Microsoft to accept Bitcoin payments 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wants to be at forefront of growing digital currency trend.
 
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.
 
Obama signs Executive Order on payment security 
 
Apple Pay to land with iOS 8.1 next week 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Formal arrival with first big update to new mobile OS.
 
Cuscal to acquire Strategic Payments Services 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Aims for ten percent of local market.
 
eBay to split out PayPal into a separate business 
Sep 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Executives change their minds on separation.
 
Ingogo IPO on track with $9.1m funding injection 
By Andrew Colley | Sep 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Plans to go public before end of 2015.
 
PayPal takes second cautious step towards Bitcoin 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Not yet ready for full support.
 
iPhone 6 vulnerable to TouchID fingerprint hack 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
But researcher not worried about attacks.
 
Ezidebit acquired for $305 million 
By Penny Wolf | Sep 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Updated: Payments giant buys foothold in APAC market.
 
Review recommends abolition of 457 labour market testing 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Skilled migration hokey-pokey continues.
 
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?
 
Former finance CIOs find favour in start-up land 
By Brett Winterford | Sep 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Anne Weatherston, David Gee join new ventures.
 
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.
 
Finance, retail giants set up payments working group 
By Andrew Colley | Aug 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Dominant players in Australia seek cooperation.
 
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.
 
Forensics experts mull a future without signatures 
By Andrew Colley | Jul 31, 2014 | Comment Now 
Look to new means of proving fraud in a digital, mobile world.
 
NAB backs payments startup Stripe 
By Brett Winterford | Jul 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
Online payments provider launches in Australia.
 
ME Bank suffers post-upgrade processing glitch 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
One system issue follows another.
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