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BBVA Compass Adds Corporate Payment Fraud, Accounting Tools

“BBVA Compass noted that businesses have 34 hours to make a decision on those exceptions, which is longer than the typical industry average of two hours” reports pymnts.com. Business users can customize alert guidelines and access an online dashboard in the BBVA Compass net cash platform to gain an overview of exceptions identified and to take action on those exceptions. Source: pymnts.com Share This:

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Investments, Blockchain Dominate Payments Infrastructure Headlines

“Blockchain: The New(ish) Kid On The Payments Infrastructure Block No discussion of payments infrastructure would be complete without discussion of blockchain, especially as a conduit of enterprise payments” reports pymnts.com. Veerathai Santiprabhob has stated that blockchain may be used to manage its own supply chain (vendor) payments relationships, along with document management activities.PPRO, for its part, stated that it will use the money to expand its payments platform, including the international presence of its alternative payments-acquiring operations. Source: pymnts.com Share This:

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Santander Adopts nCino Platform For Faster SMB Lending

“Santander Bank is adopting nCino technology to accelerate its business lending operations, the FI announced on Wednesday (July 18)” reports pymnts.com. Last year, nCino announced updates to its banking operating system to accelerate small business lending functionality, including underwriting and eSignature capabilities.Additional features will be added onto the nCino platform for Santander customers as the year continues, the bank noted, beginning with online loan application and customer relationship features.In another statement, nCino CEO Pierre Naudé said that Santander’s adoption of the nCino platform represents the bank’s understanding of the importance of…

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Neufund partners with Malta Stock Exchange and Binance to create a decentralized global stock exchange

“The aim is to create a regulated and decentralized stock exchange for listing and trading tokenized securities alongside crypto assets” writes Stewart Rogers for venturebeat.com. Berlin-based Neufund has announced today that it is collaborating with MSX, the innovation vehicle of the Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) and is also partnering with cryptocurrency exchange Binance.The Malta Stock Exchange has recently announced a dedicated platform and a startup accelerator that will focus on DLT and blockchain technology initiatives, with financial support from Binance.According to CapLinked, the market cap of equity tokens alone is projected…

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Amid the 20th anniversary of open source, Tim O’Reilly warns that platform companies built …

“In their early days, these platform companies understood the collaborative benefits of open-source technology” writes Tom Krazit for geekwire.com. Coming out of the first dot-com bust in the early 2000s, “we ended up with a generation of entrepreneurs who aspire to have giant platform monopolies,” O’Reilly said.Lao Tzu was a ancient Chinese philosopher who is considered the architect of Taoism, and O’Reilly quoted a translation of some of his famous words as a warning to those big platform companies (several of which are major sponsors of OSCON 2018). Source: geekwire.com Share…

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Microsoft, KPMG Announce Next B2B Solution

“Dubbed KPMG Azure healthcare analytics, the platform will provide performance and security solutions for healthcare firms that safeguard patient data under U.S. HIPAA regulations” reports pymnts.com. The solution provides small business joint customers with a holistic business management offering, including payroll, accounting, banking, inventory and other back-office functions. Bharat Rao, Ph.D. — KPMG data and analytics leader for Healthcare & Life Sciences, and partner with KPMG in the U.S. — noted in a statement, “With our Azure-based healthcare analytics platform, organizations can experience the benefits of a cloud-driven solution featuring the security and controls…

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Oracle’s Blockchain Service Goes Live

“The firm is collaborating with EY to integrate blockchain apps on the SAO Leonardo platform, a solution designed to help enterprises and developers create their own blockchain tools” reports pymnts.com. The enterprise technology conglomerate has released its solution for businesses that provides them with software and infrastructure to set up their own blockchain networks.It positions Oracle in competition with other enterprise technology conglomerates like Microsoft and SAP that have similarly released solutions for their corporate clients interested in using blockchain.The platform uses Hyperledger Fabric, an open source blockchain framework hosted…

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Blockchain Makes It Out Of Piloting — Now What?

“For instance, Mancone explained, we.trade initially had small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in mind as prime targets for the blockchain platform” reports pymnts.com. Gartner’s 2018 CIO Survey found most companies don’t have plans to adopt blockchain technology, and only 1 percent have already implemented the technology in one form or another.One of them is the blockchain platform developed by we.trade, a solution designed for banks to facilitate trade transactions for their corporate clients.There are a lot of doubts around it.” Though most CIOs surveyed by Gartner don’t plan to implement…

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Baidu’s Autonomous Vehicle Push

“It is a complete service solution that includes a vehicle platform, hardware platform, software platform, and cloud data services” writes Prableen Bajpai for nasdaq.com. Apollo is an open and secure software platform to propel autonomous vehicle technology and ready for adoption by its partners.Artificial Intelligence (AI) is at the center of autonomous vehicle technology which operates ‘probabilistically’ and is thus prone to mistakes when it comes to decision making.Reduction in traffic accidents, lowering fuel consumption and emissions are some of the motives that the government is looking to fulfill with…

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