Bitcoin Faithful Flock To Miami As Rest Of World Wonders Why

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To Miami, that is, as the Sunshine State’s largest city gets set to host what is projected to be the largest gathering of cryptocurrency enthusiasts the world has ever seen. . It is perhaps no coincidence that Miami has embraced the crypto craze more than most large municipalities.

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HSBC’s Banking Robot Debuts In Miami

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HSBC Bank USA, a unit of HSBC Group, announced Thursday (May 30) the launch of Pepper, the humanoid robot it developed with SoftBank Robotics America, in Miami. In a press release , HSBC said Pepper is being deployed in a retail branch in Miami, marking the first time Pepper has been deployed in Florida. The digital banking experience is transforming as quickly as the smartphone revolution took off,” said Jeremy Balkin, head of innovation at HSBC.

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Mastercard Enables Tap To Pay For Miami Commuters

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Mastercard is partnering with transportation solutions provider Cubic Transportation Systems, along with the Miami-Dade County Department of Transportation and Public Works (DTPW) to enable tap-and-go payments at Miami’s Metrorail stations, Mastercard said in a press release on Wednesday (Aug. My administration has been clearly focused on incorporating innovative technologies to make public transportation both hassle-free and appealing,” said Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A.

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Banking Automation Summit registration opens with fresh agenda

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Bank Innovation is proud to announce a brand-new event — 2020 Banking Automation Summit — designed to provide industry professionals with the necessary platform to share insights, trends, strategies and practices to automate back-office functions.

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Sainsbury’s Introduces New C-Store Format; SHOWFIELDS To Open In Miami

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Sainsbury’s , in one case, unveiled a new c-store format in London called On The Go to deliver “big innovation in small spaces for local shoppers” and used data to create the Mansion House store to meet the needs of busy city workers. SHOWFIELDS will open a new location in Miami in 2020.

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Bitcoin Daily: Turkey To Test Digital Currency In 2021; Japan Prepares To Issue CBDC; Bitcoin Crests $28,000

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Miami Mayor Francis Suarez might want to make his city a hub for crypto at the government level, a report from CoinDesk says. He said he wanted the city to be the "vanguard" of innovation for crypto. The price of bitcoin has passed $28,000 on Sunday (Dec.

Impact Roadshow | Miami, FL

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Innovation Immersion - Filene’s Innovation Immersion program helps credit unions execute on innovation, ideas, and cultural change. We'll walk through some of Filene's latest programs, and the research and innovation behind them. 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Local Host: South Florida Educational Federal Credit Union. Filene Host: Tansley Stearns. Click the arrow below to REGISTER for this event: WHAT IS AN IMPACT ROADSHOW?

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Truist’s Meyer to give fireside chat at Banking Automation Summit?

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Truist’s Kenneth Meyer, chief information officer of digital channels and innovation, will deliver the fireside chat at the Banking Automation Summit on June 1-2 in Miami.?He

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Truist’s Meyer to give fireside chat at Banking Automation Summit?

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Truist’s Kenneth Meyer, chief information officer of digital channels and innovation, will deliver the fireside chat at the Banking Automation Summit on June 1-2 in Miami.?He

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37 Corporate Innovation Labs In Finance

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One popular approach: in-house financial innovation labs. We’ve created a list of finance innovation labs from some of the biggest names in the industry, as well as from newcomers looking to make a name through tech. We’ve written about corporate innovation theater before — and how sometimes corporate innovation goes wrong. DBS leaders expect to see more than 5,000 people actively innovating DBS’ services and operations at DAX each year. Innovation

Restaurants Take On Digital Innovation With Mobile Ordering And Payments

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To keep up with the pace of innovation as competitors move toward mobile ordering, delivery and payments innovations, Restaurant Brands International (RBI), which owns Burger King and other brands, hired CFO Josh Kobza as its new czar leader in January. With an average innovation index score of 38 out of 100 on PYMNTS’ Restaurant Readiness Index , restaurants clearly have some work to do.

