How to stay awake in meetings

Chris Skinner

A long while ago, I had an early start to get to a meeting. By mid-afternoon, with lunch firmly … The post How to stay awake in meetings appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

Travel Meets Connected Commerce

PYMNTS

By 2021 – about a year from now – over 20 percent of all payments globally will be made with a mobile wallet. As usage grows, brands are responding with expanded mobile features and more end-to-end experiences.

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Can you recognise a fraudster when you meet one?

Chris Skinner

Equally, a … The post Can you recognise a fraudster when you meet one? I’ve pointed out many times that it’s easy to scam people online and defraud them.

Subscription Payments Meet Emerging Markets

PYMNTS

Subscription-based offerings can be key to helping business-to-consumer (B2C) companies establish long-running relationships and lock down more predictable revenue streams. Effective subscription offerings require careful strategizing around payments, however.

Digital Disruption Meets Automotive Repairs

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It’s a cliché (but a true one) to say that the automotive world, and the culture attached to it, is undergoing a massive, historic change — thanks to digital and mobile technology, and a shift in consumer preferences. Cars and trucks are becoming rolling centers of commerce and payments. Ridesharing and other programs are changing the concept of what it means to be a driver, rider and user of transportation in general.

Hecklers Taunt Wells CEO During Annual Meeting

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Wells Fargo ‘s interim CEO faced critics at the company’s annual meeting in Dallas. One of the wonderful things about shareholder democracy in this country is that we have meetings like this,” Parker said.

When AR Meets Social Networking

PYMNTS

Small- and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) lack the financial buffers of their larger corporate counterparts and so are especially vulnerable to cash flow interruptions.

Gas stations struggle to meet October chip card deadline

Bank Innovation

While chip cards are becoming a mainstay at brick-and-mortar retail checkouts, gas pump payment technology lags behind. Visa and Mastercard have given U.S.

PayPal Is A No-Show At Libra Association Meeting

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Representatives from all 28 Libra backers were set to meet in Washington on Thursday (Oct. A meeting is scheduled in Geneva in the middle of October for everyone to formally voice their participation in the project.

Meet Perficient’s Chief Strategists: Allison Fries

Perficient Financial Servies

As technology evolves and markets shift, you must be nimble enough to pivot your strategy and teams to meet the needs of your customers. For example, at Perficient, our value proposition remains that we are the right size company to meet our customers’ needs.

The bank calls for an Open Banking meeting

Chris Skinner

The bank calls for an Open Banking meeting. The post The bank calls for an Open Banking meeting appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. I posted this on twitter earlier and it’s proven so popular that I thought I would share with all.

Meet Perficient’s Chief Strategists: Scott Albahary

Perficient Financial Servies

Financial Services Strategy Banking blockchain technology Chief Strategist Customer-centric banking digital transformation FinTech Meet Our Chief Strategists strategy wealth managementThrilling our clients with innovation and impact – it’s not just rhetoric.

Despite Meeting Swiss, US Lawmakers Remain Libra Skeptics

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Waters released a statement on Sunday (August 25) saying that despite meeting with the regulatory body for the proposed cryptocurrency, the implications of a large tech company providing a digital currency for billions of people still troubled her. .

Global Security Officials Meet To Discuss 5G Security

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The meeting was attended by representatives from 30 European Union and NATO countries, as well as Japan, Germany and Australia. The conclusions drawn from the meeting would be mostly informal, as some countries are still debating the technology at home.

How APIs Are Helping FIs Meet SMBs’ Payment Needs

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Businesses tap myriad digital solutions and contract with numerous companies to keep their operations’ finances running smoothly. This complicated process can involve everything from accounting and invoicing software to bank accounts.

Fintech and Blockchain: Where Silicon Alley Meets Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Bank Innovation

You may not have heard of the term “Silicon Alley,” but I am sure you are aware of the game-changing financial technology that is emanating from it. Silicon Alley” was initially coined in the mid-1990s as a way to group media startups housed around the Flatiron neighborhood of Manhattan.

Trending: Meeting The Millennial Need For AI-Powered Visual Shopping

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Online marketplaces for everything from retail goods to travel services to hospitality need to ensure a quick and easy way for both buyers and sellers to transact with each other— or risk losing both sides to a waiting host of competitors.

Facebook Preps For ‘Make Or Break’ Meeting In Geneva

PYMNTS

As has been widely reported by CNBC, The Wall Street Journal and other outlets, the member firms behind the Libra Association, now at 27 firms (down one PayPal), are slated to meet on Monday (Oct. 14 meeting in Geneva.

Amazon Meets Privately With Sellers At CES

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While Alexa is a huge presence at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Amazon has been using the popular gathering for another purpose – an opportunity to meet with third-party sellers and promote a new seller support service called marketplace growth.

Meet Facebook Libra’s Founding Architects

PYMNTS

As payments become smarter, they will require a new underlying ecosystem to support them.

Fintech Must Meet Cleantech. Fast.

Daily Fintech

The post Fintech Must Meet Cleantech. Jessica Ellerm is a thought leader specializing in Small Business and the Gig Economy and is the CEO and Co-Founder of Zuper, a neowealth disruptor in Australia. It’s hard to think about much else in Australia right now, other than bushfires.

Fintech and blockchain: Where Silicon Alley meets hyperconverged infrastructure

Bank Innovation

You may not have heard of the term “Silicon Alley,” but I am sure you are aware of the game-changing financial technology that is emanating from it. Silicon Alley” was initially coined in the mid-1990s as a way to group media startups housed around the Flatiron neighborhood of Manhattan. I hope that doesn’t give you […]. Sponsored

Global Bankers Meet With FB, JPM On Stablecoins

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The Group of Seven (G7) countries called the meeting to analyze stablecoins like Facebook’s Libra and JPMorgan’s JPM Coin.

