For the First Time, U.K. Non-Cash Payments Exceed Cash
According to new stats released from The Payments Council in the U.K., consumers and businesses in the U.K.—for the first time—are making more non-cash payments than cash ones.  more »
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A frame from ShopKeep's TV spot, depicting a business owner's frustration at learning about the EMV fraud liability shift.
One of the more difficult challenges of the U.S. EMV conversion is getting the word out, especially given the urgency of the October deadline the card networks set for a fraud liability shift. more »
ATM operator Cardtronics has signed an agreement to divest its U.K. cash-in-transit operation for retailers to international cash handling services company Loomis. more »
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Wells Fargo's all weather ATMs
Wells Fargo has partnered with NCR to deploy an outdoor, full-service ATM designed to provide consumers extra transaction options in nontraditional locales. more »
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ATMs have long been a target of fraudsters hoping to steal a large amount of card data from unsuspecting consumers, and the problem looks like it can only get worse before it gets better. more »
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MasterCard is betting that faster payments will appeal most to corporations and government agencies — not for collecting payments, but for disbursing them, particularly for insurance claims. more »
Plastc's card is built with a touchscreen and an EMV chip.
The multi-account card world is getting crowded, especially for a product segment that is viewed as a bridge between plastic and mobile, meaning any entrant to this market has a very short window of opportunity. more »
Southern Refreshments is updating its fleet of Georgia vending machines to include cashless options and mobile Near Field Communication (NFC) readers, a move that it hopes can boost spending. more »
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Walgreens' vision for creating a patient-centered pharmacy combines mobile health care, digital health technologies and its Balance Rewards prepaid and loyalty system. more »
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Cardtronics, an ATM services support firm, announced Wednesday a deal to provide ATMs at the Canadian locations of gas station convenience store chain Corner Store. more »
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Opening the door for banks to offer non-branded PIN debit cards and even mobile wallets, the Debit Network Alliance is developing its own application identifier for routing transactions from EMV-chip cards. more »
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Since fraud liability shifts to the least compliant party after the network-mandated EMV migration dates, it is critical that financial institutions migrate all channels, including ATMs. more »
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InComm, a provider of prepaid gift cards, is working with Credit Suisse Group AG and Deutsche Bank AG on a 2015 initial public offering or sale that may value it at as much as $3 billion, people with knowledge of the matter said. more »