Bank of America gained 418 technology patents in 2019

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Bank of America obtained more patents last year than any other year in the history of the company. Artificial Intelligence Automation Blockchain Carousel Daily Post 2 Innovation Strategy Payments Product Design Retail Banking Bank of America patents

Latin America Entices B2B FinTech Investors

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It was a big week for B2B FinTech startups in Latin America. The new funding, the company noted, will enable the firm to expand throughout Latin America as it steps in to support the region’s SMBs amid the pandemic.

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Bank of America customers sent $27 billion through Zelle in Q1  

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Bank of America customers are shifting toward digital tools. Paul Donofrio, Bank of America’s chief financial officer, said in a statement that despite the […].

Bank of America Redesigns App for iPad

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Bank of America has redesigned its mobile app for the iPad. Exclusive Innovations Mobile Online Open Fintech Payments Premium Apple Bank of America Bank of America Merrill Lynch Erica iPad JPMorgan Chase Zelle

Enabling e-commerce and m-commerce in Latin America

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The e-commerce market in Latin America presents enormous potential for retailers. Despite the possibilities, there are a number of unique challenges that retailers and payments companies need to be aware of before making such a commitment

MercadoLibre: The ‘Amazon Of Latin America’ Spreads Its Wings

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In Latin America, such a company exists in the form of MercadoLibre , a triple-threat regional financial powerhouse based in Argentina. It now operates in 18 countries in Latin America. ” Retail ecommerce Featured News FinTech international LatAm Latin America MercadoLibre News

Visa On Capturing The Digital Payments Opportunity In Latin America

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The advance of digital payments in Latin America over the last two decades has been slow when measured against other parts of the globe. Critical to bringing digital payments into Latin America in general, and into WhatsApp in specific, is they must be secured via tokenization.

Mobile users drive deposit growth at Bank of America

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For Bank of America, mobile and digital channels are sustaining its retail business. Carousel Customer Experience Retail Banking Wealth Management Bank of America

Retail Properties Of America Collects 65.3 Pct Of Q2 Rent

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Retail Properties of America, Inc. Retail News real estate Rent Rent Collection Retail Properties of America What's HotRPAI), a real estate investment trust (REIT) that owns open-air shopping centers, reported that the company had collected 65.3

Coronavirus creates strong demand for mobile wallets in Latin America

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Latin America is seeing a surge in digital wallet adoption as governments seek ways to disburse coronavirus aid to vulnerable citizens, and consumers look for safe alternatives to cash. Latin America Mobile payments Digital payments Coronavirus Mobile wallets

America: a nation living in the 20th Century

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These days, in … The post America: a nation living in the 20th Century appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. When did you last write a check (cheque)? When did you last receive one? Although a valid payment mechanism in some countries, it has been phased out in many.

Bank of America Lays Foundation for Merchant Payments-Focused Lab

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EXCLUSIVE – After its recent partnership with digital product Innovation Company Stuzo, Bank of America’s merchant services business is laying the foundation for an innovation lab. “It

Zelle Use Surges at Bank of America

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EXCLUSIVE – Bank of America had five million transactions via the digital payments service Zelle in October alone, an amount 35% higher than the average 3.7 Exclusive Mobile Online Open Fintech Payments Retail Bank of America P2P P2P payments PayPal Square Cash Venmo Zelle

Wirecard North America goes on market, while operations allowed to resume in UK

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Wirecard North America officials said the company was looking for a new owner as the multi-billion accounting scandal at the German-based payments firm reverberated across the globe.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s API Gateway Seeks to Connect EMEA Clients with Fintechs

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EXCLUSIVE- Echoing the mandate of PSD2, Bank of America Merrill Lynch today unveiled an API gateway that seeks to connect its commercial clients to fintechs and other third-party vendors. Bank of America Merrill Lynch […].

The State of FinTech in Latin America

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I’m off to Chile next week and thought, in preparation, I’d look at the state of FinTech in Latin America. Equally, I meet a lot of the … The post The State of FinTech in Latin America appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. So far, I’ve spent fair time in Colombia, Brazil and Argentina, and see these as the three major centres of activity along with Mexico.

