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James Richards80-30 - London

Does speedy customer adoption matter to the Google Wallet?

30 March 2012  |  3377 views  |  3 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Google is currently considering new ways to drive further adoption of its payments Wallet in the US, with Bloomberg suggesting that the company is planning to share revenue with carriers such as Verizon Wireless and AT&T to encourage their customers to embrace the new payments technology. Other high profile partnerships in the mobile payments ...

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Flying on the Wings of Curiosity in the Sky of Prosperity

30 March 2012  |  2829 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Flying on the Wings of Curiosity in the Sky of Prosperity… What Determines a Credit Bureau’s Success As published today by The National Association of Credit Managers, the Credit Manager’s Index is now at the highest level seen in over a year. The “New credit application” index has grown from 59.5 up to 60.4 this month. The global economy is recov...

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Pat Carroll
Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

A Call to Action on cybercrime!

30 March 2012  |  3554 views  |  3 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Two interesting stats have caught my eye this week: Fraudsters are costing the UK an estimated £73billion a year (National Fraud Authority, NFA) Cybercrime has now become the second most commonly r...

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Gary Wright
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A new Clearing House; new law brings consolidation closer

30 March 2012  |  5200 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

News that NYSE Euronext is planning to build their own Clearing House for derivatives and is very interesting and a possible indictment of the quality of choice of alternative Clearing Houses in the m...

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Pat Carroll
Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

Trust is the key!

29 March 2012  |  3563 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

NFC contactless payments, and P2P mobile payments are fast gaining momentum in the payments world. Banks, retailers, network operators, amongst others are all rushing for land grab, rolling out new NF...

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Gary Wright
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Economic rebuild hope not despair

29 March 2012  |  2388 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The Editorial Intelligence breakfast debate encompassed a varied panel and a very eclectic audience that produced a fascinating couple of hours and at the end, an almost uplifting feeling. Not to be t...

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Sealing the cracks in the lending landscape

28 March 2012  |  2226 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It is a time of clichés for banks as they currently find themselves caught in a Catch-22, stuck between a rock and a hard place. In the UK, government initiatives such as ‘Project Merlin’ have been pu...

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Elizabeth Lumley
Elizabeth LumleyRainmaking Innovation - London

Muppets vs Goldman Sachs

27 March 2012  |  5418 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It's not often I get to link to Funny or Die on Finextra (well never), but here is Goldman Sachs versus the Anti-Muppet Defamation League.

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Martin Bailey
Martin BaileyTemenos - Hemel Hempstead

The numbers don't lie

26 March 2012  |  3058 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Commander Edward John Smith had a reputation as a safe pair of hands. He had been a sailor for over 30 years and had been a captain for nearly a quarter of a century. He was decorated and saw service ...

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Ross McGill
Ross McGillTConsult Ltd - Yateley

A view from ISITC Boston

26 March 2012  |  3489 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I have just finished the morning sessions of ISITC in Boston. A great day so far. Lots of concern of expanding regulations, complexity,nchanges from Principles to rules based. All of this makes for th...

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