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Weekend FinTech Reading, February 15 – 17, 2014

The week's fintech news, research and innovations for your reading enjoyment.

It’s the weekend, which means it's time to catch up on recent FinTech news and reading: 

The Second Machine Age: Why Artificial Intelligence is taking the future by storm. (The Atlantic

Use Your Smartphone to Buy Groceries. In Bitcoins: POS system maker, Revel Systems, integrates mobile payments and Bitcoin. (Forbes)  

“OK Glass, Run Background Check”: NYPD beta testing Google Glass. (VentureBeat

Apple, Google, Amazon: Betting on big names will get you through next wave of technology extinction. (New York Times

Bitcoin Under Attack: Massive assault on Bitcoin exchanges prompts halting of withdrawals and riles skeptics. (Forbes

Unsubscribing? The New York Times wants to use big data to predict that.  The newspaper hires chief data scientist to help predict dropping subscriptions. (MIT Technology Review

Longtime Apple manufacturer Foxconn quietly working with Google Robotics. (Wall Street Journal

Bitcoin Regulation: New York plans to adopt new rules to govern virtual currency. (Reuters

Building Credit: How borrowing may be more effective than saving money when it comes to emerging from poverty. (New York Times Magazine

Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne: An in-depth look into the life and mind of one of Bitcoins strongest advocates. (WIRED

U.S. bank launching pilot program using voice biometric technology in place of PIN. (American Banker

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