The financial Trojan's reach continues to expand, placing our banks and accounts at risk.
The financial Trojan's reach continues to expand, placing our banks and accounts at risk.
Monetary Authority of Singapore sets up a fintech lab to provide a platform on which startups, tech vendors, and financial institutions can test out new tools.
Coles, the Australian Payments Clearing Association, and the Australian Retailers Association believe granting Australian banks the right to negotiate with Apple will promote innovation, competition, and greater transparency.
Lyft was unable to secure a bid on its business. Don't worry though, it's sitting on $1.4 billion in cash.
The ACCC said it needs more time to deliberate on whether the banks may negotiate collectively with Apple, given how complex the issue is, and plans to deliver a draft decision by October
The integration will allow invoices created via Xero to be paid via PayPal directly from the invoice as soon as it's received.
Etsy and Intuit are partnering up to give Etsy sellers the option of importing sales and expense data directly into Intuit's QuickBooks Self-Employed platform.
South Australian Small Business Commissioner John Chapman believes the ACCC should consider fee negotiations when it determines whether to give some of Australia's banks authority to collectively negotiate with Apple.
For the first time, Square's lending program Square Capital is available to small businesses outside of the Square ecosystem.
Apple has hit back at some of Australia's big banks, explaining to the ACCC why it should not grant them the ability to collectively negotiate with the technology giant on accessing the NFC chip within iPhones .
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has reported the ongoing investment it makes in technology drove IT spend for FY16 to AU$1.5 billion.
In an effort to stymie terrorism funding and financial crime, AUSTRAC has established a team to look into online platforms being used for money laundering.
Bendigo and Adelaide Bank has reported capitalised software reached AU$148.8 million, while IT expenses dropped to AU$69.7 million during the 2016 financial year.
Westpac Group chief operating officer John Arthur has announced his retirement, which will see the company distribute his existing responsibilities to others on the executive board.
Suncorp Group has announced its completion of the delivery of its new core banking platform dubbed Project Ignite.
In their latest October 2013 survey released just in time for All Hallows' Eve, IT recruiting firm Modis surveyed 1000 Americans to find out what potential tech disasters are keeping them up at night.
The Singapore bank's latest branch taps technology to improve customer service, providing a more interactive and intuitive experience, say DBS execs.
Feedly, metro.am, YouTube, Planner Pro, St George Banking Application, Quora, 8Bit Beatbox, and Janetter Pro for Twitter.
ANZ goMoney, HSBC, uTorrent, uDraw, The Decision App, Note.S, The Textastic Code Editor, and ScrapNote
As Facebook prepares to launch its massive IPO, it's a good time to look at the late 90s to see what people thought were good investments.
What better way to welcome back coworkers from an extended vacation than an amusing practical joke?
Facebook's IPO filing included images. Here they are and here's what they mean.
This new collection of Android apps features everything from a friendly keyboard to a convenient payment processor to a versatile music player.
Apple, with a market capitalization of over $416 billion, its stock trading at around $445 a share, and swimming in over $90 billion in cash, needs to figure out how to spend its money. I’ve got a few suggestions.
The National Australia Bank (NAB) is looking to smarten up its branches going forwards, and last month unveiled its very first concept store in Melbourne. ZDNet Australia went to take a look behind the scenes at the branch's mix of smart self-service technology and open-plan design.
The Commonwealth Bank has made a to-do list as long as its proverbial arm for the future of its NFC-enabled, pay-anyone app Kaching!, which includes support for virtual currency, like Facebook Credits, coupons, deals and an eventual partnership with Google for its Wallet product. Take a look inside the first iteration of Kaching! and our chat with CommBank chief marketing officer, Andy Lark.
It's taken 18 months from go to woe, but the Commonwealth Bank has begun moving over 300 staff per week into its lavish new tech-filled offices on the Sydney Harbour foreshore. ZDNet Australia was invited to tour the offices with the bank's chief information officer, Michael Harte.
IT, software and computer companies are certainly not without their share of poor executive decisions and mismanagement. While dozens of notable examples could have made our list, these were by far the top top 10 worst in the history of the technology industry, causing many billions of dollars of lost revenue or resulted in the downfall of entire companies.
