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James Richards80-30 - London

Does speedy customer adoption matter to the Google Wallet?

30 March 2012  |  3140 views  |  3  |  Recommends 0

Google is currently considering new ways to drive further adoption of its payments Wallet in the US, with Bloomberg suggesting that the company is planning to share revenue with carriers such as Verizon Wireless and AT&T to encourage their customers to embrace the new payments technology. Other high profile partnerships in the mobile payments ...

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Flying on the Wings of Curiosity in the Sky of Prosperity

30 March 2012  |  2629 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Flying on the Wings of Curiosity in the Sky of Prosperity… What Determines a Credit Bureau’s Success As published today by The National Association of Credit Managers, the Credit Manager’s Index is now at the highest level seen in over a year. The “New credit application” index has grown from 59.5 up to 60.4 this month. The global economy is recov...

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Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

A Call to Action on cybercrime!

30 March 2012  |  3353 views  |  3  |  Recommends 0

Two interesting stats have caught my eye this week: Fraudsters are costing the UK an estimated £73billion a year (National Fraud Authority, NFA) Cybercrime has now become the second most commonly r...

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A new Clearing House; new law brings consolidation closer

30 March 2012  |  4876 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

News that NYSE Euronext is planning to build their own Clearing House for derivatives and is very interesting and a possible indictment of the quality of choice of alternative Clearing Houses in the m...

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Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

Trust is the key!

29 March 2012  |  3341 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

NFC contactless payments, and P2P mobile payments are fast gaining momentum in the payments world. Banks, retailers, network operators, amongst others are all rushing for land grab, rolling out new NF...

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Economic rebuild hope not despair

29 March 2012  |  2176 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The Editorial Intelligence breakfast debate encompassed a varied panel and a very eclectic audience that produced a fascinating couple of hours and at the end, an almost uplifting feeling. Not to be t...

Ian RawlinsonCapco - London

Sealing the cracks in the lending landscape

28 March 2012  |  2040 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

It is a time of clichés for banks as they currently find themselves caught in a Catch-22, stuck between a rock and a hard place. In the UK, government initiatives such as ‘Project Merlin’ have been pu...

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Elizabeth LumleyFinextra - London

Muppets vs Goldman Sachs

27 March 2012  |  5043 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

It's not often I get to link to Funny or Die on Finextra (well never), but here is Goldman Sachs versus the Anti-Muppet Defamation League.

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Martin BaileyTemenos - Hemel Hempstead

The numbers don't lie

26 March 2012  |  2845 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Commander Edward John Smith had a reputation as a safe pair of hands. He had been a sailor for over 30 years and had been a captain for nearly a quarter of a century. He was decorated and saw service ...

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Ross McGillTConsult Ltd - Yateley

A view from ISITC Boston

26 March 2012  |  3172 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I have just finished the morning sessions of ISITC in Boston. A great day so far. Lots of concern of expanding regulations, complexity,nchanges from Principles to rules based. All of this makes for th...

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