Bitcoin Daily: Bitcoin Breaks $63,000; Miami Nightclub To Accept Crypto

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In other news, E11EVEN MIAMI nightclub will be the first corporate nightclub in the U.S. to accept bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, the Miami Herald reported. Bitcoin’s value reached a new high of $63,729.50 as of Tuesday (April 13), CNBC reported.

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Bitcoin Daily: Bitcoin Marks New Record High Above $48,000; Miami Mayor Offers To Pay Workers With Crypto

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In other news, Miami Mayor Francis Suarez proposed a resolution that would allow municipal workers to be paid in bitcoin and would allow all residents to be able to pay property taxes and city fees with cryptocurrencies, Bloomberg reported. Bitcoin hit a new record Thursday (Feb.

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Miami pushes crypto with proposal to pay workers in bitcoin

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Miami Mayor Francis Suarez proposed paying municipal workers and collecting taxes in bitcoin, expanding a campaign to promote cryptocurrencies. Digital payments Bitcoin Cryptocurrencies

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Public transit rollouts in NYC, Miami show huge potential for contactless

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Recently launched public transit trials in New York, Miami and elsewhere are showing huge potential for digital wallets and contactless cards in driving widespread adoption for mobile payments

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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. Banking banking HSBC Miami News robot What's Hot

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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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American Dream?Miami Receives Approval From Florida Officials

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million-square-foot American Dream Miami — potentially the most expensive mall ever built — has received approval from officials in a Florida county. American Dream Miami will include 2,000 hotel rooms, along with features such as an ice-climbing wall, an indoor ski slope and a water park that will supposedly come with a “submarine lake.” Retail American Dream Miami brick and mortar Florida malls News real estate shopping What's HotThe 6.2

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Uber’s Gig Platform, Uber Works, Debuts In Miami

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And now introducing: Uber Works in Miami. The launch into Miami represents the second city where Uber Works takes root, after Chicago, two months ago. Bloomberg reported that beyond Chicago and Miami, it would expand into new cities next year.

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Uber’s Gig Platform, Uber Works, Debuts In Miami

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And now introducing: Uber Works in Miami. The launch into Miami represents the second city where Uber Works takes root, after Chicago, two months ago. Bloomberg reported that beyond Chicago and Miami, it would expand into new cities next year.

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Bitcoin Daily: Unicas Opens Physical Crypto Bank Branch In India; Mayor Eyes Investing 1 Pct Of Miami's Reserves In Bitcoin

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In other news, Miami Mayor Francis Suarez, a nonstop social media cheerleader for the notion of building a high-tech ecosystem in South Florida, publicly embraced exploring using cryptocurrency to store some government financial reserves and blockchain to secure processes such as online voting.

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Bitcoin Daily: Crypto M&A Value Doubles In 2020; Miami Mayor Wants City To Be Crypto Hub; Man Owes $571M In Crypto Scam; Bitcoin Could Threaten Energy Consumption

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Miami Mining. Miami Mayor Francis Suarez has his sights set on his city becoming a hub for clean energy bitcoin mining, Coindesk writes. The crypto sector is seeing a boost in the value of mergers and acquisitions, doubling to almost $1.1 billion last year, according to Coindesk.

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Can contactless cards bring riders back to Miami's subways?

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Miami’s mass transit system is adding contactless card payments on its Metrorail service as it combats ridership decline. Contactless payments NFC Mobile payments pso cardline lead 1 Florida

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Miami bank shifts to Plan B after merger collapses

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When its proposed sale to Suncoast Credit Union fell through, Apollo Bank decided to step up commercial lending and revamp its digital offerings in anticipation of an economic rebound in South Florida. Credit unions M&A Commercial lending

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Billionaires, blockchain and art set to collide in Miami Beach

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The son of late billionaire George Lindemann, who made a fortune in cable television and gas pipelines, is hosting a conference next week during Art Basel Miami Beach to explore how the blockchain, his latest obsession, can transform the art world.

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Four Flight Attendants Charged With Money Laundering In Miami

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Four flight attendants for American Airlines were arrested and charged with money laundering after police seized $22,671 between them at Miami International Airport on Monday (Oct. 21), according to a report by CNN. The attendants were going through customary customs checks when the money was discovered. One of them said he had $100 on him, and then changed his statement later to say he had $9,000. None of the airline workers had a license to transport money.

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Banking Automation Summit registration opens with fresh agenda

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The premiere industry event will take place June 1-2 at the Conrad Miami. Automation Carousel Retail Banking Banking Automation Summit Miami Royal Media

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

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SHOWFIELDS will open a new location in Miami in 2020. Brick-and-mortar retailers are opening smaller-scale locations packed with technology designed to meet the needs of shoppers in cities.

