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Why Marketplaces Should Think Twice Before Hiring A Machine Learning Team

Users of marketplace platforms such as Uber, Kickstarter and Airbnb stay on the platform because they trust the platform. These marketplaces are also targets for fraudsters whose actions erode trust and cause user attrition that is difficult to reverse. To maintain the user base, marketplaces

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The Cost of Convenience: Why Merchants Bear the Brunt of Loss in Newer Retail Delivery Models

Convenience is the name of the game in the modern world, and no one knows this better than peer-to-peer delivery companies. These organizations rely on contracted couriers to transport goods from brick-and-mortar stores to the customers who ordered them online. Postmates, one of the most

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The End of Massive Fraud Attacks

  In little more than two hours on the morning of May 15, 2016, criminals in Japan stole 1.4 Billion yen ($13 million in U.S. dollars). They accomplished this feat by targeting ATMs in 7-Eleven convenience stores and making an estimated 14,000 withdrawals. The fraudsters

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How a 19-year-old man became Kim Kardashian

Many people wish they could live the life of a celebrity, with all the fortune and luxuries that fame provides. In 2013, a 19 year-old Florida man named Luis Flores, Jr. got a taste of the good life by using private information to commit identity

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How Well Do You Know Your Customer?

The digital revolution has paved newer ways for consumers to interact and transact within the commerce ecosystem. The transformation has not only redefined the shopping experience at traditional brick and mortar retail merchants like Macy’s, who offer virtual fitting room for online shoppers, but also led to the

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Are you Ready for the Gold?

As the world’s greatest athletes head to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, many business leaders are thinking about how their companies can aim for greater achievement. One area where any organization can vault to greater heights is security. Like a fencing

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How Machine Learning Is Setting ‘Payments On Fire’

Feedzai chairman and CEO Nuno Sebastiao spoke to the “Payments on Fire” podcast about how the Feedzai solution puts machine learning and big data to work by managing fraud and risk.

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4 Things We Can Learn About Fraud from the Euro Cup

If you caught this year’s Euro Cup final on television or live (lucky you!), you saw a real nail biter. With star forward Cristiano Ronaldo stuck in the dugout tending to a sore knee, Portugal nonetheless took home the 2016 Euro Cup championship from host

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Brexit and the Burgeoning Ecommerce Marketplace: Will Consumers Open Up Their Wallet in a Closed Economy?

As markets and businesses worldwide recover from the aftershocks of Brexit, the implications to commerce and consumers still remains to be seen. The uncertainty, however, has made both retailers and consumers take anticipatory action to protect their own interests. Retailers, on one hand, foresee higher

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The Curious Case of The Artificial Intelligence Accused of Cheating

By Jon Pearson, Sales Director, Transformational Digital Journeys, Banking @ Feedzai Remember Deep Blue? This marvel of modern technology (back in 1996, at least) beat chess world champion Garry Kasparov in the first game of a six game match, although it lost the match, 4-2.

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