New York Times Posts Blockchain Job

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The New York Times newspaper posted a job called “Lead, Blockchain Exploration” on Wednesday (March 13), and later took it down, according to reports. Blockchain job posting New York Times News What's Hot

Uber Eats Will Now Deliver Recess, A CBD Drink, In New York

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Recess, a CBD-infused sparkling water company, has announced that it will be available on Uber Eats for delivery to customers in New York City, according to a report by Adweek. Delivery CBD delivery New York News Recess Uber Eats What's Hot

New York City Mulls Fur Sales Ban

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Following the lead of other municipalities, New York City could be going fur-free with a proposed law on the horizon. In a progressive and modern city like New York, banning the sale of fur clothing and accessories is long overdue,” Johnson said in a statement, according to the outlet. In the case of New York City, under the proposed law, a fine would range from $500 to $1,500 for businesses selling fur.

Amazon Rethinks New York City HQ2 Campus

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After facing resistance from politicians and protestors, Amazon is reportedly rethinking its planned New York City campus. While Virginia officials provided the company with an incentive package, the state of New York is not projected to provide final approval for another year.

Credit Card Surcharges OK’ed In New York

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New York has banned the ban. In the wake of court filings this week that effectively ended a challenge to surcharges on credit card transactions in New York, merchants in the Empire State can indeed embrace those fees, contingent upon stating those costs to consumers up front. The merchant plaintiffs and the state of New York filed motions on Jan.

New York Ramps Up Fight Against Predatory SMB Lending

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Just days after New York Attorney General (AG) Barbara Underwood announced an investigation into possible misconduct among merchant cash-advance (MCA) firms against small business (SMB) borrowers, The Washington Post reported that state legislators are vowing to push for change in the industry.

New York Grand Jury Looking Into Facebook’s Data Sharing Agreements

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Facebook is the subject of a criminal investigation by federal prosecutors over the data deals it inked with some of the biggest technology companies, reported The New York Times. attorney’s office for the Eastern District of New York.

Uber Sues City Of New York To Get Driver Cap Lifted

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Uber , the ride-hailing startup, filed a lawsuit against the city of New York last week seeking to overturn a rule that puts a cap on the number of drivers that work for ride-hailing companies that can operate in the city.

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

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IBM is excited to be hosting the 2019 Sales Performance Management Summit, being held in New York City for sales executives and compensation leaders. Featured Carousel Featured Homepage Sales Performance Management events ICM Incentive Compensation Management New York NYC

Visa Highlights Contactless Payments At New York Fashion Week

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To help consumers experience new ways to pay, Visa has announced a new relationship with New York Fashion Week: The Shows. We are constantly exploring sponsorship opportunities to help us diversify our brand and reach new audiences, while delivering experiences that drive business priorities,” Mary Ann Reilly, senior vice president for North America marketing at Visa, said in the announcement. “We

New York & Co. Rebrands To RTW Retailwinds

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To highlight its ability to grow into new markets and categories, New York & Co. Along with the name change, New York & Co. Retail Fashion To Figure Greg Scott New York and Company News retail brands RTW Retailwinds What's Hotis changing its name to RTW Retailwinds. The move comes as the retailer seeks to top the $1 billion mark in sales, Chain Store Age reported. “We

New York Regulator Fines Pakistani Bank $630M

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The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) is looking to fine Habib Bank Ltd (HBL) nearly $630 million for failing to comply with state and federal laws at its only U.S. The New York State Department of Financial Services could not immediately be reached for comment. Habib Bank has submitted an application to DFS to shut its New York operations. That bank still has a New York branch.

Barneys New York Looks To VR To Carry Spring Collection

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While some see it as a fad or a gimmick, Barneys New York has become the latest to take the tech very, very seriously and turn it into a force for good. The virtual reality short film reportedly marries fashion, tech and contemporary dance, premiering exclusive designer looks to Barneys New York customers straight from the runway via the Oculus Gear VR, Samsung’s VR app and Barneys’ website.

Amazon Go Coming To New York

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Amazon has announced plans to open an Amazon Go location in New York. It recently opened two more locations in the city, which will make New York its first foray outside of Seattle. “We We plan to open Amazon Go in New York,” an Amazon spokesperson said, according to Reuters , though it was not revealed when the company plans to open the location. Earlier this year, the eCommerce giant launched its first checkout-free convenience store market in Seattle.

Chef’d Meal Kits Coming To New York Area Drugstores

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Chef’d , the maker of meal kits that can be purchased in grocery stores, has inked a deal to sell the kits in Walgreens and Duane Reade stores in the New York area. CNBC , citing the company, reported Chef’d meal kits will be sold in 30 Walgreens and Duane Reade stores in New York as part of a deal with Smithfield Foods. Our goal is to give more shoppers more meals in more places to help them eat better, save time and explore new flavors.”.

