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Predictive AI could save farmers millions

A UK Gov & Microsoft backed Agri-tech Centre has developed AI that predicts crops’ shipment window 3x earlier than previously possible. The first proof-of-concept promises to save one leading farming business >£6m p/a, equivalent to 15% increase in gross profit.  Delayed harvests are an expensive problem for international farming. Overseas crops are grown to a specified shipment window, which provides retailers with a constant supply of... Read more »

Ingenico launches SCA Accelerator suite to help with PSD2 compliance

Ingenico Group (Euronext: FR0000125346 - ING), the global leader in seamless payments, today unveils its SCA accelerator suite to help online businesses remain compliant, innovate and better control their data. Read more »

NICE releases integration of trading recording and Microsoft Teams to drive digital transformation

Hoboken, N.J., NICE (NASDAQ: NICE), a leading provider of financial communication compliance solutions, today announced the release of the integration of the NICE Trading Recording System (NTR) and the Microsoft Teams unified communications platform. NICE also announced that it is working with Microsoft to certify NTR under Microsoft’s new Certified for Microsoft Teams certification program for compliance recording solutions. Read more »

Mastercard announces Fintech Express to empower European startups to launch and expand rapidly

Today, Mastercard launches Fintech Express in Europe, a programme designed to facilitate emerging fintechs’ launch and expansion. Leveraging the power of partnerships and Mastercard’s expertise, technology, and global network, startups will now be able to focus on innovation that drives the digital economy. Mastercard Fintech Express helps startups launch rapidly and expand based on their needs: Read more »

New data reveals bad habits leave Brits open to hacking online, despite feeling more vulnerable during the pandemic

New data from biometric authentication provider, iProov, reveals that despite 26% of Brits feeling more vulnerable to online hackers due to the threat of COVID-19, many still have concerning habits that compromise the safety of their data and online accounts. Read more »

Appway Announces $37 Million Investment from Summit Partners to Fuel Global Expansion

Appway, a leading global provider of business process automation software focused on customer onboarding and customer lifecycle management for financial institutions, today announced a $37 million minority investment from global growth equity firm Summit Partners. This partnership represents Appway’s first external capital raise and will help the company to further expand its product portfolio and accelerate international growth while... Read more »

Avaloq named Best Outsourcing Solution in the Asia-Pacific wealth management sector

Avaloq has won the Best Outsourcing Solution and Best Transaction Processing awards at the WealthBriefing Asia Awards 2020. The awards programme, now in its eighth year, recognises companies, teams and individuals at the forefront of the wealth management sector in the dynamic Asia-Pacific region. Read more »

LemonadeLXP enhances digital transformation tool, helps FI call centers reduce handling times

LemonadeLXP, the all-in-one learning experience platform for financial institutions, has enhanced its digital adoption platform, Digital Academy. Digital Academy is a customer support and digital adoption platform that allows financial institutions (FIs) to quickly author a branded, fully-responsive, WCAG AA-compliant online hub featuring technology walkthroughs.   The new features included are: Read more »

The Small Exchange announces access to new markets via CQG

The Small Exchange, a new futures exchange offering smaller, simpler products aimed toward retail customers, today announced that its products are now available for trading through CQG, a leading global provider of high-performance technology solutions for traders, brokers, commercial hedgers, and exchanges. Read more »

Finastra appoints Margaret Franco as Chief Marketing Officer

Finastra has appointed Margaret Franco as Chief Marketing Officer. Joining from Dell Technologies, she is based at Finastra’s London headquarters and takes responsibility for leadership of the global marketing organization, including corporate communications, brand, digital, solutions and field and partner marketing. Read more »

LexisNexis Risk Solutions Positioned as a Leader in Risk-Based Authentication Report

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions is honoured to announce it is named as a leader among risk-based authentication (RBA) providers in The Forrester Wave™: Risk-Based Authentication, Q2 2020 report. Forrester positioned LexisNexis Risk Solutions as having the highest score in the strategy category among all vendors included in the report. Read more »

Wolters Kluwer Updates OneSumX for Regulatory Reporting and Signs ING in China

Wolters Kluwer’s Finance, Risk & Reporting (FRR) business has released an update for its OneSumX for Regulatory Reporting solution to allow clients to meet the Second-Generation People’s Bank of China Enterprise Credit Reference Submission. Read more »

Kompli-Global gets the Hellios trusted seal of approval

Kompli-Global, the leading RegTech AML specialist, announced today that it is certified by Hellios  making it easier for the UK’s leading banks to adopt  Kompli-Global’s innovative services including Kompli-QED its new remote on-boarding platform. This distinction places Kompli-Global as a trusted partner for those in financial services seeking its services to combat fraud and money laundering. Read more »

bitFlyer Europe and Quazard partner on gamified trading competition

Leading cryptocurrency exchange bitFlyer, is partnering with crypto-trading game developer Quazard, to bring the first ever gamified trading competition to the Botwars Ultimate Trading universe. The competition, which launches today, allows Botwars players to compete in a free to enter crypto-trading simulator to win real Bitcoin. This is the first trading competition to launch on Botwars, and the only live trading competition of its type.  Read more »

Mastercard, PFS and Starling Bank team up to offer a trusted alternative to cash to NHS volunteers

As National Volunteer Week gets underway, Royal Voluntary Service has identified two Mastercard issuers to provide trusted payment cards to NHS Volunteer Responders. These can be applied for by the critically vulnerable and those self-isolating to give to volunteers to pay for their shopping, in a safe and secure way. Read more »

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