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Visible Banking News #13

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 comments!

NEWS – 09 July to 15 July 2007

AWARDS
* Time.com’s Best Websites 2007 – 15 July 07

BLOGGING
Prosper Lending Review – the first month – 15 July 07
Change is not so fast | understanding the future – 14 July 07
One Year Anniversary – Call for Funny Videos – 10 July 07
Social issues drive corporate blogging – 09 July 07
Lending Club’s Blog educates readers – 07 July 07

CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE
While GenX/Y lead, Banks should watch their valuable boomer customers– 14 July 07
Abbey embarrassed by Web banking glitch – 13 July 07
* Korean web design – 10 July 07

EVENTS
Who Wants to Go to Banking Camp in Seattle? – 12 July 07

FRAUD
Justice in Cyberland – 16 July 07
Phishing for dummies – installs in two seconds – 10 July 07
Nordea to implement Chip and PIN for online shopping – 09 July 07
* Banks enlist customers in $100m fraud war – 09 July 07

INTERNATIONAL
* Bankwest on the expand – will their direct channels come too – 13 July 07
Compete’s May Online Financial Shopping Scorecard – 12 July 07

INTERVIEWS
Nouvelle plateforme de e-banking pour les gamers chinois – 13 July 07
Interview: Globefunder to take p2p lending global – 11 July 07

LAUNCHES
CCB launches mobile banking – 13 July 07
ING Direct Launches Mobile Banking – 12 July 07
Intersections Identity Guard Offering Six Months of Free Credit Report Monitoring – 11 July 07
PSPP Holdings, Inc. Launches New Corporate Website – 10 July 07
ChipIn, Another PayPal-powered Application Launches on Facebook – 09 July 07
PayPal Really Launches on Facebook – 09 July 07

MARKETING
Smart Car: The Next Must-Have Banking Sweeps Prize – 11 July 07
IBM Wimbledon | “This approach to reaching people is in itself a good lesson” – 10 July 07

MOBILE BANKING
mPoria’s GoMobile! M-commerce Solutions Experiences Explosive Growth – 12 July 07
Mobile Alerts Can Help Stem the Tide of Overdraft Fee Disclosure Regulation – 11 July 07
Vodafone offers direct access to bank accounts via MoniLink – 09 July 07

PERSONAL FINANCE
Wesabe does it again | “Your bank has a REST API now (shhh! — don’t tell them)” – 12 July 07

PRICE COMPARISON
Price comparisons for Banks getting closer – 14 July 07
Admiral ends Confused sale talks as Tesco eyes price comparison market – 13 July 07
Royal Bank builds its own glasshouse – 13 July 07

REPORTS
Why online banking has stalled: Annoying, confusing, frustrating Web design – 11 July 07
Online Banking Flaws Contribute to Slow Growth – 11 July 07
Mobile payments set to take off in developing world – Juniper Research – 10 July 07

SOCIAL LENDING
Equity sharing – Prosper for real estate – 16 July 07
Boober limits allowed investment sum – 15 July 07
50 best websites of 2007 – Prosper scores again – 10 July 07
Communication approaches of P2P lending services – 09 July 07

SOCIAL NETWORKING
Advertising acceptance in FaceBook | banner ads need not apply – 14 July 07
The Aging of Facebook Makes it a More Appealing Platform for Financial-Services Firms – 13 July 07
Top-10 Facebook Money & Banking Applications – 13 July 07
Google plan for social networks – 12 July 07
CrowdSourcing | Creators, Critics, Connectors & Crowds – 10 July 07

VENDORS
99Bill, China Merchants Bank to promote online banking – 13 July 07
99Bill, China Merchants Bank Deal Sign of Hyper-Growth in China Online Banking – 13 July 07
Cash America to offer online cash advances in UK – 11 July 07
SA mobile banking company to go global – 10 July 07
AllPay and Ukash team on online payments for Poles working abroad – 09 July 07

WEB 2.0
Social Media Strategy – 13 July 07
Finding your way to the Social Web – 12 July 07
By 2012, today’s teens will rule – 10 July 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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