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Time Inc has signed a deal with Coinbase to begin accepting bitcoin as a form of payment from customers looking to subscribe to its titles.
Bitcoin and other digital currencies are not financial products, meaning that a licence is not required to operate a digital currency trading platform, according to the Australian corporations regulator ASIC.
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Following the report that a woman was allegedly raped by an Uber driver in New Delhi, Uber has decided to suspend operations until it completes a review of its service.
Microsoft has added bitcoin as a payment option for US-based Microsoft account purchases of Xbox games and mobile content, along with other products and services in its Windows Store.
The e-commerce giant is considering axing thousands of jobs in order to slim down after spinning off its PayPal unit.
Just as Uber thought it had solved one thorny problem in India vis a vis a solution to a payments conundrum, another much graver one now confronts the company. And this time, it has invoked the wrath of a force much greater than India's Reserve Bank: Indian consumers.
The Australian Payments Clearing Association has blamed the increase in online shopping for the rise in the total rate of fraud on Australian cards and cheques.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday proved that mobile is a big part of the e-commerce equation. The problem is that conversion rates stink on mobile. What role does design play?
The "click" is mortally wounded as an effective measure of engagement in the digital economy...
Beyond online customer service and e-commerce, the package deal further lines up Zendesk for more connected devices and endpoints, or more simply, the internet of things movement.
Twitter's reputed 'fail whale' killer Christopher Fry has joined the board of advisors of Australian e-commerce startup Bigcommerce in a bid to help the company scale up its operation following its AU$58 million fundraising effort in November.
Australian taxation body The Tax Institute is calling on the government to establish a voluntary bitcoin register to de-anonymise ownership of the digital currency in Australia.
Admittedly, a new pricing scheme for a particular Amazon Web Services function isn't quite as flashy as Cyber Monday, but it's still a potential game changer.
Rolling out amid what is still the busiest shopping season of the year, Google is expanding its cloud once again with two significant e-commerce developments.
Ten attacks on corporations and individuals by hackers and governments, and all of them could have been prevented if people had followed best practices.
Future sanctions may make it difficult for Western software companies to do business in Mother Russia. But the country has a vast domestic software, services and internet industry of its own. These are some of the powerhouses.
Bitcoins, QR codes, smartphones, tablets, and beer. For some, there is no better way to spend a Sunday afternoon at the pub.
Hot new tech devices can mean more convenience to the user as well as more data for the marketer or someone that you don't want to have it.
JB Hi-Fi recently announced plans to open a cloud music store, and now a new video has landed teasing the Australian-listening public longing for a local cloud music platform. Take a look at our sneak peek of the design and pricing.
Electronics retailer JB Hi-Fi today opened its latest concept store in the new Westfield complex in Sydney CBD and company CEO Terry Smart spoke to ZDNet Australia about how the store came to be.
Delegates gathered in the convention centre of the RACV Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast last week for the 2010 Australian CIO Summit.
The Australian Online Retailer Expo 2010 got underway yesterday at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre. The exhibition runs to the end of the week and brings e-retailers, merchants, web developers and manufacturers together to showcase the booming Australian e-commerce offerings.
Apple took the wraps off its first Australian store today. Here is a sneak peek of what is inside the big glass walls.
Woolworths is rolling out technology that lets shoppers scan and pay for their own groceries — but the checkout girl isn't an endangered species just yet.
The new interactive Telstra "flagship" store will be open from 2 November. Dubbed T.Life, the store is located at 400 George Street, on the corner of George and King on the group floor of the Telstra building.
eBay has launched an easy-to-customize widget for embedding direct access to eBay search results, a single auction item, or multiple auction items right onto a Web site or blog. Here is a look at the step by step customization process.
Under the direction of its senior director of disruptive innovation Max Mancini, eBay is explorer richer and more engaging user interfaces to its auction service. In this short screen gallery, we get a few peaks at San Dimas: an eBay user interface built on Adobe's new forthcoming Apollo platform.
Chip embedded on a credit card provides one-time passwords for security when online shopping and other uses.
Buyers and sellers flock to the online giant, searching for items once only found by scouring antique shows and swap meets.
At the RSA 2011 conference here in San Francisco, technology futurist Paul Saffo talks to eBay's chief security information officer about how the company's intent on building an eBay version in the cloud to handle its growth. The private cloud will have the ability to run in its own data center or with a third-party data center.
Billionaire retailer Gerry Harvey yesterday said that the debate about foreign retailers not being forced to collect GST on some Australian purchases had been misconstrued as a battle between the internet and companies like his own Harvey Norman empire.
Need to update your business wardrobe, but don't have the time to scrutinize yourself in the fitting room mirror? Researchers at PARC are working on putting an end to dressing room indecision. ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das meets up with the brains behind the "responsive mirror" and tries the technology on for size.
At Apple’s WWDC 2008 in San Francisco, Ken Sun of eBay shows off Auctions on the iPhone. The new app has a basic front door with options to track auctions you've bid on, and see whether you've been outbid. You can also pick up photos from the auction listings and blow them up to full screen. eBay is making this app available for free.
Brent Cromley, director of development at e-tailer Zappos.com, speaks with CNET News.com's Dan Farber about building a reliable inventory management for a supply chain of more than 4 million products. He also discusses building a Web 2.0 style community for their loyal shoe shoppers and the company's move into cookware and electronics.
Tim Toews, CIO at Office Depot talks about implementing a robust set of supply chains systems that will ensure the company has the right product, at the right place, at the right time.
In a CIO Vision Series interview, Steve Bozzo, CIO of 1-800 Flowers talks about the e-tailer's blooming flower business, and what it takes to run the company's daily IT operations, across a network of more than 9,000 florists. Bozzo speaks with ZDNet Editor-in-Chief, Dan Farber and shares his views on managing the business of flowers with an arrangement of innovative technologies including Web 2.0, 1-click, and wireless shopping.
At the eBay Developers Conference, Max Mancini, eBay's senior director of platform and disruptive innovation, talks about the growth of the company's Web services. He also discusses the important relationship between eBay and its developers, and the experience of accessing eBay "anywhere."
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