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Everyone from Apple to Samsung may be clamouring for a slice of the mobile payments market, but being a tech giant isn't always a guarantee of success - as Google's recent experience in Africa shows.
The Indian IT services provider has opened a new 1000-seat center in Singapore to provide various services including application development to global banks operating in the Asia-Pacific region.
Nearly nine months since signing a strategic agreement with Australia Post, Westpac customers will now have the choice to access their statements online through MyPost Digital Mailbox.
In a joint investigation between NSW Police and the FBI, a former CBA IT executive has been charged with allegedly receiving more than $1.5 million in suspected corrupt payments.
Authorities are confident that hackers who broke into the systems of JPMorgan will wind up in court within months.
In the next evolution phase of the CommBank app, it is expanding Tap & Go payments to all Android phones using Host Card Emulation technology.
After admitting to a security breach, the luxury hotel chain has managed to remove malware discovered on systems related to customer financial data.
After being acquired by Google, mobile payments firm Softcard is closing down.
Following recommendations made by the financial system inquiry report, the Stone and Chalk fintech hub has been established as an effort between the public and private sectors to ensure that Australia's financial systems keep pace with emerging technology.
Optus is exploring the use of its Cash By Optus mobile NFC payments application in wearables including smartwatches.
With the general release of CoinJar's Swipe card, customers will be able to use bitcoin to pay for everyday transactions through an Eftpos terminal.
Bank of Queensland is looking for a new customer relationship management system after its pilot system did not meet the bank's operational and regulatory requirements.
ANZ has confirmed that there will be no IT-related roles included in its latest round of job cuts, which is expected to see up to 140 back office job positions made redundant.
RBS and NatWest customers that own the latest iPhone models can start logging in with their fingerprints.
Dawie Olivier will join Westpac New Zealand in mid April to take over the permanent position of chief information officer from Jason Millett, who has been acting in the role since March 2014.
Google announces Google Wallet - a service that will turn your cell phone into a credit card.
The Commonwealth Bank yesterday opened its new flagship branch in the heart of Brisbane. Drenched with smart systems and Apple iDevices, the branch represents a significant investment in the Commonwealth Bank's new digital strategy.
With the IE9 Release Candidate, Microsoft has taken the wraps off a powerful new privacy-protection tool. Using the Tracking Protection feature, any IE9 user can install a list of sites and substrings that it wants to block. The effect is to block third-party tracking cookies, web beacons, analytics scripts, and even ads.
General Imaging brought a large new line of compact digital cameras and camcorders to CES 2011, ranging from rugged and waterproof to 16-megapixel shooters capable of recording full HD video.
At CES 2011, Verizon CEO Ivan Seidenberg showcased his company's 4G LTE technology, touting partnerships with Time Warner, Motorola and Google.
At CES 2011, Nvidia debuts the LG Optimus 2X "super phone," which has a Tegra 2 processor inside. Also, the company unveils its partnership with ARM to make CPUs.
New special paper doesn't go through a printer correctly. Sound familiar? It just happened to U.S. government presses printing 1.1 billion $100 bills.
Fujitsu, in partnership with BankWest has opened its latest datacentre in Perth which the provider is calling Australia's greenest and most advanced datacentre facility.
Proof of concept: Ever wanted to rob a bank and give yourself an alibi? Want to bunk off work and prove you're going to the doctors? Now you can.
Apple has added another retail location in Paris in a beautifully restored building smack dab next to the French capital's Théâtre National de l'Opéra. Formerly a bank, Apple has done an incredible job of keeping the original aesthetic details including wrought-iron railings, spiral staircases and marble floors - all under a massive shining skylight. Here's a look.
From the opening keynote at Google I/O highlights include HTML5, browser computing, app engine, partnerships, and more.
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has said it will release a new augmented reality iPhone app for home buyers and sellers, combining house listings with satellite images and relevant pre-purchase information.
ANZ is currently trialling ePOS, an app that will allow merchant customers to take payments from their iPhones.
The HD2 is highest speced Windows Mobile device ever and is very popular in Europe. HTC brought the device to the USA with T-Mobile with a subsidized price of only $200. A big improvement over other WM devices is the amazing content partnerships with Barnes & Noble, BlockBuster, and Slacker. You won't be looking all over for content on this 1 GHz Snapdragon device with its 16GB microSD card. You can even enjoy Guitar Hero on the device.
Intel launched its latest server chips designed for next generation data centers and is pitching a five month return on investment for customers using single core servers.
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.
They're a modern-day must. Anyone who's ever forgotten their credit card at home or worse, lost it, knows exactly how crucial that piece of plastic truly is. With rampant fraud and ID theft though, most cardholders are equally aware of the risks. But what if the account number on your card disappeared when not in use? ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das explores payment innovations from Dynamics, Square and Bling Nation.
Commonwealth Bank of Australia's (CBA) executive general manager of core banking Dave Curran said that the bank didn't issue a request for proposal (RFP) when it looked for vendors for its core banking modernisation because it didn't want another version of what it already had.
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.
Oracle President Charles Phillips unveils the company's new systems strategy in front of analysts at its headquarters in Redwood Shores, Calif. Phillips says the company is looking to model itself after the 1960s IBM by working on building complete, integrated platforms, but developed with open system components.
Equator Coffees, a specialty coffee wholesaler, is going green throughout its business operations. The co-founders, Helen Russell and Brooke McDonnell are using sustainable farming practices to grow their coffee cherries by partnering with local farmers in developing countries. On their site, they also have a smart coffee roaster that burns 80 percent less natural gas than a traditional coffee roaster and a food composter that turns excess coffee waste into fertilizer.
From the Google IPO, to the rise of social networking, it's been an important decade for tech innovation, CBSNews.com Executive Editor Charles Cooper talks to ZDNet Editor in Chief Larry Dignan about the five most important tech events of the decade and what they mean for the technology industry going forward.
Tired of carrying checks in your wallet because you can't find the time to cash them? Texas-based USAA bank has developed a mobile application that allows customers to make deposits using an iPhone. ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das explains how mobile banking could put an end to those time-consuming bank branch visits.
At the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, GE Chief Executive Jeff Immelt introduces a handheld ultrasound gadget called Vscan. Immelt believes that the new device will be make it easier for clinicians to monitor the human body in a variety of settings, including countries where medical professionals cannot afford larger imaging systems. Immelt also reveals new electronic medical-records software on which the company is working.
At a Churchhill Club event, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison talks to former Sun Microsystems President Ed Zander about Oracle's recent acquisition of Sun Microsystems. He says he’d like to pattern the new Oracle after T.J. Watson Jr.'s IBM, combining both hardware and software systems.
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