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Virgin ditches green card for no card

16 June 2008  |  4785 views  |  3  |  Recommends 0

According to Marketing Week, Virgin Money is shelving plans for a biodegradable card. The firm seems to have decided that if there's one thing greener than a green card it's no card at all, so they're going to concentrate on mobile payments instead. I’m sure at least one regular Finextra blogger will applaud the decision.

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Matt WhiteFinextra - London

The China earthquake and access to banking

06 June 2008  |  2307 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Nearly a month on from China’s devastating earthquake (brilliantly covered by Zennon), news has slipped from the UK's front pages but there is, of course, still a huge operation under way to try and help the hundreds of thousands of people whose lives have been torn apart. We received a press release earlier this week from a tech vendor called G...

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Aviva living in a fantasy world

06 June 2008  |  3846 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

On the day insurance giant Aviva announced it will axe 1800 UK jobs, its American arm invited agents to visit the company's private island in Internet-based virtual world Second Life. The firm says i...

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