How The Corporate Card Recharted Its Adoption Course

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For buyers, of course, there is the added capital float and opportunity to enhance spend visibility and control.

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Netflix Surpasses 200 Million Members, Stays Course Amid Digital Competition

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Netflix announced Tuesday (Jan. 19) as part of its fourth quarter earnings that it topped 200 million paid memberships in Q4, with 8.5 million paid net additions during that time.

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Covid-19 Impact | Mobile Banking Crash Course

BankBazaar

The post Covid-19 Impact | Mobile Banking Crash Course appeared first on BankBazaar - The Definitive Word on Personal Finance. The pandemic is far from over with multiple cases being reported every day. Venturing out unnecessarily is still not safe.

Andreessen Horowitz To Offer Free Course On Crypto

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Venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz is offering a course to help entrepreneurs better understand blockchain technology and cryptocurrency companies, according to a report by CNBC. Dixon said the free course is being offered with “no strings attached,” and that no companies will need to give up any equity stake to take part. After the seven weeks are over, the course will be available for free online.

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Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. Most have already sustained massive damage, and we still have yet to see the scope of impact of the global pandemic that has upended the globe. Any return to normalcy may seem far-off, but sales and marketing are on the front lines of restarting the economy. When the dust settles, we have a responsibility to turn our shock and grief into fierce determination, and lead the charge of responsible, strategic, sustainable future growth. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department. Marketers are uniquely positioned to provide creative solutions to aid their organization in times of change and chart a course for navigating success.

Crash Course | Mobile Banking

BankBazaar

Here’s a crash course! The post Crash Course | Mobile Banking appeared first on BankBazaar - The Definitive Word on Personal Finance. The post-Covid-19 financial world will see very few human interactions. Hence, it’s necessary to brush up on your mobile-banking skills. In our day-to-day life, we’re always looking for ways to simplify things. We keep looking for new means to make the most of our time. After all, time is money!

Data: Blockchain's course correction

Payments Source

Very few organizations have adopted blockchain technology for any meaningful day-to-day use. But a change could be afoot. Blockchain Cross border payments

TSYS Inks Partnership With National Golf Course Owners Assn.

PYMNTS

16) that it has been named the official payment processing partner of the National Golf Course Owners Assn. In a press release, TSYS said the not-for-profit organization is the only trade association dedicated exclusively to owners and operators of daily-fee, semi-private, private and resort golf courses. We are looking forward to working with golf course owners and operators over the coming years to help them fulfill their payment needs.

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CFPB, OCC on collision course over who regulates fintechs

American Banker

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency appears intent on being the federal chartering agency for tech firms with banking ambitions. But some experts say the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is better suited for the job. OCC Licenses and charters Fintech regulations Brian Brooks CFPB

3 Steps for Creating a Bank Sales Training Course

Bank Innovation

A simple walkthrough on creating a bank sales training course. See how to train and assess communication skills through dialogue simulations. Sponsored Technology simulation TalkMaster

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Peloton, Connected Fitness Companies Chart New Course And Face New Problems

PYMNTS

The pandemic will of course be over someday, but will consumers go back to the gym? It has been a good year for connected fitness company Peloton. For Q3 it saw sales grow by 232 percent to $757.9 million from $228 million a year ago. Analysts had been forecasting sales revenue of $748.1 million.

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Deep Dive: Charting The Course Of An Evolving Subscription Market

PYMNTS

The pandemic has in a few short months radically altered how consumers shop. Even though stay-at-home orders have been eased across the U.S., many consumers have been largely homebound and still reluctant to venture out due to ongoing health concerns or limited in-store shopping options. These circumstances have dramatically enhanced the value proposition behind subscription services.

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New Senate Banking chief sets dramatic change of course

American Banker

Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, said elevating affordable housing issues, examining the financial system through a climate and racial justice "lens" and holding banks accountable for their impact on consumers will be among his priorities.

Charting A Sharing Economy Course For Boat Rentals

PYMNTS

With the help of technology and customization, online boat rental platforms are aiming to build an ecosystem around marketplaces that link owners and renters as they chart a sharing economy course. Entrepreneurs sometimes start companies after careers of launching organizations — and they may want to find an industry that they are passionate about for their next ventures. For Boatsetter Co-Founder and CEO Jaclyn Baumgarten, that interest was boating.

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Why eBay changed course with Adyen, PayPal: Control, data, cost and user experience

Mobile Payments Today

Ralf Gladis, CEO of Computop, examines why he believes PayPal made the change

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Oxford, Mastercard To Launch Online Course On Digital Ethics, Privacy, AI

PYMNTS

The course should be topical due to the number of threats against privacy that crop up in the news, including a spike recently associated with the continuing pandemic. Shrier said the program’s combination of the experience of the instructors with new cutting-edge technology should provide an experience unlike anything anyone considering taking the course has had before.

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Visa, Olympics Team Up For Athlete Financial Literacy Courses

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The courses are on a variety of topics, including digital payments, and how to deal with the Japanese cashless mandate and the country’s payments ecosphere. There’s also a course on how to build a social media brand in front of the games. Visa has announced that it is sponsoring athletes from the Olympic and Paralympic Games and teaching them about financial literacy for when their athletic careers come to an end, according to a report by CNBC.

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CFPB reverses course on marketing services agreements

American Banker

The agency had raised concerns in the Obama administration about kickbacks in the marketing pacts between mortgage lenders and other providers, but the agency's recent guidance says the deals are legally viable. Compliance Referral marketing Election 2020 RESPA Enforcement CFPB Underwriting

Charting New Retail Courses With Fitness And Beauty

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iPhone app-enabled marketplaces such as Trainiac are letting consumers work one-on-one with a personal trainer. The trainer, in turn, helps the customer make and keep their fitness goals over the long term. And, in beauty retail, online hair and body care brands such as Ouai are growing their presence in the physical world by bringing their products into brick-and-mortar stores like Ulta Beauty. All this, Today in Data. Data: .

