Sun.Nov 03, 2019

Big Banks versus Big Tech … it’s all about the money

Chris Skinner

I’ve blogged for a while now about the different approaches to Big Tech in China and America. In China, Big Tech is pretty much working hand-in-hand with government to solve society’s issues and police them.

Google Health To Use Search To Innovate Healthcare

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The VP of Google Health has revealed that his focus for the division is on its search capabilities.

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The Finanser’s Week: 28th October – 3rd November 2019

Chris Skinner

The main blog headlines are … McKinsey reckon banks are in a ‘do-or-die’ moment … really? A few talking points last week, but two hit me in particular. The first is a McKinsey report that reckons half of the world’s banks are not viable.

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Study: US Housing Market Slows Down As Homeowners Stay Put Longer

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homeowners’ decision to stay in their homes longer is keeping much-needed inventory off the real estate market, causing a slip in home sales.

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ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Uber’s Fintech Strategy: A Conversation With Peter Hazlehurst, Head Of Uber Money

Ron Shevelin

Uber recently announced Uber Money, a new division within the ride-hailing firm. Here's why the strategy is a winner

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Retailers must act as if crypto payments are inevitable

Payments Source

To lay the groundwork for future success, retailers need to create a digital currency strategy. Most retailers and online brands are aware they need a digital currency plan but don't know where to start the process, says cryptocurrency lawyer Felix Shipkevich.

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Goldman Extends $10B In Apple Card Credit In First Month

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Goldman Sachs said it doled out about $10 billion in credit lines in just over month for the Apple -branded credit card, Bloomberg reported on Friday (Nov. According to regulatory filings made public this week, Apple Card?

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Charles Darwin would have built a killer stablecoin. Stablecoins are competitors to traditional bank accounts

Daily Fintech

New forms of money and their adoption will greatly depend on two things: if they can be used as a store of value and if they can be used as a means of payment. Stablecoins have emerged promising both, making significant strides in the past couple of years.

SMB Lending In Australia After Lending Standards Are Waived

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Australia is making small business lending easier by waiving responsible lending standards for small firms. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced last week that he would instruct the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) to order banks to waive the standards for SMBs.

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

Improve Bank Boards Through A Disciplined Nomination Process

Jeff For Banks

" Rigorous, peer-reviewed studies suggest that companies do not perform better when they have women on the board. Nor do they perform worse." ~ Katherine Klein, University of Pennsylvania Do you know how difficult my life might become for the above quote?

SPEZA To Accept China’s New Sovereign Digital Currency

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FinTech company SPEZA announced that it will be able to accept China’s Digital Currency Electronic Payment (DCEP), the world’s first sovereign digital currency.

In 2017, Incumbents' Mobile-First Standalone Bank Initiatives Peaked – Here's What Happened Next

Let's Talk Payments

A decade or two ago, timely visits to bank branches were quite common – and these visits were dominated by paperwork (usually multiple documents). Read more

McDonald’s CEO Ousted Over Relationship With Staffer

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McDonald ’s has fired its chief executive officer because of a consensual relationship he had with an employee. The fast food giant announced that its board voted late last week to fire Steve Easterbrook after investigating his relationship with the unnamed employee.

The Time-Saving Power of Intent Data for Sales

By using the power of intent data, capturing buyer interest has become more feasible for sales. Not only that, but using it will save immense time during your workflow; a win-win on all fronts.

Open Banking Fintech Partnerships Required For Better Consumer Experiences

The Financial Brand

To provide the level of customer experiences expected, traditional banks and credit unions need to leverage open banking partnerships with fintech firms. The post Open Banking Fintech Partnerships Required For Better Consumer Experiences appeared first on The Financial Brand.

CapOne Back Online After Major Outage

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Capital One saw an outage on Friday (Nov. 1) that kept some of its customers from accessing their accounts and direct deposits, a technical issue that the company has resolved, CNET reported. .

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Marketing Budgets: Where Credit Unions Are Spending in 2020

The Financial Brand

Credit union marketers explain how they will be allocating their marketing budgets on media, martech, new tools, staffing, digital, and more. The post Marketing Budgets: Where Credit Unions Are Spending in 2020 appeared first on The Financial Brand. Featured Content Marketing Strategy

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Bitcoin Daily: Telegram Blockchain Startup Pilots Crypto Wallet; Ember Crypto Portfolio App Looks To Raise $1M In Securities Sale

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Telegram has released an early desktop wallet for its “gram” token, allowing users to download the test app for MacOS, Windows and Linux 64 bit. Now you have a wallet only you control – directly, without middlemen or bankers,” the app says, according to CoinDesk.

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.

Marketing Budgets: Where Banks Are Spending in 2020

The Financial Brand

Bank marketers explain how they will be allocating their marketing budgets on media, martech, new tools, staffing, digital, and more. The post Marketing Budgets: Where Banks Are Spending in 2020 appeared first on The Financial Brand. Featured Content Marketing Strategy

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Capital One Resolves Glitch Keeping Customers From Their Money

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Capital One saw an outage on Friday (Nov. 1) that kept some of its customers from accessing their accounts and direct deposits, a technical issue that the company has resolved, CNET reported. .

What Banking’s Future Looks Like to Wells Fargo’s Innovation Chief

The Financial Brand

You'll want to hear what Lisa Frazier has to say about when to use AI, the importance of platforms, and creating a new branch experience. The post What Banking’s Future Looks Like to Wells Fargo’s Innovation Chief appeared first on The Financial Brand. Featured Content Innovation Strategies