Tech Center: New York City Takes on Tech Full Force

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For years, New York City has been at the epicenter of United States’ culture with the fashion and entertainment industries leading the way. With the top modeling agencies, MTV and the home of American broadway plays, there’s no denying New York City is bustling with creativity. With a big focus on technology in Silicon Valley and Boston, New York City slowly made its way to becoming a powerhouse tech player.

IBM hosting two day Sales Performance Management Summit in New York City

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Sleep Number Unveils New Interactive Store In New York City

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Sleep Number is opening a new brick-and-mortar store in the New York City’s Flatiron District, adding to its portfolio of over 560 locations. Our new Sleep Number store in the Flatiron District demonstrates the transformative impact of our smart beds on individual comfort, restfulness and well-being.”. With the store experience, shoppers can see a digital map that shows how people in neighborhoods across the city are sleeping.

Visa: US Contactless Payments Primed For A Big 2020

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When Visa launched a contactless payments pilot with New York’s Mass Transit Authority (MTA) seven months ago, the company started small, and with modest goals. By June, the MTA’s goal is to have half of all New York stations enabled.

Second Amazon Go Store Comes To NYC

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comes after the online retailer opened one of the concept locations in New York City in a mall, CNBC reported. New York really fits … what we’re looking for,” said Amazon Vice President of Physical Stores Cameron Janes. “It’s

Visa Uses NYC Mass Transit To Ignite Contactless Payments

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specifically, the use of such payments for mass transit in New York City. This is really going to change New Yorkers’ daily lives,” Sanford said. Over time, all New York City subway lines and bus routes will accept contactless payments, Visa said.

Payroll Startup Gusto Plans NYC Expansion With $200M Series D

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Reeves said he plans to pursue new products beyond payroll and HR as the company grows, adding FinTech features like its Flexible Pay, which allows wage advances for employees. The company also has New York City expansion plans for its R&D team, the article said.

Mastercard Offers Refunds For Tap-and-Go Customers In NYC

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Mastercard is running two transportation-friendly holiday season options for cardholders using tap-and-go payment in New York City, the company announced in a release. . This promotion goes through New Year’s Day.

NYC Scrutinizes eProcurement Deal With Ivalua

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New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer is scrutinizing the city’s $47 million contract with Ivalua to develop an eProcurement system after a previous report uncovered surging costs and delays in the initiative. New York City has so far spent $27.5

NYC Lawsuit Targets Online eCigarette Companies

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More than 20 online eCigarette retailers are being sued by New York City for allegedly selling to children. New York City requested that a Brooklyn federal judge on Wednesday (Oct. Legal eCigarettes JUUL Lawsuit new york city News vaping What's Hot

Mastercard Offers Holiday Refunds For Tap-and-Go Customers In NYC

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Mastercard is running two transportation-friendly holiday season options for cardholders using tap-and-go payment in New York City, the company announced in a release. . This promotion goes through New Year’s Day.

Hudson Yards To Open 100+ Retail Shops

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Hudson Yards is a New York City neighborhood that’s quickly establishing itself as a must-visit destination as Manhattan’s retail influence heads west, bringing with it a technological edge, Forbes reported Sunday (Aug.

Google To Debut Pixel 4 Phone At Oct. Launch Event

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15 in New York City , where it’s expected to debut the Pixel 4 phone. According to CNBC , the invite says the tech giant will unveil a “few new things” at the event. In March, Google also released its new voice recognition app for the Pixel, which works entirely offline.

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NY Lawsuit Claims Online Retailers Selling e-Cigs To Underage Buyers

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More than 20 online eCigarette retailers are being sued by New York City for allegedly selling to children. New York City requested that a Brooklyn federal judge on Wednesday (Oct. Legal eCigarettes JUUL Lawsuit new york city News vaping What's Hot

Uber And The Cap Conundrum

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New York City. News from the last several weeks, and recently from The New York Times , reports that city officials are inching toward a cap for Uber drivers — and not the ones worn atop heads. There’s a formal proposal coming by way of City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, which would move to stanch new licenses issued for vehicles to work on a for-hire basis. If you can make it there, you’ll make it anywhere.

What’s Next For Real Estate In Amazon’s HQ2 Cities?