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Merger scuttled, Texas bank charts new course

American Banker

Now that its deal with Texas Capital has been called off, Independent Bank in McKinney plans to scale back or exit some commercial lines and will seek to duplicate its retail banking successes in Colorado.

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Investors reward Diebold for course corrections

Payments Source

It often takes an underlying development, such as a major executive change or the launch of a new product or partnership to excite investors, but Diebold Nixdorf stock prices jumped Wednesday in the wake of a solid, but not outstanding, fourth quarter earnings report. ATMs Fintech Earnings Diebold Nixdorf

Pro-cash legislators on collision course with Amazon's retail ambitions

Payments Source

Battle lines are hardening in the fight against stores that eschew cash, as New York City’s Committee on Consumer Affairs plans to hear arguments Thursday on a proposal to ban cashless stores like Amazon Go. Compliance Retailers Point-of-sale Cash Digital payments Amazon New York

UK Changes Course On Big Four Accounting Breakup

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may be changing course in its efforts to break up the Big Four accountancy firms after the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) decided against such action late last year. The U.K. Reports in Bloomberg on Monday (April 1) said a U.K. Parliament committee has announced a possible forced breakup of the Big Four – PricewaterhouseCoopers , Deloitte, EY and KYMG – which account for more than 90 percent of U.K. audits for large businesses.

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Starbucks, Amazon on a collision course in retail innovation

Payments Source

Neither Amazon nor Starbucks could be described as a traditional retailer. But they both use their shared headquarters city as a playground for developing digital and in-store innovations that all merchants and payment companies will have to respond to the years ahead. Retailers Mobile payments Loyalty and rewards Washington China

GOP senator tells Libra Association member to stay the course

Payments Source

As some of Facebook's partners pull out of the Libra cyrptocurrency project, Sen. Mike Rounds, R-S.D., encouraged a company located in his state to remain involved. Libra Policymaking Payments Facebook Federal Reserve Senate Banking Committee

FCC Reverses Course on Whether TCPA Applies to Federal Government Contractors

CFPB Monitor

Now, four years later, after being urged by consumer groups to reconsider the Broadnet ruling, the FCC has reversed course regarding federal government contractors, and has also taken a position regarding whether the TCPA applies to calls placed by state and local governments and their contractors.

Has EMV issuance already run its course?

Payments Source

Now two years on from the U.S. EMV liability shift, chip cards are commonplace in American wallets. But the benefits of EMV cards — a longer five-year lifespan and a reduced need to reissue in the event of fraud — have muted the demand for new cards. EMV Payment cards Payment fraud Fraud liability

Buffett inches toward Wells Fargo exit as Scharf sets course

American Banker

Warren Buffett isn't known to ask much of companies in which he buys stock. Then last year, as Wells Fargo's top investor, he publicly advised the board not to hire a leader from Wall Street — and it did. What ensued shows what can happen when a company rejects the legendary investor's advice.

NYC opens Blockchain Center, staying course after bitcoin sinks

Payments Source

New York isn’t giving up on the digital-ledger technology that makes Bitcoin and other tokens work even after last year’s collapse of the cryptocurrency market. Blockchain Bitcoin New York

Why Banks’ Risk Function Cannot “Stay the Course”

Accenture

In an earlier post I talked about risk management spending and whether money is being allocated to the right places. Managing the investment across finance, risk and technology is important, but it isn’t the only step banks and financial institutions. Read more. Managing Risk Featured FinTech Risk management bank risk management

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Square puts itself on a collision course with the biggest terminal makers

Payments Source

As companies mature out of their startup phase, their sales growth curves begin to flatten and costs start to rise — unless, of course, they change their business model. And that’s exactly what Square is doing to maintain its startup-style growth. Mobile point-of-sale Point-of-sale Earnings Square

Want to learn Data Science? Start with this course

Dataconomy

At Dataconomy we spoke to Ariadna Cuffi, a student from the Allwomen data science course for a detailed review. Allwomen have courses in. Start with this course appeared first on Dataconomy. Choosing a Bootcamp in person or online is a tough decision, most people are looking for a career change that could boost their employment opportunities and salary. The post Want to learn Data Science? Data Science Data Science 101 Featured

PARS For A New Course In B2B Payments

PYMNTS

PARS for a New Course. When it comes to payments, old habits die hard. That proves especially true in business-to-business payments. The paper check game is an old one, entrenched in the interactions between firms. Stubbornly entrenched, some would say. How, then, to un-entrench? How to streamline payments between buyers and suppliers who are unaware that new technology can significantly enhance operational efficiencies?

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Why Fintech has made finance courses obsolete

Disruptive Finance

Finance is changing at a dramatic pace – from robo-advisors to Artificial Intelligence, from big data to blockchain -, but many universities have barely adapted their finance courses, and include no reference to technology or innovation. As a Managing Director in a US bank, I saw many young graduates who felt very lost because their jobs(.). Education Innovation Oxford Technology

Bitcoin Daily: Majority Of Top 50 Colleges Offer Crypto Courses; Crypto Trading Will Not Be Taxed In Portugal

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New data from Coinbase has found that 56 percent of the world’s top 50 universities now offer at least one course on crypto or blockchain — up from 42 percent last year. And students are showing interest, with twice as many students taking a crypto or blockchain course this year than they did in 2018. Cornell University tops the Coinbase 2019 Leaders in Crypto Education list, currently offering 14 classes on cryptocurrency and/or blockchain.

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