Wednesday , October 28, 2020

ATMs

Groupon Adds GasBuddy Offers and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 6/12/19

Groupon announced it will provide GasBuddy, a fuel-price reporting service, with food and drink offers from local merchants via card linking. Consumers will be able to load offers directly to an eligible payment card after completing an opt-in enrollment in the GasBuddy app. POSaBIT, a fintech supplier to the legal …

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Cardtronics Waives ATM Fees for Some Tourists to U.S. and other Digital Transactions New briefs from 5/31/19

Cardtronics plc said its Allpoint ATM network and Visa Inc. reached an agreement to waive ATM fees for travelers visiting the United States from Southeast Asia who have a Visa travel prepaid card or debit card from certain financial institutions. Allpoint counts more than 40,000 U.S. ATMs. Lightspeed POS Inc., …

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Are Digital Payments Killing ATMs? Some Researchers Say Yes, But the Debate Isn’t Closed

A report that emerged over the weekend showing a first-ever drop in the ATM count in four of the five largest ATM markets has lent new urgency to the debate over whether electronic payment methods are killing cash—and hence cash dispensers. The report, from London-based RBR, says the number of …

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NCR Says Its Integration of Processor JetPay Into Its POS Systems on Track

Integration of JetPay, the processor NCR Corp. bought for $184 million in 2018, into NCR’s point-of-sale systems will be more broadly available in the second half of 2019, NCR said Tuesday. NCR intended to marry JetPay with its POS systems, including NCR Silver and Aloha, in an effort to offer …

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Facebook Planning a Crypto Payments System? and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 5/3/19

Facebook Inc. reportedly is planning a cryptocurrency-based payment system using a digital coin with stable value that would enable the social-networking giant to avoid fees it incurs for conventional card payments, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal cited by the Associated Press. The report says Facebook is …

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KeyBank Issuing Contactless Cards and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 4/24/19

KeyBank said it has begun issuing contactless-enabled Mastercard credit and debit cards. Diebold Nixdorf Inc. said KeyBank will upgrade its network of 1,400 ATMs with Diebold’s DN Vynamic portfolio of software applications that includes ATM management and more options for customers, including selection of bill denominations. Payments provider CCBill LLC announced …

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Cardtronics Add Cardless Cash Feature to 11,000 ATMs and other Digital Transactions New briefs from 4/5/19

Cardtronics plc completed the integration of FIS Cardless Cash into 11,000 ATMs and expects to add 8,000 machines over the next several months. Cardtronics and Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (FIS) announced the integration in 2017. Online lending platform OnDeck said it will begin funding small-business clients with same-day credits …

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Card Fees Increase 9.9% for C-Stores and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 4/3/19

Payment card fees paid by convenience stores last year rose 9.9% to $11.1 billion from $10.1 billion in 2017, NACS, formerly the National Association of Convenience Stores, says in its newly released State of the Industry report. The increase in card fees outpaced 2018’s 8.9% increase in total sales, to …

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Details on Apple/Goldman Card? And other Digital Transactions News briefs from 3/25/19

Apple Inc. on Monday is expected to make several major announcements, possibly including one regarding a credit card it is reportedly developing with Goldman Sachs Group Inc. that would work with the iPhone and Apple Pay, according to news services. Apple’s iOS 12.2 update will integrate a new wallet app …

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Chase Replacing Prepaid Liquid Card With a Bank Account

Banking giant JPMorgan Chase & Co. is discontinuing its Chase Liquid general-purpose reloadable prepaid card and replacing it with a checking account called Chase Secure Banking, which has many of the same features but requires the customer to open a Chase bank account. Launched in 2012 and aimed mainly at …

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