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Another ill-considered bank logo

23 October 2009  |  7082 views  |  3 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

ANZ have done a rebrand and ditched their blue stripy logo for a blue logo with three blobs. http://thefinancialbrand.com/2009/04/21/anz-new-logo/ Lazy journalists are reporting that the re-design cost A$15m. But this is actually the total of what the bank will spend on a new marketing campaign, updating signage etc. Seems fair enough. So it's not...

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Elton Canewriter & tech geek - Brisbane

Get your Sibos photos here!

14 September 2009  |  6394 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Still waiting for the press photographer to turn up to your stand for the client handshake shot? Why not take your own pics and post them to the Sibos Community photos section on Finextra. http://www.finextra.com/community/ Just sign in to Finextra Community (or request to join, if not already a member) and click on My Pictures in the top nav bar. ...

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Elton Cane
Elton Canewriter & tech geek - Brisbane

Swift does Dragon's Den with Innotribe

14 September 2009  |  5287 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Swift's new Innotribe section of the Sibos agenda has evolved into an interesting experiment in collaboration and potentially commercialisation. Presentations at the opening sessions at the SibosLabs...

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Elton Cane
Elton Canewriter & tech geek - Brisbane

Suspicious fire at liquidated bank

15 June 2009  |  3928 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

There's an interesting news snippet from Jakarta today about a fire at IFI Bank, which was liquidated by Indonesia's central bank in April. It's slightly suspicious, but not in the sense of the blaze...

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Elton Cane
Elton Canewriter & tech geek - Brisbane

Judge warns bank on record retention

05 June 2009  |  5344 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The full text of the Job vs Halifax judgement makes for interesting reading. Both claimant and defendant called some well qualified witnesses, from Cambridge University and APACS. The bank produced a ...

TagsSecurityPaymentsGroupTransaction Fraud Systems and Analysis
Elton Cane
Elton Canewriter & tech geek - Brisbane

Innovation in wholesale payments, beyond e-invoicing

20 April 2009  |  9456 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

I'm expecting that again this year there will be a lot of talk about e-invoicing at EBAday in Vienna, particularly as the expert group and EPC are working to break down the remaining barriers to wides...

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Elton Cane
Elton Canewriter & tech geek - Brisbane

Trust me, I'm an expert ...

24 March 2009  |  4214 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It' s a line we seem to fall for far too easily, and this is something that scientists say has contributed to the current financial crisis. Studies suggest that the normal mechanisms people use to eva...

TagsWholesale bankingGroupTrends in Financial Services
Elton Cane
Elton Canewriter & tech geek - Brisbane

Mobile audio - is it just for music??

26 February 2009  |  3835 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

I recently started to listen to the audio version of two of my favourite magazines - The Economist and New Scientist, and have been impressed by the convenience and quality. I'm not a fan of the word ...

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Elton Cane
Elton Canewriter & tech geek - Brisbane

Update on Halifax EMV lawsuit

12 February 2009  |  7861 views  |  7 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

We were contacted recently by Alain Job, who filed a lawsuit last year against Halifax over an alleged fraud instance on his EMV chip card, for which the bank is holding him responsible. Our news stor...

TagsCardsSecurityGroupTransaction Fraud Systems and Analysis
Elton Cane
Elton Canewriter & tech geek - Brisbane

Reversing the hardware to software trend

06 February 2009  |  4396 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It's quite common for hardware manufacturers to expand into also offering software that manages and/or runs on their servers or other devices. But it's far less common to find a large pure-play softwa...

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