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54% off Quicken Deluxe 2017 Personal Finance & Budgeting Software, Disk or Download - Deal Alert

Take control of your finances. Quicken imports your bank transactions safely and automatically, even from loan, investment & retirement accounts. It categorizes your transactions and puts them in one place. Use it to create a plan to...

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How Hadoop helps Experian crunch credit reports

Experian is quickly crunching massive amounts of data and making it available to customers thanks to the open source software as well as microservices and API technologies.

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Reinventing the job of CIO in financial services

The role of the CIOI think in financial services doesn’t need to be enriched. It needs to be entirely reimagined.

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Financial regulators use AWS’s cloud to analyze 75 billion trades daily

When FINRA – the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority – migrated to the cloud, CIO Steve Randich didn’t dip his toe in, he jumped in headfirst. At the AWS re:Invent conference Randich explained this organization’s full embrace of...

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The FinTech effect and the disruption of financial services

The Fourth Industrial Revolution brought the convergence of the physical and cybernetic worlds, and the digital technologies that came along with it have created new paths of innovation that have disrupted the once known as the most...

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5 enterprise-related things you can do with blockchain technology today

Diamonds. Bitcoin. Pork. If you think you've spotted the odd one out, think again: All three are things you can track using blockchain technologies today.

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Capital One rides the cloud to tech company transformation

Capital One, one of the top 10 largest banks in the U.S. with $313 billion in total assets, wants to be a tech company that also is a top financial services provider.

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It’s not the workforce but the system that needs a fix

Cheaper inputs are no longer strategic for enterprise IT, but a system that propels productivity and throughput while supplying a steady stream of innovations is. The Trump presidency may become a catalyst for it.

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‘Distributed guessing’ attack lets hackers verify Visa card details

Add credit card fraud to the list of things that distributed processing can speed up.

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IBM will open the first of four new UK data centers next month

IBM is opening four new data centers in the U.K., despite some of the gloomy forecasts for the country's economy following its vote to leave the European Union.

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Half of banking customers now using fintech

A new report finds half of banking customers around the globe are now using financial technology products or services from at least one fintech firm, but customers also put much more trust in traditional financial institutions.

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Blockchain adoption in banks coming, but slower than expected

Banks will likely take 24 months or longer to push blockchain software systems into commercial production, says the man who championed the digital ledger technology at UBS.

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At Goldman Sachs, APIs point the way toward a platform future

Opening up its 'secret sauce' has Goldman Sachs' peers scratching their heads. Now there's unambiguous research that its plans make a lot of financial sense.

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UK bank suspends online payments after fraud hits 20,000 accounts

The banking arm of U.K. supermarket chain Tesco has suspended online payments for its 136,000 checking account customers following a spate of fraud.

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Should I judge a system based on requirements or outcomes?

When companies evaluate new systems, they often fall into the trap of creating a list of requirements based on how they work today, not on the outcomes that they want to achieve. Here's a look at three common pitfalls, with...

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IBM deploys machine learning to bolster online banking security program

IBM Security is introducing online banking protection that flags fraudulent account users based on how they move their mouse.

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Bankers plan to give Corda blockchain code to Hyperledger project

Corda, a distributed ledger platform developed by a finance industry consortium, will go open source next month when its developers donate the code to the Linux Foundation's Hyperledger Project.

The chasm between efficient IT and lean IT

Despite the $300 billion spent on technology in financial services annually, funding is still scarce for digital opportunities. Lean IT is the next frontier for CIOs -- a steppingstone in their digital transformation journey and a...

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