Computerworld Australia was at the launch of the new Commonwealth Bank iPhone app. Kaching allows Commonwealth Bank members to pay anyone via their mobile device, linking payments to mobile numbers, email addresses, and Facebook accounts.
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The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has marked the 50th anniversary of its first computer — an IBM mainframe that was installed in 1966 — with a three day event that celebrated the past while looking at how CBA can leverage emerging technologies.
Optus Business and La Trobe University have unveiled a strategic alliance that includes partnering on a “market leading” cyber security degree.
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has participated in what the bank describes as a world first: A global transaction employing a ‘smart contract’ that uses a distributed ledger inspired by the design of Bitcoin’s blockchain.
Catherine Livingstone will succeed Commonwealth Bank chairperson David Turner after he retires from the CBA board at the end of the year.
The Commonwealth Bank’s mammoth core modernisation program helped it claim the title of the country’s first ‘real time’ financial institution, but there is still more to do to move some of CBA’s systems away from batch processing according to Pete Steel.