TRENDING: How ‘The New York Times’ Built A Winning Subscription Formula

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The August Subscription Commerce Tracker looks at how companies are stepping up their efforts to win over subscribers by offering new tiers of subscription plans. In the automotive space, carmakers are turning to new subscription tiers to win the attention and business of drivers.

The New York Subway’s Better Digital Ticket To Ride

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New York City commuters – arguably the most on-the-go demographic in the United States – do not want to wait for anything. ” It’s an inefficiency that the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has not only acknowledged, but committed to doing something about. Last week, they officially tasked long-term Mastercard partner Cubic Transportation Systems to implement a new fare payment system across the city’s entire subway (and bus) system.

New York Banks Should Get Into Online Lending

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Online lending may be dominated by startup companies based outside of New York, but the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) wants New York banks to get into the business as well. “Your competitors are, and will, be embracing FinTech in all of its various forms,” said Maria Vullo, NYDFS superintendent, referring to new types of financial services technology, according to a report by Reuters.

New York AG Wants More Info From Crypto Traders

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New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has announced the launch of the Virtual Markets Integrity Initiative, a fact-finding inquiry into the policies and practices of cryptocurrency trading platforms. With cryptocurrency on the rise, consumers in New York and across the country have a right to transparency and accountability when they invest their money. Regulation AML bitcoin cryptocurrency exchange investments New York News regulation What's Hot

New York & Co. Shows Off Digital Makeover

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Internet Retailer reported that New York & Co. This new kiosk will provide a virtual endless aisle, offering customers access to all sizes, colors and assortments,” he told analysts during the company’s third quarter 2016 earnings call, according to a transcript from Seeking Alpha. Worthington told analysts that New York & Co. Retail ecommerce Mobile shopping New York & Co

Fraudsters ‘Flourishing’ On Zelle, New York Times Reports

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Bank P2P service Zelle is having some issues with fraud, with some customers reporting that hackers, exploiting weaknesses in the platform, had cleaned out their bank accounts: even if those customers had never used, or head of Zelle, according to a New York Times report this weekend.

New York State Regulations for Online Lenders to ‘Level Playing Field’ for Banks

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In New York State, perhaps anticipating a […]. Compliance Exclusive Lending Online Premium Alternative Lending Continuity New York StateOnline lenders may own more than half of the personal lending market, but they face serious headwinds. For one thing, rising interest rates will increase their cost of funds, and perhaps make their offerings less attractive, and for another, regulations may arrive that make operating their businesses more expensive.

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.

Apple Pay, Masterpass Make It Into New York MTA’s Ticket App

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Apple Pay and Masterpass digital wallet technology are making their way to New York, with Governor Andrew M. We have worked tirelessly to rebuild and reimagine New York’s transit system for the 21st century, and a key part of those efforts is to incorporate the amenities that modern-day riders demand,” Gov. It then became available on Metro-North’s Harlem Line on July 25 and finally became available on the rest of the LIRR and Metro-North’s New Haven Line on Aug.

New York’s DFS Flexes Its Muscles

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Recently the New York Law Journal described the New York State Department of Financial Services as “arguably among the most powerful financial regulatory government bodies in the country-if not the world…” After yesterday, it’s not even arguable. Legal Watch Mortgage Lending New York State Regulatory CFPB Inc. New York State Dep't of Fin. Servs New York State Land Title Ass'n title insurance

New York Seeking Tip Option On Uber App

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Tipping a taxi driver is a common occurrence in New York City. New York City’s Taxi Commissioner, Meera Joshi, commented on how this new proposal would impact the ridesharing industry in the area: “This rule proposal will be an important first step to improve earning potential in the for-hire vehicle industry, but it is just one piece of a more comprehensive effort to improve the economic well-being of drivers.”.

New York Venture Bank Seeks National Bank Charter

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New York Venture Bank, a new financial institution (FI) created by big names in the financial services industry, has applied for a national bank charter. 22) report by American Banker , New York Venture Bank, which will be headquartered in New York, needs the nod of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) before it can launch operations. FDIC), the news report noted the new bank will begin with $100 million in capital.

Samsung Brings VR To New York Fashion Week

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Samsung is now providing the possibility for this with its upcoming invite-only event at New York’s Fashion Week. Instead of sitting in front of a traditional runway watching models in the latest fashions pass by, Samsung event attendees will be welcomed into a large backstage area room to peruse new fashion lines. Retail Apple New York New York Fashion Week NYFW Samsung virtual reality VR

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.”. Casper CEO Philip Krim said the brand’s acquisition costs have fallen, partly because of the new store openings. “It’s

Square Gets License From New York To Enable Bitcoin Trading

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Square , the payments company founded by Jack Dorsey, has received a license to enable residents in New York state to buy and sell bitcoin via its Cash App. In a press release , the New York State Department of Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. DFS is pleased to approve Square’s application and welcomes them to New York’s expanding and well-regulated virtual currency market,” said Superintendent Vullo.

