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New Years Regulations

23 December 2010  |  5824 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

As 2010 draws to a close, it seems an appropriate time to consider the changes that have taken place over the last twelve months and look ahead to the coming year. In terms of payments security, 2010 was a big year for PCI DSS, with version 2.0 of the standard coming into force. Despite showing progress and clarifying a few points, however, it’s fa...

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2011: The year for mobile banking

22 December 2010  |  7863 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Research published recently by Forrester shows that mobile banking provision in Europe is gathering pace. This refers to all three of the main mobile banking services – mobile web, mobile app and text-based services. According to its analysis, of the European banks offering mobile banking services: • 76% offer SMS alerts • 67% offer mobile banking ...

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On your marks for SEPA

16 December 2010  |  4343 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The European Commission has today published proposals for the setting of end dates for the migration from legacy instruments to SEPA credit transfers and direct debits. It's taken a while but there ha...

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A Social Strategy for Kiva - Part 2

15 December 2010  |  6118 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In Part I of this post we blogged about how Kiva stands to benefit greatly by adopting a more social design and, more importantly, incorporating game-like mechanics to expand its user base and create ...

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Trader: social beast or lonely wolf?

13 December 2010  |  5460 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

At a time where Facebook could be seen as the 4th country on earth from the point of view of its “population”, how long will it be before social media reaches the trading floor? Of course, there are s...

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Getting corporate buy-in for social media

08 December 2010  |  3858 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Overcoming reticence or resistance to new social media initiatives is one of the key challenges facing marketeers in the financial services/technology space. Improved SEO/Google ranking (and therefore...

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Plastic more popular than cash?

08 December 2010  |  3842 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

So, it’s official, for the first time plastic is more popular than cash. It’s been on the cards for a while - the inexhaustible rise in the use of debit and credit cards to pay for goods and services ...

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Taking the cards out of Cartes and going mobile

08 December 2010  |  2730 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

A trip to Paris is always a gastronomic experience and the opening of the Cartes trade show today was no different. On the night before the event opened, Google unveiled ‘Gingerbread’ - the latest ver...

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Chip and PIN impacts Australian card fraud

07 December 2010  |  3443 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Interesting to see the latest figures from Australia released today, which show the impact that Chip and PIN can make on fraud. Skimming attacks committed domestically and overseas on Australian card...

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06 December 2010  |  3471 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Despite Information Commissioner doling out his first-ever fines for Data Protection Act breaches, the UK consumer wants tougher penalties for those deemed to be wrong-doers. Isn’t it great when you ...

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