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Use of Machine Learning Technology in Mobile Apps

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Machine Learning

Banks are looking to use artificial intelligence in almost every part of their business: Here's how it can boost profits

LONDON — Banks are getting excited about the potential of artificial intelligence in finance, with hopes that AI could both cut costs and boost revenues.<p>Artificial intelligence has advanced in recent years and financial services companies are now looking at its potential applications in both …

Artificial Intelligence

FICO is running a competition with Google to fix how credit is granted

FICO, the credit rating firm central to Americans’ financial lives, is asking for help.<p>The company announced yesterday (Dec. 7) the Explainable Machine Learning Challenge, a call for AI developers to take a portion of the company’s data and build a new, more transparent algorithm to predict whether …

AI’s Cool New Thing: Capsule Networks (explained)

A buzz is about in AI circles around “capsule networks,” a new variant on neural networks that backers say could simplify, cut the costs of, …

Deep Learning

Python-A in Machine Learning as a Revolution in the field of Data Analytics

A data analysis strategy that introduces automation in the development of an investigative model is named as <b>Machine Learning</b>. <b>Algorithms</b> are utilized …

Artificial Intelligence Has Officially Infiltrated the Fintech Industry | Inc.com

When artificial intelligence in business became public knowledge, there was a general freak out about all of the jobs that would be lost to the robot overlords. If AI assistants wormed their way into marketing and sales departments and could more effectively perform the work of human employees, how …

Artificial Intelligence

European Banks Forced to Open the (Data) Vault

The castle walls are about to come down.<p>For years, European banks have been self-contained fortresses that plied their customers with everything from …

Customers

Mastercard opens access to its blockchain tech

The payments giant has opened its blockchain APIs to developers to progress work in cross-border transactions.<p>Mastercard has opened its blockchain …

Blockchain

Rethinking Credit Scores in the Age of Fintech

The Equifax data breach that exposed 143 million personal records was a wake up call about the shoddy security at one of the major credit rating bureaus. But it left many of us thinking about larger issues. What value do the three big ratings bureaus, Equifax, Experian and TransUnion, provide today …

Identity Theft

The inventor of microfinance has an idea for fixing capitalism

Muhammad Yunus won the Nobel peace prize for inventing microfinance, the practice of lending small sums at a low interest to allow people to start businesses. And yet he’s not a fan of capitalism. “Because of its total focus on money-making, [it] has become greed-oriented,” he says.<p>The belief that …

Real-time data analytics startup Incorta raises $15M Series B led by Kleiner Perkins

Incorta, the startup that wants to speed up big data analytics by eliminating the need for data warehouses, has raised a $15 million Series B led by new investor Kleiner Perkins. Existing investors GV and Ron Wohl, former executive vice president of applications development at Oracle, also …

Venture Capital

British finance watchdog to implement European payments shake-up | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s financial watchdog said on Tuesday it will implement European Union rules aimed at opening the banking sector to greater competition.<p>The logo of the new Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is seen at the agency's headquarters in the Canary Wharf business district of …

European Union

What's Next for Fintech: Emerging Trends to Watch Out for

More than 95% of financial services incumbents in the country seek to explore FinTech partnerships<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>FinTech is the most used buzzword in the startup market …

Cryptocurrency

The UK regulator is working on blockchain-based mortgage reporting

R3 said on Tuesday that it had developed a prototype of the system together with the Financial Conduct Authority, the Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc and another global bank which did not wish to be named.<p>The system, which was built using R3's blockchain called Corda, enables banks to generate …

Bank of America

Monetizing data: A new source of value in payments

Payments providers are already adept at generating customer insights from data. Now, leading firms are using advanced analytics to monetize the data …

Banking

Salesforce is using AI to democratize SQL so anyone can query databases in natural language

SQL is about as easy as it gets in the world of programming, and yet its learning curve is still steep enough to prevent many people from interacting with relational databases. Salesforce’s AI research team took it upon itself to explore how machine learning might be able to open doors for those …

Databases

My Surprising Takeaway After Visiting a Gorgeous Meditation Studio in New York City

The co-founders of MNDFL really believe in that whole 'service' thing -- and it's paid off for them.<p>My butt already misses the pillow at MNDFL. It was by far the most comfortable thing I've ever sat cross-legged on.<p>Posteriors aside, I recently visited the Upper East Side location of MNDFL, a …

Meditation

What You Need to Know About Palawan, the "Best Island in the World"

Warning: These pictures will give you serious wanderlust.<p>If you're thinking of where to go on your next tropical beach getaway, you may want to look a little farther than the Caribbean.<p>For the second time, the Palawan archipelago in the Philippines has been named "Best Island in the World" by the …

30 Mission-Driven Startups You Should Know

Many in Silicon Valley aspire to build products and companies that have the potential to create positive change on a large scale. Often, however, …

Chivas Regal’s “The Venture” rewards social entrepreneurs around the world

Bérénice Magistretti Contributor<p>Bérénice Magistretti is a Swiss freelance writer based in San Francisco. She focuses on startups in Saudi Arabia, Switzerland and emerging markets.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Swiss data analytics company Sophia Genetics could be Switzerland’s next …

Social Entrepreneurship

How Your Business Can Give Back and Make a Difference in the World

According to a study done by Nielson, 55% of online consumers across 60 countries say they are willing to pay more for products and services provided …

To Make Investors Care About The Environment Show Them the Money!

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Often times, investors don't appear to care about the environment. It seems they only care about the almighty dollar. Traditionally, the main priority of investors has only been financial return, meaning social and environmental impacts …

Investing

Why I Don’t Practice Ashtanga Yoga.

And yet, the longer I practice and teach, and the more I learn about the science of anatomy, the more I think Ashtanga gets it wrong and, in some

Yoga

Bust unicorn Powa will leave over £100 million in unpaid debts — and only £1 million can be recovered from the business

New documents filed with Companies House show former management expect just £1 million to be recovered from the business, which was once valued at £1.8 billion.<p>That will barely dent the huge loans taken on by the business, not to mention the £14 million of trading debts, and £1 million owed to UK …

Finance

This New Impact Investment Fund Is Designed To Help A Country Blighted By Poverty: America

After working for many years to invest in social enterprises helping the developing world, Jacqueline Novogratz’s Acumen is now looking at America’s own problems.<p>When Jacqueline Novogratz founded Acumen Fund in 2001, philanthropy was still mostly about big, fusty foundations. Her nonprofit venture …

9-year-old Zymal Umar is Pakistan’s youngest social entrepreneur

<b>Zymal Umar is the youngest social entrepreneur of Pakistan being the founder of innovative social project, Zee Bags.</b><p>The 9-year-old Zymal Umar …

Saudi Arabia

What The World Needs Now: Sustainability Accounting Standards

“The new SASB standards allow us—for the first time—to identify and measure exposure to climate risk across companies and industries. Climate change affects all markets and presents risks that investors can no longer ignore. The standards help them understand their exposure while also directing …

Investing

This Bank Is Making Itself More Accountable To Investors. Here's Why

For the first time, a U.S. bank is putting its community mission on equal legal ground with turning a profit.<p>Virginia Community Capital, a nonprofit bank holding company with $150 million in assets, has converted the for-profit bank it owns into a public benefit corporation, a legal designation …

Development Bank

Social Entrepreneurs of the Year 2016 - Schwab Foundation

What is a Social Entrepreneur?<p>Social entrepreneurs drive social innovation and transformation in various fields including education, health, …

Charles Schwab

Seven Zen Stories That Could Open Your Mind

For centuries, Zen masters have used stories and koans, or paradoxical riddles, to help students realize their true nature. These stories are often …