NCR’s New CEO Started Eyeing Payments Soon After Taking the Company’s Reins

Payment processing is something NCR Corp. president and chief executive officer Michael D. Hayford thought the ATM manufacturer and point-of-sale software provider should add to its menu of services since he took the company’s top post six months ago. He’ll get his wish if NCR’s $184 million deal to acquire …

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Klarna Launches Slice it in 4 Payment Option and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 10/22/18

Tablesafe, which specializes in point-of-sale systems for restaurants, said The Saltwater Grille has installed its technology, which includes EMV acceptance. The restaurant had been subject to rising chargebacks because it had not been EMV-compliant. Online installment-payments specialist Klarna signed its first U.S. merchant, Rancourt & Co., for a new service …

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