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An emerging Asia-Pacific fintech hub: Hong Kong – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostFor decades, Hong Kong made its mark as the region’s leading financial centre, vying with New York and London for supremacy as a global nexus of money. Shaken by the Asian financial crisis, SARS, and the rise of Shanghai, gloomy predictions about Hong …Hong Kong Regulator Seeks to Increases Fintech Talent Poolfinews.asia […]

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New York

Weather: Cool Wednesday, rainy most of the week in Central New York – The Post-Standard – syracuse.com

Weather: Cool Wednesday, rainy most of the week in Central New YorkThe Post-Standard – syracuse.comSYRACUSE, N.Y. — More rain and unusually cool weather is will be our fare throughout most of the remainder of the week in Central New York. A slow-moving storm system in the upper atmosphere will keep our weather unsettled this week, […]

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New York

Fabian G. Palomino, 90, Legal Counsel to Democratic New York Governors, Dies – New York Times

Fabian G. Palomino, 90, Legal Counsel to Democratic New York Governors, DiesNew York TimesFabian G. Palomino, who advised Democratic governors of New York State from W. Averell Harriman to Andrew M. Cuomo and who was particularly influential in the administration of Mario M. Cuomo, a friend since law school, died last Wednesday in … and […]

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New York

Rex Ryan: Jets not in panic mode – ESPN

ESPNCORTLAND, N.Y. — Insisting the sudden rash of injuries at cornerback is “not a panic situation,” New York Jets coach Rex Ryan refused Monday to accept the dire forecasts for his defense. It was vintage Ryan, predicting big things, even referencing the …Dee Milliner suffers another injury at New York Jets’ training campAL.comOut Of The […]

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North Carolina restaurant owner bought food with food stamps: police – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsHe had a lot of mouths to feed. The owner of a North Carolina restaurant is accused of illegally using other people’s food stamps to buy food for his establishment. Herbert (Dean) Carlton, owner of Dean’s Southern Bistro in North Wilkesboro, allegedly … and more …read more Source: New York Restaurant News […]

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New York payment startups prep for restaurant battle with OpenTable – Upstart

UpstartMonday, the reservation-booking website expanded a San Francisco pilot to New York, announcing 45 restaurants that will accept payment via smart phone at the end of your meal without waiting for a bill. A further national expansion is coming soon.OpenTable will launch its restaurant-payment service in 20 new cities (first …VentureBeatMobile-Payments Firms Order Up New […]

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honolulu

Marin County sheriff releases Williams’ cause of death – Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Marin County sheriff releases Williams’ cause of deathHonolulu Star-AdvertiserBrandon Scales places flowers on the star of actor-comedian Robin Williams at a makeshift memorial along the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on Tuesday. Williams, 63, killed himself at his San Francisco Bay Area home Monday. (AP Photo/Nick Ut). and more …read more Source: Honolulu […]

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New York

Islanders owner Charles Wang hit with $10 million lawsuit for backing out of … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsBeginning with an in-person meeting in New York on June 10, the lawsuit alleges Wang made his first of several references giving “thanks to Steve Ballmer.” Then the suit states that in a July 16 meeting, again in New York, Wang “blind-sided Barroway by …Andrew Barroway Sues Charles Wang over Scuttled New […]

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Michael Pineda to start Wednesday – ESPN

ESPNNEW YORK — The Yankees will forgo another rehab start for Michael Pineda and throw him into the fire for Wednesday night’s series finale against the Baltimore Orioles. Originally, Esmil Rogers had been listed as the probable starter, and Pineda, who …He’s Back! Michael Pineda To Start Against Orioles On WednesdayCBS LocalNew York Yankees (61-56) […]

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Jets’ Dee Milliner injures ankle – ESPN

ESPNCORTLAND, N.Y. — The New York Jets’ already suspect cornerback position took a double hit Sunday, with top corner Dee Milliner and rookie Dexter McDougle leaving practice with ankle and knee injuries, respectively. Milliner suffered a high ankle …Dee Milliner suffers another injury at New York Jets’ training campAL.comJets’ Dee Milliner Hurts Ankle, Dexter McDougle […]

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Tejal Rao IN as Bloomberg’s New Restaurant Critic – Eater NY

Tejal Rao IN as Bloomberg’s New Restaurant CriticEater NYTejal Rao, former Village Voice restaurant critic, has just taken the position of food editor and restaurant critic at Bloomberg Pursuits. Since she resigned from her position at the Voice last year, she has held positions at Saveur and Tasting Table …Bloomberg Pursuits’ New HiresWomen’s Wear Daily […]

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Philadelphia

Postmates delivery service launches in Philadelphia, offers free Wawa hoagie … – Philadelphia Business Journal

Postmates delivery service launches in Philadelphia, offers free Wawa hoagie …Philadelphia Business JournalSan Francisco-based Postmates, which launched in 2011, offers a free downloadable mobile application that allows users to order (almost) anything for delivery 24/7. Craving hummus from new restaurant Dizengoff, a sandwich from your favorite … and more …read more Source: Philadelphia News From […]

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NYC restaurant payment startups to OpenTable: Bring it on – New York Business Journal (blog)

New York Business Journal (blog)Monday, the reservation-booking website expanded a San Francisco pilot to New York, announcing 45 restaurants that will accept payment via smart phone at the end of your meal without waiting for a bill. A further national expansion is coming soon.OpenTable will launch its restaurant-payment service in 20 new cities (first …VentureBeatOpenTable […]