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Hasbro Partners With WAX on Power Rangers NFT Collection 

PYMNTS

Toy and entertainment company Hasbro, Inc. announced Friday (Oct. 22) during Hasbro Pulse Con that it has teamed up with The Worldwide Asset eXchange (WAX) for its first non-fungible token (NFT) collection, featuring the Power Rangers, according to an Action Figure Insider report. .

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Canada, time to expect an innovative lifestyle banking app

Accenture

The first mobile banking application hit the Canadian market over ten years ago. Since then, advancements have included an e-deposit and mobile business app, a remote deposit capture feature, a banking app on the Apple Watch, and more.

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Waiting (Patiently?) for Interest Rates to Rise: 4 Growth Moves to Prepare for Fed Rate Hike

Abrigo

With a Fed Rate Hike Looming, Here's How to Position Your Bank or CU The timing of a rate hike by the Fed is uncertain, but credit unions and banks can act now to create increased earnings more quickly. You might also like this decision guide: "What Do I Do with All This Excess Money?"

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15 Days To Fiscal Fitness

BankBazaar

Do you have what it takes to attain financial nirvana in just 15 days? Let’s find out. With the current pandemic scenario, it makes all the more sense to save up as much money as you can. And, trust us, you do not have to go all the way out to save extra bucks every month.

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Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

73% of UK Businesses Suffered Phishing-Related Data Breaches in Last 12 Months

PYMNTS

Merchants across the globe are expected to lose more than $20 billion to fraud in 2021 alone, a staggering amount indicating the rising menace digital fraud poses to businesses and individuals.

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4 Ways Financial Institutions Can Get Buy-in for Their Latest Tech Investment

Abrigo

How to Get Buy-in When Implementing New Technology Achieving 100% adoption is attainable if financial institutions are willing to put the best change management practices in place. You might also like this whitepaper, on optimizing change management. DOWNLOAD.

Fintech in a Flash: Why Is Revenue Under Siege on So Many Fronts?

Strategically Speaking

Most banks and credit unions are challenged to generate previous levels of revenue, much less meaningful increases, based on an array of industry-wide headwinds that are significantly impacting key revenue sources like interchange income, interest income, and non-interest income.

Exclusive: JPMorgan Debuts Digital Bill Payment Solution

PYMNTS

Morgan has rolled out a new digital bill payment feature to be announced later today, the company told PYMNTS exclusively. The feature is powered by Paymentus, which works in cloud-based bill payment technology.

Workers of the World, Unite.Again?

SWBC's LenderHub

The last few weeks have had some stunning developments with regard to the cost of labor figures, stunning in their quickness and severity. I have to admit, for many months, I bought into the whole transitory inflation argument.

Digitally Transforming the Engagement Experience for Financial Institutions

Customer experience has become a key differentiator. Learn how to launch your digital transformation by incorporating two customer experience trends into your digital transformation strategy: self-service & personalization.

Stablecoin News for the week ending Wednesday 20th October.

Daily Fintech

Could Crypto eat the Regulators as well as TradFi? Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week. This story from Wolfgang Münchau got us thinking this week. Wolfgang is worth a follow if you are interested in a different take on Politics in Europe.

Smart ATMs serve the underserved

ATM Marketplace

The underserved have traditionally relied on ATMs to gain access to cash, but one company is expanding ATM services to include a variety of tools for them.

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Walmart Rolls Out First Installation of Bitcoin ATMs

PYMNTS

Walmart is bringing bitcoin ATMs to 200 locations across the U.S. via a partnership with coin-cashing machine company Coinstar and crypto-cash exchange Coinme.

4 “Big Tech” Strategies Banks Need Today to Streamline Marketing Efforts

Banking Exchange

Major technical flaws were revealed because of the pandemic, and companies that couldn’t adapt became increasingly irrelevant to consumers The Economy Technology Lines of Business Financial Trends Tech Management Feature Feature3 Fintech. 1Technology

The Importance of PCI Compliance and Data Ownership When Issuing Payment Cards

This eBook provides a practical explanation of the different PCI compliance approaches that payment card issuers can adopt, as well as the importance of both protecting user PII and gaining ownership and portability of their sensitive data.

