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Paul PenroseFinextra - London

Mumbai: Indian government gets jitters about Twitter

27 November 2008  |  3253 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The Indian government has asked for live Twitter updates from Mumbai to cease immediately. "ALL LIVE UPDATES - PLEASE STOP TWEETING about #Mumbai police and military operations," a tweet says. At least, that's what the BBC's Mumbai Live Events page is reporting. The potential use of Twitter and other communications technologies by terror...

Steve EllisMetia - London

Reuters embed evacuated from Second Life outpost

25 November 2008  |  3758 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Last week I listened to a Woman's Hour* feature about Second Life (OK, I spend too much time commuting). At the time, I couldn't decide whether the arrival of Second Life on Woman's Hour signified it had gone mainstream, or that it was all over for the virtual world. For some reason Second Life on Woman's Hour is a bit like your Granny getting an ...

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Paul PenroseFinextra - London

SEB's Benche beats market downturn

14 November 2008  |  2970 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

SEB's Benche project fits squarely into the new model Web 2.0 world as an open community platform where trade finance professionals can participate in discussions threads and ask questions of experts ...

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Paul PenroseFinextra - London

The bank branch - weakest link or saving grace?

10 November 2008  |  3683 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

This blog recently expressed the view that, in these days of financial turmoil, banks should reposition their branch networks as a means to reinject the personal service ethos to high street banking ...

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Paul PenroseFinextra - London

Welcome to the Truthpod

10 November 2008  |  2358 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

The Truthpod is an anonymous online polling booth in Australia that has been set up to find out what people really think about their bank. Respondents are invited to "just tell it like it is"...

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Paul PenroseFinextra - London

The bank manager versus the Web 2.0 widget

04 November 2008  |  2723 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

The economic downturn may lead to a surprise revival of interest and investment in branch banking, as consumers seek out personal advice and a shoulder to cry on in a recessionary climate. Seventy per...

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József NyíriIND Group - Budapest

Near future of online banking is PFM

03 November 2008  |  6129 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

Wells Fargo, Bank of America, BBVA and others started personal finance management (PFM) features inside their online banking. It means that I, as a customer can analyze my spending month by month, wha...

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Date 24 Jan 2008
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