SAP and Google are expanding their partnership to take large data sets and integrate them into Google Maps, Earth, Docs and other products.
One of the things I loved about my Palm Pre Plus was the Touchstone inductive charger. Energizer has a Qi-enabled charging pad that works in partnership with a special back available on the Samsung Droid Charge. There are also charging solutions for various iPhone and BlackBerry models.
In March, 70 percent of British tech bosses supported remaining in the EU. Here's why.
Apple co-founder and longtime friend Steve Wozniak talks about his "unbelievably fortunate partnership" with Steve Jobs. Wozniak also reveals what Jobs said to him in recent months about his illness. He spoke with Erica Hill, co-anchor of CBS News' "The Early Show."
What store has the new iPad in stock? Who has the best deal on platform beds? Where can I buy Lady Gaga's sunglasses? In the future, technology will put the answer to these questions at your fingertips. ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das explores the ultimate personal shoppers of tomorrow.
At a Churchill Club event in Mountain View, Calif., author and venture capitalist Guy Kawasaki shares some tips from his new book, "Enchantment," on how to get users excited about a product. His three pillars of enchantment for business include: likability, trustworthiness, and a great cause. He says that right now marketers are focused on engagement, and he wants to change the conversation to enchantment.
At the Cloud Connect conference in Santa Clara, Vijay Bhagavath, technology equity researcher for Deutsche Bank, estimates upcoming trends in IT spending. He adds that investment in ‘private clouds’ could be a 20 billion dollar opportunity by 2012.
The kids are back at school, conventions are back on the calendar, and tech companies are laying the groundwork for the holidays. ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das and senior editor Sam Diaz preview September's anticipated holiday offerings and trade show announcements.
At the OpenSource World event in San Francisco, Lew Tucker, vice president and CTO of cloud computing at Sun Microsystems, explained that many developing countries are skipping over acquiring their own servers and going right to the cloud. Because of the cost effectiveness, the move may spur their economies and create jobs. This could also hold true for the U.S. government, currently creating its own cloud as well.
At the Intersolar Conference at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Vishal Shah, solar equities research analyst at Barclays Capital, predicted that the U.S. market will remain a strong force for solar stocks as commercial projects continue to grow. In addition, he says, many other countries--China, India, and Japan, among others--have added government incentives to their solar strategy.
At the Revenue Bootcamp Conference in Mountain View, Calif., Chris Anderson, author of "Free: The Future of a Radical Price," discusses how different companies use the free-to-premium, or freemium model to not only make money, but often keep customers at a higher rate than fully paid services. There are many economies--ones of status, time, information and more--and the trick is to get people to trade their money for one of them.
How do you get your customers to pay for what they already get for free? Panelists at the Revenue Bootcamp Conference stress listening to your users, doing lots of testing, and not being afraid to make mistakes in the beginning. Panelists include Will Harvey, co-founder and chairman of IMVU; Scott Hintz, co-founder of TripIt; and Alice Lankester, former vice president of marketing at Photobucket. Moderator: Joyce Chung of Garage Technology Ventures.
At the Revenue Bootcamp Conference in Mountain View, Calif., panelists discussed the best ways to drive traffic to your site. Dion Lim, COO of SimplyHired.com, stresses his company's success with partnerships--if you make people money, he says, they'll be your friends for life. Neil Patel, a Quick Sprout Blogger, says to develop relationships with bloggers to generate buzz, and Anita Cohen-Williams, founder of MySearchGuru, claims that organic SEO is not dead--rather, it's still very important. The panel was moderated by Charlene Li, founder of The Altimeter Group.
At the Greentech Media and Groom Energy, Enterprise Carbon Accounting Summit in Burlingame, Calif., venture capitalists discuss the outlook of investing in smart grids, carbon management, and energy-monitoring tools. At debate is how to invest capital in an efficient way.
Amidst financial turmoil, businesses are forking over enormous sums of money to secure airtime during Super Bowl Sunday. ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das talks to senior editor Sam Diaz about the expected lineup (of commercials, not football players). Diaz covers which companies are in, out, and new on the scene.