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Australian bitcoin startup CoinJar hopes to tap into the United Kingdom's 'progressive' digital currency sector after shifting its corporate headquarters to London's Docklands region.
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has appointed its former CIO of the retail banking and business banking division, Adam Bennett, as the new group executive of business and private banking.
Westpac Group has hired a former SAP exec and has promoted an existing Westpac employee to join the ranks of its technology team.
ME Bank's newly appointed CIO Mark Gay will be responsible for completing the bank's AU$70 million technology transformation program that started four years ago.
Prolonged IT problems that affected millions of customers of NatWest, Ulster Bank, and RBS have landed the bank with a massive penalty.
And you thought the Apple SIM was disruptive...
A subsidiary of France's second biggest banking group has introduced a novel money transfer service tied to Twitter.
China is a vital growth area for Apple and the new payment system is likely to boost sales.
Researchers say a new demonstration shows that network operators can implement SDN to replace expensive proprietary routers.
The cross-compatibility is only part of Softcard's overall plan to be supported on over 100 devices by the end of the year.
Seven months after ANZ CIO Anne Weatherston called it quits, the banking giant has found a replacement.
250 pilot users have made their first payments with Semble's digital wallet, backed by two of the big four New Zealand banks.
ANZ Bank is planning to roll out what it calls a 'world first' EMV secure 'tap and PIN' ATM next year, along with a new ANZ FastPay card reader, and a mobile wallet platform.
Apple is planning an investor call ahead of a potential bond sale -- which may be the first sold in euros.
Westpac's new mobile and online platform Westpac Live has been rolled out to more than 2.7 million customers, with the bank employing new digital platforms to back its ongoing customer-centric strategy.
Radio tags could soon help the trains run on time and let your bank know what you're doing with your money.
ZDNet Senior Editor Sam Diaz talks about the rumors circulating that Apple is in negotiations with U.S. wireless providers other than the exclusive carrier of its iPhone, AT&T. Diaz says Apple can't ignore the money that could potentially come from Verizon Wireless' pool of roughly 86 million customers.
Senior Editor Sam Diaz shares his thoughts on Oracle's recent $7.4 billion purchase of Sun Microsystems. He says Oracle is positioning itself to come in as a one-stop player, complete with business hardware and business software. The deal could also help spur other tech mergers to keep pace with the likes of Oracle.
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.
At the AlwaysOn Venture Summit in Half Moon Bay, Calif., Peter Bell, co-founder of Renewable Fuel Products, explains that his company's reactors are small and mobile enough to be loaded onto the back of a truck and taken wherever the waste oil is being created. They process an end product that can be used wherever people use diesel, with no special modifications. Through money from carbon credits, he says that developing countries will soon be able to gain access to this reactor as well.
Scott Elrod, VP of the hardware systems lab at PARC, explains how the company applied its history of laser printing technology to the bio-medical field and came up with the fastest method for scanning slides for cancer cells available today.
From one-time-use syringes to fire logs made from an invasive African plant, the 2008 Tech Awards honored five innovators with $50,000 for creating technology solutions for problems in developing countries. CNET's Kara Tsuboi learns more about these seemingly simple solutions that have potential to make a big impact.
ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das talks to senior editor Sam Diaz about the effects of the economy on the tech sector as the holidays approach and how companies are coping. Diaz also shares the silver lining of the financial crisis for consumers.
At a VentureBeat conference on managing through the economic downturn, a panel of venture capitalists painted a gloomy picture for the economy overall. But they're still making investments, they said. Rafe Needleman covered the event and got reactions from experienced and new entrepreneurs.
At the Dreamforce conference in San Francisco, Larry Brilliant, executive director of Google.org, declares that Google ripped off Salesforce's 1/1/1 model--and the company is proud of it. The model calls for a company to give 1 percent of its time, 1 percent of its equity, and 1 percent of its product to charity. Brilliant also notes that Google focuses on areas where its area of expertise--technology--can do the most good, and explains why nonprofits ask to use Google Earth more often than asking for money.
Michael Dreyer, CIO of Visa talks to ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das about developing transaction technologies for its financial payment network including new wallet-less and contact-less payment solutions. Dreyer also discusses what it takes to process and handle more than 300 million transactions on a daily basis, and the company's response to the recent credit crisis rippling through the global economy.
ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das talks to Editor in Chief Larry Dignan and senior editor Sam Diaz about whether recent product announcements will have a positive impact on Apple sales. Dignan and Diaz also discuss the hiccups with the iPhone 3G launch, the new Nano, and whether Apple will refresh its MacBook line for MacWorld.
ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das talks to Editor in Chief Larry Dignan and Senior Editor Sam Diaz about the financial health of Internet heavyweights, Google, Yahoo and Amazon. Dignan and Diaz share their views on Google's search business, Yahoo's prospects after Microsoft, and whether the current energy crisis is helping Amazon's online sales.
ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das talks to editor in chief Larry Dignan and senior editor Sam Diaz about the financial health of enterprise giants Microsoft, Intel, and SAP. Dignan and Diaz share their views on the success of Microsoft's new ad campaign, Intel chip sales for the new Netbook, and whether SAP will have a positive earnings report similar to its rival Oracle.
At a Churchill Club event in Santa Clara, Calif., Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer talks to Ann Winblad, a partner at Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, about the current financial crisis. Ballmer says the tech industry is weathering the economic storm, but is not immune to it.
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