Articles about Banking
Bitcoin usually gets slapped with a 'high risk' label, but a Swedish economist reckons it could actually have a stablising effect under some circumstances.
The JPMorgan breach is being called the worst known compromise in history. ZDNet has learned that the damage is likely much worse than previously thought. UPDATED.
Chinese customers can now use the near-field communication payment service developed by Samsung using the Korean tech giant's gadgets, reports ZDNet Korea's Jaehwan Cho.
Eftpos has replaced a network of complex bilateral links between banks and merchants with a centralised payment hub.
Bitcoin and Butterfly Labs: What smelled like a rat apparently was. David Gewirtz tells the story of why he almost bought, but didn't and how the math worked in favor of the scammers.
Under new business plans, EBay is going to spin off PayPal in 2015 -- a victory of sorts for investor Carl Icahn.
As the era of the ATM gives way to increasingly sophisticated, secure always-on digital banking, will the old guard of bricks, mortar and paper based high street banks evolve or die?
Butterfly Labs, a maker of Bitcoin mining hardware, has been forced to close its doors by the FTC due to accusations of fraud and public misrepresentation.
Cryptosense has completed a seed funding round, raising €700m to improve the security of our banks.
The crypto community has gained another supporting voice in Coin Center, an industry-backed effort for research and advocacy.
Australian bitcoin startup CoinJar is trialling what it claims is the first Eftpos card to draw funds from a user's bitcoin account, in a bid to bridge the gap between cryptocurrency and traditional payments.
Westpac New Zealand worked with Actifio to tap into data sets that would help the bank deliver a consistent customer experience across all of its channels.
Shaking up lethargic industries is what Apple claims it is best at, and now it says the banks and credit card companies deserve a good shake-up. If it succeeds, it will help more than just iDevice users.
While Apple hasn't officially given Apple Pay the nod for anywhere outside the US, the signs are good that Europe, and the UK in particular, could be next on the list.
Westpac Group has launched The Hive, an innovation hub that will bring together internal and external people from the company to collaborate and experiment on new technologies.
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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