Finance

$22 million penalty could be imposed by Dutch watchdog.
Accounting changes to help budget bottom line.
Wants to be at forefront of growing digital currency trend.
CommBank’s head of IT operations steps down 
 
OAIC Canberra office down to two staff 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
McMillan details budget limbo.
 
Joe Hockey is eyeing off a 'Google tax' for Australia 
By Antony Ting | Dec 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Opinion] But will it work?
 
Inside BOQ’s new approach to end-user computing 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
New head office provides fertile ground for change.
 
Feds push ahead on crowd funding regime 
By Andrew Colley | Dec 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Calls for comment on potential CSEF scheme.
 
Australia’s fintech landscape goes under the microscope 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
FSI panel recommends national digital identity, innovation committee.
 
UK chases tech multinationals with new diverted profits tax 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Bid to crack down on elaborate avoidance schemes.
 
Australian law enforcement tracking Bitcoin use on black market 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Crime Commission details Project Longstrike.
 
EU wants Google to expand 'right to be forgotten' 
Nov 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Watchdogs want rule applied globally.
 
Google split put to European vote this week 
Nov 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Underlines widespread concern amoung EU politicians.
 
European Parliament proposes Google split 
Nov 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Draft resolution suggests unbundling search from commercial services.
 
RBS hit with $102m fine for IT failures 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
Systems crash lands bank in regulatory hot water.
 
WhatsApp rolls out end-to-end encryption 
By Ashley Carman | Nov 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Offers extra-strength security.
 
Why the Govt's $80k procurement threshold should be scrapped 
By John Hilvert | Nov 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Opinion] Exemptions make a mockery of the rule.
 
A banker meets a bitcoiner 
By David Gee | Nov 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Former CIO David Gee meets Bitcoin guru Jason Williams.
 
ANZ names new CIO 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 6, 2014 | Comment Now 
American Citibank exec joins as head of IT.
 
Raytheon acquires IT security firm for $490m 
Nov 6, 2014 | Comment Now 
Expands capabilities in analysis of complex, rich media intelligence data.
 
Amex replaces credit card numbers with digital tokens 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Aims to circumvent fraudsters.
 
ANZ equips ATMs with 'tap and pin' technology 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Makes long-trialled mobile wallet publicly available.
 
MasterCard, RBC test payment authentication by heartbeat 
Nov 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wristband identifies cardiac rhythm for payment approval.
 
Original Apple to go under the hammer 
Nov 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Computer sold by Jobs from family garage.
 
Inside Barclays and CommBank's open source collaboration 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Using people power to drive down the costs of big data analytics.
 
Apple Pay rival hacked, emails stolen 
By Teri Robinson | Oct 31, 2014 | Comment Now 
CurrentC pilot users' emails accessed.
 
SAP sales down on path to cloud 
Oct 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
Cloud services create a challenge for the balance sheet.
 
IBM offloads chip unit 
Oct 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
Reports revenue drop of four percent.
 
MasterCard adds fingerprint scanner to credit cards 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Biometric security to replace PIN.
 
Photos: A tour of CommBank's new innovation lab 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Oculus Rift, Kinect and more.
 
Veteran AMP CIO steps down 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
New tech chief named as replacement.
 
Ireland set to close 'Double Irish' tax loophole  
Oct 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Phase out anticipated to help Apple, Google and others adjust.
 
Cuscal to acquire Strategic Payments Services 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Aims for ten percent of local market.
 
NAB to write off $106m from UBank software 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Focus on NextGen forces impairment charge.
 
BOQ signs with HP for five more years 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Long-running partner wins back IT services business.
 
Twitter sues US Justice for right to disclose surveillance requests 
Oct 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Cites violation of First Amendment rights.
 
HP to split into two public companies 
Oct 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Separates PCs and printers from corporate services, will restructure 5000 jobs.
 
Senate to launch Bitcoin inquiry 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Economics committee to scrutinise taxation stance.
 
Ireland's Apple tax treatment may breach EU laws 
By Tom Bergin, Julia Fioretti | Oct 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Competition watchdog puts partnership on notice.
 
SingTel Optus under spotlight over company tax 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Software, telco companies among strongest contributors to tax base.
 
ATO's Bitcoin ruling is 'out of step with reality' 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Not-for-profit tax advisory claims Tax Office's 'fingers are in its ears'.
 
Adobe to shut down Chinese R&D 
Sep 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Watchers blame increasingly hostile business environment.
 
European banks put cyber crime under the lens 
Sep 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pin hopes on improved cooperation with law enforcement.
 
PayPal takes second cautious step towards Bitcoin 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Not yet ready for full support.
 
Competition review joins chorus against 'Australia tax' 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
Backs circumvention techniques.
 
Ezidebit acquired for $305 million 
By Penny Wolf | Sep 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Updated: Payments giant buys foothold in APAC market.
 
Tech giants' tax structures threatened by new rules 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
OECD releases international taxation draft.
 
Photos: Westpac launches Sydney innovation hub 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Australia's oldest bank turns Kogarah into its invention epicentre.
 
Google commences ‘right to be forgotten’ Euro tour 
Sep 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Google-appointed panel to debate privacy rights.
 
EU Google antitrust case goes another round 
Sep 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Competition regulator seeks further concessions.
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