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13) on its new headquarters. The Seattle-based eCommerce operator and cloud computing provider decided to build in both Crystal City, an urban area in North Virginia near Washington, D.C., and in Long Island City, a neighborhood in Queens, New York City.

Mobile Apps Unlock Urban Oases For Rest And Productivity

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Take 3DEN , which is located at New York City’s Hudson Yards development. In addition to the current Hudson Yards location, additional New York City locations are planned to roll out this year).

Amazon HQ2, JPM Coin And The Weird, Wild Week Of Payments’ Left Turns

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After heavy speculation that not all was proceeding smoothly in the deal to put one-half of Amazon’s second headquarters in Long Island City, New York, Amazon announced via a blog post that the deal is indeed off. There is no such thing as a boring week in payments, of course.

IBM Opens Bluemix Garage in New York City

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In opening its latest Bluemix Garage in New York City , IBM continues to put its money where the developers, software designers and others are. IBM is partnering with Galvanize, who will host the New York garage on its new New York campus.

Walmart Pushes Same-Day Delivery With Parcel

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According to a news report from CBNC, Walmart is pushing full-speed-ahead with its same-day delivery plans in New York City, and has acquired local startup and delivery tracking app Parcel to make the behind-the-scene logistics work properly. The Brooklyn-based firm specializes in handling scheduled and same-day deliveries in New York for retailers like Bonobos, as well as meal kit companies like Chef’d and Martha Stewart’s Martha & Marley Spoon.

Five At Five: NYC Votes To Impose Ridesharing Cap

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Coverage includes New York lawmakers seeking to put a cap on ridesharing services, states working to embrace blockchain , Hawaii saving money by converting some functions to digital, new data from the Federal Reserve and Starbucks clearing up the confusion over cryptocurrency. City Council Weighs In On Ridesharing Debate With Cap. States Launch Initiatives To Embrace Distributed Ledger Technology. The new figures show a slowdown from 5.1

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Bringing Deep Discounting To One Of America’s Most Expensive Streets

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Putatively pitched at kids, tweens and teens, the shop offers goods across a wide variety of categories, with a focus on fashion accessories, sports items, home goods, technology, games crafts and gifts. As of this fall, Five Below is coming to New York ‘s Fifth Avenue, arguably the most expensive street in America. are just some of the tony new stores that Five Below will share the street with, and the move has left many market watchers scratching their heads.

Kroger Acquires NYC’s Murray’s Cheese

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recently announced its acquisition of iconic New York City–based cheese shop Murray’s Cheese. Kroger and Murray’s Cheese have yet to disclose the financial terms of the deal, though The Wall Street Journal noted that city records show that Kroger dropped $20.6 Murray’s former owner, Rob Kaufelt, will reportedly remain as a strategic adviser, and the team leading the New York City operation will largely remain unchanged.

Startup Maple Being Sold To UK’s Deliveroo

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Maple, the food delivery company in New York, has shuttered its doors as of Monday (May 8). Deliveroo plans to use Maple’s technology to expand its platform. The report noted that some of the New York team members of Maple will join Deliveroo in the U.K. Retail apps deliveroo food food delivery Maple new york city startup news uk What's Hot

Evolving payments technologies challenge merchants to keep pace with consumers' expectations

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That was the overarching message to retailers from a group of executives on a panel at the recent Oracle Industry Connect in New York City Retailers must be aware of what's changing in payments to better serve their customers.

US retailers' EMV pain opens path to contactless-only checkout lanes

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Mobile Payments Today spoke about this concept with payment technology providers at the recent National Retail Federation Big Show in New York City

NYC’s Payoneer Acquires optile To Bolster Payment Technology

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New York City digital payment platform Payoneer is set to acquire the Germany-based open payment orchestration platform optile , Payoneer announced in a press release on Tuesday (Dec.

Apple Pay, Masterpass Come to MTA eTix

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Earlier this week, it was announced that both Apple Pay and Masterpass are now integrated into MTA’s eTix, meaning that the millions who use the MTA trains to get into and out of New York City every day can purchase tickets digitally.

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How Your Bank Approval Process Hinders Innovation

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If you want a more innovative bank, it starts, and largely stops, with what your approval process looks like for new technology. Take a human and force them to grow up in New York City.

