Archive for: September, 2009
Paul Penrose - Finextra - London | 30/09/2009 | 4397 views
Feargal O'Sullivan, managing director of high performance messaging at Nyse Technologies shows off the pre-release Nehalem-EX Processor running a Nyse trading simulation at the Intel Developers Forum 2009.
In the demo, O'Sullivan describes how Nyse simplified the hardware from many servers and interconnects to a single 4-CPU Platform based on the ...
Tags: Dealing rooms, Trade executionGroup: Video extravaganza
Paul Penrose - Finextra - London | 25/09/2009 | 4744 views | 15 comments
Hip-to-the-moment TechFlash blogger John Cook shows just how easy it is to use your iPhone to buy a grande non-fat mocha in this video shot at the Seattle Columbia Center Starbucks.
So why not just use a card?
John looks slightly confused by this question, before retorting:
"Because its so cool to use an iPhone man to buy your goods."
Tags: Payments, Retail bankingGroup: Video extravaganza
Paul Penrose - Finextra - London | 22/09/2009 | 4950 views
The Finextra@Sibos team have returned from Hong Kong exhausted but exhilarated after a week in which we posted:
30 news stories
100 company announcements
Members of the global Finextra@Sibos community were also busy at the show, writing 27 blog posts to provide a unique insider's perspective on this year's exhibition an...
Tags: Sibos, Wholesale bankingGroup: Finextra@Sibos
Paul Penrose - Finextra - London | 03/09/2009 | 3202 views | 2 comments
HSBC is doing its bit for international relations at this year's Sibos in Hong Kong by sending out a handy wallet-sized Cantonese phrase card to all delegates attending the international banking convention.
Sadly, this inspired marketing ploy has been let down somewhat by including only two useful phrases, 'Good morning' and 'please/thank you'. Th...