Westpac NZ hires new CIO 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
South African banking exec takes top tech job.
 
Shrinking IPv4 address pools hinder internet growth 
By Juha Saarinen | Jan 27, 2015 | Comment Now 
Cost of old-style addresses expected to rise in 2015.
 
Virgin, Qualcomm to fund satellite internet network 
Jan 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
To offer high-speed access across the globe.
 
Telstra power outage downs BigPond services 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 14, 2015 | Comment Now 
[Updated] Internet down for four hours.
 
Obama to announce new cybersecurity plans 
Jan 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
Identity theft, privacy protection and broadband on the agenda.
 
CommBank’s head of IT operations steps down 
 
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.
 
Google split put to European vote this week 
Nov 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Underlines widespread concern amoung EU politicians.
 
Google flying more, longer-lasting Project Loon balloons 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Clocks faster deployment speeds in high-altitude internet initiative.
 
RBS hit with $102m fine for IT failures 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
Systems crash lands bank in regulatory hot water.
 
Google, Telstra trial balloon internet in Queensland 
 
Debunking the innovation myth 
By Brett Winterford | Nov 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Banks don’t need chief innovation, data or digital officers, says Westpac’s Dave Curran. They’ve just got to get on with the job.
 
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.
 
Westpac merges seven legacy wealth systems 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Celebrates completion of retail online banking migrations.
 
US govt sues AT&T over phone data throttling 
Oct 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Telco argues it has been transparent with customers.
 
Telstra launches new health division 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
Offers remote and rural patients access to GPs.
 
NAB to write off $106m from UBank software 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Focus on NextGen forces impairment charge.
 
Banking credentials stealing malware hits Aussie users 
By Adam Greenberg | Oct 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Russian crims target mainly US systems.
 
Belkin server outage takes routers offline 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Aussies affected when hardcoded heartbeat stops.
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