Article: Foursquare adds geospatial analytics and visualizations power with Unfolded acquisition

Geospatial, Open Data

Foursquare adds geospatial analytics and visualizations power with Unfolded acquisition

Foursquare, a leading independent location technology company known for its city guides, announced its acquisition of Unfolded, a geospatial analytics platform.

With the addition of Unfolded’s capabilities to its technology stack, enterprises and brands can soon come to Foursquare to not only access its location data, but work with that data in an integrated platform for merging, enriching, analysing, and visualising spatial data – in whatever environment they choose. “Welcoming Unfolded to the team makes the Foursquare platform more powerful, robust, and accessible to our clients and partners,” said Gary Little, President and CEO of Foursquare.

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Article: Open Banking: What It Means for Your Privacy and Convenience

Money, Open Governance

Open Banking: What It Means for Your Privacy and Convenience

At this point in your life as a consumer, you’re accustomed to having less privacy than you used to. Technology makes your life easier in myriad ways, but also far less private.

Your financial life is no exception. In the fintech industry, where financial services intersect with technology, new products roll out all the time — from robo-advisors that oversee your investment portfolios for nominal fees to third-party payment services like PayPal, Venmo and Zelle. Open banking is one of the trends making such innovation possible.

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