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  • NAB builds new tech platform for life insurance sell-off

    Selling 80 per cent of its life insurance business to Nippon Life will bring in $2.4 billion for NAB, but the bank expects the deal to incur significant separation costs, including the cost of building a new technology platform for the spin-off.

  • ​NAB running $250b in daily transactions out of Deer Park data centre

    National Australia Bank (NAB) is running over $250 billion in transactions every day out of its Deer Park data centre in Melbourne according to the bank.

  • NAB to launch digital advice platform

    NAB will integrate a digital advice platform into its Internet banking service, the bank announced today.

  • Updated: Mobile payments in Australia: state of the banks

    Major Australian banks have made mobile payments a priority tech initiative and are in various stages of rolling out technology that lets customers pay with smartphones. Commonwealth Bank and Westpac are so far leading the pack, but ANZ Bank and National Australia Bank (NAB) say they are planning to make their own moves soon.

  • 2014 a seminal year for cloud take up: Amazon

    2014 is a seminal year for the take up of cloud services and there’s been a shift in thinking around the infrastructure model from years back when people were concerned about issues like security.

  • Monkeys, armed bees deliver resilience for NAB

    Two open source tools have helped National Australia Bank build a resilient cloud-based infrastructure to deliver its online presence, David Broeren, head of the digital and online channels at the bank, told the Amazon Web Services summit in Sydney today.

  • NAB rolls out BYOD to 450 staff

    National Australia Bank has successfully piloted bring-your-own-device (BYOD) and plans to roll out the program to more of its employees, says NAB general manager of infrastructure, Kari Schabel.

  • Data brings banks closer to customers

    Banks are seeking closer relationships with customers through greater use of customer data and new technologies, according to banking and telecom officials at the CeBIT Financial Tech conference in Sydney.

  • NAB reports profits as IT transformation continues

    National Australia Bank reported progress on its IT transformation in half-year results reported today.

  • Phantom flying drone captures stunning, stable video

    A new stabilization system for the Phantom remote-controlled flying drone helps it capture stunning landscapes and maneuver in tight spaces.

  • Second-screen prototype hopes to boost couch commerce

    Akamai Technologies demonstrated a prototype second-screen system that presents complementary content on a smartphone or tablet that is synchronized with what's happening on the main television screen.

  • HEVC video compression halves bitrate, keeps quality the same

    HEVC or H.265 video compression will affect all stages of video content creation and delivery, and possibly let providers deliver Ultra HD video over existing infrastructure, according to Motorola Mobility.

  • Intel doubles speed of Thunderbolt interconnect

    Intel has doubled the speed of the Thunderbolt data transfer technology, which will soon shuttle data between host computers like Macs and peripherals at a rate of 20G bps (bits per second).

  • NAB operations overhaul to save $800 million annually

    National Australia Bank (NAB) expects to save $800 million annually in a five year plan which includes reducing the complexity of its technology systems, centralising operations and support functions, and reshuffling senior management positions.

  • NAB trialling BYOD

    The National Australia Bank is trialling a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) program for its top 200 executives, according to Adam Bennett, NAB executive manager of enterprise transformation.