Comedy comes to cash machines for Comic Relief

A man walks into an ATM. It sounds like the beginning of a joke, and well it could be as Comic Relief, one of the UK’s biggest charity fundraisers, is getting help via interactive comedy on cash machines. ATM marketing firm i-design and Cardtronics UK are donating advertising space on cash machine screens to promote […]

Diebold Nixdorf in major deal with Russia’s Post Bank


Russia-based Post Bank, a joint venture of VTB Group and Russian Post, has purchased 3,200 self-service cash recycling systems (plus software and services) from Diebold Nixdorf.

DirectCash Bank to overhaul core banking tech with Smartsolution’s Universa


Canadian banking tech vendor Smartsolution has gained a new taker for its Universa core banking suite, DirectCash Bank (DCBank).

Barclays’ banking takes weekend off


Customers at Barclays Bank suffered a worrying weekend due to problems with cash machines, debit cards and phone banking. At 2pm (UK time) on 25 February, Barclays become aware of the issues and advised customers to use other banks’ cash machines. The customers would probably have worked that out for themselves. Technical issues are affecting […]

Clean sweep for NCR Interactive Teller tech in US


Alaska-based Matanuska Valley Federal Credit Union (MVFCU) has begun deploying NCR Corporation’s Interactive Tellers at its branch locations – meaning its machines are being used in every US state. The ATM lets users interact with their financial institution’s remotely located video teller via video and audio. NCR says this tech is of “particular value to […]

Global ATM hacker gets eight years in prison

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The ringleader of three highly organised, global cyberattacks on ATMs resulting in $55 million in losses has been sentenced to eight years in prison and ordered to pay more than $55 million in restitution, reports Banking Technology‘s sister publication Paybefore. Turkish citizen Ercan Findikoglu had pleaded guilty last March to computer intrusion conspiracy, access device […]

Blockchain and Bitcoin round-up: 13 February 2017


Being quick does the trick. A round-up of key blockchain and Bitcoin events. Berlin-based blockchain start-up, Bit Trust Services, has opened its Bitcoin-Bank in Vienna, Austria. The bank’s ATMs exchange Bitcoin for euro, and vice versa. Vienna is no stranger to the virtual currency as three years ago it got its first bitcoin ATM and […]

It’s time to talk ATM 2.0

The humble ATM is no longer a single physical touch point.

The ATM is one of the most recognised and trusted pieces of technology on the high-street, but as it too has come under pressure from the wave of digitalisation sweeping almost every aspect of our everyday lives. The humble ATM is no longer a single physical touch point…

Top fintech stories this week – 28 October 2016

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Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place! HSBC Private Bank live with Avaloq Banking Suite EXCLUSIVE. It’s on in Switzerland and Luxembourg. European Association for Biometrics conference Eyes down for our event review. New challenger bank to launch in UK Hampshire Community Bank wants a […]

Co-op turns cop in ATM crime coup

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The UK-based Co-op has teamed up with forensic technology company SmartWater to roll-out a new deterrent linking criminals back to the scene of an ATM crime. In a “first of its kind”, SmartWater have adapted their dispersal technology to ensure that both the criminals and the stolen cash are marked, regardless of how the ATM […]