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LifeLock Q1 2014 Revenue Growth 31%

LifeLock, Inc. (NYSE: LOCK), an industry leader in identity theft protection, today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014.  Total revenue was $107.6 million for the first quarter of 2014, up 31% from $82.1 million for the first quarter of 2013. Consumer revenue was $101.0 million for the first quarter of 2014, up 34% from $75.1 million for ... Read More »

Duedil Raises US$17 million in Private Equity – Develops an Automatic Alert System for Users

BIIA member Duedil – which the FT has dubbed as “the Bloomberg of unquoted companies”, for providing data on every private business in the UK – has raised $17million to develop new products. The latest round of funding of $17million, is led by US-based Oak Investment Partners, and will enable the company to turn its database into an automatic alerts ... Read More »

Creditreform Launches FirmenWissen Watchlist

Creditreform’s (Germany) subsidiary ‘FirmenWissen’ (Company Knowledge) has launched a new service called ‘Watchlist’ for its premium customers which includes new functions and data sources.  The current service is an event driven alert service which provides e-mail notification on company register changes, availability of new financial statements etc. The new Watchlist service allows clients to configure their own internal watchlist and ... Read More »

FICO Survey Finds Consumers Worldwide Want More Banking via Smartphones

Account balances and security alerts are the most requested features FICO has released the results of an international survey of smartphone consumers showing that they want to do much more mobile banking than most of today’s smartphone apps permit. While the most requested functionality is the ability to check account balances (75%), more than half of respondents want to receive notifications of ... Read More »

Debating “Big Data or Big Hype?” at the World Economic Forum

Innovation, technology and big data were hot topics this month at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions, where over 1,500 business leaders, government officials and scholars gathered in the northern Chinese city of Dalian to discuss global challenges. FICO was present and found an intense interest in our type of science.  Analytics and big data were ... Read More »

Experian Strengthens Global Identity Verification with New International Data Sources

Experian® UK announced that it has extended its international coverage for identity verification, adding comprehensive and reliable customer data from Denmark and the Netherlands to its global ID verification platform, Prove-ID. Danish CPR information (personal tax numbers) has been added to the Prove-ID platform as well as name, address and DOB validation for 100 per cent of the population. Data ... Read More »

The Case for Continuous and Systematic Monitoring of Business Relationships

As business relationships continue to expand globally and in complexity, monitoring and analyzing business partners and clients takes on added importance. Portfolios are increasingly diverse and comprised of partners from all corners of the globe, each of whom, can have a direct impact on credit default risk. The business environment is mandating cost reductions interestingly at a time when proactive ... Read More »