Google, NASA, PayPal and the World Bank to Headline Neo4j’s NODES 2020 Developer Conference

SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Neo4j, the leader in graph technology, announced today the key highlights for the second-annual Neo4j Online Developer Expo and Summit (NODES).

The one-day virtual conference is expected to attract more than 10,000 developers and data scientists on October 20th. The program includes diverse, interactive sessions delivered by graph experts on topics ranging from anti-money laundering and cybersecurity to contact tracing and automotive design. This year, NODES welcomes over 70 speakers from across the globe.

Michael Hunger, Director of Developer Relations at Neo4j, commented on hosting the

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Killer Mike’s majority Black and Latin-American owned online bank already has ‘tens of thousands’ on the waiting list



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  • A majority Black and Latin-American owned and operated digital bank already has “tens of thousands” of people on its waiting list ahead of its January opening, CNN Business reported. 
  • The new bank, founded by Bounce TV founder Ryan Glover, rapper “Killer Mike,” and former Atlanta Mayor and US Ambassador to the UN Andrew Young, aims to support Black and Latin-American communities, Black-owned businesses, and Black entrepreneurs. 
  • Over the past few months, companies including Square and Netflix have announced support initiatives for Black-owned financial institutions to address racial inequality. 
  • Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories.

A majority Black and Latin-American owned and operated online bank set to open in January already has “tens of thousands” on the waiting list seeking an account, CNN Business reported.

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Greenwood is a digital bank that was founded by Bounce

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‘Tens of thousands’ waiting for Killer Mike’s new Black-owned bank

  • A majority Black and Latin-American owned and operated digital bank already has “tens of thousands” of people on its waiting list ahead of its January opening, CNN Business reported. 
  • The new bank, founded by Bounce TV founder Ryan Glover, rapper “Killer Mike,” and former Atlanta Mayor and US Ambassador to the UN Andrew Young, aims to support Black and Latin-American communities, Black-owned businesses, and Black entrepreneurs. 
  • Over the past few months, companies including Square and Netflix have announced support initiatives for Black-owned financial institutions to address racial inequality. 
  • Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories.

A majority Black and Latin-American owned and operated online bank set to open in January already has “tens of thousands” on the waiting list seeking an account, CNN Business reported.

Greenwood is a digital bank that was founded by Bounce TV founder Ryan Glover, rapper “Killer Mike,” and former Atlanta Mayor and US Ambassador to the

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Airtel Payment Bank allows merchants to use smartphone as ePOS

Airtel Payments Bank on Tuesday has upgraded its app to further simplify its merchant partners with a range of digital benefits that make the payments journey more simplified, including allowing them to convert their smartphone into a ‘Smart ePOS’ device to accept digital payments and also make ‘On-Demand Settlement’.

Smart e-POS (Point of Sale) enables merchants to use their smartphones as a POS machine to accept digital payments and not worry about handling cash.

Merchants simply need to select the Smart ePOS option in the app, and a QR code will appear on the mobile screen for the payments to be made, the company said.

The amount will get credited immediately to the merchant bank account linked to the app. This eliminates the need to have a physical QR code or the need to carry an additional device to receive payments for home deliveries. Also, merchants can accept payments with

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Airtel Payments Bank allows merchants to convert Smartphone into PoS to accept digital payments



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Airtel Payments Bank has upgraded its app to further empower its merchant partners with a range of digital benefits that make the payments journey more simplified. For merchants, the Airtel Payments Bank app now comes with two new features “Smart ePOS” and “On-Demand Settlement”.

Speaking on the initiative, Ganesh Ananthanarayanan, Chief Operating Officer at Airtel Payments Bank said, “Merchant partners play a crucial role in driving digital payments on the ground and empowering them with easy to use payment solutions is of utmost importance to us. The new solutions allow merchants to receive and settle payments through a seamless and secure digital process. This is one more step towards our aim of building a cashless economy.”

