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Creditreform Compliance Services Establishes New Data Protection Hub


New data protection hub of Creditreform Compliance Services GmbH online! Many companies are currently faced with the challenge of examining which new legislation is relevant in the EU Basic Data Protection Regulation. The fines have risen drastically and ensure that data protection is at the top of the list of priorities.  For this purpose Creditreform Compliance …

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April 25, 2017


Arvato Financial Solutions Increases Stake in Brazilian Financial Services Provider Intervalor


Arvato Financial Solutions is taking its step-by-step option and has increased its holdings of Intervalor shares to 81.5 per cent. After initially acquiring 40 per cent of interest in Intervalor shares in June 2015, this is a further important step within the consistent internationalization of Arvato Financial Solutions. Both parties have come to an understanding …

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Dun & Bradstreet India Appoints Manish Sinha as MD


Dun & Bradstreet India — a global leader in commercial data and insights on businesses — on Tuesday announced the appointment of Manish Sinha as its Managing Director, effective May 8. “Based in Mumbai, Manish will oversee Dun & Bradstreet’s go-to-market strategy, business operations, and the delivery of business value and benefits to our customers …

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Kreditech Russia Achieves Microfinance Company Status


Kreditech Group’s subsidiary, LLC MFC “Kreditech Rus”, received the status of a Microfinance Company (MFC) on March 27, 2017 from the Central Bank of Russia. A new federal law in Russia aims to make the microfinance market transparent and understandable. It therefore requires the MFC status for all alternative lending companies operating in the country. As …

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April 20, 2017


IBM Launches Blockchain Supply Chain for Chinese Pharma Retail


IBM is firmly solidifying its proactive lead as a blockchain solutions provider with another launch of a blockchain platform in China, this time in the pharmaceutical retail sector. Developed in partnership between IBM and Chinese supply chain management firm Hejia, the Yijian Blockchain Technology Application System was launched this week with the aim to improve …

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Neustar and Google Partner to Help Brands More Accurately Measure the Impact of Their Marketing


Neustar, Inc. (NSR), a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, announced a new advanced marketing analytics partnership with Google. As a Google Marketing Mix Model launch partner, Neustar will help marketers more accurately analyze how their marketing investments are driving sales and help them optimize their advertising spend across multiple brands, channels and regions. …

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April 19, 2017


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 …

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April 18, 2017


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 …

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April 17, 2017


Alibaba gets serious in Southeast Asia in preparation for battle with Amazon


Alibaba is getting down to work in Southeast Asia as it bids to lead the region’s promising e-commerce space and maximize its early mover advantage over Amazon. Alibaba Executive Chairman Jack Ma has spent the past year hobnobbing with a range of heads of state across the region’s key countries, including Australia, Singapore, Thailand and …

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Financial Inclusion: Cibil TransUnion to Assist Borrowers Get the Best Loan


India’s first credit information company, TransUnion Cibil, with the launch of Cibil Marketplace will assist the borrowers to get the most appropriate loans available, on the basis of the borrower’s credit scores and history, in a bid to stay ahead in competition with other online retail loan aggregators. At present, Cibil offers retail loans like …

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Baidu Further Strengthens Visual Perception Capabilities with Acquisition of xPerception


Baidu, Inc. ( NASDAQ : BIDU), the Chinese language Internet search provider, announced the acquisition of xPerception, a U.S. technology company that provides visual perception software and hardware solutions for a range of applications, including robotics, virtual reality (VR), and devices for people who are visually impaired. The acquisition further strengthens the use of Baidu’s visual perception …

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April 16, 2017


Technology in the Legal Industry


Thomson Reuters teams-up with Legal Geek to help advance LawTech startups Thomson Reuters has teamed-up with Legal Geek to help advance innovation and collaboration within the LawTech startup community. The move follows Thomson Reuters support for the Legal Geek startup map and the inaugural and highly successful Legal Geek conference held in London’s Brick Lane …