Everyone is building a wallet

Daily Fintech

I was not surprised by Square’s decision to enter the crypto wallet business. In June, at the Bitcoin 2021 Conference in Miami, Jack Dorsey revealed that Square was toying with the idea of a hardware wallet, in order to make bitcoin custody more mainstream.

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ATM podcast explores cloud, machine learning, innovative tech

ATM Marketplace

ATMs rapidly becoming more complex and innovative, especially as vendors integrate technologies such as cloud tools, machine learning, predictive analytics, remote monitoring and management and more.

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No Phishing: Multilayered Defense Best Way to Keep Fraudsters Empty-Handed

PYMNTS

Digital fraud is a constant menace for businesses and individuals, with merchants across the globe expecting to lose more than $20 billion to fraud in 2021 alone. Phishing is a particularly dangerous threat, resulting in data breaches that cost businesses an average of $4.24 million per incident.

Problems persist for BBVA customers after PNC’s great app purge

BankInovation

The CEO of PNC said on Friday’s earnings call that he was proud of the bank’s ability to convert 2.6 million BBVA USA customers, citing technology as a key factor. But some BBVA customers tell a different story — one about a poorly executed, manual conversion. The $553.5

LinkedIn + ZoomInfo Recruiter: Better Data for Better Candidates

Check out our latest ebook for a guide to the in-depth, wide-ranging candidate and company data offered by ZoomInfo Recruiter — and make your next round of candidate searches faster, more efficient, and ultimately more successful.

XBRL News from both sides of the Channel and the future

Daily Fintech

Here are the three most relevant developments in the world of structured reporting we became aware of in the course of last week.

Popular Bank acquires equipment financing business to expand commercial offering.

PopularBank

Popular Bank, a subsidiary of Popular, Inc. NASDAQ: BPOP) announced the acquisition of K2 Capital Group LLC (“K2”), a Minnesota-based equipment finance and leasing company. K2 has become a part of Popular Equipment Finance LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Popular Bank.

FinTech Startup Plaid Unveils Payments Program

PYMNTS

FinTech startup Plaid is planning to unveil a new payments program on Thursday (Oct. 21) that will facilitate digital payments funded by users’ bank accounts, The Wall Street Journal reported. An authentication gateway and data provider for users, Plaid’s software tokenizes the ACH process.

Everything You Should Know About Personal Loan in Bangladesh-Read Before You Apply

FluentBanking

Sometimes we fail to save enough money for an emergency or any other reason. This sudden cash requirement can be managed through personal loan. Almost all the banks in our country is offering personal loan. But the eligility criteria is not same for all the banks.

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Make Payment Optimization a Part of Your Core Payment Strategy

Everything you need to know about payment optimization – an easy-to-integrate, PCI-compliant solution that enables companies to take control of their PSPs, minimize processing costs, maximize approval rates, and keep control over their payments data.

This Week in Fintech ending 22 October 2021

Daily Fintech

This week our experts brought you the following insights based on their experience as investors, entrepreneurs & executives.

PNC cuts nearly 600 apps for BBVA conversion

BankInovation

PNC cut nearly 600 apps during its $11.5 billion acquisition of BBVA, which closed in June. That's roughly one app for each BBVA branch. Chief Executive Officer Bill Demchak said PNC retained only two BBVA apps when all was said and done. The $553.5 billion PNC converted approximately 2.6

US Needs Privacy Standard Like GDPR, Alphabet's Pichai Says

PYMNTS

Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google's parent company Alphabet, said in a recent interview that there would be a need for new regulations, specifically for privacy standards similar to what is in place in Europe, along with a need for the U.S. to stay competitive in various key areas, a Monday (Oct.

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Wells Fargo backs fintech that helps businesses manage money

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A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.