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Equifax Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Kount

“Equifax ® (NYSE: EFX ) a global data, analytics and technology company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Kount, a provider of Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven fraud prevention and digital identity solutions, for $640 million. As global digital transformation accelerates, driving customer interactions to digital channels in record numbers, businesses require new ways to establish digital […]
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Companies

Mastercard and Optus Bring Digital Identity to the Australian Telecommunications Industry

“Mastercard and Optus today announced a strategic partnership to provide customers a simpler and more secure way to prove their identity online and in-store. In using ID , the Mastercard digital identity service, Optus will strengthen its identity verification and authentication process while retaining its best-in-class, digital-first customer experience.”