Visa Opens Up Office In Silicon Valley To Spur Innovation

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Visa said it has new technology development centers in Bangalore and innovation centers in Dubai, Miami, San Francisco and Singapore. In an effort to accelerate digital commerce globally, credit card company Visa announced on Monday (July 25) plans to open an office in Silicon Valley. The new office will be a 62,000-square-foot facility located in the heart of Silicon Valley in Palo Alto and will be a mix of office and collaboration spaces for about 300 Visa employees.

When QSRs Think Really Outside The Box In The Innovation Race

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The realm of quick service restaurants (QSRs) is and actually always has been a pretty innovative space. In the modern digital era of QSR, it is almost impossible not to mention Starbucks and its myriad contributions to innovation — including the first really successful launch of a mobile wallet product in the U.S. And of course hardly a week passes here at PYMNTS when we are not announcing some new innovation application in the QSR space.

Innovation on Display: The 2017 Ford GT and FIS Connect 2017

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My favorite and I believe useful analogy for banking system engineering is that of automobile engineering, an industry that has a similarly colorful past and has been marked by fits and starts of innovation over the past 120 years. Let's say you're a Miami-based community bank that would like to serve the deposit needs of high-wealth international clients? The post Innovation on Display: The 2017 Ford GT and FIS Connect 2017 appeared first on Banking Blog.

The 2017 Ford GT and FIS Connect 2017: Innovation on Display

Celent Banking

My favorite and I believe useful analogy for banking system engineering is that of automobile engineering, an industry that has a similarly colorful past and has been marked by fits and starts of innovation over the past 120 years. Let's say you're a Miami-based community bank that would like to serve the deposit needs of high-wealth international clients? The post The 2017 Ford GT and FIS Connect 2017: Innovation on Display appeared first on Banking Blog.

Movers and shakers: Notable October hires in fintech and banking

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Here are the most notable October hires: Software vendors add new leadership Nymbus, a Miami-based banking software […]. Innovation Strategy Brex Chime Copper Banking Envestnet Fifth Third movers and shakers Neocova new hires Nymbus OakNorth Premium SMBC Truist u. October has seen many new hires in banking and technology around the industry. Big banks like Fifth Third, U.S.

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Waymo To Test Autonomous Vehicles In Florida

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The autonomous car company has two self-driving vehicles : the Chrysler Pacifica and a Jaguar I-Pace, both of which will be tested in Naples and Miami. Miami is one of the rainiest cities in the country, as it gets about 61.9 Later in the month, we’ll bring our vehicles to public roads in Miami. Additionally, Florida residents will start seeing a few of our vehicles on highways between Orlando, Tampa, Fort Myers and Miami as we learn about Florida roads.”.

PNB, Nymbus launch digital bank Facile 

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Miami-based Pacific National Bank is using a stand-alone digital brand called Facile to reach younger customers and position itself for long-term success. “It’s

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Will Rio Take The Gold In Tech Innovation?

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What we do know, however, is that efficiency-driving innovation will have its place, come whatever market environment,” Joshua Kempf, cofounder and CEO of online B2B industrial products distributor Gaveteiro.com.br , explained in his TechCrunch piece. At around $206 per day on average, Rio’s Airbnb offerings are now ahead of Miami’s and San Francisco’s by a matter of dollars and ahead of Paris’ by more than $100. Rio de Janeiro has a lot going on these days.

Amazon Ramps Up Robotics Efforts

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In addition to its Miami-Dade location, this new warehouse project comprises one of the largest warehouses south of the city of Tampa. Sitting on 97 acres, Amazon’s new robotics-based warehouse will be located next to the Miami-Opa Locka Executive Airport. Shevaun Brown, Amazon’s communications manager, commented on this potential delivery option to The Miami Herald. “We Amazon Innovations Amazon Innovation Jeff Bezos News Retail robotics What's Hot

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Top News In Payments: Indian FinTech ZestMoney Raises $15M; Fed’s Brainard Warns Of Crypto Risks

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Uber’s Gig Platform, Uber Works, Debuts in Miami. The company announced the launch of the platform in Miami on Wed., News Amazon Apple Commerce cryptocurrency funding Innovation Investments MasterCard payments smarthomes Stablecoin

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El Pollo Loco Fires Up AI To Personalize Loyalty Rewards

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Royal Perks is currently being tested in Los Angeles, Long Island, Miami, New Jersey and New York City. Competition is fierce in the quick-service restaurant (QSR) space, and restaurants are pulling out all stops to appeal to customers with unique digital offerings and loyalty programs.

