Posts Tagged ‘Finance’
Fintechist Greece Euro Sabbatical

Otmar Issing: “Greece Needs to Take a Euro-sabbatical”

by JP Buntinxon July 31, 2017
Contrary to what most financial experts like to believe, the European financial crisis is far from over. Otmar Issing, a former Chief Economist, feels exactly the same way. In fact, he claims the entire Eurozone needs to rid itself of Greece, even if it is just for a short period of time. Issing is very […]
Call Centres Criminals Fraud

Criminals Target Call Centres To Obtain Consumer Financial Information

by JP Buntinxon September 15, 2016
Banks all over the world have plenty of reasons to be concerned in the digital age. Call centre fraud is a new emerging trend, particularly in the United Kingdom. Most criminals groups target call centres to access customer funds and take over some of their financial accounts. All of this data is then either used […]

AU10TIX Deep Learning Facial Recognition

AU10TIX Improves Facial Recognition Technology With Deep Learning

by JP Buntinxon September 12, 2016
The world of finance continues to evolve around the clock. Authentication and identification are two primary points of focus, to reduce fraud. AU10TIX, an Israeli company, released their Advanced Deep-Learning Beta. This particular tool increases accuracy for face comparison related to ID documentation. When verifying a person’s identity, they will usually send a picture or […]
BlackList Forbes Cloud 100

BlackLine Named as Promising Private Company On Forbes Cloud 100 List

by JP Buntinxon September 8, 2016
BlackLine is a financial automation company that continues to turn a lot of heads. When Forbes announced their-ever Cloud 100 list, this particularly company was named. This is a significant vote of confidence for the company, as they are a top private cloud company. But how will this affect financial automation solutions as a whole? […]

By Square QR Code

Slovak Banks Experiment With QR Codes Through By Square

by JP Buntinxon September 5, 2016
Although very few people expect QR code technology to become a mainstream trend, it has a certain appeal. Initially, the tech started out in the Japanese car industry. But these days, a lot of companies use QR-based payment tools. By Square, a Slovakian company, recently enabled QR code support, albeit in a somewhat limited fashion. […]
Blockchain Job Creation

Banks And Tech Companies Prepare For Huge Blockchain Job Market

by JP Buntinxon September 4, 2016
Most people automatically assume blockchain technology and cryptocurrency will result in job losses. While it is true a good amount of processes can be automated, there will be newer jobs on the horizon. In fact, most of the major US banks are scrambling to increase their staff. That is, assuming they have some affinity with […]