Things worth reading: 15th April 2014

Things we’re reading today include … Oz bank in comedy Heartbleed blog FAIL Heartbleed hackers hit Mumsnet Citi posts higher income as troubled assets perform better Citigroup still has a way to go in cost-cutting program Mexico bank regulator, Citigroup…

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What would a disruptive bank look like?

A while back, I got into a to-and-fro on Twitter with Marc Andreessen and Chris Dixon about banking, which garnered a fair amount of interest and commentary1234, after Marc declared that he is “dying to fund a disruptive bank“. So…

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Things worth reading: 14th April 2014

Things we’re reading today include .. Facebook targets financial services Myners says he backs Co-op values ECB signals further monetary stimulus Citi makes further cuts to trading arm UK watchdog targets bankers with big rise in penalties Tensions over money…

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5 Tips to Effectively Manage Innovation

One of the most abused words for the past few years is innovation. Ever since the likes of Apple or Netflix revolutionized their respective industries, you hear entrepreneurs telling themselves and others they also want to “innovate” and hopefully grow as large as these global brands. A good friend of mine recently borrowed Dan Ariely’s […]

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The Age of the Password is over

I saw a great but scary presentation this week from Kamran Meer, Chief IT Security Officer at Bank Alfalah, the sixth largest bank in Pakistan. Kamran began by asking the audience if they knew about the Stuxnet attack. Amazingly, 70%…

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Things worth reading: 11th April 2014

Things we’re reading today include: ‘Heartbleed’ computer bug threat spreads to firewalls and beyond Treasury could cut RBS stake following dividend deal Citigroup CEO faces grilling over failed plan, missed target DoJ probes Citigroup unit over suspicious transactions: WSJ How…

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