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Veda Announces PEXA Sponsorship in Next Step Towards Electronic Property Settlement

Veda announced the formalization of their agreement with Property Exchange Australia Limited (PEXA Ltd).  As a ‘Sponsor’, Veda will integrate PEXA into its existing product offering, providing seamless access for lawyers and conveyancers through its online portal, VedaCheck. “The move to electronic settlement is a transformational event for residential property in Australia. Veda has invested in solutions for the mortgage ... Read More »

Tapjoy Acquired Korean Analytics company 5Rocks

Tapjoy stated that the acquisition could offer complete ad-tech and app-tech solutions for driving revenue and lifetime value (LTV) maximisation for app developers.  The deal will bring together its mobile advertising technology with 5Rocks’ predictive analytics and marketing automation services. Best known for its data science expertise, deep reporting, predictive analytics and mobile Customer Relationship Management (mCRM) platform, 5Rocks analytics ... Read More »

Veda Acquires KMS Data in NZ Delivering on its Growth Strategy for Marketing Services

Veda announced the acquisition of New Zealand data and analytics company KMS Data.  The investment is part of Veda’s growth strategy for its Marketing Services division, Inivio, and provides a platform to extend Australian solutions to the New Zealand market. KMS Data will be re-named Inivio New Zealand. KMS Data is a key player in the New Zealand consumer marketing ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet Q2 2014 Revenues Up 2%

Core revenue for the second quarter of 2014 was $393.0 million, up 2% both before and after the effect of foreign exchange, as compared to the prior year similar period. Core revenue results for the second quarter of 2014 reflect the following by solution set: Risk Management Solutions revenue of $255.9 million, down 1% year over year both before and after the effect ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet Partners with Creative Agency Droga5 to Reinvent Its Brand Purpose, Values and Visual Identity

Dun & Bradstreet has tapped Droga5, a New York-based advertising agency, as their creative agency of record. Driven by Dun & Bradstreet’s new global strategy, the company’s brand purpose, values, image and identity will be reinvented. Droga5 has been charged with everything from driving a new brand purpose and strategy to creating a new modern look and feel for Dun ... Read More »

FICO Releases FICO Score Economic Calibration Service 2.0

Improves loss forecasting and capital allocation decisions as Lenders can make better capital allocation decisions under different economic conditions by understanding the resulting impact on consumer credit risk To help lenders predict future consumer risk under a variety of economic scenarios, FICOannounced the release of FICO® Score Economic Calibration Service 2.0. This service forecasts how credit risk levels at each FICO Score range ... Read More »

Experian Launches Platform to Manage Cross-channel Fraud Risk

Precise ID® with FraudNet provides a single view of a consumer’s identity across devices Experian® has announced the launch of a cross-channel fraud platform to better authenticate consumers, validate their mobile devices and identify mobile fraud. The platform combines Experian’s Precise ID®, an industry-leading risk-based authentication service, with FraudNet, a global fraud detection and prevention service from 41st Parameter®, a company Experian recently ... Read More »

Callcredit Launches IncomeFocus

Organisations across the world can now better understand the household income of their customers and markets with the launch of Callcredit Information Group’s unique IncomeFocus product. IncomeFocus provides companies across sectors such as financial services, retail, automotive, utilities and telecoms, an accurate average income value at a highly granular geographical level across over 40 international markets.  Created using the most precise ... Read More »

Customer Centricity Success Story: Reducing Compliance Risk

FICO shares the story of a client, which it refers to as Bank C, which was fined by regulators for misconduct in selling fee-based extra services to new account holders.  Moreover, the light shined on this problem made it clear that over-zealous sales activities weren’t the institution’s only vulnerability to fines and reputational damage from regulatory noncompliance. Bank C executives ... Read More »

McGraw Hill Financial Reports Q2 2014 Revenues Up by 8%

McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. (NYSE: MHFI) reported second quarter 2014 results with revenue of $1.35 billion, an increase of 8% compared to the same period last year.  Taking into consideration the sale of Aviation Week as well as the sale of Financial Communications and the shutdown of several small products within S&P Capital IQ, organic revenue increased 9%. Net income ... Read More »

Yahoo Buying Startup Flurry for More Than $300 Million

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) is adding to its mobile lineup with the acquisition of analytics company Flurry Inc. Yahoo is paying more than $300 million for the San Francisco-based startup, according to people with knowledge of the matter, who asked not to be identified because the talks were private. Flurry analyzes data from smartphone users so developers can better understand their audiences, ... Read More »