Archive for: September, 2008
Paul Penrose - Finextra - London | 09/09/2008 | 3661 views | 3 comments
Antony Jenkins, CEO of Barclaycard says contactless chips have huge untapped capability, but the plastic around the chip limits its potential.
"Take the plastic away and the possibilities are endless, allowing the customer to pay by using something that they are already carrying, be it a mobile, key fob or even via biometrics," he says.
For an id...
Tags: Cards, Payments
Peter J Cooper - Cooper Sydney - Sydney | 03/09/2008 | 3089 views | 1 comment
Anyone who thinks chrome is a geek topic is missing the point. It is also not beta in the sense that people won't wait to use it in finance.
The recent launch of Google's Chrome browser is nothing short of genius. Not original thinking but excellence in execution by any measure. I will explain.
The best way to learn about google chrome is to read...
Tags: Dealing rooms, Retail banking
Paul Penrose - Finextra - London | 02/09/2008 | 2755 views
ABN Amro was one of the early pioneers in buying virtual real estate in Second Life, the Internet-based 3D fantasy playground. In 2006, the Dutch bank snapped up a large number of islands and opened a virtual financial advice centre to interact with the role-playing denizens of the alternate world.
More recently, and in line with other banks like ...
Tags: Online banking, Retail banking