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Visible Banking News #7

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 remarks, or with any article I missed!

NEWS – 21 May 2007 to 27 May 2007

BLOGGING
WordPress grows beyond 1 million blogs – 24 May 2007
New CU Blogs: Midwest Financial, Old Hickory, and Secure One Credit Unions – 21 May 2007

CUSTOMER COMMENTS
Online banks hardly stuff of sword-and-sandals epic – 24 May 2007
* Making the Switch to Unadulterated Online Banking – 24 May 2007

CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE
Wells’ Web makeover woos punters and analysts – 25 May 2007
Abbey in bank holiday meltdown – 25 May 2007

EVENTS
* Next MobileMonday Austin event: Mobile Banking and Payments, June 11 ’07 – 26 May 2007

FRAUD
A decade of online banking – and online fraud – 25 May 2007
Anti-phishing filters bypassed in IE7? – 25 May 2007
A first in Quebec’s banking industry – Laurentian Bank innovates: 2 additional security barriers for online transactions – 24 May 2007
Credit cards are still very vulnerable online – 24 May 2007
Transaction hijacking – cheaper alternatives, at point of purchase – 24 May 2007
Target 5 Warns Of ‘Online Insecurity’ – 24 May 2007
House Passes Anti-Spyware Legislation – 23 May 2007
Cyber fraudsters target accounts with ‘one cent deposit’ scam – 21 May 2007

INTERVIEWS
Wells Fargo & Company at Lehman Brothers 10th Annual Financial Services Conference – Final – 23 May 2007

LAUNCHES
Singapore’s DBS Bank unveils plans for expansion in China – 25 May 2007
ANZ and ING introduce direct access banking for pension funds – 25 May 2007
Who launched the UK’s first Internet bank? – 23 May 2007
First National Bank of Omaha Launches Internet Bank – 22 May 2007
Alliance & Leicester Commercial Bank extends bill payments network – 22 May 2007

MARKETING
Tenth anniversary of online banking – 27 May 2007
Apacs marks 10 years of Web banking – 22 May 2007
One-quarter of 50 Largest Online Advertisers are From Financial Services– 21 May 2007

MOBILE BANKING
* Mobile Phones Revolutionize African Banking – 24 May 2007
ING Direct Adds Mobile Banking – 24 May 2007
NY Times Reviews Citi Mobile – 24 May 2007
Barclays introduces mobile banking services – 23 May 2007
Bank of America completes m-banking roll out – 22 May 2007

PERSONAL FINANCE
Mint.com Set to Freshen the Personal Finance Space* – 23 May 2007

REPORTS
Traditional vs. online banking: Which one is for you? – 27 May 2007
Case Study: Metrics Drive Wells Fargo’s Home Page – 23 May 2007
Online banking boosts direct debits – 23 May 2007

SOCIAL LENDING
New Person-to-Person Lender, Lending Club, Hopes Facebook Linkage Allows it to Prosper – 25 May 2007
Social lending goes red hot, as FaceBook enters the space with “LendingClub” – 25 May 2007
Now there’s big money in P2P – 22 May 2007
Virgin enters the P2P loan market – 20 May 2007

SOCIAL NETWORKING
Facebook | will people share their pictures, thoughts and information with commercial interests? – 26 May 2007
Prosper and Forbes tap Facebook; Co-op Bank joins MySpace – 25 May 2007
Social Networking to infinity and beyond – 25 May 2007
Could FaceBook risk becoming another AOL? – 25 May 2007
Social Network ad spending predicted to grow (eMarketer) – 24 May 2007
Community ROI – a sensible view – 24 May 2007
A sense of community – 23 May 2007

VENDORS
Origo to develop XML standards for full mortgage applications – 24 May 2007
Financial Objects ships mortgage module – 23 May 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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