Sunday , November 29, 2020


U.S. ATM EMV Conversion Well Past Halfway Point Halfway Between Network Liability Shifts

About 60% of the nation’s approximately 450,000 ATMs can now accept EMV chip cards, according to industry executives familiar with the years-long process of transitioning from magnetic-stripe cards. “We look at true chip transactions that are coming from terminals,” says Bruce Owens, vice president of product for the North American …

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National ATM Council Issues Legislative Appeal and other Digital Transactions News briefs

• The National ATM Council, a trade group for independent ATM deployers, has issued an appeal to its members in Illinois to join in opposing a bill in the legislature that the group says would “eliminate virtually all of the state’s current ATM base” by capping ATM fees at $1 per …

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Diebold Nixdorf Supports Windows 10 on ATMs and other Digital Transactions News briefs

• Diebold Nixdorf Inc. claims to be the first ATM manufacturer to support Microsoft Corp.’s Windows 10 operating system. Microsoft will end support of Windows 7, widely used in ATMs, in January 2020. The company also introduced Essence, an ATM user interface that includes a touchscreen, an encrypted touchscreen PIN pad, …

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Cardtronics Renews With Scotiabank and other Digital Transactions News briefs

• Wells Fargo & Co. will introduce cardless withdrawals to all 13,000 of its ATMs after testing the smart-phone-based service in various locales, a bank executive told Reuters. Wells reportedly is the first bank to roll out cardless ATM withdrawals across its entire ATM fleet. • ATM network operator Cardtronics plc …

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Eye on ATMs & Kiosks: Making the Card-Before-Cash Switch; Kiosks at McDonald’s

As the U.S. payments industry continues its massive migration to EMV, issues here and there, such as payment cards being left behind in ATMs, pop up. About six months after INTRUST Bank completed its ATM EMV conversion a year ago, the problem of unrecovered cards started, says Joe Morin, ATM …

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With Its New Line of ATMs, NCR Hopes To Attract ‘Digital Natives’

By Jim Daly@DTPaymentNews ATM manufacturer NCR Corp. on Tuesday unveiled its line of SelfServ 80 Series, machines NCR says are designed for “today’s mobile-first, omni-channel consumers.” The line currently has 4 models, and several large banks and mid-sized credit unions have already begun deploying them. “There are in the thousands …

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After Absorbing Wincor Nixdorf, Diebold Looks to a More Diversified Future

Diebold Nixdorf, the ATM manufacturer formed last August when North Canton, Ohio-based Diebold Inc. bought Germany’s Wincor Nixdorf AG, on Tuesday reported results for its first full quarter as a combined company. The merged firm, double the size of the former Diebold Inc., is now looking to expand globally and …

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Remote Fraud Set To Dethrone Counterfeiting

Counterfeiting is still the king of U.S. payment card fraud, according to the Federal Reserve’s recently released Payments Study 2016, but probably not for long thanks in part to the coming of EMV chip cards and the aftereffects of data breaches. Counterfeit fraud accounted for 44% of U.S. payment card …

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Clearent Buying Payment Alliance International’s Merchant Services Division

Payments provider Clearent LLC is buying Payment Alliance International’s merchant-services division, which serves more than 17,000 merchants, for an undisclosed amount, Clearent announced Wednesday. The deal adds $4.2 billion in processing volume to Clearent, pushing the combined entity’s total processing volume to $14 billion and its total number of merchants …

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