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(Stagecoach) Islands in the Stream

I've blogged a lot about Wells Fargo's innovations in the past. This is because they are one of the banks in the stream of innovation that comes out of Silicon Valley.  This is why they are great proponents of social media: Blogging: FIVE corporate blogs. Online video:  YouTube channel. Social networks:  MySpace profile for Cassie,…

Stagecoach Island

(Stagecoach) Islands in the Stream

I've blogged a lot about Wells Fargo's innovations in the past. This is because they are one of the banks in the stream of innovation that comes out of Silicon Valley.  This is why they are great proponents of social media: Blogging: FIVE corporate blogs. Online video:  YouTube channel. Social networks:  MySpace profile for Cassie,…

Stagecoach Island

Who’s afraid of Tesco Bank?

Just back from Athens at a conference on retail banking with the star attraction being yours truly … well, I thought I was the star attraction until the post-lunch heavyweight speaker Sir Terry Leahy, Chief Executive of Tesco, turned up … I remember hearing Tim Mason, Tesco's Marketing Director, back in 1997 talking about internet…

Terry Leahy

Get 1000’s of card numbers for $750

I'm loving Robert Siciliano's latest blog entry on buying an ATM off Craig's list, and finding 150 feet long printout of card numbers because the bar owner who sold it to him forgot to delete the transaction history. You can watch the story unfold on this FOX News clip: or read all about it on…

Westminsterbusforum

Get 1000’s of card numbers for $750

I'm loving Robert Siciliano's latest blog entry on buying an ATM off Craig's list, and finding 150 feet long printout of card numbers because the bar owner who sold it to him forgot to delete the transaction history. You can watch the story unfold on this FOX News clip: or read all about it on…

Westminsterbusforum

What has MiFID done for democracy?

Fascinating meetings with the Russian exchanges RTS and SPIMEX. After my reference to military intelligence yesterday, you may wonder whether SPIMEX is something to do with finding out who started the swine flu pandemic but no, it’s the St. Petersburg International Mercantile Exchange. The two exchanges have very different start points and focal points, with…

Cisco

Escape with Phones4U

Just got a really interesting note about a new MasterCard from Phones4U.  It’s called the ‘Escape‘ Card and focuses upon migrant worker remittances.  What’s interesting is that it has been launched by the mobile phone shop Phones4U, a completely non-bank non-carrier operation that is just a pure retailer of mobile telephony. Here’s the shortened write-up:…

Escape with Phones4U

Just got a really interesting note about a new MasterCard from Phones4U.  It’s called the ‘Escape‘ Card and focuses upon migrant worker remittances.  What’s interesting is that it has been launched by the mobile phone shop Phones4U, a completely non-bank non-carrier operation that is just a pure retailer of mobile telephony. Here’s the shortened write-up:…

Escape with Phones4U

Just got a really interesting note about a new MasterCard from Phones4U.  It’s called the ‘Escape‘ Card and focuses upon migrant worker remittances.  What’s interesting is that it has been launched by the mobile phone shop Phones4U, a completely non-bank non-carrier operation that is just a pure retailer of mobile telephony. Here’s the shortened write-up:…

Why First Direct wins

Director magazine has a fantastic case study all about First Direct this month.  First Direct is regularly voted the UK's #1 bank and many people have no idea why.  Here's why: “Consumers don't like call centres—it's an indisputable fact. The anecdotal evidence is everywhere, but more scientifically, an ICM poll found that four out of…

Cisco

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