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Visible Banking News #4

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

NEWS – 23 April to 06 May 2007

AWARDS
Barclays wins Hitwise Top 10 Award 2006 – 05 May 2007
Zopa wins a Webby award – 01 May 2007

BLOGGING
7 Online Banking Success Stories – 06 May 2007
Blogs Bring Negative Publicity to Overdraft Charges – 30 April 2007
New Blog: Comala Connection from Comala Credit Union – 25 April 2007
iKobo and Nationwide Insurance Use Website Videos, with Very Different Results – 24 April 2007
Blog sighting: Member Connect from Piedmont Credit Union – 24 April 2007

CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE
Australian financial firms failing online – Talisma – 03 May 2007
Everbank Previews its New Homepage –  26 April 2007
* San Antonio’s Broadway Bank is going beyond traditional online banking – 23 April 2007

EVENTS
Updated Online Banking & Payments Conference Calendar: May through December – 30 April 2007

FIGURES
300,000 Citi customers go paperless in plant a tree drive – 24 April 2007
U.S. Online Banking Population Grew 9.5% In 2006 – 23 April 2007

FINANCE
Citi completes Egg acquisition – 01 May 2007
Online ID start-up Garlik secures additional £6 million VC funding – 26 April 2007

FRAUD
Japan’s FSA surveys online banking security in fraud crackdown – 06 May 2006
Q&A: Jon Fisher, CEO of Bharosa Inc. – 02 May 2007
Hijacked Brands from Phishing Attacks Level Off – 02 May 2007
Number of New Phishing Web Sites Declines 40% – 02 May 2007
Site Functionality Key to Luring Online Laggards – 01 May 2007
Chinese banks get together to tackle online banking fraud – 01 May 2007
Fraud watchdog calls on government to extend legislation to virtual money– 01 May 2007
MarkMonitor to Track “Brandjacking” – 30 April 2007

LAUNCHES
Fortis and Irish Post Office launch community banking JV – 04 May 2007
Movistar, Santander Río launch mobile banking service – 04 May 2007
Royal Bank of Scotland to issue Xiring smart card readers – 02 May 2007
One-time password generator squeezed onto bank card – 01 May 2007
Alliance & Leicester launches Premier 21 Account – 28 April 2007
BoA and WaMu launch 2 interesting products – 26 April 2007

MARKETING
Citibank pushes online banking – 04 May 2007
The Bank of the Future | some thoughts on the world of cross-channel sales and marketing – 02 May 2007
First direct plans computer shutdown to cut emissions and save energy costs – 24 April 2007

MOBILE BANKING
Salem Five Introduces Wireless Mobile Banking Service – 04 May 2007
A Brief Introduction to Near Field Communications (NFC) and Mobile Payments – 04 May 2007
Nokia and Mastercard team up on mobile payments – 03 May 2007
Banks Go Mobile – 01 May 2007
Washington DC-based Cardinal Bank Launches WAP Mobile Banking Site – 01 May 2007
The (Re)Birth of Mobile Banking – 01 May 2007
What Will Drive Consumers to the Mobile Channel for Banking? – 30 April 2007
Followup Friday: More on the Bank of America & Verizon Online Billing Co-promotion – 27 April 2007
Morse to spin-off mobile banking unit Monitise – 24 April 2007

NEWS
Enrollment Service brings scale to online banking growth – 04 May 2007
Finally, Someone Explores the Downside of Going Paperless – 04 May 2007

PODCASTS
Links from ABA’s Webinar: Extreme Website Makeovers – 01 May 2007
ANZ Bank Posts Podcasts in Snazzy Microsite – 30 April 2007
Wells Fargo introduces Webcast series for small businesses – 26 April 2007

REPORTS
Jupiter and Compete Reach Opposite Conclusions on Current U.S. Demand for Mobile Banking – 02 May 2007
The bank in your pocket – 30 April 2007
CFSI Releases New Research on Mobile Banking and the Underbanked – 30 April 2007
UK banks failing online account applicants – research report – 24 April 2007
By Jupiter! Consumers Don’t Find Mobile Banking All that Intriguing – 24 April 2007
JupiterResearch Finds Limited Consumer Interest in Mobile Banking – 23 April 2007

SOCIAL LENDING
Social lending gains net interest – 04 May 2007
Zopa claims Windows Live first to make it easier to invite new members – 02 May 2007
Paaleads.com adds unsecured loan leads from Zopa – 01 May 2007
Zopa – Money Making Potential? – 26 April 2007

SOCIAL NETWORKING
The power of social networks and banking is only now becoming clear – 01 May 2007
Launch Day at Our Virtual Holland! (ING Bank) – 30 April 2007
Schwab Does Social Networking, Sponsors Gather.com – 25 April 2007

SECOND LIFE
Europeans most active in Second Life – 05 May 2007

VENDORS
RC Olmstead to market IPay EBPP technology to credit unions – 04 May 2007
First South CU licenses Open Solutions e-statement software – 03 May 2007
Commerce Bank to deploy Deluxe anti-fraud and CRM tools – 03 May 2007
Xiring gains Apacs certification for online banking authentication tool – 25 April 2007
BOK Financial signs for Corillian’s online banking system – 24 April 2007
BOK Financial Selects Corillian for Next-Generation Online Banking Services – 24 April 2007

VIDEOS
You Tube, BoA, EY and other corporate faux pas – 30 April 2007
UK financial fraud rising – CIFAS – 24 April 2007

WEB 2.0
Web 2.0 Threats and Risks for Financial Services – 30 April 2007

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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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