IBM combining data science and AI for analytics advance

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IBM is looking to offer big data number crunchers and data scientists a way to add more machine learning and deep learning technology into the analytics process by combining two of the company’s platforms developed specifically for artificial intelligence (AI) and scientific research. Enterprise Cloud News (Banking Technology’s sister publication) reports that two IBM executives, […]

Peer Mountain aims high with data trust solution launch

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Luxembourg-headquartered start-up Peer Mountain has unveiled a peer-to-peer self-sovereign identity, compliance and commerce delivery solution as it seeks to exploit the Equifax data breach episode. The firm says it gives users control of their data across blockchain. Consumers can choose who can access the data without the need for third party involvement. Peer Mountain says […]

Tascet teams with Secured2 to launch Algo5 data security offering

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Identification technology company Tascet is partnering with Secured2 to launch a new data security offering. The product, Algo5, aims to protect data against both internal and external breaches, hacks, and disasters, reports Julie Muhn at Finovate (Banking Technology‘s sister company). The new data storage solution combines Tascet’s SuperToken, which verifies a user’s identity, with Secured2’s Beyond Encryption, […]

Bank of England fintech accelerator feels the fourth for innovation

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The Bank of England’s (BoE) fintech accelerator has unleashed four new initiatives in the fields of distributed ledger technology (DLT), data storage and analysis, machine learning and cybersecurity. As reported in July, BoE revealed the third stage – such as its work with machine learning Mindbridge AI, DLT darling Ripple, and regtech bouncer Enforcd. Now […]

Tibco acquires Cisco’s data virtualisation business


Integration, analytics, and event-processing software company Tibco has agreed to acquire Cisco Data Virtualization (formerly Composite Software), reports Julie Muhn at Finovate (Banking Technology‘s sister company). The solution powers enterprise-scale data virtualisation and offers associated consulting and support services. Tibco will leverage the new solution to “enhance its portfolio of analytics products and will help clients onboard analytics […]

The United Nations of Data – an interesting idea

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One of the big problems of the digital economy is unity. Everyone is out for themselves which could mean no one wins, reports (Banking Technology’s sister publication). What we’re talking about here are the rules – the legislation and regulation which defines how a company can operate in the connected economy. There sure are […]

TCS makes Intel-ligent move for new AI centre

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Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) will set up an artificial intelligence (AI) “Centre of Excellence” (CoE) with Intel as they join the horde hoping to prosper in this highly competitive market. The new AI CoE will be equipped with the usual technologies and experts to assist “Intel Nervana AI Academy” members – including developers, data scientists, […]

Game, FactSet and match for Banco Santander Totta’s new online broker

Portugal's Interbolsa will use Swift tools to connect to T2S

FactSet, a US-based provider of financial information and analytics software to the investment management industry, has developed a new online broker offering for Banco Santander Totta in Portugal. The broker portal comes with an embedded trading functionality and a portfolio application. According to FactSet, the bank’s new web presence offers a “clear design with intuitive […]

Are you data breach fatigued?

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Data breaches are nothing new – quite the contrary – in fact their very frequency makes it likely that we’re fatigued to the point of indifference by the number of leaks which are surfacing, reports (Banking Technology’s sister publication). Knowing the value of money is a lesson parents have been teaching children for years, […]

Sun Life looks for life with fintech start-ups

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With the unveiling of its new corporate headquarters at One York Street in Toronto, Sun Life Financial has made it loud and clear it’s on the prowl for fintech start-ups. The super-shiny, 35-storey, 800,000 square foot office tower, is a mighty site/sight and will offer connection to Toronto’s Union (railway) Station and PATH network (i.e. […]