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Paul PenroseFinextra - London

Pimp my plantpot

31 May 2007  |  4514 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

How to make friends and influence people: The UK’s Co-operative Bank is promising to donate 20 pence to a children’s charity in return for people who join the bank’s list of friends at its new MySpace page. Now, we all know that buying friends on MySpace is not cool. But the Co-op has cleverly included the pay-per-friend scheme as a natural extensi...

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Paul PenroseFinextra - London

HSBC and Abbey send clear message to phishermen

17 May 2007  |  5031 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

HSBC and Abbey have broken ranks with other UK banks and decided not to participate in a national push to supply online banking customers with two-factor authentication devices. While most of the major banks are laying plans to introduce an assortment of random-number generating systems as a supplement to basic password controls, HSBC and Santande...

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Paul PenroseFinextra - London

And the award for best banking Website goes to...

03 May 2007  |  5209 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

We don’t usually give much currency to business awards on Finextra. In the fintech sector they’re usually just another money-making wheeze dreamt up by desperate advertising execs at trade media outle...

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