NAB eyes partnerships with Israeli groups to further big data strength

National Australia Bank is in discussions with two Israeli artificial intelligence and biometrics groups about ways to further the bank’s big data capabilities and to protect customers from emerging types of financial crime. NAB is mulling a relationship with the biometrics specialist group to further develop the ways it identifies suspect behaviour by cyber criminals, and it has already run […]

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Okta Eyes Expanding Opportunity as Strong Quarterly Growth Continues

Internet security is a perennial concern in business, and corporations continue to turn to the cloud to meet their growing software needs. These two factors are driving the growth of Okta (NASDAQ: OKTA), a cloud-based provider of enterprise identity and security solutions, which has ramped up its sales since its 2017 IPO. Coming into the company's fourth-quarter report, investors were […]

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Beef-friendly Nebraska eyes regulations on the word 'meat'

Will eating less meat save the planet? Copenhagen Consensus Center President Bjorn Lomborg on a new study claiming a reduction in meat-eating is ‘essential’ in reducing the risk of climate change. More than four months after Missouri became the first U.S. state to regulate the term "meat" on product labels, Nebraska's powerful farm groups are pushing for similar protection from […]

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EU eyes ways to bolster Ukraine economy amid Russia tension

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva, second right, talks to Germany’s Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, left, Italy’s Foreign Minister Enzo Moavero, second left, and Belgium’s Foreign Minister Didier Reynders prior a meeting of EU Foreign Affairs ministers at the European Council headquarters in Brussels, Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco) The European Union is studying ways to help bolster the […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez eyes powerful House committee in charge of taxation laws

Ocasio-Cortez called out on ‘Medicare for all’ funding claim Democrat congresswoman-elect fact-checked for suggesting that $21 trillion in Pentagon accounting errors could help fund her proposed ‘Medicare for all’ program. Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has not yet been sworn into Congress, but she’s already eyeing a seat at one of the most powerful House committees in charge of taxation laws. The […]

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Volkswagen eyes North American expansion, just days after GM closures

First on FOX: Volkswagen North America CEO says regaining trust is the Volkswagen CEO of the North America Region Hinrich J. Woebcken unveils VW’s latest vehicles and responds to diesel controversy with FOX Business’ Jeff Flock. Volkswagen reportedly said Wednesday it’s looking for a new North American production facility, which it will use to build electric vehicles, just days after […]

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Mississippi runoff: All eyes on McDaniel voters as Hyde-Smith banks on their support

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith is hoping for supporters of state Sen. Chris McDaniel to vote for her in Mississippi’s run-off election. With voting underway in Mississippi’s Senate runoff race, the big question for the final election of the 2018 midterm season revolves around a candidate who is not even on the ballot anymore. Chris McDaniel, a firebrand Republican state senator, sought […]

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