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** UK's LINK network processes record number of transactions
** Anti-surcharge bill introduced in Wisconsin
** American Express to provide ATM services for 7-Eleven's V.com kiosks
** ATM users at Turkey Hill c-stores can score prizes during NCAA tourney
IN THE INFORMATION CENTER:
** Too much, too soon
NCR adds weight to the rumors of financial woes at Credit Card Center with its announcement that it expects to take a $42 million charge in first-quarter earnings related to its "preferred provider" deal with CCC.
** Future shock
Genpass Technologies CEO Bipin Shah wasn’t afraid to rattle some cages in his keynote address at last week’s ATMIA conference.
IN THE KIOSK CORNER:
Some pundits predict that the ATM and kiosk industries will converge. Maybe you should bone up on kiosks, just in case. Here's a story from KIOSKmarketplace.com, another cool site brought to you by the fine folks at NetWorld Alliance:
** Fly with the friendly kiosks
United's airport kiosks allow passengers to check in, change seats, update their mileage and even check bags. The kiosks are key to the airline's $150 million customer service upgrade.
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