IBM Blockchain-based Batavia is expected to support international trade finance transactions.
IBM Blockchain-based Batavia is expected to support international trade finance transactions.
With the addition of retail banking capabilities, Salesforce is creating a product that's more focused on a bank's customer-facing staff.
Gone are the days of trust and security being a competitive advantage in Australia's financial services sector, the bank's chief risk officer has said.
Country is assessing other jurisdictions to decide whether to regulate e-payment surcharges to encourage cashless adoption, but says it currently wants to focus on pushing low-cost options to spur market competition.
The Fitbit smartwatch has become the latest addition to ANZ's payments stable.
While competitors like Microsoft already offer blockchain as a service, Oracle will argue at OpenWorld that it's uniquely able to help customers seamlessly integrate the technology with existing applications.
This is a low-risk way of extending Sage 50 Accounts into the cloud using Office 365 as a platform, with additional benefits of its own.
South Korean financial authorities have banned initial coin offering (ICO) and credit exposures that use digital currencies.
Cybersecurity proponents are pointing to humans as the key to strengthening overall cybersecurity posture, touting the analysis of behavioural patterns as a way to identify abnormal and malicious intent.
The former head of ServiceMesh has been charged with bribing executives at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia in order to win a $98 million incentive bonus.
The bank is taking the more responsible path and getting its ducks in line before investing further in blockchain-based technology.
Just 18 percent of consumers in China are uneasy about devices that place orders on their behalf without prior consent, compared to 39 percent of Australians and 55 percent in Singapore who want to first approve the purchase.
The bank wants the country's financial institutions to 'collaborate' with telcos and the government to form a unified authentication solution.
Kakao Pay customers can use their given QR codes to wire transfer using QR readers in offline settings.
The open banking platform will give third-parties API access, providing the customer consents.
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has parked its Apple Pay push and turned to Garmin instead.
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.
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.
Capital One CIO Rob Alexander explains how technology, from smart phones to machine learning, is changing customer expectations and business capabilities in the financial services sector.
Don't be tricked into handing over your online banking credentials to cybercriminals.
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.