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ATM's are 50-years-old — What does the future hold for ATMs?

The automated teller machine (ATM) was considered a radical move when Barclay's installed the machines in a London suburb in 1967. At that time, the machines gave a fixed amount of money using a special voucher - The familiar ATM card wasn't invented yet.

Out of order: India bank says third of ATMs don't work

Mumbai - A third of India's cash machines don't work, the central bank said, posing a challenge for the government as it strives to provide banking services to millions of poor citizens living in rural areas.

Citi trials cardless, screenless ATMs controlled by your phone

Citi has started testing a next-generation ATM design that has no keypad or display. Instead, it is controlled by the user's smartphone in what is being billed as a faster and more secure way of getting money.

Average ATM fees in the U.S. hit record high of $4.52

A new survey shows the cost of getting money out of ATMs that are not in the network has risen 21 percent in a five-year span.

Op-Ed: Kansas limits ATM withdrawals to $25 for welfare recipients

Wichita - In a controversial move, Kansas will continue to implement a $25 limit on ATM withdrawals by welfare recipients, even though this restriction may violate federal law.

Emojis could be the future of security and PIN codes

A software company has claimed that emoji could soon replace PIN codes as the primary security form for bank accounts. The smiling faces are viable because they are easier to remember than PIN codes and there are many more combinations available.

ATM damaged in attempted theft from Caisse populaire Desjardins

They'd apparently readied a diversion, but suspects apparently hadn't considered all the logistics to ripping a bank machine Monday night from the lobby of a Pointe-aux-Trembles credit union.

Video: Angry Chinese woman rips ATM apart with bare hands

Shilong - A woman who was unable to get cash out of an ATM machine at a mall in China pulled it apart with her bare hands in frustration. Her efforts to force the machine to dispense cash soon attracted the attention of a crowd of shoppers at the mall.

31 Austrian bank accounts wiped out by Vietnamese pirates

Horn - The latest in ATM fraud has arisen in Horn, Lower Austria, as criminals operating from Vietnam use ATM skimming to wipe out the accounts of 31 bank users, including their overdrafts. They took more than 100,000 euros ($136,000) in cash.

New Orleans mugger falls asleep during his own crime

New Orleans - An armed assailant tried to rob a 60-year-old man in New Orleans early Monday morning, but failed when he fell asleep in the middle of his own crime.

Cops say man had sex with ATM and then a picnic table

A Tennessee man was arrested on Friday night after he decided to try to make a deposit at a ATM, as well as for having sex with a picnic table.

Photos of lovers in Spanish ATM lobby go viral on Twitter

Oviedo - It happened during the early hours of Monday morning in the city of Oviedo in Spain. Late night revelers were surprised to find a couple, frantically having sex, in a glass-enclosed, 24-hour ATM lobby and immediately started taking photos and "selfies."

Maine man withdraws $140, ATM spits out $37,000 instead

A man withdrawing money from an automated TD bank machine in South Portland, Maine got a little more than he asked for this week. In fact he got about 263.3 times more than he asked for.

ATM glitch at Maine bank causes machine to spit out $37,000

A software glitch on an ATM based outside a bank in Maine, South Portland, has caused the machine to issue $37,000 in cash to a homeless man who requested $140 be withdrawn from his account.

95% of ATMS use outdated Windows XP: Is a crisis looming?

Microsoft has announced that the company will not provide support for the long-lived Windows XP operating system after April 8. Considering the fact that XP is still so widely used, are businesses and ATMs at risk of a security crisis?

5 thieves arrested for 'cash trapping' at ATMs with forks (video)

Bogliasco - Five people were arrested recently in central and northern Italy for using fork-like devices to steal money from cash machines. The process is known as "reversal cash trapping."

Bank of America introduces ATMs with video chat

Bank Of America has decided to introduce live video conferencing to its ATMs. The company says that the move will allow their customer to speak with bank tellers beyond their normal business hours.

Watch thieves rob ATM machine at gas station by blowing it up

Surveillance footage captured the moment thieves stole cash from an ATM machine in a UK gas station by blowing it up using a homemade explosive device. Fortunately, the explosion did not cause a conflagration.

New ATMs have no $20 minimum, dispense $1 and $5 bills

ATMs dispensing $20 bills has been the norm as long as cash machines have been available. Now, some banks are introducing new machines that will allow customers to withdraw smaller denominations.

‘Generous’ Bank ATM dispenses double the money withdrawn

Putaendo - There is only one ATM in the small town of Putaendo in Chile and for about three hours in the past weekend it began delivering twice the amount requested to those who came to the branch of the National State Bank to withdraw money.

Bank of Canada launches new $50 polymer bank note, now at ATMs

Ottawa - The Bank of Canada has launched its new $50 polymer bank note. The $50 bill, which is part of a series of state-of-the-art bank notes, features former Prime Minister Sir William Lyon Mackenzie King and the Arctic research icebreaker CCGS Amundsen.

Gourmet shop set to launch Cupcake ATMs in U.S. cities

Beverly Hills - A gourmet cupcake shop is launching a vending machine next week that will offer round-the-clock fresh cupcakes. The launch date is set for March 9.

N.Y. man finds skimmer at bank's ATM, scams big business

Valley Stream - A N.Y. man likely saved many bank customers a big headache this week when he pulled off an ATM skimmer installed by an exploiter at a local bank.

Man makes a cash withdrawal from ATM, gets a mouse with his money

A man recently went to get some cash out of an ATM and got a surprise withdrawal. After he pulled out his cash from the machine in Ersboda, located in northern Sweden, Gholam Hafezi didn't get a receipt, but did get much more than he'd anticipated

Two thieves use donut gift cards to steal cash from ATMs

New York - Two Romanian men who were in the United States on journalism visas were arrested after using dozens of Dunkin' Donuts gift cards to steal almost $18,000 in cash. They were able to recode the cards using stolen bank information to act as ATM cards .

London cash machine offers customers cockney translation

People using bank ATMs in East London can opt to have their prompts and options given to them in Cockney rhyming slang language.

Crowd gathers as ATM gives out too much money

Dundee - A long queue formed at a cash machine in Scotland after it began giving customers twice the amount of money they were requesting.

ATMs found to be as dirty as public toilets

A UK study found cash machines to contain more bacteria than some public toilets. But a medical specialist says, "Ninety-nine percent of transmission of bacteria that makes you sick is between human beings."

ATM machine stolen from news building using company forklift

Daytona Beach - An employee and an accomplice are charged with the early morning theft of an Automatic Teller Machine from the Daytona-Beach News Journal building in Florida.

First ever gold bullion vending machine opens in Boca Raton

Boca Raton - Last week, PMX Gold launched the first ever gold-to-go dispensing ATM at the Town Center Mall located in Boca Raton, Florida. The vending machine offers gold bullion in real-time prices as quickly as possible.
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5 people were arrested in Italy for "reverse cash trapping" to steal money from ATMs.
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