Product & Technology
May 11, 1997, was a watershed moment. Gary Kasparov, then the no. 1 ranked chess player in the world, lost a match in under 20 moves to IBM’s supercomputer Deep Blue. Despite a temporary rally, the match ended with a 3.5-2.5 win to the machine, reversing Kasparov’s triumph just 15 months earlier. The famous match […]
The Chargeback Guarantee model of fraud prevention is preferred by large eCommerce businesses because it leads to consistently wide margins and fraud cost predictability. In our decade of operation, it has been the foundation of thousands of thriving, long-term partnerships. The strength of the model is one reason that each year, 99% of our merchant […]
The new European payment regulation is now fully enforced following the United Kingdom’s March 14 deadline. We talked with Alessandro Bocca, CEO of Axerve, about the long and often arduous PSD2 journey.
Consumer demand is driving merchants to expand globally and offer new and innovative omni-channel flows. And as business is changing, fraud is getting more and more complex. But even in this ever-changing landscape, many merchants are still using outdated rule-based systems that are struggling to keep up. And even worse – they’re forcing merchants to […]
At Riskified, we use the term ‘liar-buyer’ to describe a case of friendly fraud that occurs when a cardholder knowingly takes advantage of the chargeback process. But what makes shoppers turn to this?
If you’re reading this from anywhere within the EU, then you’ve probably heard about the updated Payment Services Directive (aka – PSD2). PSD2 is going to change how European customers, merchants and banks interact. We’ll have much more to say about it in the future, but, for now, we want to turn the conversation to […]
Most of you have heard of Tinder: the highly addictive (or so I’ve been told) dating application. Since launching in 2012, the original swiping app has generated over 20 billion matches which, yes, is far more than the number of humans on the planet. A lot of Tinder’s success can be attributed to very advanced algorithms […]
Shoppers don’t arrive at your eCommerce store by chance. They either typed in your URL directly, arrived via search engine, or clicked a link on some other website. Merchants usually use this information to maximize the quantity and quality of their site visitors. But one aspect that tends to get overlooked is the rate at […]
It’s hard to imagine what the internet would look like without Google Analytics. It’s a powerful tool for eCommerce retailers to understand the efficacy of their online marketing campaigns, learn about their online customer base and optimize their various shopping pages. The technology that makes this customer tracking possible is both simple and ingenious. When […]