Saturday, August 8, 2020

Feedzai Stops Financial Fraud With Machine Learning

Fraud has proven to be good for Feedzai, a specialist in protecting merchants and financial firms. The company’s growth has been running at 300 percent year on year (YOY) and it says it now...

Salesforce lands Transamerica as Financial Services AI customer

Salesforce said it landed Transamerica Financial Network as a customer for its Financial Services Cloud, which was updated to include the Einstein artificial intelligence platform. For Salesforce, the trick is to migrate financials services companies,...

VentureBeat event: A.I. innovation finding a home on mobile devices

Innovative mobile apps married to increasingly powerful artificial intelligence (A.I.) are rapidly getting smarter -- making them even more helpful for users. These kinds of apps, showcased at VentureBeat's recent two-day MobileBeat conference, are designed...

Digital Reasoning is Putting the Heart in the Machine

Sci-fi favorites like Terminator or that awful remake of the Lawnmower Man with Johnny Depp have us looking at cognitive computing as a universally bad thing. But it doesn’t have to be that way...

Financial Institutions Bullish on Intelligent Chatbots

Research reveals that most banking providers will be using automated chatbots to handle a significant volume of customer conversations in the near future. Some are doing it already. Powered by chatbots, conversational commerce (Voice-First...
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Machine learning for financial advice call center

Kate Besser and Scott Fullman, managers in D&A Consulting in Chicago, talk about how they're working with a call center for a Financial Advisory client to learn from their sales conversations and are simultaneously...

The Rise of the Artificially Intelligent Hedge Fund

Last week, Ben Goertzel and his company, Aidyia, turned on a hedge fund that makes all stock trades using artificial intelligence—no human intervention required. “If we all die,” says Goertzel, a longtime AI guru and the...

Cost of IBM’s Watson Challenged by Banking Industry Budgets

IBM is in an unusual fix in telling big U.S. banks they can use its Watson software of Jeopardy-winning fame as a cost-saving solution: bankers say they like it, but cannot afford it. IBM is...

Tracking market patterns with yesterday’s headlines

New research uses an historic approach to predict times of stock market volatility and the resulting returns: back issues of The Wall Street Journal. Researchers relied on machine learning, big-data techniques to construct a...

Mastercard deploys conversational commerce bots

The rise of ‘chatcommerce’ continues. Not only has Amazon launched its Echo services that, among other things, lets shoppers tell Amazon what they want to buy, but Mastercard is now launching an artificial intelligence...




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