Finance

  • NSW Gov hosts World Forum, 400 global leaders tour Sydney Innovation and Technology Precinct

    Today, and for the next 2 days, Sydney is playing host to more than 400 global business leaders and senior officials from 36 countries. The 2019 World Forum for Foreign Direct Investment is an effort, funded by the NSW Government and provides a great platform for the world to...
  • Intelligent machines and Forex Trading: Where are we now?

    One of the greatest contributions that modern society has provided to the world is the development of AI or Artificial Intelligence, which is programmable automated responses that aim to mimic the human brain. With the ongoing improvements of automated data processing and various complicated machineries, many believe that AI...
  • Square’s Australian headcount to pass 100 with new Melbourne HQ

    Payments company Square, have announced it is expanding operations in Australia. With the opening of a new, larger headquarters to support the growing team in Melbourne, it’ll be the also include the first engineering hub outside of North America, a big win for Australia. Square co-founder and CEO, Jack Dorsey,...
  • CBA now supports Samsung Pay if you have Mastercard

    Today Samsung Australia announced their mobile phone payment platform, Samsung Pay is now available to Commonwealth Bank customers. The contactless payment platform will be available to Mastercard credit and debit card holders. CBA’s Mastercard customers will now have access to Samsung Pay, allowing them to load their credit and debit cards and...
  • Melbourne-based startup SwiftHero, first to integrate Square in Australia

    Chances are you’ve heard of Square, the mobile payment processing company created by Twitter’s Co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey. The great news is that Square is now available in Australia thanks to the APIs to e-commerce and Point of Sale today being enabled for this region. The new ‘Build...
  • NAB launch APIs for developers

    National Australia Bank (NAB) claim to be the first major Australian bank to launch a developer API which allows programmatic access to data. After doing some research, it looks like Commonwealth Bank, ANZ and Westpac all have APIs available, but are restricted business solutions. So what kind of data is going...
  • Verizon steals Yahoo for just US$4.8 Billion

    Yahoo is 22 years old. Yahoo has around 10,000 employees and last year made US$4.96 billion in revenue. Yahoo is being acquired for just US$4.8 Billion (A$6.4B). On July 16, 2012, Mayer was appointed President and CEO of Yahoo! who rose through the ranks at Google engineering and was supposed to...
  • Bank with NAB ? Leave your card at home.. Android update adds NFC Tap & Pay

    Yesterday NAB updated their Android App. Usually that’s not something newsworthy, except yesterday’s update has a massive new feature. NAB customers can now use the NFC in their phone to pay for transactions, essentially replacing their physical Visa Debit card, with their phone. The process of enabling Tap &...
  • Bitcoin breaks A$1,000 mark

    If you’ve got Bitcoins, you’re rich! The virtual, non-geo specific currency Bitcoin has just broken the one thousand Australian dollars mark. If you’ve seen the light and are running off to start making your own bitcoins, I wouldn’t bother. Bitcoin was designed to currency that a finite amount were...
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