Finance

Regulatory hurdles end cloud pilot.
Ten-year infrastructure deal inked.
Buys Softcard tech.
Finance industry watchdog wants new CIO 
By Paris Cowan | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
APRA kicks off recruitment drive.
 
Westpac NZ hires new CIO 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
South African banking exec takes top tech job.
 
Apple makes history as market value closes above $899bn 
Feb 11, 2015 | Comment Now 
Announces big solar power deal.
 
SEC probes suspicious BlackBerry stock trading  
Feb 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
Spike on day of Samsung takeover report.
 
Symantec ordered to pay for patent infringement 
Feb 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
Hit with $21.8 million in damages.
 
Google, Apple defend Aussie tax contribution 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 5, 2015 | Comment Now 
Hit back at focus on tech companies.
 
Village Roadshow boosts donations amidst copyright crackdown 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 2, 2015 | Comment Now 
AEC lists contributions to political parties.
 
Westpac promotes CIO 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 2, 2015 | Comment Now 
Elevates technology to answer into CEO.
 
Service NSW to build whole-of-govt payments platform 
By Paris Cowan | Jan 22, 2015 | Comment Now 
Continues to consolidate state's back-office tech.
 
ATO investigates 25 tech giants in tax hunt 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 21, 2015 | Comment Now 
Prepared to take tax evaders to court.
 
Bitcoin value continues to decline 
By Juha Saarinen | Jan 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
No recovery after million dollar raid on Bitstamp.
 
ATO rules Bitcoin transactions liable for GST 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Still does not count as real money.
 
Google faces fine for web privacy violations 
Dec 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
$22 million penalty could be imposed by Dutch watchdog.
 
Govt extends software depreciation to reap $420m 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Accounting changes to help budget bottom line.
 
Microsoft to accept Bitcoin payments 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
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.
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