NovoPayment Launches API Platform In Latin America

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NovoPayment, based in Miami, offers financial and transactional services through a cloud-based platform, the company said. Merchant Innovation Anabel Perez APIs banking financial services Innovation Latin America News NovoPaymentsEarlier this month, NovoPayment , a digital finance and transactions firm, announced news of the launch of its Developer Hub, one of the first such platforms servicing Latin America, according to a press release.

Unbundling The Travel Bundle

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The company recently opened a gig marketplace in Miami called Uber Works to connect employers and employees using the same star-based rating system for its ridesharing app. The marketplace originally launched in Chicago two months before its Miami expansion.

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The Outside-The-Box Ways The World Is Beating Boredom

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He finds it a total antidote to his mad London and Miami life.”. Innovation Coronavirus holidays Main News News Saturday FeatureThe late William F. Buckley Jr. famously once said that “boredom is the deadliest poison.”

TVPage Social Selling App Integrates With SAP Commerce

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The brand teamed with multiple TikTok influencers to offer tailored denim in this year’s Levi’s Haus Miami activation. Retail digital commerce ecommerce Innovation News social commerce TVPage What's Hot

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C3 CEO: Omnichannel Food Hall Creates Physical Touchpoints For Virtual Brands

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The food hall, coming to New York City in July and to Atlanta in 2022, with locations planned in Seattle, Miami and California down the line, is integrated with C3’s digital platforms to provide an omnichannel take on the format. “At

Burger King Pilots Rewards Program Amid Growing QSR Loyalty Competition

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It is currently available in five locations: Los Angeles, New York City, Miami, Long Island and New Jersey. Restaurant innovation Burger King loyalty rewards News QSRs Restaurants RetailBurger King , a latecomer to the loyalty game, announced Tuesday (Feb.

FinCEN Reissues Real Estate Geographic Targeting Orders: What Does this Mean for Your FI?

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Key Takeaways FinCEN reissued Geographic Targeting Orders NYC and Miami were the original targets, but the newest order includes 12 other mentor areas. New York City and Miami were the original targets under the first order in 2016, but it has expanded periodically since then.

Startup Nymbus Closes $53 Million Series C To Scale BaaS

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This new and significant investment validates a confidence in Nymbus to continue transforming the financial services industry with a banking strategy that buys back decades of lost time to speed digital innovation,” he added.

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Visa Expands Contactless Public Transportation Payments Due To Pandemic

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Visa and Cubic have already launched contactless systems in cities around the world, including London, Miami, New York, Sydney and Vancouver.

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Wayfair Launches Real-Time Delivery Tracking

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Day of Delivery Tracking is one of the many ways we are transforming the experience of shopping for home, not only through our unmatched selection, technological innovation and exceptional service, but additionally through our sophisticated proprietary logistics network, which is designed and optimized for furniture items,” said James Savarese, chief operating officer at Wayfair. Retail customer service delivery Innovation Merchant Innovation News Wayfair What's Hot

Austin Will Be Third City To Test Ford’s Self-Driving Cars

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Previous cities also chosen were Miami-Dade County in South Florida and Washington, D.C., Innovation Argo AI Austin Autonomous vehicles Ford News Self-Driving Cars What's HotFord Motor Company has chosen Austin, Texas as another city to test out and deploy self-driving vehicles, according to a report by CNBC. The company wants to get the business off the ground by 2021.

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ClassWallet Unveils Expense Tool For School Maintenance

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Miami-based FinTech ClassWallet has grown its classroom expense management offering to help with the requirements of custodial and maintenance workers in primary and secondary schools, according to a Monday (Jan.

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Verizon Expands 5G For Business Internet To 21 More Cities

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On Thursday, Verizon added “parts of Anaheim, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Indianapolis, Kansas City [Missouri], Las Vegas, Miami, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, St.