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  • How blockchain technology is about to transform sharemarket trading

    Recently the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) bought a $15 million stake in Digital Asset Holdings, a developer of blockchain technology. One of the main reasons is to upgrade its share registry system by using blockchain or distributed ledger technology.

  • ANZ rolls out Internet banking upgrade

    ANZ will this weekend launch an updated version of its Internet banking platform, the bank said today.

  • Commonwealth Bank backs blockchain conference

    The Commonwealth Bank of Australia and research organisation COALA are teaming up to host a series of Sydney workshops that will examine the potential of blockchain-based technology.

  • Bendigo Bank boss sees value in tech partnerships

    The pace of change in the banking industry means it makes sense to seek partnerships with technology companies to help deliver customer-focussed innovations, according to Bendigo and Adelaide Bank managing director Mike Hirst.

  • Suncorp slashes data warehouses

    Suncorp Group decommissioned seven of its 13 legacy data warehouses over the last 12 months and it aims to decommission the remaining six, along with a large volume of legacy reporting, by the end of the year.

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  • FAQ: What you need to know about chip-embedded credit cards

    Banks have been sending millions of Americans credit and debit cards equipped with computer chips to improve the security of in-store purchases.

  • Apple Watch won't boost Apple Pay payments by much

    The Apple Watch supports Apple Pay, but it's unlikely that the smartwatch, coming April 24, will significantly boost the number of mobile payments made by U.S. customers.

  • Gimme shelter: Wall Street braces for next superstorm

    Heading into the heart of hurricane season 10 months after Sandy slammed the New York metropolitan area, Wall Street has had time to reassess and revamp backup plans.

  • Banking services aim to help Gen Y manage money

    PNC Financial Services is targeting 18- to 24-year-olds with its Virtual Wallet, a mobile and online banking service that is designed for people who are setting up their first bank accounts. Since the service launched in August 2008, PNC is averaging 200 new accounts per day, says Michael Ley, vice president at PNC.

  • How IT could have prevented the financial meltdown

    In the coming weeks the feds and the surviving financial services institutions will have the daunting task of unraveling all the securitized loans and other instruments that are hiding the toxic investments. But does the technology exist to do that? And if so, could it have been used to prevent the bad debt from hitting the fan in the first place?

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