How sanctions could make life harder for Russian citizens

Feb 28, 2022
Long lines at ATMs. A significant drop in the ruble's value. Economic sanctions are already being felt by everyday Russians.
The ruble has lost about 25% of its value since Friday. Above, people walk past a currency exchange office in Moscow.
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A new wave of ATMs is accepting bill payments and dispensing concert tickets

Oct 10, 2019
The embattled ATM is gaining additional functions in order to survive.
In this photo illustration a woman uses a cashpoint ATM.  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

As digital payments grow, an ATM maker looks beyond cash

Nov 8, 2018
How will ATM makers manage in a world where digital transactions are becoming more popular and cash is optional?
People walk past an ATM machine logo near Penn Station on January 8, 2018 in New York.

FBI warns of sophisticated attack on ATMs

Aug 14, 2018
The website Krebs on Security reports that on Friday, the FBI sent banks around the country an alert. It said cyber criminals were preparing to a launch a global fraud scheme known as an “ATM cashout.” Small- and medium-sized banks appear most vulnerable to these kind of ATM attacks. Click the audio player above to […]
A man takes out Euro banknotes from an automated teller machine. 

No ATM card? Wells Fargo customers will be able to withdraw using their smartphones

Mar 24, 2017
Starting next Monday, customers of Wells Fargo bank will be able to make ATM withdrawals nationwide without a card using a smartphone. The trend could spread quickly to other banks around the country as consumers grow more used to advanced banking technology. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.

Necessity driving Greeks to adopt web banking

Jul 15, 2015
Amid Greek bust, a boom in web banking.

For public good, not for profit.

ATM lines in Athens are filled with political chatter

Jul 13, 2015
A woman waits for cash at a second machine; the first ran out of money.

People aren't walking into banks anymore

Mar 27, 2015
If you see a vacant building for lease in the neighborhood, chances are there was a bank there at one point. We’re seeing it at financial institutions big and small — from Citigroup, now operating in fewer cities, to FirstMerit, which is closing 16 branches in four states.  Between direct deposits and ATMs, walking into […]

ATM fees continue to rise

Sep 29, 2014
Banks are making money by charging fees to customers of other banks.