Telcos to go ahead with delayed Tasman Sea cable 
By Juha Saarinen | 1 day 9 hours ago | Comment Now 
Telstra scales back investment in TGA.
 
Netflix announces Australian launch 
By Brett Winterford | Nov 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Updated: Will the telcos play ball?
 
Optus offers NFC payments on Android phones 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
First telco to dive into mobile payments.
 
Visa defends security of contactless cards  
By Juha Saarinen | Nov 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Claims they are safe against rogue foreign transactions.
 
MasterCard, RBC test payment authentication by heartbeat 
Nov 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wristband identifies cardiac rhythm for payment approval.
 
US retailers shun Apple Pay, eye rival payments system 
Oct 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
Stop supporting Apple Pay in favour of CurrenC.
 
Microsoft confirms Australian Azure launch 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
Available from next week.
 
MasterCard adds fingerprint scanner to credit cards 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Biometric security to replace PIN.
 
Unravelling Apple’s mobile Pay play 
By Brett Winterford | Sep 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Blog post] Why is the time right for NFC, but not iBeacon?
 
Apple unveils the Watch and larger iPhones  
New devices primed for NFC-enabled mobile payments service.
 
Australia and NZ team up to build maritime satellite network 
 
Will the new iPhone break the hearts of bankers? 
By Brett Winterford | Sep 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Blog post] Could spell the death of tags and sleeves.
 
Google tests drone delivery in country Queensland 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Secret response to Amazon's Prime Air.
 
Aussie travellers delayed by US visa systems outage 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Global US consulates still struggling after Oracle patch goes wrong.
 
Optus upgrades mobile chat support 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Delivered from Australia and India.
 
Could fingerprint scans replace Queensland’s Go Card? 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Smart card program expands to bike hire, taxis.
 
Coles launches a mobile wallet 
Jul 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Requires PayPass sticker; Coles credit card; Android or iOS app.
 
Vocus confirms $107m FX Networks acquisition 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Hopes to win wholesale FTTP business in NZ.
 
NZ govt takes anchor tenancy on Hawaiki cable 
 
Germany ends Verizon contract over NSA concerns 
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