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Visible Banking News #16

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 – 30 July to 05 July 2007

This week, don’t miss my review of ING’s “Pick your financial advisors” blog. Please note that the ING team in Asia Pacific responded to my post in a timely manner. Thanks Rob for your post.

Well done to Jim. This week, He welcomed two additional guest bloggers on his two excellent blogs, NetBanker and Mobile Money and Banking. Congratulations to Ron and Brandon.

ADS
Firms unhappy at BNP Facebook ads – 03 August 2007

AWARDS
Zopa makes top 10 UK startup list – 30 July 07
50 best websites of 2007 – Prosper scores again – 10 July 07

BLOGGING
ING enhancing their blog activity – 01 August 07
Welcome Brandon McGee, Industry Insider, Mobile Banking Guru and First Guest Blogger – 01 August 07
Welcome Ron Shevlin, Marketing ROI Guru and Guest Blogger at NetBanker – 30 July 07

CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE
UK Web banks come out top for customer satisfaction – study – 01 August 07
Why online banking has stalled: Annoying, confusing, frustrating Web design – 01 August 07
Online Banking Flaws Contribute to Slow Growth – 11 July 07

FRAUD
IRS audit reveals that the human factor is one the greatest threats to information (computer) security – 04 August 07
Surge in hack attacks against banks – report – 03 August 07

INTERNATIONAL
June Online Financial Services Scorecard from Compete – 02 August 07

INTERVIEWS
Duck9 – p2p lending for college students – 03 August 07
Susie Lonie, Vodafone – 30 July 07
Optimising channels in Turkey – 17 July 07
SLW Authoritative Report #3: Colin Henderson, writer at thebankwatch.com and CMO of CommunityLend – 25 June 07

LAUNCHES
Amazon Makes Payment Web Application Available to Site Developers – 03 August 07
Buxfer is First Banking App to Tap Amazon Flexible Payments System – 03 August 07

MARKETING
Lending Club YouTube video contest enters final week – 05 August 07
Back to brand rankings – 01 August 07
Lending Club’s YouTube Contest Off to a Slow Start – 30 July 07

MOBILE BANKING
The WAP Solution – 01 August 07
Mobile Banking Deployments at the Top-10 U.S. Banks – 01 August 07
HSBC Pricing of Mobile Banking – 29 July 07

NEWS
Australian banks hit by tech glitches – 03 August 07
IT upgrade knocks out IF Web service – 31 July 07

REPORTS
Break the bank: Go online – 03 August 07
Strong Online Activity Across All Banking Products in June – 03 August 07
Symantec Finds Online Banking the #1 Internet Activity That Makes Lives Easier – 01 August 07
Be a driver, not a passenger – Implications of Web 2.0 for financial institutions – 31 July 07

REVIEWS
*  ING’s “Pick your financial advisors” blog – 01 August 07

SECOND LIFE
ING Asia Pacific Dances into Second Life – 31 July 07

SOCIAL LENDING
How does Prosper compare to other investments? – 01 August 07
Prosper Lending Review: July Recap – 01 August 07
Videos Now Available on SLW – 01 August 07
Lending Club offers $5 referral bonus – 30 July 07
Smava affiliate program launch – 30 July 07

SOCIAL NETWORKING
Sharing the wealth – 05 August 07
The future of social networks – 30 July 07

VENDORS
Fiserv agrees to purchase online banking company CheckFree for about $4.22 billion in cash – 02 August 07
CBD’s mobile banking system now offers customers a multitude of services – 31 July 07
Wing Lung Bank implements Thales SafeSign authentication technology – 30 July 07

WEB 2.0
Buxfer Adds Payments; Now Perfect For Settling Your Bar Tab – 03 August 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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