Smart e-POS (Point of Sale) enables merchants to use their smartphones as a POS machine to accept digital payments and not worry about handling cash. Merchants simply need to

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Growth stocks enjoying best year-to-date outperformance since 1979 – but value can soon bounce back, Bank of America says


  • Stocks just closed out their best third-quarter performance in a decade, but Bank of America expects growth stocks to soon take a back seat to value names.
  • The Russell 1000 Growth Index opened a 36 percentage-point lead over its value-focused peer on Thursday. That’s the biggest outperformance for growth stocks in data going back to 1979, Bank of America said in a note to clients.
  • Still, investors’ heavy concentration in growth sets value up for a bounce-back. The bank recommended high-quality value stocks to ride out election-season volatility and the US economic recovery.
  • Positioning, valuation dispersion, and “an expected recovery in the profits cycle” point to a near-term rally for value, the team of strategists led by Savita Subramanian added.
  • Visit the Business Insider homepage for more stories.

The stock market is hot off of its best third-quarter performance in a decade, and growth names are set

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Teen-focused digital bank Step launches with Charli d’Amelio

  • Step is a no-fee digital bank for teenagers, offering secured credit cards and an app.
  • It’s working with influencers like TikTok megastar Charli d’Amelio to spread the word, and banking on referrals between users to grow its platform.
  • Fintechs like Current and Greenlight, too, offer debit cards and savings accounts for kids.
  • Step will also have a brand ambassador called the Step Squad.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

 

Banking isn’t typically top of mind for teens, and teens aren’t typically top of mind for banks. But as Gen Z comes of age, fintechs are starting to pay attention to the digitally-savvy segment.

Step, a digital-only bank for teens, just launched, and it’s using influencers like TikTok superstar Charli D’Amelio to spread the word.

D’Amelio, 16, is the most-followed individual on the app, with nearly 90 million followers.

When Step founder and CEO CJ MacDonald first met D’Amelio and

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11-Year-Old Boy Steals $28,000 From Bank, Walks Out Unchallenged, Incident Caught On Camera

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  • When the boy arrived at the bank, he noticed that the cashier had left the cabin unlocked 
  • He entered the cabin, stole the money, and fled the scene without raising any suspicion
  • An investigation into the incident was ongoing 

An 11-year-old boy was caught on camera stealing $28,000 from a bank in the Indian state of Haryana on Monday.

When the boy arrived at the Punjab National Bank, he noticed that the cashier had left the cabin unlocked and gone to the washroom. The boy entered the cabin, stole the money, and fled the scene without raising any suspicion.

The incident came to light in the evening when the bank employees were counting the cash received by them and found a discrepancy of $28,000. After the police were alerted about the missing cash, they arrived at the scene and checked the CCTV footage in which the unidentified boy

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Wall Street jumps as tech, bank shares gain

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks jumped on Monday, bouncing back from the longest weekly losing streak in a year for the S&P 500 and the Dow, with technology, banks and travel shares leading the advance.

FILE PHOTO: A nearly empty trading floor is seen as preparations are made for the return to trading at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

All the 11 major S&P 500 sectors were up in early trading. The S&P 500 financials index .SPSY jumped 2.6% and was on track for its best day in two and a half months.

Shares of technology-related stocks, which bore the brunt of a sell-off earlier this month, were higher, with Facebook Inc FB.O, Alphabet Inc GOOGL.O, Amazon.com Inc AMZN.O, Apple Inc AAPL.O and Netflix Inc NFLX.O adding about 1% each.

John Traynor, chief

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Standard Chartered Bank SL appoints Ajanthan Sivathas as Country Technology Manager

Standard Chartered Bank has announced the appointment of Ajanthan Sivathas as the Country Technology Manager, Sri Lanka to lead the Digital and Data Strategy of the Sri Lankan office as part of the country management team.

Ajanthan joins Standard Chartered from Unilever Sri Lanka, where he was the Head of Information Technology for Sri Lanka. He worked across many digital transformation projects involving technologies related to Cloud Computing, Microsoft Office 365 tools, RPAs and Data Analytics in a career spanning over a decade.

Bingumal Thewarathanthri, CEO, Standard Chartered Sri Lanka welcomed the appointment. “Ajanthan brings vigour and focus to the digital journey of Standard Chartered bank Sri Lanka, at a time when the new normal has permeated the way we do things, and where the digital advantage is crucial for growth and development. We welcome Ajanthan to the country management team and will be working closely with him as he

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