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April 13, 2017


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 …

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April 12, 2017


Encompass Corporation Partners with ComplyAdvantage


 Artificial intelligence to combat money laundering Combining Artificial Intelligence and traditional data sources will be key to combatting money laundering says Encompass Corporation and ComplyAdvantage who have today announced their partnership during Innovate Finance’s Global Summit 2017 being held at Livery Hall in London. Encompass Corporation is the creator of unique KYC policy automation software, …

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April 11, 2017


Salesforce Coming to AWS Sydney Region Later this Year


Salesforce’s global infrastructure expansion on Amazon Web Services is coming to the AWS Sydney Region later in the year, the CRM giant announced this morning. The cloud customer relationship management company selected AWS as its preferred public cloud infrastructure provider in May last year as part of its international infrastructure expansion strategy. “In our last …

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April 10, 2017


HC International posts a 114% jump in revenues


HC International, a leading online B2B information services provider in China, reported total revenues of US$277 million for the year ended 31st December 2016. That represents an impressive 114% increase of the 2015 figure.  The Group’s EBITDA was US$80 million, representing a year-on-year increase of 358%. HC International’s dilute earnings per share in the year …

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AOL-Yahoo Combined Company Named OATH


Marissa Mayer will not be part of the new AOL-Yahoo combined company called Oath According to sources, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will not be continuing with the new company that was announced prematurely in a tweet by AOL CEO Tim Armstrong. The new Verizon-owned entity is called Oath and is the combination of AOL and …

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April 8, 2017


Tencent Expands WeChat  in Europe


WeChat, China’s most popular social media and messaging service, has launched a new bid in Europe and the U.S. to develop its payments offering and win new advertisers. Owned by Tencent Holdings Ltd., WeChat is looking to launch an office in the U.K. and another European country, alongside its existing presence in Italy. Tencent, which has an …

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April 6, 2017


Bank of India sells entire 5% stake in TransUnion CIBIL for Rs 190.62 crore


Public sector lender Bank of India (BoI) has sold its entire 5 per cent stake in credit information firm TransUnion CIBIL Ltd to TransUnion International Inc for Rs 190.62 crore. “The Bank has sold its entire stake of 5 per cent (12,50,000 shares) in TransUnion CIBIL Ltd to TransUnion International Inc (TUI). The deal was …

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April 5, 2017


HG Data Technology Featured in New Tool for Tracking IT Portfolio of Healthcare Organizations


HG Data takes its big data platform and successfully delivers results to a different industry HG Data, the global leader in competitive intelligence for B2B technology marketers, today announced that its big data platform is now an integral part of HIMSS Analytics’ new LOGIC Discover Chrome extension, a free download that provides easily accessible insights into …

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Equifax UK launches facial recognition solution to improve speed and security of financial applications


Equifax UK has launched a bespoke Document Verifier solution to provide faster identity authentication for financial product applications using facial recognition. The solution can verify whether an applicant is genuine in a matter of seconds by comparing a live image of the applicant with a photograph of their passport or driving licence, both taken on …

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April 3, 2017


Bertelsmann Bets on Digital Media and Global Expansion


German media and publishing group Bertelsmann Tuesday presented ambitious objectives for 2020, as its bets on digital and international expansion paid off with a second one-billion-euro annual profit in 2016. “Effectively, what we have to do in the next years is to do what we have done in the last years,” chief executive Thomas Rabe …

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Creditinfo Iceland in Partnership with Kenyan mobile financial services provider Alternative Circle


On Friday, 24th March 2017, an agreement was signed between Creditinfo Group and Alternative Circle, a Nairobi-based mobile financial solutions innovator, to facilitate financial inclusion in Africa. Seed capital, as well as extensive Creditinfo expertise in classic and alternative credit risk management, will empower Alternative Circle to enable access to consumer data that was unavailable before, …

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March 31, 2017


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 …

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March 29, 2017


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 …

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March 27, 2017


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