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Visible Banking News #10

On regular basis (ideally weekly), I will post a list of key news on web 2.0 & Banking.
As usual, please do not hesitate to get back to me with you remarks, or with any article I missed!

I would like to thank Debbie from Wesabe, one of the most exciting web 2.0 startups, who sent me their press release a day before distributing it.

NEWS – 11 June 2007 to 17 June 2007

AWARDS
* Computerworld Awards – 14 June 07

BLOGGING
Private Banking Innovation – a new blog – 12 June 07
Financial Advisor Blog – When Global Is Not Just Jargon! – 07 June 07

CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE
Online banking now norm for industry – 14 June 07
Customers often prefer branches, but for the wrong reasons – 13 June 07
Will banking ever become an industry embraced by its customers? – 13 June 07
Is there a new Commbank site coming? – 15 June 07
Bank of America focus on customer is disturbed by growth, or is it something else? – 12 June 07

FRAUD
Banks warned on IT security – 14 June 07
Arcot launches Flash-based two-factor authentication system – 11 June 07

LAUNCHES
GE Money, EBay Introduce MasterCard Rewards Card – 15 June 07
NatWest introduces direct-only mortgage – 14 June 07
* Zimbabwe: FBC Launches Virtual Service – 14 June 07
There’s no such thing as a free insurance quote – 13 June 07

MARKETING
Online incentives attract customers – 17 June 07
WHICH BANKS CHARGE THE MOST IN FEES? WHEN DOES MONEY BUY HAPPINESS? CHECK
WESABE AND ITS HALF-BILLION DOLLAR DATABASE
 – 14 June 07

MOBILE BANKING
mPoria and PayPal Partner to Create Mobile Commerce and Payments Powerhouse – 15 June 07
T-Online Germany launches mobile banking service – 14 June 07
Update on iPhone Banking – 14 June 07
Wells Fargo Confirms Tests of ClairMail’s SMS Banking System– 14 June 07
SMS Notification was always coming – 13 June 07
A&L lures younger customers to m-banking with £10 sweetener– 12 June 07
* You can now bank by cell phone, and although few do so, the industry sees huge growth ahead – 12 June 07
* Pak Oman micro-finance bank launches mobile banking in Pakistan – 11 June 07

PERSONAL FINANCE
Wesabe Database helps Members Make Better Financial Decisions – 14 June 07
Wall Street Journal Publishes Roundup of Social Personal Finance Sites – 13 June 07
MySpace Meets Quicken: What’s Happening in Social Personal Finance – 12 June 07
Wesabe finds meaning in its database – 14 June 07

REPORTS
Online Banking: an application or a platform capability? – 14 June 07
First get the strategy figured out … – 14 June 07
* Retail Banks Fail To Make the Most of Sales Opportunities, Says New Global Study – 13 June 07
The delicate yet unstoppable channel mix conundrum – 13 June 07
Channel management big challenge for banks – Booz Allen Hamilton – 13 June 07
* Mobile banking popular with young – 13 June 07

SECOND LIFE
Why Wells Fargo left Second Life – 13 June 07

SOCIAL LENDING
Boober p2p lending service to reach 1 million Euro loan volume– 14 June 07
Advertorial on CircleLending – 12 June 07

VENDORS
Laurentian Bank selects Emergis for electronic mortgage processing – 13 June 07
PaymentOne adds mobile payments to PhoneBill service – 12 June 07

WEB 2.0
Amplify FCU’s MoneyTracker Features Personal RSS Feeds – 11 June 07

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Based in London, Christophe is an entertaining social media keynote speaker and a trusted advisor to the global financial services industry on the topics of social media, social business and digital innovation.

Christophe has contributed to over 140 events in 18 countries.

Currently, Christophe is ‘Social Media Senior Managing Consultant’ at IBM Interactive Experience. He’s also a Digital Advisor at the Financial Services Forum and the Moller Centre (part of the Churchill College in Cambridge).

Christophe’s views on VisibleBanking.com are his own, not necessarily his employer’s.

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