Latin America's digital transformation can be a global model

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Latin America's rapidly expanding fintech sector may prove to be the guiding light as we look to establish a widely accessible digital financial ecosystem. Latin America Digital payments Coronavirus Financial inclusion

Bank of America Back on Windows

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After a yearlong absence, Bank of America’s mobile app is now available on Windows mobile devices. Innovations Mobile Online app Bank of America Microsoft Windows Windows 10

Bank Of America Analyst Sinks Square Rating

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Bank of America has lowered its rating of Square Inc. SMBs Bank of America News SMB Square Inc. by two notches Monday (May 18), downgrading the stock to “underperform” from “buy” amid fears that shops, restaurants, and salons will struggle once COVID-19 funds are spent.

Bank of America Reports Strong Mobile Growth, Especially Deposits

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Bank of America to Launch Erica This Month

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EXCLUSIVE – Bank of America is all set to launch its AI powered bot Erica this month, Michelle Moore, head of digital banking at BofA told Bank Innovation. Exclusive Innovations Mobile Online Operations Payments artificial intelligence Bank of America chat bot Erica machine learning

Latin America’s Dark, Crypto-Driven, Cybercrime Underbelly

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To get a sense of the new frontiers in cybercrime, and how cryptocurrency helps fraudsters cover their tracks or finance their schemes … look, perhaps, to Latin America. Security & Fraud cryptocurrency Cybercrime fraud Latin America News

Bank Of America CEO: Stimulus Package Is Coming Together

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The CEO of Bank of America said the impact of the $2.2 In an interview on CNBC’s “Closing Bell,” on Friday (May 1) Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan said the combined elements of the CARES Act are coming together to jumpstart the economy.

Bank of America Revising New App to Bolster Small Biz Client Base

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Bank of America has a new source of small business data. Payments Premium Retail Bank of America Bank of America Merrill Lynch Merrill Edge Merrill Lynch Mobile banking QuickBooks small business banking U.S.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Launches Mobile App for Prepaid Commercial Card

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With over 25 million mobile bank users on the retail side, Bank of America is shifting attention to ramping the numbers on the commercial side, with the launch of a mobile app for its prepaid commercial cards.

Bank of America Files for More Blockchain Patents

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Bank of America filed for nine more blockchain patents. In total, Bank of America now has filed for over 30 blockchain patents since last year. Cryptocurrency Exclusive Mobile Payments Bank of America BlockChain paymentsThese filings were recently made public by the U.S.

Bank of America, Chase the Latest Banks to Buy into Blockchain

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So much has happened with blockchain over the past couple of weeks—so very much—but let’s talk about the banks: Firstly, Bank of America is the latest to join the ranks of financial institutions experimenting with blockchain.

Bank of America Updates Billpay Feature on Mobile App

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Bank of America today announced new features to the billpay functionality of its mobile app, including allowing users to search payment history from up to two years ago.

Bank Of America Can Now Accept Small Business Relief Applications

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Bank of America has reportedly become the first large bank to be able to take digital applications for the $350 billion small business loan program that is part of the government’s coronavirus relief package. A separate report noted that Bank of America Corp.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Announces New Virtual Payables Feature

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EXCLUSIVE – Bank of America Merrill Lynch has added a new feature to its Virtual Payables product, an offering which allows its commercial clients to automate post-invoice payments.

Santander rolls out payments solution for North America

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Santander Bank has rolled out Santander Cash Nexus, a payments tool solution for the bank’s commercial, corporate and investment banking clients in North America.

FedEx’s Latest Latin America Logistics Push 

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The moves are designed to further last-mile operations in Latin America. Lange added that Latin America remains a “key market.”. As reported by The Next Web, the last-mile arena in Latin America is marked by increased competition.

Bank of America Doubles Down on Credit Scores

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Bank of America last Tuesday introduced version 7.0.0 Bank of America is believed to be one of the few financial institutions to offer consumers unfettered access to their credit Read More. Cards Lending Mobile Retail Bank of America credit scores FICO FICO score Mobile Apps TransUnio

How Bank of America Will Improve Erica, Its Virtual Assistant

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Bank of America is proud of its virtual assistant, Erica, which has 3.5 Exclusive Innovations Mobile Online Open Fintech Payments Premium Retail artificial intelligence Bank of America Erica virtual assistant

Greensill Buys Omni, Eyeing More Latin America Work

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Greensill, which provides working capital finance for customers around the world, has acquired Latin America-based lender Omni, a lender to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). “Together we will ensure that SMEs across Latin America have the fairest access to finance available.”