by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, ?Quantzig, a global analytics solutions provider, has announced the completion of their latest article on the technology trends that are important to artificial intelligence. The continuous expansion and evolution of artificial intelligence over the past few years is prompting a large number of recognized companies as well [?]
Data provenance is "showing your work": the entire historical record for any piece of data, stored and searchable. Given the high stakes of its data and the tight regulations around its practices, the financial industry is particularly impacted by the need for data provenance.
More than 1.9 billion individuals in the developing world benefit from social safety net programs: noncontributory transfer programs that distribute cash or basic in-kind products to the poor. But despite their importance, high levels of corruption often stifle the effectiveness of these programs. If cash transfer programs are particularly prone to graft, then in-kind programs should be preferred in practice. In a recent paper, Muralidharan et al. report evidence to the contrary by showing that use of a modern banking technology?biometric smart cards?can help to drastically reduce corruption in cash transfer programs ( 1 ).
by Angela Guess According to a new press release, ?SmartMetric, the maker of fingerprint biometric payments and security cards, agrees with the statements coming out of the World Economic Forum listing biometric technology as being as transformative as what the computer itself was for the Banking and Financial Services industry. The World Economic Forum (WEF) ?