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Flight Attendants Charged With Money Laundering In Miami

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Four flight attendants for American Airlines were arrested and charged with money laundering after police seized $22,671 between them at Miami International Airport on Monday (Oct. 21), according to a report by CNN. The attendants were going through customary customs checks when the money was discovered. One of them said he had $100 on him, and then changed his statement later to say he had $9,000. None of the airline workers had a license to transport money.

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Retail Pulse: Rebag Opens Miami Store; Amazon Brings Second Amazon Go To NYC

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Online brands are expanding their brick-and-mortar footprints: Online handbag marketplace Rebag , for instance, is opening a new store in Miami’s Design District with more stores said to come. We are thrilled to expand Rebag’s retail footprint to the Miami community. Miami has a global reach with customers visiting from all over the world.

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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. Bitcoin Binance KR bitcoin daily cryptocurrency Digital Payments Japan Miami News Turkey What's HotThe price of bitcoin has passed $28,000 on Sunday (Dec.

Santander Bank to open Miami branch

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With its first branch outside the Northeast U.S., the unit of the Spanish banking giant Banco Santander wants to reach international clients who are familiar with the brand. Santander Consumer banking Branch banking

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Big banks outlast city of Miami in long legal battle

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The city's decision to drop a lawsuit alleging predatory ending by Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America and Citigroup highlights the challenges municipalities face in taking on deep-pocketed financial institutions.

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Miami Draws More Startups to Fill the LatAm Payments Void

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By any account, cash still reigns in Latin America. The World Bank estimates that just one in five in the region has a credit card, and most residents still lack access to a financial institution. technology mobile global

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Passport, the technology business for city transit systems, raises $43 million

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Passport, company that’s managing much of the technical aspects of how people pay to use public transportation resources in cities like London, Miami and Los Angeles, has just raised $43 million. Fundings & Exits TC Transportation Los Angeles miami public transport Bob Youakim Lyft bain capital ventures London ride-sharing Porsche GM Ford Jaguar Land Rover passport

Amazon To Open Robotics-Based Warehouse

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In addition to its Miami-Dade locations, 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. Amazon continues to make strides in its innovative eCommerce business.

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Making Money When It Rains Iguanas

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Hence, a sudden temperature dip in Miami on Wednesday morning sent the temperature crashing to the 40s – a reading our northern readers will likely scoff at, but a frigid result for Miami, where it hasn’t been that cold in nine years.

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Miami still hot spot for M&A

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Miami Community Bank Named in Panama Papers

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Biscayne Bank in Miami, a community bank that focuses on serving high-net-worth individuals from the Caribbean and Latin America, has been named as an intermediary in the Panama Papers leak. breaking_news law-regulation aml community-banking

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Cubic adds rewards for transit payment apps

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Miami-Dade County Mobile payments Payment processing Loyalty and rewardsCubic Corp is trying to boost transit ridership by allowing rewards earned via mobile payment usage to offset the cost of fares.

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Brickell Bank in Miami Buys Trade Finance Portfolio

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Brickell Bank in Miami has bought a trade finance portfolio from the investment brokerage firm INTL FCStone. breaking_news dealmaking-strategy m-a fl community-banking

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Impact Roadshow | Miami, FL

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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? It’s 90+ minutes of stimulating conversation about CU programs that have the potential to enrich your members’ experience and build a culture of success in your credit union.

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Regulatory Milestone for U.S. Century Bank in Miami

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Century Bank in Miami has been freed from a regulatory consent order that had restricted its activities for nearly five years. breaking_news dealmaking-strategy law-regulation capital fdic fl community-banking

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Sunstate in Miami Released from AML-Related Consent Order

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Sunstate Bank in Miami has been released from an enforcement action that had required it to strengthen its anti-money-laundering controls. breaking_news community-banking fl aml enforcement fdic law-regulation

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Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Wells vs. City of Miami Mortgage Case

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The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear an appeal by Wells Fargo and Bank of America in a lawsuit brought by the city of Miami to determine whether the city can seek redress for lost tax revenue from predatory mortgages. breaking_news national-regional consumer-finance mortgage law-regulation

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Bitcoin Daily: Canada Eases Crypto Rules; Bitcoin ATMs Elude AML Efforts

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The Litecoin Foundation has announced that Litecoin has become the “Official Cryptocurrency of the Miami Dolphins.”. The partnership between the Dolphins, Litecoin and Aliant Payments will give fans the ability to pay with Litecoin and bitcoin when purchasing tickets for the team’s 50/50 raffle, where half of the proceeds benefit the Miami Dolphins Foundation and its charitable causes. “We’re