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Adjust report identifies 3 trends in mobile finance to keep an eye on

Mobile Payments Today

As mobile finance takes up an ever-more central part of our daily lives, understanding the benchmarks and trends from within this fast growing vertical is more vital than ever.

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Your journey to cloud: How to select your provider(s)

Accenture

In my previous post in this series on the journey to cloud, I looked at the guiding principles that can help your organisation navigate its route. With those in place, the next step is to select your cloud service providers. I’ve made that the focus of this latest post.

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Trepp’s Review and Outlook on Commercial Real Estate Market

Abrigo

Key Takeaways Trepp's head of Commercial Real Estate Finance outlined the current CRE market and looked at the future of CRE during Abrigo's recent ThinkBIG conference. The overall CMBS delinquency rate in September declined from a near peak rate earlier this year.

PayPal Becomes Latest Big Tech Firm To Hop On The Crypto Bandwagon

PYMNTS

PayPal has announced that it is jumping into the wild world of cryptocurrency , making it possible for wallet holders to buy, sell and hold cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, ethereum, bitcoin cash and litecoin in their PayPal accounts.

5 Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current

DataRobot together with Snowflake – a leading cloud data platform provider — is helping data scientists stay current with the latest technology and data science best practices so that they can excel in an increasingly AI-driven workplace. Five Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current offers data scientists guidance for thriving in AI-driven enterprises.

Summit shows Del Taco, Starbird, Coolgreens, Junzi Kitchen embracing mobile pay

Mobile Payments Today

Mobile payments have been a lifesaver for so many restaurant brands over the last eight months, when keeping physical contact to a minimum has been the order of the day. In a Fast Casual Executive Summit session, four restaurant leaders discuss the future of payments, mobile and otherwise

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How The Election Will Impact Your Bank’s Budget and Strategic Plan

Banker to Banker

Since the election falls right in the middle of bank’s budgeting and planning cycles, it is worth spending some time looking at potential outcomes. With a little more than two weeks before the election, the current polls and betting odds favor a Democratic Administration and both houses of Congress.

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JPMorgan Takes On Square And PayPal At The Point Of Sale

PYMNTS

Morgan Chase wants in on small- and mid-sized (SMB) payments and is banking on no-fee QuickAccept to edge out FinTech rivals Square and PayPal, according to a Wednesday (Oct. 21) CNBC report.

Synthetic Identity eBook

Mobile Payments Today

In this eBook, you will learn why synthetic identities can be difficult to detect

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Treasury APIs | How market leaders are paving the way

Accenture

In my last post, I explained how Open Banking and treasury application programming interfaces (APIs) are a win-win for both banks and their corporate clients in better meeting their business needs and operational goals.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

The Single Secret To Building a Profitable Bank

Banker to Banker

Last week a seven-year-old asked us what banks do. That question got us to pause. How do we explain a whole industry to a seven-year-old in less than a minute, keep his interest, and do justice to the answer? The simplest answer is that banks allow customers to change the timing of their cash flows.

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Visa Expands Tap To Phone To 15 Countries

PYMNTS

Visa announced Wednesday (Oct. 21) that the company is expanding its contactless Tap To Phone (TTP) payment systems to more than 15 markets worldwide, with plans to bring the mobile tech to the United States sometime next year. The expansion follows a 12-month global pilot program.

Synthetic Identity eBook - APAC

Mobile Payments Today

Synthetic ID theft is a fast-growing crime around the world. Data breaches are a common phenomenon not unique to the US - companies around the world face similar challenges. Personal information exposed from data breaches often winds up for sale on dark web marketplaces. And fraudsters buy this data to commit synthetic identity theft

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From CRE to Corporate Culture – BIG Ideas from 2020 ThinkBIG: Manage Risk. Drive Growth.

Abrigo

Key Takeaways Gain an understanding of the current state of banking and future expectations. Learn how to support company culture and hiring long-term talent. Plan for new technology and innovations.

