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Cutting Through the Hype: The Truth about BLE Beacons | Bank Innovation

Cutting Through the Hype: The Truth about BLE Beacons | Bank Innovation | Financial | Scoop.it
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Ingenious 'Fatal Car Crash' Video on YouTube Shows an Accident Only If You Fast-Forward

Ingenious 'Fatal Car Crash' Video on YouTube Shows an Accident Only If You Fast-Forward | Financial | Scoop.it
It's best to go slow, even on YouTube. BBDO Russia uses the YouTube interface brilliantly for the video below, which purports to show dash-cam footage of a fatal accident. (Such videos are popular on YouTube in Russia.) But in fact, the 10-minute film shows nothing of the kind—just one car passing another.
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The Day Before Tomorrow – how is technology disrupting money and what role will traditional banks play?

The Day Before Tomorrow – how is technology disrupting money and what role will traditional banks play? | Financial | Scoop.it
The Drum's Day Before Tomorrow documentary series continued tonight (11 November) with episode 5 – exploring how technology is...
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Disruption? You better bank on it – Contagious Communications

Disruption? You better bank on it – Contagious Communications | Financial | Scoop.it
Hands up if you hate your bank. The chances are, if you’re under the age of 30, you’ll have one arm in the air right now. A recent survey from Scratch, an in-ho
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How an insurance brand is winning at social - Digiday

For New York Life, social media is a way to provide useful and interesting content about big life moments and financial well-being -- not real-time silliness.
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Young people feel squeeze as the pay divide widens

Young people feel squeeze as the pay divide widens | Financial | Scoop.it
The pay gap between the youngest and oldest workers in society has widened severely in the past 15 years.
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It may be Valentine’s Day, but is he or she worth it? (Infographic)

It may be Valentine’s Day, but is he or she worth it? (Infographic) | Financial | Scoop.it
It’s Valentines day and Goldman Sachs is talking about bringing back the love into banking.
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Mark Carney axes employment link in forward guidance overhaul | News | Mortgage Strategy

Mark Carney axes employment link in forward guidance overhaul | News | Mortgage Strategy | Financial | Scoop.it
Bank of England governor Mark Carney has changed how the Bank will use forward guidance to target spare capacity in the economy, just six months after first introducing the policy into the UK.
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Finextra: Europe's largest department store group goes contactless

Finextra: Europe's largest department store group goes contactless | Financial | Scoop.it
Spanish department store group El Corte Inglés has installed thousands of contactless terminals in its shopping centres, enabling customers to make payments with a tap of their cards or mobile phones.
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Inside Forbes: Two Surging Forces -- Mobile and Social -- Unite to Drive the News Business

Inside Forbes: Two Surging Forces -- Mobile and Social -- Unite to Drive the News Business | Financial | Scoop.it
Very little shocks me about the media business any more. Even less catches me off guard when it comes to digital media. Then came the 24 hours after the NFL championship game between Seattle and San Francisco.
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Bank lending: in with the new - FT.com

Bank lending: in with the new - FT.com | Financial | Scoop.it
When it comes to banking, innovation has become a dirty word. In its name we have been presented with all manner of ways in which the industry can either rip off its clients or misunderstand the risks that it is running.
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Retirees in 2014 expect to be £500 better off than last year's

Retirees in 2014 expect to be £500 better off than last year's | Financial | Scoop.it
Expected retirement incomes have increased for the first time in three years, with those retiring this year expecting an average retirement income of £15,800.
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Finextra: Wolters Kluwer buys Financial Tools

Finextra: Wolters Kluwer buys Financial Tools | Financial | Scoop.it
Wolters Kluwer Financial Services today announced it has acquired Financial Tools, Inc., the provider of CASH Suite - an enterprise-wide financial analysis and credit risk management solution for U.S.
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Snapchat launches Snapcash money transfer service - Telegraph

Snapchat launches Snapcash money transfer service - Telegraph | Financial | Scoop.it
Snapchat has unveiled a new feature that allows users to send money to friends via private messages
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Technology will hurt the banks, not kill them - FT.com

Technology will hurt the banks, not kill them - FT.com | Financial | Scoop.it
Technology has its eyes on banking. Apple is expected this week to launch Apple Pay, its touchless payment system for iPhones; venture capital funds are pouring money into “fintech” start-ups; and Marc Andreessen, the technology entrepreneur, talks
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Results International Infographic 2013

2013 Global M&A Deals - Overview 2013 was another generous year for deals in the marcoms, adtech, digital media and related technology sectors.
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One in five don't expect to retire until 70, as saving shortfall pushes Britons behind the world - Mail Online - Home - from UK News Feed

Workers are facing up to reality when it comes to their retirement, with 19 per cent saying they won't be able to stop work until they've entered their eighth decade.
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Simplicity as a Bank’s Capability

Simplicity as a Bank’s Capability | Financial | Scoop.it
How can banks achieve simplicity? The rewards from achieving simplicity in banks are real. However achieving simplicity is not done, unless the organisations build a strong foundation to make simplicity sustainable.
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Square Lands Payments Deal with Whole Foods - Digits - WSJ

Square Lands Payments Deal with Whole Foods - Digits - WSJ | Financial | Scoop.it
Square, the payments company known for its smartphone and tablet credit card readers, has reached a deal with Whole Foods to offer its checkout system at several U.S. stores, the second national retailer to allow card processing from the startup.
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Cutting Through the Hype: The Truth about BLE Beacons | Bank Innovation

Cutting Through the Hype: The Truth about BLE Beacons | Bank Innovation | Financial | Scoop.it
The industry is abuzz at present with many people talking about the endless opportunities and possibilities around BLE Beacons, and amidst all the discussion
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Apple looking to build mobile-payments service, report says

Apple looking to build mobile-payments service, report says | Financial | Scoop.it
The tech giant may be planning to take on services like PayPal, according to The Wall Street Journal. Read this article by Richard Nieva on CNET News.
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Bank Marketing Strategy: Top 10 Retail Banking Trends and Predictions for 2014

Bank Marketing Strategy: Top 10 Retail Banking Trends and Predictions for 2014 | Financial | Scoop.it
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Bitcoin is a money platform with many APIs - O'Reilly Radar

Bitcoin is a money platform with many APIs - O'Reilly Radar | Financial | Scoop.it
Bitcoin is much more than just a digital currency. It is a protocol, a network, a currency and a transaction language. Most of all, though, it is an application...
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