Data Privacy as the New User Experience

In this age of big data and hyper-personalization, companies are putting their best foot forward when it comes to targeting and attracting new customers. As a result, they focus time and energy on not only personalized marketing, but on optimizing the entire user experience to be an enjoyable and hassle-free experience. Most businesses collect data from users to provide an experience more tailored to their needs. Most people’s idea of user experience refers to an end-users interaction with a company's product or service,…

Panasonic Begins Offering API for Facial Recognition Utilizing Deep Learning Technology

No Initial Fee, Cloud-Based Service Incorporates into Smartphone Apps, Websites, and Access Management Systems Panasonic Corporation announced that starting November 25, 2019, the company will begin offering an application programming interface (API) for its facial recognition technology to the market in Japan. @Panasonic begins offering #API for #FacialRecognition utilizing #DeepLearning technology to the market in Japan. Panasonic first began R&D into facial recognition in the early 1990s, and has continued to…

Panini Expands Company to Secure Identity

Launches ValidātID – an Identity Authentication Platform Panini, the global leader in distributed check capture technology, is pleased to announce they are expanding the company to focus on security solutions. And today, they are launching Panini ValidātID, an innovative identity authentication and data capture software platform that prevents fraud in seconds while streamlining workflows. “Panini will always be dedicated to innovation and leadership in our core business of check truncation,” says Michael Pratt, CEO,…

Signicat Expands Digital Identity Verification Offering to Cover 208 Countries

Signicat, the Trusted Digital Identity company, announces new capabilities which expands the reach and reliability of its digital identity verification offering. Through a new technical interface and new 3rd party integrations, Signicat can now offer identity verification in 208 countries through identity document scanning, web-based video interviews, and NFC scanning of passports, all of which helps businesses increase confidence and reduce risk as they enter into digital relationships with their customers. With this new…

Vox Media and New York Media Merge to Create the Leading Independent Modern Media Company

The Newly Expanded Vox Media Will Be Positioned in a Category of Its Own -- Home to the Industry's Most Relevant Media Brands, Influential Journalists and Creators, Innovative Technology, and Strategic Advertising Solutions as Well as the Fastest-Growing Studios Business. Vox Media and New York Media announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge, creating the leading independent media company. The merger will combine New York Media, the publisher of the influential, 51-year-old New York…

IBM Unveils z15 With Industry-First Data Privacy Capabilities

Designed for Hybrid Multicloud Security, Cloud-Native App Development with New Instant Recovery Feature IBM announced IBM z15™, a new enterprise platform delivering the ability to manage the privacy of customer data across hybrid multicloud environments. With z15, clients can manage who gets access to data via policy-based controls, with an industry-first capability to revoke access to data across the hybrid cloud. IBM Designers, Shani Sandy (L) and Don Spangler, review last minute specifications on the new…

IDnow Supports Lottoland with Worldwide Online Identification Solution

The Leading Online Lottery Provider Places Its Trust in Automated and Highly Secure ID Verification IDnow, a leading provider of Identity Verification-as-a-Service solutions serving over 250 customers will support Lottoland with the digital transformation of its identification processes. In order to meet child protection legislation requirements in an even more user-friendly way, in future the gaming provider will use IDnow AutoIdent to directly verify the legal age of its customers during initial registration. Thanks to…

Expedia Reveals When to Book Flights for the 2019 Holiday Season

Data Highlights How Far in Advance to Book Airfare, Best Dates to Travel and Other Tips to Help Travelers Plan Ahead and Save When it comes to booking airfare, common sense says to plan ahead in order to get the best deals. But the sweet spot for flights can vary, with seasonality, travel dates and other factors all influencing price. Each year, Expedia.com aims to take the guess work out of holiday travel by analyzing thousands of holiday bookings to determine the optimal time to book and save. Tips include:…

IDnow Grows With “AutoIdent” and Opens Up New Markets and Industries

IDnow, an Online-Verification Provider Is Launching the AI-Based Solution Autoident in International Markets, Thus Offering a Safe and Fast Verification Method to a Wide Range of Customers All over the World IDnow, a leading provider of solutions in 'identity verification as a service', boasts more than 250 customers. Among them are such widely recognised companies as N26, Commerzbank and UBS. Now, IDnow is expanding operations with AutoIdent, a fully automated solution for easy online identification based on artificial…

Digital Shadows Reveals a 50% Increase in Exposed Data in One Year

Misconfigured Security Controls Could Result in Multiple Breaches of GDPR with 2.3 Billion Exposed Files, Including Passport Data, Bank Records and Medical Information, Increasing Risk of Identity Theft, Ransomware Attacks and More Digital Shadows, the leader in digital risk protection, today unveiled the findings of a new report from its Photon Research Team, "Too Much Information: The Sequel," assessing the scale of inadvertent global data exposure. The team's research revealed the exposure of 2.3 billion files across…

GDPR Roundtable Part I: Ensure Data Privacy with Big Data, Blockchain and Collaboration

