Release Notes

March 2021

Identity Engine

  • Released DV38
  • Improved our internal name matching logic, to increase match rates on certain attributes

APIs

  • Released phone-to-name match improvements for Account Opening API.
  • Deployed Phone Intelligence API to our Singapore and Frankfurt data centers.

February 2021

Identity Engine

  • Released DV38
  • Improved our internal name matching logic, to increase match rates on certain attributes

APIs

  • Released V2 of Network Score
  • Deployed Account Opening API to our Singapore and Frankfurt data centers.

Pro Insight

  • Released V2 of Network Score
  • Released V3 of the Network Risk Panel
  • Released minor improvements to Groups feature

January 2021

Identity Engine

  • Completed migration to the new model for all customers
  • Completed testing of the new network score v2 infrastructure in preparation of Network Score v2 release in Q1, 2021

APIs

  • Released Point in time testing support for Network score V2 and IDC

Pro Insight

  • Released Groups feature for all the customers
  • Completed internal management features

December 2020

Identity Engine

  • Started to test the new Network Score V2 infrastructure
  • Reduced latencies for Network Score calculations

APIs

  • Improved name matching algorithms for APAC names

Pro Insight

  • Released Beta version of Groups feature
  • Fixed bugs with Groups feature

NOVEMBER 2020

Identity Engine

  • Completed initial infrastructure for Network Score v2
  • Released DV37

APIs

  • Minor enhancements to Account Opening API
  • Improved name matching algorithms for APAC names

Pro Insight

  • Completed development work on Groups feature

OCTOBER 2020

Data Center

  • Released new data center in Singapore with Transaction Risk and Address Risk products

Identity Engine

  • Renamed confidence score to identity score across products
  • Updated address validation for US/CA
  • Initial infrastructure for network score v2

APIs

  • Bug fixes to Address Risk and Transaction Risk 2.0
  • Documentation updates

Pro Insight

  • Enabled international click throughs on Address Search pages
  • Initial infrastructure for groups feature

SEPTEMBER 2020

Identity Engine

  • Released Data Version 36 – the latest installment of updated links between names and identity elements
  • Made various platform improvements to machine learning processes

APIs

  • Launched version 4 of Address Risk API (previously known as Address Validation API)

Pro Insight

  • Released an update to ReCAPTCHA logic to improve login security
  • Updated our sign-up form to simplify self-service trials

AUGUST 2020

Identity Engine

  • Released Confidence Score v7 and side-by-side model release capabilities
  • Released Data Version 35 – the latest installment of updated links between names and identity elements

APIs

  • Stabilized Transaction Risk latencies in our European deployment
  • Improved logic for address validity in multiple geographies
  • Make API documentation more responsive for different browser windows

Pro Insight

  • Released Model Management, a module for administrative users to toggle model versions and view score distributions
  • Released updates to the Network Risk panel to include element highlighting and attribute type information, per customer feedback
  • Enabled unit-of-measure (miles-kilometers) toggling in the map panel
  • Enabled the passing of secondary phone inputs from URL to Confidence Score and Network Risk

JULY 2020

Identity Engine

  • Refreshed United States, France, and UK entities and linkages
  • Updated our address validation library for increased accuracy in historical and current global addresses validation
  • Refreshed our Freight Forwarder address list

APIs

  • Improved German & Dutch name matching capabilities

Pro Insight

  • Added Transaction Risk API to query usage reports

Bug Fixes

  • Resolved an issue with duplicate zip+4 codes in Pro Insight
  • Modified explainer text for same-day email first seen measurements

JUNE 2020

Identity Engine

  • Various platform improvements to our machine learning processes

APIs

  • Updated our global phone validation libraries
  • Updated API developer documentation
  • Retired TLS 1.1 and associated ciphers

Pro Insight

  • Launched the new Network Risk panel to all customers
  • Refactored Identity Review and search pages to React.js
  • Removed legacy API products from the API trial dashboard

MAY 2020

Identity Engine

  • Automated some internal processes to improve our ingestion pipeline
  • Ran some data science experiments to investigate enhancements to scores

Pro Insight

  • Iterated on the beta Network Risk panel based on customer feedback

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with email domain validation in Identity Check API, Transaction Risk API, and Pro Insight

APRIL 2020

Identity Engine

  • Released a new IP Risk model to improve the predictive power of your IP Risk flag by 39% while reducing the false positive rate by 29%. The result of this updated model is available in Identity Check API, Transaction Risk API, and Pro Insight.
  • Released global email-to-name coverage improvements across all products.

Pro Insight

  • Released a beta version of the new Network Risk Panel to provide an overall risk indicator, more predictive strength signals, and a better user experience.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with ambiguous US city names and state codes.

MARCH 2020

Other

  • Bug fixes
  • Data updates

FEBRUARY 2020

Other

  • Various bug fixes

JANUARY 2020

Other

  • Various bug fixes
  • Documentation updates

DECEMBER 2019

Pro Insight

  • Added Deep Link builder with support for transaction id

Other

  • Released Network score infrastructure updates for January release in Transaction Risk API
  • Updated API documentation

 

NOVEMBER 2019

Security

  • Various security updates

Network

  • Enabled the ability to add network score to Transaction Risk
  • Ignore incomplete address when calculating network score
  • Enhanced engineering alerting for network

Pro Insight

  • Removed old branding from inconspicuous pages and changed generated reports names to Ekata

Availability

  • Scaled up and tested services for the high load during the holidays

Usage Reports

  • Added date selector calendar in place of month and year dropdown for usage reports. Usage can be generated up to 31 days at a time from the past 90 days

DV31 Release

  • Enhanced and added more residential and business data in the Americas and EMEA

OCTOBER 2019

DV 30 Release

  • Enhanced and added more residential and business data in the Americas and EMEA.

Pro Insight

  • Changed the displayed text for IP Proxy Risk to IP Risk

Bug Fixes

  • Various bug fixes

Address

  • Updated address validation library

SEPTEMBER 2019

Authentication

  • Cross domain sharing so that customer can access the Whitepages Pro site and new Ekata site

SSO

  • Added support for Ekata

Pro Insight Rebrand

  • Rebranded emails, introduced new Ekata site, app.ekata.devel, deep link builder

EU Data Center

  • Service improvements
  • Reduced response time for EU datacenter requests

Infrastructure

  • Increased API rate limit options

Network

  • Enhancements to networks signals

Documentation

  • Updated API URLs used in samples and rebranded logo

Bug Fixes

  • Various Bug Fixes