Finance

Watchdogs want rule applied globally.
Underlines widespread concern amoung EU politicians.
Draft resolution suggests unbundling search from commercial services.
RBS hit with $102m fine for IT failures 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | 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.
 
Barclays Bank to adopt vein-scanner authentication 
By Steve Slater | Sep 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
To stem the tide of bank fraud.
 
Hockey calls on Tax Office to target ‘Australia Tax’  
By Paris Cowan | Sep 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
To ensure location-based profits stay on shore.
 
Rogue trading bot suspected cause of Bitcoin slump 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Trades skyrocket over the weekend.
 
JPMorgan pulls in the FBI to investigate cyber attacks 
Aug 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
Other banks reportedly hit.
 
LendingClub files for IPO 
Aug 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
World's largest online P2P lender cashes up to disrupt.
 
Finance, retail giants set up payments working group 
By Andrew Colley | Aug 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Dominant players in Australia seek cooperation.
 
BugHerd splits into three with investment 
By Penny Wolf | Aug 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
$1m funding to develop agency play.
 
UPS reveals data breach across 51 US stores 
Aug 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
User details compromised.
 
St George, Westpac to use fingerprint login for mobile banking 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
Will utilise biometric scanner on iPhone, Galaxy smartphones.
 
Google Australia MD rules out local Wallet 
By Penny Wolf | Aug 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
MD says there are bigger problems to solve.
 
ATO releases long-awaited Bitcoin guidance 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Everyday investors escape the tax man.
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