This is Part One of the GDPR Roundtable Today, it's GDPR's first anniversary. In one year of its flourish, we have interviewed hundreds of experts and business leaders on GDPR. The insights on GDPR Compliance and strategies to meet customer demands proved beneficial to our readers and Martech community. Recently, we sat with 30+ GDPR speakers who narrated their experience in a Post-GDPR phase using Blockchain and AI capabilities. The GDPR ROUNDTABLE features experts from various realms of the business community and…

IBM Security: Cybersecurity Threats Growing In Travel and Transportation Industries

Transportation Grows to Second-Most Targeted Industry for Cybercriminals in 2018; New Survey Finds That More Than 70% of Travelers Have Exposed Themselves to Cyber Risks Through High-Risk Behaviors IBM Security issued new research highlighting that the travel industry and its customers are increasingly the targets of cyberattacks as criminals seek to monetize highly valuable travel data. Compounding the problem, a new survey conducted by Morning Consult on behalf of IBM Security reveals that travelers are still blind to…

IDnow Pushes for 100 Million Euro Sales Target with New CEO and CFO

IDnow, a leading provider of Identity Verification-as-a-Service solutions with more than 250 customers including N26, Commerzbank and UBS, brings two top managers to its Executive Board by appointing Andreas Bodczek as CEO and Joseph Lichtenberger as CFO. At the same time, all founders return to the operational business. The aim is to push ahead with the company’s expansion into other industries and new European markets, breaking through a turnover barrier of 100 million euros the next few years. Andreas Bodczek and…

HUAWEI CLOUD Signs MoU with Multiple Companies at the Singapore Summit, Joining Hands with Partners to Unveil Cloud + AI Innovations

HUAWEI CLOUD Summit Singapore themed "+AI, Grow with Intelligence" was held on April 24-25. Together with more than 30 partners, Huawei showcased a series of advanced cloud and AI solutions and innovative products and practices in Cloud computing, AI, and Big data. During the summit, Huawei signed Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) with multiple companies to deepen cooperation in Cloud computing and AI for Asia Pacific markets. During the summit, HUAWEI CLOUD signed individual agreements with Thai carrier CAT,…

New Zealand-Based Sphere Identity Confronts Digital Identity Dilemma with Launch of Self-Sovereign Platform

Leading Self-Sovereign Digital Identity System to Remove Friction from KYC Process Sphere Identity, a global, digital identity system, has launched its two-part business platform and mobile application, which will allow businesses to sign up customers in a secure, compliant, and global way, while also giving users simple control of their data. Sphere Identity is one of the first self-sovereign identity platforms built for digital commerce, backed by distributed storage technologies, providing one-click consumer…

Mitek and JanusID Deliver Real-Time Identity Verification to SMBs

Mitek , a global leader in mobile capture and digital identity verification solutions, and JanusID, the Netherlands-based identity organization providing one-click secure website access, announced a partnership to deliver a new, real-time, end-to-end identity verification online app, CheckedID. This new app is powered by Mitek’s Mobile Verify, AI-based identity proofing, which enables small and medium sized businesses (SMB) to onboard customers and employees quickly and in compliance with EU regulations. Mitek’s…

OFX Group Turns to Box for Cloud Content Management

Box Enables a Truly Digital Workplace for One of Australia’s Largest International Money Transfer Specialists Box Inc., a leader in cloud content management, announced that OzForex Limited, trading as OFX, part of the OFX Group, the Australian international money transfer specialist, has moved its workforce to Box. Since 2016, OFX has been using Box in its seven global offices as part of its strategy to become a truly digital workplace. "@BoxHQ has completely transformed how we work on content." Phillip Scott, Head of…

ISG Impact Mobile App Enhances Customized, Interactive Access to Industry-Leading Insights

Online Registration Sweepstakes for ISG Impact Offer Apple Watch and Amazon Echo Prizes Information Services Group (ISG), a leading global technology research and advisory firm, announced significant updates and enhancements to ISG Impact, its first-ever mobile app for clients, that allow users to customize their ISG content feeds and features and interact with ISG advisors and the broader ISG Impact user community. Launched in February 2018, ISG Impact creates a virtual community of industry players, including buyers…

NYIAX Closes Another $5.6 Million Seed Round; Integrates with Blockchain Media Ecosystem mesmr

Funding Supports Growth and Expansion of the Company’s  Guaranteed Advertising Contract Marketplace, Preferred Partnerships and Integrations NYIAX, the world’s first guaranteed advertising contract marketplace, announced it has successfully closed another $5.65 million in its latest seed funding round led by WestPark Capital. This brings the company’s total funding to $16 Million. “NYIAX’s team and technology has achieved incredible traction in the advertising marketplace and is ahead of schedule on the mission to…

Smile: You’re on Candid Camera! Facial Recognition Comes of Age

AR, VR, autonomous cars are three technologies that once seemed like futuristic science fiction, yet they are mainstream today. Facial recognition is another amazing technology that has arrived on the scene and is dramatically changing how we conduct our personal and professional lives. Singapore's Changi airport is testing a facial recognition system to expedite travelers. The facility is expanding existing uses of the smart ID system and looking into ways to replace passport checks. Naturally, there are doubters.…