The Empowered Consumer

When it comes to working with the empowered consumer, AI has the power to help your business thrive by leveraging your own data to better understand your customers. Read our ebook, The Empowered Consumer, to learn more about how AI can help you connect with your customers.

The Single Secret To Building a Proftiable Bank

Banker to Banker

Last week a seven-year-old asked us what banks do. That question got us to pause. How do we explain a whole industry to a seven-year-old in less than a minute, keep his interest, and do justice to the answer? The simplest answer is that banks allow customers to change the timing of their cash flows.

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Skipify, Google Partner To Bring Shopping To Gmail

PYMNTS

Artificial intelligence (AI)-powered payments startup Skipify is partnering with Google to deliver shopping features within the Gmail ecosystem, the companies said announced on Friday (Oct.

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The Value of Pre-Authorization Screening

Mobile Payments Today

Key stakeholders in the online payments ecosystem are rethinking the way payments are processed, with a renewed emphasis on linking digital identity back to the human behind the transaction in advance of the card network's authorization stage which we refer to as pre-authorization

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BSA and AML Day National 2020 Celebration

Abrigo

Honor BSA/AML Professionals on October 26th Professionals across the nation are encouraged to celebrate National Financial Crime Fighter Day. . Share your story! Read More. History of BSA/AML Day Learn why BSA/AML Day was created and the significance of the day.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Visa, Mastercard invest more in digital issuance as consumers look beyond branches

Payments Source

Visa on Monday made an investment in Global Processing Services, which powers the payment rails for several challenger banks and fintechs. It's similar to a January investment Mastercard made in Marqeta, an open API card issuing and processing platform.

Malware Hits Banks By Mimicking Video Conferencing App

PYMNTS

Brazilian bank accounts are being hit by a new malware, called Vizom by IBM, that makes use of familiar overlay attack tactics to hijack devices in real time, according to a report by ZDNet. Disguising itself as a commonly used video conferencing tool, Vizom spreads through phishing campaigns.

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The Ultimate Guide To Insurance Claims For Flood-Damaged Cars

BankBazaar

Natural calamities come without a prior notice. Let’s take a look at how Insurance with adequate natural calamity cover makes it easier to tackle the losses suffered. Here’s your quick guide to claiming insurance for your flood-damaged car.

Crypto is already way too big to ignore

Daily Fintech

Yesterday, I came across a tweet by Marc Bernegger about WEF’s first council entirely focused on cryptocurrencies. The World Economic Forum (WEF) has created the Global Future Council on Cryptocurrencies.

Data Science Fails: Building AI You Can Trust

The new DataRobot whitepaper, Data Science Fails: Building AI You Can Trust, outlines eight important lessons that organizations must understand to follow best data science practices and ensure that AI is being implemented successfully.

Chase undercuts fintechs with same-day card acceptance for small shops

Payments Source

Several large mobile point of sale projects are hitting the market at once to reach financially troubled retailers, with JPMorgan Chase making use of a three-year-old acquisition to push back against the technology firms that have been gobbling up small-business clients.

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PayPal Eyes Buying Crypto Firm BitGo, Others

PYMNTS

PayPal is looking at acquisition possibilities for cryptocurrency companies, including bitcoin custodian BitGo , a report from Bloomberg says. The move would help PayPal boost its embrace of digital coins.

Machine learning the news for better macroeconomic forecasting

BankUnderground

Arthur Turrell, Eleni Kalamara, Chris Redl, George Kapetanios and Sujit Kapadia Every day, journalists collate information about the world and, with nimble keystrokes, re-express it succinctly as newspaper copy. Events about the macroeconomy are no exception.

XBRL News: Blockchain, specifications and ESEF

Daily Fintech

Here is our pick of the 3 most important XBRL news stories this week. 1 Blockchain and XBRL: The Myth Currently, many jurisdictions around the world require public companies to produce financial reports using XBRL.

Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.