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Visible Banking News #14

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 – 16 July to 22 July 2007

AWARDS
PayPal Contest to Award Best New Facebook Application – 20 July 07

BLOGGING
Welcome William Azaroff, Vancity Social Media Guru, and NetBanker Guest Blogger – 17 July 07

CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE
Value added services to enhance the customer experience – 19 July 07

EVENTS
Why BarCampBank? – 22 July 07
BarCampBankSeattle day one – 21 July 07
My BarCamp Bank Topic Wish List – 20 July 07

FRAUD
NZ banks under fire over online fraud liability – 19 July 07
Anti-Spam: Gateway vs. Desktop – 15 July 07

INTERVIEWS
“Make it much easier for consumers to find those institutions whose revenue models most meet their needs” | Bankwatch Interviews Marc Hedlund, Wesabe – 18 July 07
Jerry Dischler, Google – 17 July 07
Can e-Business Contribute to the Essence of Private Banking? – 12 July 07

LAUNCHES
Tesco launches online used car checker – 19 July 07
Deutsche Börse launches mobile information portal – 19 July 07
Emirates Bank offers international remittances via SMS – 18 July 07
Everbank’s Latest Multi-Currency CD: World Energy Index – 17 July 07
For Low income Un-banked | Emirates Bank to Launch Global Remittance Services through SMS Technology and Salary Cards – 17 July 07
WSECU and Fuze Announce Mobile Offering – 17 July 07
A&L launches expat Internet savings account – 16 July 07

MARKETING
Lending Club announces $5000 video contest – 18 July 07
Update on Prosper’s referral program – 16 July 07

MOBILE BANKING
Fundamo as a leading supplier · 21 July 07
WAP Review – ING DIRECT Mobile Banking – 20 July 07
Mobile Banking from the Public’s Perspective – 19 July 07
Review of .mobi · 19 July 07
Rwanda: Eastern Province Residents Applaud Mobile Banking – 17 July 07

NEWS
Co-op to cut 1000 jobs as Internet challenges traditional banking model – 20 July 07

PERSONAL FINANCE
Are New Online Personal Finance Sites Safe? – 20 July 07
Wesabe in Newsweek – 18 July 07
A challenge to Wesabe · 16 July 07

REPORTS
Celent measures young adults banking usage – 18 July 07

SOCIAL LENDING
Lenders united! – 20 July 07
Student Loan Marketplaces Profiled in Wall Street Journal – 19 July 07
Wiseclerk featured – Wallstreet Journal article – 18 July 07
India Gets an Internet Lending Portal – 18 July 07
What is Loanio? – 18 July 07
Wall Street Journal: Options grow for investors to lend online – 17 July 07
Micro-lending regulation in Europe – 16 July 07
Zopa is not a Social Lender, and why that matters – 16 July 07

SOCIAL NETWORKING
Jeremiah Owyang | “All your widgets are belong to Facebook” – 22 July 07
Facebook vs. iPhone  – 21 July 07
Another ‘web based platform’ | Bebo signals plan to open up to developers – 21 July 07
Why Facebook is NOT the next Microsoft: Lending Club example – 20 July 07
You cannot stop social networking … even when you’re dead – 18 July 07
Social computing/ finance definitions and potential success criteria – 17 July 07

SURVEYS
Young Adults Bank by Web and Phone – 17 July 07

VENDORS
Tempo Debit allows institutions to establish debit card relationships with consumers other than their own checking account customers – 20 July 07
Suriname’s Godo CU chooses Comodo for Internet banking security – 20 July 07
Green Armor unveils m-banking authentication platform – 19 July 07
Billeo represent an example of dis-aggregated financial services – 16 July 07

VIDEOS
Mobile Banking – A New Way to Bank – 16 July 07

WEB 2.0
Atlassian making waves – 22 July 07
How should Banks react to web based application providers? – 20 July 07
Prosper.com, Zopa.com, Kiva.org: Towards a Model for Web 2.0 Insurance – 19 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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