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Visible Banking News #17

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 – 06 July to 12 August 2007

This week, I invite you to share your comments on yourpointofview.com (HSBC).

Congratulations to James and Pol for their first innovations forum, and toJim for the first conference organized by the Online Banking Report,FINOVATE 2007 (I plan to fly to NYC in October to attend this event).

There are two excellent articles you shouldn’t miss: one on Social Media byWilliam, and one on Web 2.0 by Tripp.

BLOGGING
Banktastic! – 09 August 07
Banks urged to open blogs – 09 August 07
A three-parter on NetBanker. – 07 August 07

CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE
Ask Lisa a question – 09 August 07
The Bank as a “Friend” to your customer – 09 August 07
You’re Still Internet Explorer Only? – 09 August 07
More landing pages at ANZ, Commbank – 08 August 07

EVENTS
Our first Innovations Forum – 07 August 07
Innovations in Financial Services Conference in NYC. – 07 August 07

FRAUD
Banks Testing Revolving Online Passwords – 12 August 07
Lords presses UK government to introduce bank data security law – 10 August 07
“Are you seeing PDF Spam?” – 10 August 07
Man-in-the-middle phishing kits circulating freely on the Web – 10 August 07
Bank changes its name, phishers smell the potential – 09 August 07
Cybercrime hype – it’s all relative – 08 August 07
MPack Developer: “Just Creating Ammunition” – 07 August 07
Westpac Trust Centre backs wireless PKI for authentication – 07 August 07
US consumers lose billions to online scams – 07 August 07
Co-op Services CU signs up to Cyveillance anti-phishing service – 06 August 07

LAUNCHES
FriendsClear is launching – 10 August 07
PayPal Unveils New Homepage (beta) – 09 August 07
Bank of Hawaii offers banking on the go – 09 August 07
Free Norton Internet Security for Bank of America Online Accounts – 08 August 07
ING Direct Launching in Seattle – 07 August 07
Online Banking Provider Yodlee Launches Mobile Application – 06 August 07

MARKETING
Chris Barrett shoots commercial for Lending Club’s video contest – 10 August 07
Smash Up Your Bank – 08 August 07
Citi Mobile Makes the Homepage – 07 August 07

MOBILE BANKING
SITD? RSN Yr POV on TXT MSG z GONNA B Changed (FWIW) – 10 August 07
Yet Another Mobile Banking Application Hits the Market – 09 August 07
New Entrants to the Mobile Foray – 08 August 07
UnWired Nation – The Voice of Mobile – 06 August 07

PERSONAL FINANCE
This week’s great Groups topics – 11 August 07
Microsoft Money Plus launches – 08 August 07

REPORTS
Online banking has “pros and cons” – 10 August 07
Study: Online Banking’s Environmental Benefits Can Drive Market Growth– 09 August 07
US consumers quick to take up online credit card services – study – 09 August 07
One in ten bank branches closed since 2002 – 08 August 07
Online Banking Comes of Age? – 08 August 07
Scan and Upload Your Checks: The Next Step in Online Banking? – 06 August 07

REVIEWS
What’s next for HSBC yourpointofview.com? – 08 August 07

SECOND LIFE
The virtual world of voodoo economics – 10 August 07
Jitters in Second Life as bank shuts doors – 09 August 07

SOCIAL LENDING
LendingStats is back – 11 August 07
Zopa criticism – 09 August 07
Week 10: New Features! – 09 August 07
Rolling the Dice with Online Lending at Prosper.com (Part I)… – 08 August 07
BankServ powers Lending Club payments – 08 August 07
Prosper forms JV with SBI for Japan launch – 07 August 07
Zopa hiring for US launch – 07 August 07
Economy provides opportunity to differentiate between traditional lending and social lending – 06 August 07

SOCIAL NETWORKING
Banking on the beach has gone to the dogs – 10 August 07

VENDORS
Tyfone Announces Mike Noble, Retired COO and EVP of Wells Fargo Services Company, to the Advisory Board – 11 August 07
Amdocs, Bankinter to offer mobile banking services – 10 August 07
First Data, mFoundry to collect on mobile banking – 10 August 07
RSA buys data security vendor Tablus – 10 August 07
S1 moves into profit in Q2; increases full year guidance – 09 August 07
Sybase 365 extends m-banking services to the Americas – 08 August 07

WEB 2.0
Key Success Factors for Social Media Projects (part 1) – 07 August 07
Do Decision Makers Really Care About “Web 2.0”? – 07 August 07
Web 2.0: It’s Not Just for Customers Anymore – 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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