Tag Archives: Articles

20Apr/21

Finastra announces winner of its hackathon to tackle bias in financial services

Finastra has announced the winner of its recent hackathon – Hack to the Future 3. Launched to help build an unbiased fintech future, the event saw over 600 participants from more than 50 countries, including Antarctica. With many women-led and diverse teams of students, fintech enthusiasts, financial institution developers and fintech founders all joining the movement, the hackathon is a step towards positive change and redefining the future of finance. Continue reading

18Apr/21

WORTH Partnership Project At Fuorisalone: When Collaboration, Innovation And Sustainability Meet And Make Design Competitive

On the occasion of the 2021 edition of Fuorisalone Digital, WORTH Partnership Project presents “CREATIVITY”, a series of videos dealing with the hottest topics of design between circular economy, craftsmanship 4.0 and social inclusion. Each video will introduce to the public some of the 64 winning projects realised thanks to Europe’s largest creative incubator. Continue reading

Scholar-Activist and Award-winning Playwright-Actress to Address Classes of 2020 and 2021 During Spelman College Commencement Activities

A political activist who is known internationally for her ongoing work to combat all forms of oppression in the U.S. and abroad and the first African woman writer to have a play on Broadway, will address graduates during Spelman College’s commencement celebrations for the classes of 2020 and 2021 in separate, in-person ceremonies on May 16, 2021. Continue reading

12Apr/21

Blis launches playbook – Preparing for a privacy-first world: your personal guide to getting impersonal

Today, Blis, the pioneer of privacy-first location-powered advertising, announces the launch of its new playbook, ‘Preparing for a privacy-first world: your personal guide to getting impersonal’. This educational playbook complements the company’s global ‘It’s nothing personal’ ad campaign launching today, to create awareness about the need for a privacy-first approach. Continue reading

12Apr/21

FICO Survey: UK Banks Struggled with COVID-19 Fraud and Money Laundering Surge

As cases of fraud and money laundering rose during the pandemic last year, banks in the UK faced unforeseen challenges. In a new study by global analytics software provider FICO and independent research firm OMDIA, 79 percent of respondents from UK banks said that working from home had a high or major impact on the effectiveness of their financial crime prevention. Continue reading

05Apr/21

ICC and TradeFlow Capital Management join forces to enable commodity trade for SMEs

ICC Secretary General John W.H. Denton AO announced an ambitious partnership with TradeFlow Capital Management (TradeFlow) during the World Trade Organization’s 2021 Global Trade & Blockchain Forum, as part of ICC’s growing effort to enable SME access to short-term liquidity to survive the ongoing economic crisis and thrive in the post-pandemic future. Continue reading

03Apr/21

UK’s Hard-Hit Small Businesses Get Free Digital Boost to Rebuild from COVID-19

Builder.ai, the leading AI-powered software development platform, today announced the launch of its new programme providing ‘digital starter kits’ as a means of giving hard-hit British businesses a fighting chance at rebuilding and thriving amidst the pandemic. Continue reading

03Apr/21

Sobriety tag program launched in England

Colorado-based SCRAM Systems® has been working with the Ministry of Justice in England and Wales toward the effort of curbing alcohol-related crime. Courts in Wales have had the power to impose a compulsory drinking ban on people convicted of alcohol-related crime since late last year. Continue reading

01Apr/21

UK Workers Want an Active Role in the Digital Transformation of their Organisations, Creating Huge Market for Low-Code

Mendix, a Siemens business and global leader in low-code application development for the enterprise, today announced the results of “Low-Code Forecasts 2021” that shows more than 15.5 million British workers are interested in learning digital skills and playing a part in the digital transformation of their organisations. Continue reading

30Mar/21

Blis to empower world’s largest brands and agencies to target customers at scale in the post-cookie world

Today, Blis, the pioneer of privacy-first location-powered advertising, announces the launch of its new product suite, which will enable the world’s largest brands and agencies to target their customers at scale in the post-cookie world and still achieve key outcomes. Continue reading