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Supply Chain Management:  Thomson Reuters Projects Platform Launched to Target MENA Construction Sector

Thomson Reuters launched its latest online platform: Thomson Reuters Projects. Designed to cater to professionals in an increasingly complex, sophisticated and competitive construction industry, TR Projects will introduce reliable information, transparency and actionable insight into one of the region’s key development Industries. With the construction market’s growing demand for a platform that can provide detailed project information, Thomson Reuters Projects ... Read More »

Alibaba’s Ant Financial to Develop Services in Indonesia as Global Expansion Continues

Ant Financial, the fintech company affiliated with Alibaba, is continuing its global expansion. The firm has taken its first official step into Indonesia today after it announced a joint venture to develop local financial services.  The company has partnered with conglomerate Emtek, Indonesia’s second largest media firm and an investor in -major e-commerce player Bukalapak, to enter Indonesia, which is ... Read More »

LexisNexis Risk Solutions in Alliance with Applied Systems

Applied Systems announced an alliance with LexisNexis Risk Solutions, a leading provider of data, analytics and technology for the insurance industry. This collaboration enables agencies to provide quicker and more accurate quotes with automated data prefill workflows in Applied Rater, the industry’s most accurate, cloud-based insurance quoting application for independent agencies. Applied Rater is a cloud-based insurance quoting application for ... Read More »

Equifax Cloud-Based InterConnect® Platform Transforms Credit and Risk Decisioning, Receives Robust Review from Industry Expert

Equifax Inc. announced its redesigned platform, InterConnect®, was reviewed by leading decision management consulting firm, Decision Management Solutions. Created to revolutionize the industry standard for accuracy and speed-to-market, InterConnect empowers frontline business users through a modular insights environment that defines, automates and deploys decision strategies with more speed and agility than ever before. “Building on Equifax data and insights as the foundation, the ... Read More »

Lattice Helps Marketing & Sales Build Smarter Campaigns Fueled by Dun & Bradstreet Data

Next-Gen Predictive Platform Creates Targeted Campaigns with High-Impact Data Lattice Engines, a leading provider of revenue acceleration solutions, today announced the newest release of its Predictive Insights Platform. This enhanced platform is driven by a partnership with Dun & Bradstreet which uniquely enables Lattice to access information from the world’s largest commercial database containing 265 million business records. By analyzing 16K+ attributes ... Read More »

Made-in-China.com 2016 Revenue Up 38%

Focus Technology, the holding company of Made-in-China.com, reported its financial results for the year ended 31st December 2016.  Total revenues were US$99 million in 2016, up 38% over the previous year.  However, net profit dropped by 29%, to US$16 million.  Diluted earnings per share in the year were RMB 0.95 (US$0.14). The company’ management attributed the increase in revenues to: ... Read More »

PICO Launches One-stop O2O Exhibitor Service Platform allows Easy, Economical and Efficient Sourcing

Pico Far East Holdings Limited is pleased to announce that its disruptive strategic platform has just launched its second initiative – E3 (Easy. Events. Exhibition), a one-stop O2O exhibitor service platform dedicated for SME exhibitors. The recently-released Annual Report on China’s Exhibition Economy shows that the exhibition industry in China will continue to enjoy steady growth. Trade shows and exhibitions are major avenues ... Read More »

Rocket Fuel Expands Global Presence with New Prague Office Focused on Engineering

Expansion Driven by Further Developing AI And Machine Learning Capabilities for Rocket Fuel’s Predictive Marketing Platform Rocket Fuel Inc. (NASDAQ: FUEL), a leading predictive marketing platform provider, today announced the opening of an office in Prague, Czech Republic. This new location will allow Rocket Fuel to expand its global presence and leverage Prague’s diverse tech talent to build out its engineering ... Read More »

Western Union Seeks Patent for Digital Currency Analysis

Money transfer company Western Union is seeking a patent for a transaction analysis system that could be applied to digital currencies like bitcoin. The US Patent and Trademark Office (USTPO) published Western Union’s patent application for methods and systems related to “multi-network transaction analysis” on 16th March. The application, which lists 6 inventors, was originally submitted in September of last year. While ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters and SAP Team to Help Businesses Manage Compliance and Third-Party Risk Challenges

