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IBM combining data science and AI for analytics advance

IBM working with Standard Life and ING Direct Australia

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, […]

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, […]

BBVA analyses urbanites for big data dynamite

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BBVA has launched Urban Discovery, an interactive tool open to everyone that analyses the cities of Madrid, Barcelona and Mexico City through the prism of their commercial activity. The bank says the analysis led to the creation of new maps that redraw urban borders and identify the most touristic and residential areas or those where […]

Hitachi creates IoT focused big data company Vantara

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When we hear Hitachi two things come to mind; 80s style radio and construction vehicles. This might be a perception the team will want to address as Hitachi enters the internet of things (IoT) world, reports Telecoms.com (Banking Technology’s sister publication). Combining the capabilities of three separate brands, Hitachi Data Systems, Hitachi Insight Group, and […]

White paper: in-memory computing – now and tomorrow

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As businesses cope with an explosion of data and users who expect real-time insights, many have turned toward in-memory computing solutions. As a result, in-memory computing platforms are becoming key infrastructure components for a growing number of organisations.

Industry bullish on promise of fintech – Opimas research

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Market players are bullish on the near- and longer-term promise of fintech, according to new research by Opimas, “Fintech Spending and Innovation in Capital Markets”. In 2017, it estimates fintech spending across all capital markets participants to exceed $127 billion.

Hello Soda’s new platform has a pop at dark web fraud

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Big data and text analytics firm Hello Soda has launched Fraud Web, a new software solution built to combat identity fraud committed through the untraceable internet. The company says Fraud Web identifies the risk of consumer data being available for sale on the dark web and issues high, medium and low risk alerts so that […]

Big data and cybersecurity fuel Atos revenue rise

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The delightful duo of big data and cybersecurity have fuelled the revenue rise for IT services corporation Atos. In its first half 2017 results, Atos’ “strongest H1 ever”, the firm revealed a revenue in big data and cybersecurity of €357 million – a rise of 13.8% organically. Thierry Breton, chairman and CEO, says: “Either on […]

Softbank gets hard for data-powered AI

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“Those who rule chips will rule the entire world. Those who rule data will rule the entire world. That’s what people of the future will say.” The words of Softbank’s founder and CEO Masayoshi Son, who was bigging up his company at a presentation in Tokyo and laying down some future plans that artificial intelligence […]

Fintech funding round-up: 20 July 2017

VW Credit invests in AutoGravity

It’s a treble yell! Following quickly on from 18 July and 19 July, this latest fintech funding round-up features Receipt Bank, Billon Group and TickSmith. Receipt Bank, a bookkeeping automation platform (not an actual bank), has raised $50 million in Series B funding from Insight Venture Partners. The investment will be used to accelerate growth […]

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