It Takes Two to Tango: The ‘Hidden Gems’ in Banking Technology

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Mexico City is in Mexico. Guatemala City is in Guatemala. Panama City is in Panama…easy. But it can get harder: I had lived in the greater New York City area for. Banking Cards Commerce Fintech Innovation Insights Interviews Payments insights US

Smart Cities Projects Testing IoT Technology To Fix Traffic, Transit Woes

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Internet of Things technology is known to much of the public through the development of smart home technology, which allows consumers to control their appliances, listen to music and shop by using their voice with an increasingly sophisticated technology that learns natural language. shows that smart city investment is expected to nearly double over the next few years, with expenditures rising from $81 billion in 2018 to $158 billion by 2022.

Mastercard Offers Fare Discounts, Refunds For Contactless Transit Payments

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Mastercard has announced that it will refund cardholders up to $10 off their cab rides, every Tuesday through the end of the year (including New Year’s Eve and Day), in yellow or green taxis equipped with Curb Mobility or CMT technology systems in New York City.

Mastercard Transit Solutions Debuts ‘Tap And Ride’ Commute

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Mastercard is working to simplify the daily commute through its “Tap and Ride” program, available in more than 150 cities. After launching in London, Sydney and Vancouver, the “Tap and Ride” program has expanded to more cities including Mexico City, Milan and Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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Data Enablers: Grey Jean Technologies, AI + Consumer Behavior Data = Sales Growth

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With the popularity of Amazon, Pandora and Netflix, today’s consumer has the expectation that retailers will know them personally,” said Craig Alberino, CEO of Grey Jean Technologies. Grey Jean Technologies marries artificial intelligence with customer and payment data to generate accurate predictions of consumer behavior that ultimately focus on driving sales figures. Alberino gave the example of one of its new clients that has already achieved some quick success.

Mastercard to hire 470 to triple size of its Manhattan tech hub

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will hire 470 people as the world’s second-largest payments network expands its technology hub in New York City. Payment processing Mastercard New YorkMastercard Inc.

Techy Turkey Day: How Technology Has Changed America’s Trademark Holiday

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Those early American settlers were just lucky if they didn’t starve or freeze as their first New England winter settled in around them. Here’s how innovation, marketing and technology have shaped this iconic American holiday over the years. The settlers feasted for three days straight with the Wampanoag tribe that helped them learn how to bring forth bounty from the rocky New England soil. And what do we do with this incredible technology?

Goldman Predicts Huge Gains For Telecoms With 5G

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As Goldman Sachs is predicting a huge boom from upcoming 5G mobile technology , it recently upped its 5G smartphone estimates for next year from 50 million to 120 million, according to reports. including AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile, are putting the technology in place.

NYC Officials Want FedEx’s Delivery Robots Off The Streets

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New York City (NYC) officials are calling for a ban on FedEx ’s delivery robots. He also criticized the company for using a bot to perform a task that a New Yorker could do. We are excited to bring this technology to address new markets, and better support our customers.

Amazon Go Arrives In NYC

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Amazon Go ’s New York City location will be inside Brookfield Place, formerly known as the World Financial Center, in Manhattan’s Battery Park City neighborhood. It was revealed last month that an Amazon Go would be coming to New York City.

Unions Urge New York To Follow California’s Lead On Gig Workers

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Unions in New York are petitioning the state to change its laws to include employment protections for gig economy workers, similar to a bill recently passed in California, The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday (Sept.

Sources: Apple Plans To Ship 80M Of New 5G iPhones In 2020

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The three new iPhone models will be powered by a Qualcomm 5G modem chip, sources familiar with the plan told Nikkei. The sources also said Apple intends to distribute a minimum of 80 million of the new 5G phones. Verizon is already offering the new technology in New York City.

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Tech Center: Fishers Deepens Its Technology Innovation By Launching IoT Lab

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Technology innovation can happen at any place at any time. As rental prices for prime real estate in large cities continues to rise, startup companies and innovation centers look to the surrounding areas. While some cities like Kansas City hoped to attract entrepreneurs and technology innovators with its Google Fiber installation, it wasn’t enough. Not too far outside of the city of Indianapolis, Indiana is the city of Fishers.

The Public Sector Takes The Lead On eProcurement

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Government procurement moved to the spotlight last week when New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer announced he is closely monitoring the state’s eProcurement project following reports of surging costs.