IoT Meets Yoga Pants

PYMNTS

Pants. Most people wear them at some point, but few of us spend much time wondering if pants are living up to their fullest potential. We can safely say that pants have lived up to their minimum commitment as a garment — they do a great job of covering one’s lower half, for example — but even that definition is up in the air as pop icon Kim Kardashian proudly demonstrates here. So what does it mean for pants to be doing their best work?

Banks not meeting needs of SME clients, Forrester study says

Bank Innovation

As big banks focus on attracting more small business clients, they should be leaning more on digital than human, according to a recent Forrester Research study.

Facebook Chief Spends Third Day In DC Meeting Lawmakers

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meeting with lawmakers, according to a report by Bloomberg. Trump tweeted that “it was a nice meeting.”. Zuckerberg has plans to meet the head of that committee, Rep. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spent a third day in Washington, D.C.

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Alphabet Holds Secret Meeting With FedEx, Others About Logistics

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Alphabet recently held a secret, closed-door meeting with shipping companies like FedEx during what it called the Alphabet Advanced Logistics Summit, according to a report by CNBC.

Biometrics Meets Blockchain

PYMNTS

HYPR, a biometrics security firm, and BitGo, a bitcoin security platform, joined in a partnership to bring biometric authentication to the blockchain space. The BitGo-HYPR partnership is designed to enable a seamless customer experience and fulfill security needs.

Augmented Reality Meets Voice First

Breaking Banks

Brett King hosts the legendary duo Brian Roemmele and Robert Scoble for an epic discussion on Spatial Computing, AI, Augmented Reality, VoiceFirst and image recognition, and how emerging tech is bringing next-gen consumer smart gadgets to a whole new level.

100+ Countries Meet In Geneva Over Global Mail Reforms

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Postal representatives from more than 100 countries are meeting in Geneva, Switzerland to make sure that a global mail regulatory body remains in place, according to a report by CNBC. The meeting was called because the U.S.

When Delivery Meets Farm-To-Table Produce And Artisanal Goods

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The company has a minimum order of $28, and consumers can select any items to meet the minimums except for meat, milk and eggs. To offer local goods and artisan goods through the help of eCommerce, online platforms are connecting consumers with producers.

Meet Pavlok, Wearable Payments Newcomer

Bank Innovation

Did you catch the season finale of Shark Tank last week? Yikes. For those who didn’t: the product pitched in the above episode, Pavlok, is a wearable device that uses zaps, taps, beeps and vibrations to train the human mind out of bad habits, such as smoking, nail biting or Read More.

Fintech and Blockchain: Where Silicon Alley Meets Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Bank Innovation

You may not have heard of the term “Silicon Alley,” but I am sure you are aware of the game-changing financial technology that is emanating from it. Silicon Alley” was initially coined in the mid-1990s as a way to group media startups housed around the Flatiron neighborhood of Manhattan.

Fintech and blockchain: Where Silicon Alley meets hyperconverged infrastructure

Bank Innovation

You may not have heard of the term “Silicon Alley,” but I am sure you are aware of the game-changing financial technology that is emanating from it. Silicon Alley” was initially coined in the mid-1990s as a way to group media startups housed around the Flatiron neighborhood of Manhattan. I hope that doesn’t give you […]. Sponsored

Indian Economists Meet With Central Bank About Slowdown

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Most of the participants said that monetary policy needs to do the heavy lifting to boost growth, as there was no space for fiscal expansion,” a person at the meeting said. Das, unlike previous governors, seems to be more communicative, dialogue-driven and open to larger meetings.

VCs And Execs Meet To Discuss Future Of IPOs

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Hundreds of venture capitalists and high-level executives are meeting in Silicon Valley to discuss whether the current initial public offering (IPO) model is outdated and incorrect, according to Bloomberg.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Meets With Lawmakers, President

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With few, if any, signs that Mark Zuckerberg had made new “friends” to help the firm deal with multiple probes, the Facebook chief executive concluded three days of discussions with movers and shakers in Washington, D.C.

When Conversational AI Meets The QSR Drive-Thru

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How To AI: Cognitive Sourcing Meets The Supply Chain

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On a perfect day, when everything goes exactly to plan, managing a supply chain is no easy task — particularly when procurement processes have to handle scores of suppliers spread out across the globe.

Meet Ben, An AI-Based Bitcoin Friend

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Much has been written about buying bitcoin in specific, and cryptocurrency in general. Whether it’s investing or gambling, whether it’s a good idea or immoral – no ink has been spared in uncovering every angle on cryptocurrency and what its purchase and sale will mean for the future of money. With one, curious exception, as Ben, Inc. co-founder and CEO Miguel Kudry noted in an interview with PYMNTS.

VCs, Execs Meet To Discuss State Of IPO Landscape

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Hundreds of venture capitalists and high-level executives are meeting in Silicon Valley to discuss whether the current initial public offering (IPO) model is outdated and incorrect, according to Bloomberg.

Flipkart, Amazon Scramble To Meet New India eCommerce Rules

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Flipkart, the Walmart-owned Indian eCommerce player, and Amazon’s Indian unit are having a tough time meeting the deadlines under new eCommerce laws in the country.

Alphabet Leads Covert Meeting To Discuss Tech In Logistics

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Alphabet recently held a secret, closed-door meeting with shipping companies like FedEx during what it called the Alphabet Advanced Logistics Summit, according to a report by CNBC.