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15 Big Players in Banking Technology

If you work in banking technology (or have ambitions to do so) these are people you should know. As investment banks increase their tech budgets and hire more and more people into technology functions, these are the men leading thousands of people or heading up new developments in financial technology.

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Is It Time to Redesign Card Technology for ATMs

The oldest challenges in the ATM industry are the security of cash inside the machine and the guarantee that the withdrawer is genuine.

Whereas the magnetic stripe has been used for a long time, EMV chip and PIN is now commonplace in the ATM industry for withdrawals in the U.K. and Europe. But the fact that EMV is not truly global as yet means that fraud can continue to take place.

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What Donald Trump means for the banking industry

There's little doubt that the election of Donald Trump and the unified Republican control of Congress means something for banks and their customers. It's just hard to know what that something is.

Trump's most concrete policy proposal on banking echoed those espoused by many Republicans over the past few years - repeal Dodd-Frank.

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The Big Debate Over Opening Bank Accounts Online

Online banking continues to grow, but that’s not to say there aren’t obstacles keeping it from exploding. The banking industry is ramping up the noise about changing rules that make it difficult to open accounts remotely, and Congress has the topic on its agenda.

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