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Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

New transaction systems don't require bank consensus

25 May 2008  |  3727 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

In response to some questions on the Catalyst Code blog I thought I might make a few things clearer here, such why I see a real change coming faster than many may realise. The thrust of the comments was that it would take longer. The reasons proffered are in italics. These comments could probably be applied to most any new e-transaction system...

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Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

Experian service good for business, what about consumers?

20 May 2008  |  2313 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I can only hope that a company which profits by selling data about consumers might have at least a thought for those consumers. Identity theft is a growing problem and these 'information' companies are a party to ID theft when a fraudster gets credit in another person's name as a result of a credit reference provider giving the real person a goo...

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Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

Green Location Bar and Padlock for Insecure Paypal

19 May 2008  |  4112 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The latest window dressing rubbish from the 'security industry' has succumbed in less than three weeks. The green browser security bar carp has bit the dust already. These snake oil salesmen belong wi...

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Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

Interchange Battle - Superceded by Technology Innovation?

18 May 2008  |  3840 views  |  2  |  Recommends 0

A few minutes in the lab can sometimes change the world. Transactions are going to change. Settlement and interchange will too. I can see how high interchange fees are more likely to encourage competi...

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Telly-Teller ATM from IBM or a mobile in your pocket?

15 May 2008  |  3485 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I think the telly-teller is a great initiative to cope with unexpected in-branch demand, but if banks misuse it there could be repercussions. I don't want sensory overload from an honour guard of bes...

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Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

Bank of Mars announce 'Wally the Robot' valet purchasing

14 May 2008  |  4425 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Mars News 2015 Citi read first Due to a total failure of trust in financial instruments, HomoDuoCerebrus Inc, makers of military grade humanoid warrior robot 'Wally the Robot' has teamed up with th...

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Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

Advanced Thinking in Action with RIM RBC, Thomson Reuters

13 May 2008  |  2258 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

When I first saw this announcement on finextra I wondered a moment about a previous blog where I mentioned a letter telling me I'd won an award of a million dollars. I'm sure a few mobile technology d...

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Pandora's Box is here with the Internet - Words into action

12 May 2008  |  1949 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I have come to the realisation that the internet really is Pandora's Box, in the sense that it contains many things, but more importantly it's like a magic box that even if you don't see what you want...

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Bank of America's heroic decision to blog with customers

10 May 2008  |  2339 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I applaud BofA in their bold move into the bloggosphere. I also think that here should be an industry code of conduct for blogging with customers on financial sites, don't cringe - it'll be good for e...

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Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

Phishing for Ego, Mr Van Robben you're giving me 1.5m?

08 May 2008  |  2483 views  |  3  |  Recommends 0

Recieved this fun phishing attempt recently: GRANT/DONATION CASH AID AWARD. http://www.fondazionedivittorio.it DON"T GO THERE! Dear Sir/Madam, NOTIFICATION FOR CASH AID The Fondazione...

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