New York’s New Digital Crime Lab Fights Fraud

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New York City has a new fighting chance against the proliferation of cyber fraud in the form of a state-of-the-art, $10 million digital crime laboratory. The New York district attorney’s office estimates that over a quarter of its cases annual involve digital evidence — and the trend is growing. New York’s lab is mostly equipped to process evidence from mobile data. With each new update companies roll out, phones get even tougher to crack.

Capital One Adding Innovation Staff in New York

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but it’s adding significant innovation staff to its New York office. Innovations Mobile Operations Retail Technology Capital One data scientist digital digital management hiring HR New York quantitative data staffingCapital One Financial Corp.

New York Uber Drivers Create Labor Group

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Uber’s loss in a class-action lawsuit filed by its drivers in California and Massachusetts has opened a new can of worms for the ride-hailing company. The latest in its problems is a potential revolt from New York-based drivers who have come together to form an association called Amalgamated Local of Livery Employees in Solidarity (Alles) to bolster their position against the company — much like their counterparts who won $100 million in a settlement over expense claims.

WorldRemit Opens International Money Transfers in New York

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Global money transfer service WorldRemit is launching in New York, providing state users the ability to transfer funds to nearly 150 countries, the company announced yesterday.

NY Mag To Open Pop-Up Shop; Amazon Go Plans New York Store

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Magazines have been testing the waters of brick-and-mortar retail by opening temporary stores in major cities, and New York Magazine is no exception. New York Magazine eCommerce GM Camilla Cho said the project’s aim is to put The Strategist brand in front of a large audience. “It’s

New York Just Told the OCC to Stick It

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The New York State Department of Financial Services submitted a formal comment letter to the OCC today, saying that the latter, frankly, isn’t going to do the job of regulating fintechs — and isn’t Read More.

Retail Pulse: goop Finds Stickiness In New York, Opens ‘Lab’; Nordstrom To Offer Early-Bird Pickup

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Lifestyle brand goop , for instance, is opening its first permanent store in the SoHo district of New York City, called goop Lab, after experimenting with a pop-up shop in nearby Long Island, among other locations.

Ride-Hailing Returns To Long Island And Upstate New York

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The New York Times reports news that ride-hailing has returned to New York state and Long Island after a two-year battle by Lyft, Via, Uber and others to lift the ban on their carsharing services. Cuomo (D) pushed the new law to put ride-hailing services under the jurisdiction of the State Department of Motor Vehicles instead of individual cities and towns. A complementary new law tightens restrictions around who is eligible to become a driver.

New York Payroll Card Regulation Fight Wages On

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In the latest development in New York state’s debate over payroll card regulation, Department of Labor has reportedly appealed an earlier decision that invalidated and revoked earlier regulations on payroll cards issued by the Department. Reports this week said the New York State Department of Labor appealed the Industrial Board of Appeals’ decision, issued earlier this year.

New York State Finalizes Sexual Harassment Requirements

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First, in the better-late-than-never category, New York State released the final version of its much anticipated guidance and model policies to implement comprehensive sexual harassment training requirements imposed by the State Legislature last session. HR New York State guidance model policy New York State sexual harassment policyWell, a guy doesn’t blog for a day and all hell breaks loose.

Former Visa Head To Lead Bank Of New York Mellon

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The Bank of New York Mellon announced Monday (July 17) that it named Charles W. Under Charlie’s leadership, Visa transformed its technology platform by opening access to its network and capabilities, partnered with the world’s leading technology companies to drive new payment experiences, introduced new technologies to improve payment system security and built a world-class management team. Personnel Bank of New York Mellon CEO Charles Scharf News Visa What's Hot

Rideshare Rental Startup Expands In New York And Wisconsin

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The company, which is in 29 states, is growing — it added New York City and Madison, Wisconsin, to its roster of cities in 2017. And, companies that provide rideshare rentals like GM’s Maven Gig have been expanding to new cities — such as Los Angeles — as well. Many, but not all, cars meet Uber and Lyft’s standards. With Uber, for example, cars must have four doors and be newer than 15 years old to operate on their platform.

Blockchain Tracker: SEB’s New York Bridge To Stockholm, Credit Cards And Fraud Prevention

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Quite possibly, the biggest blockchain news this week was that Swedish bank SEB announced that intends to build a blockchain channel between New York and Stockholm to enable customers to make real-time transfers, as soon as next year. Paula da Silva, head of transaction services at SEB, said in a statement that SEB has plans to include further geographies — besides New York and Stockholm — where the bank operates.