Your Loan is More Likely to be Approved if Your Bank Does This

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The Street

By Brian O’Connell Eliminating a key roadblock can help borrowers and lenders. There’s good news and bad news when it comes to credit scoring agencies and bias. The good news is that credit scoring companies are taking active steps to curb historic bias in credit scoring decisions, such as allowing rental payments to be factored into credit decisions and improving the accuracy of predictive tools that are routinely less accurate (by up to 10%) for lower-income and minority credit applicants. The bad news? Historic bias still exists in the credit scoring market and it’s hurting financially disa… Read More “Your Loan is More Likely to be Approved if Your Bank Does This”

U.S., EU plan AI road map at upcoming trade, technology council meeting

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Reuters UK

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The United States and the European Union plan to release a new artificial intelligence road map that prioritizes security and risk management at the next meeting of their joint trade and technology council, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday. Marisa Lago, commerce undersecretary for international trade, told an event hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce that the document would be released at the next ministerial meeting of the U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council, on Dec. 5. “We think that this is a mutual priority that is going to grow in scope as new AI applicati… Read More “U.S., EU plan AI road map at upcoming trade, technology council meeting”

The Role of a Chief Modernization Officer: The Yin to Your CTO’s Yang

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CIO

By Milan Shetti, CEO Rocket Software Modernization has become a hot-button topic across the tech and business landscape. With ongoing advancements in cloud technology and the seemingly unlimited potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) technologies, many organizations are eager to digitally transform and modernize their operations and software applications. In fact, 80% of IT decision-makers say their companies plan to have modernized more than half of their custom applications before the end of 2022. With a significant push toward infrastructure modernization, many … Read More “The Role of a Chief Modernization Officer: The Yin to Your CTO’s Yang”

Adrestia Therapeutics enters new phase with Proteros partnership and appointment of head of chemistry

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Cambridge Independent

By paul.brackley@iliffemedia.co.uk (Paul Brackley) Adrestia Therapeutics has entered into a multi-target partnership with German drug discovery company Proteros biostructures GmbH and announced the appointment of a head of chemistry. The Babraham Research Campus company, which is pioneering synthetic rescue therapies, says the developments signal a new phase as it aims to take its portfolio of validated targets into drug discovery for genetically defined neurologic and cardiomyopathic diseases. Its deal with Munich-based Proteros, a privately-held company with expertise in structure-based drug… Read More “Adrestia Therapeutics enters new phase with Proteros partnership and appointment of head of chemistry”

Data scientist explains why Dems won on persuasion — not mobilization

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Raw Story

The red wave never manifested the way Republicans thought that it would, but the failures of the GOP are also paired with successes from Democrats, according to one data scientist who spoke to New York Magazine. As the midterm season began, Democrats faced one strong headwind with inflation and poor job approval for the sitting Democratic president. Center for American Progress data scientist and analyst David Shor explained that the real success comes not from ushering voters to the polls through “get out the vote” efforts, but from persuading independents to trust them over Republicans. Shor… Read More “Data scientist explains why Dems won on persuasion — not mobilization”

Marketmind: Cooling, and melting down

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Reuters

(Reuters) – A look at the day ahead in Asian markets from Lewis Krauskopf The inflation datapoint investors have been itching for finally arrived and set off a feverish risk-on rally in markets. But such joy has been deflated throughout 2022 and there are reasons to be skeptical this time too. First the data: U.S. consumer prices rose less than expected in October, pushing the annual increase below 8% for the first time in eight months. News of a cooling CPI set off a massive rally on Wall Street. The S&P 500 jumped 5.5%, its biggest one-day gain since April 2020, and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Com… Read More “Marketmind: Cooling, and melting down”

Marketmind: Cooling, and melting down

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Reuters UK

(Reuters) – A look at the day ahead in Asian markets from Lewis Krauskopf The inflation datapoint investors have been itching for finally arrived and set off a feverish risk-on rally in markets. But such joy has been deflated throughout 2022 and there are reasons to be skeptical this time too. First the data: U.S. consumer prices rose less than expected in October, pushing the annual increase below 8% for the first time in eight months. News of a cooling CPI set off a massive rally on Wall Street. The S&P 500 jumped 5.5%, its biggest one-day gain since April 2020, and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Com… Read More “Marketmind: Cooling, and melting down”

NBA Rumors: Lakers Not Sold On Buddy Hield, Myles Turner

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Fadeaway World

By Nico Martinez Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly not sold on Buddy Hield and Myles Turner as high impact players. For months now, Lakers fans have been clamoring for their team to make a big-time trade. As we have seen over the past few weeks, this current regime with LeBron, Westbrook, and Davis just doesn’t work, especially when there aren’t enough shooters to make things easier. Unfortunately, there’s only so much the Lakers can do to change their roster, but they do have enough assets to make at least one more notable trade. For a while, the odds looked good for a deal with the Pacers fo… Read More “NBA Rumors: Lakers Not Sold On Buddy Hield, Myles Turner”

How To Meet Higher Customer Expectations With A Digital Transformation

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ValueWalk

Now more than ever, customers desire seamless and personalized experiences at every touchpoint of their buyer’s journey, and that’s where digital transformation comes in, says Gerry Szatvanyi, Forbes Books author of The Great Digital Transformation: Reimagining the Future of Customer Interactions. Q3 2022 hedge fund letters, conferences and more “Amid an evolving era of retail, the most successful companies will be those that are quick to embrace digital transformation as a tool for enhancing customer experiences and brand loyalty,” says Gerry, co-founder, president and CEO of OSF Digital, an … Read More “How To Meet Higher Customer Expectations With A Digital Transformation”

Report: Details Emerge From Gisele’s First Move After Divorce

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The Spun

By Chris Rosvoglou Earlier this week, photos of Gisele Bundchen vacationing in Costa Rica surfaced on the internet. The 42-year-old supermodel is currently with her two children, Benjamin and Vivian. On Wednesday, details about Bundchen’s trip to Costa Rica emerged. According to E! News, Bundchen took her children to Costa Rica so they could get away from all the drama they’ve dealt with over the past few months. “Gisele took her kids to their Costa Rica home,” an insider told E! News. “After the divorce was settled, she wanted to get away to her happy place. They have been relaxing, playing w… Read More “Report: Details Emerge From Gisele’s First Move After Divorce”