Integration of World-Check Data with SAP® Business Partner Screening offers organizations improved vigilance across the globe Thomson Reuters is collaborating with SAP to allow its World-Check content to be available to customers within the SAP® Business Partner Screening application. The aim is to help organizations better manage their third-party compliance and risk challenges. This will allow World-Check’s risk intelligence data ... Read More »

Foxconn Subsidiary Debuts Blockchain-Powered Supply Chain Platform

FnConn, the financial services arm of Taiwan-based Foxconn, launched the platform alongside Dianrong, a Chinese online lending marketplace. Dubbed Chained Finance, the platform is aimed at providing working capital to smaller businesses involved the manufacturing supply chain. According to the two firms, a previous proof-of-concept involved the issuance of loans worth $6.5m to a group of unnamed companies. Chained Finance has an initial focus on ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet Helps Sales and Marketers Speed Path from Prospect to Profitable Customer with Launch of D&B Hoovers

New Sales Acceleration Solution Advances Company’s Leadership in Emergent B2B Market Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE: DNB) announced the launch of D&B Hoovers, an innovative new Sales Acceleration solution to help sales and marketing teams shorten sales cycles, increase win rates, and accelerate revenue growth. Combining Dun & Bradstreet’s largest commercial database with best-in-class prospect intelligence and an intuitive user experience, ... Read More »

Russian Regulatory News: VAT Levied on Foreign Providers of Electronic Services and Digital Content

According to new regulations foreign based providers of electronic services are required to pay VAT for business conducted in Russia.  The law defines electronic services as the granting of rights to use computer programs through internet. Such programs include games, content databases, advertising services, on-line trade, electronic books, music and video content etc.  Foreign companies rendering such services can pay ... Read More »

The Mizen Group Will Sell FICO TONBELLER Solutions to Businesses Fighting Financial Crime

HIGHLIGHTS: The Mizen Group will offer FICO® TONBELLER® Anti-Financial Crime Solutions to its clients in the United States FICO TONBELLER’s Siron® solutions address money laundering, tax evasion, know-your-customer and other compliance requirements The Mizen Group is a multinational financial security and corporate investigations software and technology services firm FICO and The Mizen Group, a multinational financial security and corporate investigations software firm, today announced that they have entered into a partnership ... Read More »

Rocket Fuel Continues Shift to Platform Business with Restructuring Initiative

Rocket Fuel, one of the leading predictive marketing platform provider, announces organizational changes that are expected to accelerate its ongoing transformation into a leading SaaS-based platform solutions company. “In the third quarter of 2016, we experienced growth of 141% in our platform business, and signed our first platform agreement with a major US agency holding company.  We are continuing our ... Read More »

Experian and Lenddo Provide Financial Inclusion to Millions of Customers in Indonesia and Vietnam

Experian announced a partnership with Lenddo, a leader in non-traditional data solutions, as part of Experian’s Consumer Financial Inclusion Indexing platform in Indonesia and Vietnam. Using Experian’s global expertise and knowledge, the introduction of Lenddo’s technology into Experian’s platform will provide financial firms with more information to offer appropriate financial services. Consumers who are unbanked or underserved by major financial ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet Launches Newest Edition of its Next-Generation Risk Management Solution

Less than a year after introducing D&B Credit, Dun & Bradstreet’s next-generation risk intelligence platform, the company introduces D&B Credit Advantage, the newest edition to the comprehensive suite of solutions.  D&B Credit Advantage allows customers to integrate their accounts receivable data with leading data and analytics from Dun & Bradstreet, giving users a newly-enhanced, holistic view of their accounts portfolio to assess and manage ... Read More »

Experian Included in Gartner’s 2016 Market Guide for Online Fraud Detection

Gartner Market Guide provides recommendations when seeking fraud solution vendors This year, Experian® was included as a Representative Vendor, and our recently released fraud platform, CrossCoreTM, was mentioned. The 2016 guide, authored by Jonathan Care, Avivah Litan and Tricia Phillips, points out several key fraud findings impacting businesses. They see enterprises implementing fraud hubs in order to integrate fraud detection ... Read More »