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Paul PenroseFinextra - London

Finextra Community sets up Twitter A-list

30 October 2009  |  3381 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Micro-blogging site Twitter has begun rolling out its new list-building feature which enables users to curate themed lists of Twitter accounts. For example, you could create a list of celebrity accounts or choose to follow a narrower list of friends, co-workers or business contacts. We've been dabbling with the facility this afternoon and have cre...

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Incompatibility in card technology? Not really.

30 October 2009  |  6330 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I decided to write this after seeing a summary of Aite Group’s report concerning U.S. cardholders and their experience abroad. It states that “The promise of ubiquitous card payments acceptance falls apart once U.S. cardholders cross their national border” and “an issue caused by incompatible card technology is treated far more seriously by cardhol...

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Bo Harald
Bo HaraldZEF and Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki region

Paper invoices have NO future

30 October 2009  |  4936 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It is evident - paper invoices will disappear from the business to business and business to government sectors and then later in practise also in the business to consumer/government to citizen area.

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Lucy Quinton
a non-active Finextra member

Crossing The Darwinian Line

30 October 2009  |  2089 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 2

I found an article in The Times just now that I thought was somewhat unsettling. For those of you that do not want to wade through the entire article, here is the crux of the issue: “Thanks to a new ...

Paul Penrose
Paul PenroseFinextra - London

Crunch - the game for utter bankers

30 October 2009  |  3283 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 2

We missed this first time around, but it should definitely be on the Christmas shopping list for all self-respecting Finextra Community members. Crunch - the game for utter bankers is a devious card g...

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Gary Wright
a non-active Finextra member

Islamic banking and finance; just another type of banking

30 October 2009  |  3354 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

At a recent Mazars seminar in the City the changes in accounting and tax treatment in the UK and France were presented to an expert audience but it was the alternative virtues of Islamic banking as op...

Gary Wright
a non-active Finextra member

XBRL Update

30 October 2009  |  3565 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

For everyone that has read the XBRL Blog " XBRL is coming in a big way" please re read the comments. These comments have flushed out valuable information and status as well as underlying the...

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Dean Procter
Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

My Love Affair With Smart Cards

30 October 2009  |  2572 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I note that since the wimps who don't like to hear the truth about their dogdgy products bleated I've been banned if I mention the word mobile. So today I'm going to tell you about my little fling wit...

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Elizabeth Lumley
Elizabeth LumleyRainmaking Innovation - London

Mifid was written with a paranoia of what brokers do

29 October 2009  |  2926 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

The title of my blog is a quote from a new Finextra webcast It pays to play - opportunities and challanges for internal crossing, available now on an on-demand basis. Anyone agree with that quote? He...

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Gary Wright
a non-active Finextra member

Northern Rock to Tesco bank; is something afoot?

29 October 2009  |  3109 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

A few years ago any thought that Tesco would be a potential buyer of Northern Rock would have been, well, ludicrous. We live in unusual times and a deal to sell Northern Rock to Tesco does not look ou...

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