Coinstar sweepstakes to celebrate one billionth transaction

Coinstar announced it will soon celebrate its one billionth transaction. To date, Coinstar said it has processed 649,963,558,659 coins, weighing approximately 4,633,773,919 pounds.

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Can you afford to ignore cash in your kiosks?

Although payment options abound, cash should remain part of your business operation.

5 tips to grow your business with bill-payment kiosks

Convenience store operators can combat a sales dip by offering alternative financial services.

CETW12: 5 Things to look for at CETW NYC

CETW in New York City is set to open; here's what to look for this year.

Startup BYNDL wants to bring mobile payments to unattended retail

Tech originally used to accept cell phone parking payments now coming to vending, kiosks.

CETW 2012: A sneak peek of what's on display

CETW rolls into the city by the bay this week, showcasing kiosks, digital signage and customer-engaging tech.

Guide: Bill-pay kiosks can increase bottom line

A free guide on how retailers benefit from bill-pay kiosks is now available.

Commentary: Is the US ready for cashless kiosks?

Mobile payments and NFC is on the way; how quickly will the kiosk sector get on board?

TIO turning smartphones into pocket kiosks

The bill payment company is looking to turn smartphones into pocket-sized kiosks.

Self Service Expo showcases new products, technology

New York's Self-Service Expo highlights the 'nexts' in self-service.

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VeriFone introduces unattended payment devices

VeriFone Systems Inc. has introduced UX Solutions, its series of unattended payment devices that the company said can improve transaction security, speed and reliability for vending machines and other self-service environments, including parking meters, petroleum pumps and ticketing machines. According...

NCR APTRA debuts in Africa

Today at the ATM Industry Association Africa Chapter conference, NCR Corp., in collaboration with Bytes Managed Solutions, its exclusive distributor in South Africa and other selected countries, launched NCR APTRA Interactive Teller into the African market. A news release from...

Rite Aid, PAI enter turnkey ATM agreement

Rite Aid Corp. has selected payment processing solutions provider Payment Alliance International to provide turnkey ATM services at approximately 1,500 Rite Aid locations in the western and southern United States. The program will provide convenient access to cash for Rite...

Coinstar rolling out kiosks with PayPal integration

Starting this month, Coinstar users in California, Ohio and Texas can use the coin-counting kiosks to add money to, or withdraw money from, their PayPal account — a move that the company said furthers the convergence of brick-and-mortar and online...

TIO partners with Progreso Financiero for bill-pay kiosks

TIO Networks Corp. announced it is expanding bill-pay options for America's growing Hispanic community through a new strategic alliance with Progreso Financiero, a provider of financial services products for underserved Hispanics in the U.S. TIO will launch the first five...

Self-service kiosks could be financial savior for Michigan city

Grand Rapids, Mich., joins the growing list of local governments utilizing self-service kiosks to provide easier and more cost-effective access to certain government services. Two kiosks were installed last Friday at the City Hall, with plans for more around town,...

Convenience chain rolling out bill-pay kiosks

TIO Networks Corp. will soon deploy 37 bill-payment kiosks to MAPCO Express convenience stores throughout Memphis and Nashville. Under the agreement, MAPCO customers can pay bills using cash at participating stores with the option for same-day payment processing.

'Bank-in-a-box' kiosks hitting NYC retail sites

Carver Federal Savings Bank is deploying four of Nexxo Financial Corp.'s bank-in-a-box kiosks in retail locations in New York City, providing an alternative means for un- and underbanked consumers to gain access to financial services, a company press release said....

Omaha grocery stores welcoming bank-in-a-box kiosks

Underbanked Americans in Omaha can obtain financial services via credit union now that Centris Federal Credit Union has partnered with Nexxo Financial Corp. Using Nexxo's Bank-in-a-Box kiosks, Centris members can now access the expanded services at eight branches and grocery...

Key Innovations launches new pay terminal

Key Innovations has launched its KiSC unattended payment terminal that works with existing touchscreens, according to a company press release. The solution is PCI approved, using encryption technology originally developed to protect Blu-ray digital media rights. "This innovative use of...

TIO to launch cloud-based wallet

TIO Networks, an expedited bill-payment processor, will launch a cloud-based wallet platform, TIO Wallet, designed to help the estimated 60 million Americans who have limited access to mainstream financial products. TIO Wallet will provide cash-preferred customers with a tool designed...

Bill-pay kiosks driving into Philippines

GWD Media, Genkiosk's international supplier of kiosk software, is moving into new regions, recognizing the economic boom in self-service in countries such as Indonesia, the Philippines and the Pacific Islands, according to a company press release. A new business drive...

Vodafone Hungary launches sicap kiosks

Sicap mobile money kiosks are now available in Vodafone Hungary's Smart Stores in Budapest as part of a pilot study to test customer service solutions. Vodafone pre-paid subscribers can top up their credit in seconds on touchscreen kiosk, and post-paid...

Middle Eastern telecommunications Co launches bill-pay kiosks

Zain Bahrain, a telecommunications operator in the Middle East, has now added self-service payment solutions company Sadad to its roster of customer service options. Zain subscribers may use the Sadad payment kiosks to top-up their mobile phones and pay their...

Opinion: Service providers should opt for self-serve bill payment

A growing number of utility, wireless and other service providers have identified self-serve bill payment kiosks as an innovative solution to improve customer satisfaction, maximize profitability and reduce churn. The "Customer is King" mantra holds, as technology savvy consumers demand...

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