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. 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.

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

Mobile Payments Today

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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‘Catalyst’ for mass adoption: Contactless payments launch on Miami transit

Bank Innovation

Miami-Dade County Metrorail commuter transit riders will be able to wave their contactless cards or mobile payment wallets starting today, eliminating the requirement to use proprietary fare cards.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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Billionaires, blockchain and art set to collide in Miami Beach

Payments Source

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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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.

Impact Roadshow | Miami, FL

Filene

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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Miami Draws More Startups to Fill the LatAm Payments Void

Payments Source

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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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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Miami Community Bank Named in Panama Papers

American Banker

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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Miami still hot spot for M&A

ABA Community Banking

Deal-hungry find fun in the sun Management M&A. 1Management

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Brickell Bank in Miami Buys Trade Finance Portfolio

American Banker

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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Regulatory Milestone for U.S. Century Bank in Miami

American Banker

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

American Banker

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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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

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

American Banker

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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QuantaVerse to mitigate AML risk for Bci Miami Branch

The Paypers

(The Paypers) QuantaVerse has signed an agreement with Banco de Credito e Inversiones (Bci) Miami Branch to help the bank mitigate risk, automate investigations and meet AML compliance

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Miami: to boost mobile payments in the transportation system

The Paypers

(The Paypers) Cubic Transportation Systems has announced it was awarded a USD 33 million contract from the Miami-Dade County`s Department of Transportation and Public Works

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Mastercard And BJ’s Team On MLB All-Star Game Promo

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Mastercard, the credit card company, announced Monday (April 24) that cardholders will have a chance to win a trip for two to the 2017 MLB All-Star Game in Miami when they use a Mastercard at BJ’s Wholesale Club locations (including gas) or online at BJs.com. To enter, cardholders have to use their Mastercard credit, debit or prepaid card at any BJ’s Club , BJ’s Gas location or at BJs.com, and they will be automatically entered for a chance to go to Miami for the game in July.

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Cuentas wants to turn convenience stores into financial centers

Bank Innovation

Cuentas, a Miami-based prepaid debit card company targeting Spanish-speaking populations, wants to turn convenience stores into financial hubs through Cuentas-branded debit cards and accounts.

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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

Financial services of the future will be open sourced and real-time

Chris Skinner

I recently presented in Miami and BBVA were kind enough to summarise what I said so … here is their summation.

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An interview about digital

Chris Skinner

I recently was interviewed for a conference in Miami, and thought you might enjoy the Q&A so sharing … Your book “Digital Bank” published in 2014 included extensive guidance and background on the digital revolution in banking that was taking place.

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The State of FinTech in Brasil

Chris Skinner

In fact, I was just at the CIAB FELBAN FIBA conference in Miami that covers this geography and this year saw many firms from Nicaragua to Honduras to Costa Rica attend. I’ve been spending a lot of time travelling around the LatAm markets over the past few years.

Ever wondered what a digital human looks like?

Chris Skinner

I know that I could get boring so won’t labour this one over and over again, but for people attending Eurofinance in Miami in May or Money 2020 in Singapore in March, I have great news for you! Both events are going to be promoting and launching my new book, Digital … The post Ever wondered what a digital human looks like? appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Future Grid

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8.20.19 Your morning briefing

Payments Source

Today: How China's central bank currency could harm Alipay and WeChat Pay; Miami transit turns contactless; PayPal gets deeper into retail; Metal Pay draws investment. The information you need to start your day, from PaymentsSource and around the Web.

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INV Global Announces Launch of Token Offering, App for Corporate Venturing

Bank Innovation

INV Global, which includes INV Fintech, this site’s sister accelerator, announced its upcoming token offering at the North American Bitcoin Conference (#TNABC on Twitter) yesterday in Miami.

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The Long-Tail Vision for INV Global, an OS for the B2B Ecosystem

Bank Innovation

But that’s how much time I had last week at the North American Bitcoin Conference in Miami. It’s not easy to express the full ramifications of the INV Global token offering in 7.5 minutes. I did my best to describe INV Global as a token and application aimed at the corporate venturing sector. I explained […]. Cryptocurrency Mobile Open Fintech Payments Startups B2B payments Bitcoin fintech INV Global

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NovoPayment Launches Bot Enablement Services for Messenger

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Offering allows clients of the company’s platform to quickly integrate and deploy bots for Facebook Messenger for their own digital services MIAMI – January 9, 2017 – NovoPayment, Latin America’s.

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BBVA Peru teams with Visa-backed fintech to compete with cash

Payments Source

BBVA Peru is the first bank to deploy a real-time mobile payments platform designed by YellowPepper, following Visa’s May 2018 investment in the Miami-based fintech.

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Eagle Home Mortgage Targets Millennials with Student Loan Assistance

Bank Innovation

After a borrower buys a home from Lennar (which is based in Miami), Eagle will pay as much as 3% of the purchase price of that home […].

It Might Be Time For Your Bank To Get On Snapchat

Banker to Banker

DJ Khaled is sort of a favored son of Florida as he started on the Orlando streets with nothing, moved to Miami to hustle his way into the DJ circuit and then leveraged his standing in the Miami rap music scene to start producing music worldwide.

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NovoPayment Unveils API Platform for Developers

Let's Talk Payments

MIAMI – October 10, 2017 – NovoPayment, a leading enabler of digital financial and transactional services throughout the Americas, today announced the launch of its Developer Hub, the first bank-agnostic application. Fintech News Payments news NovoPayment US

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Citigroup IT Veteran to Become BankUnited's Chief Information Officer

American Banker

BankUnited in Miami Lakes, Fla., has named Citigroup technology veteran Julio Jogaib as its chief information officer. breaking_news people fl national-regional

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Safra National in N.Y. to Buy Private-Banking Business

American Banker

Safra National Bank of New York has agreed to buy Bank Hapoalim's private-banking business in Miami. breaking_news community-banking dealmaking-strategy

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Starbucks ventures into delivery again with test of UberEats

Payments Source

After an attempt to test the service with Postmates years ago, the coffee company is now teaming up with UberEats to test delivery in more than 100 locations in the Miami area. Retailers Starbucks Uber

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FirstBank Florida Plucks Five Bankers from Rivals

American Banker

FirstBank Florida in Miami has recruited five bankers from area competitors to bolster its commercial banking department. breaking_news people commercial-lending community-banking

Uber Expands ‘Ride Pass’ Monthly Subscription

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Riders in Orlando, Miami and Austin will pay the introductory price, but riders in new cities will pay $24.99 The program was originally launched in five cities: Los Angeles, California; Austin, Texas; Orlando, Florida; Denver, Colorado; and Miami, Florida.

FedEx’s Latest Latin America Logistics Push 

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This acquisition perfectly complements the roundtrip Colombia-to-Miami flight recently announced by FedEx Express,” said Udo Lange, the chief operating officer and incoming CEO of FedEx Logistics, per a statement by FedEx on Thursday (Aug.