A number of Australia's top banks have come together to challenge Apple and its Apple Pay service in the country.
Is nothing sacred? The rugged trails that over history have been trod by cowboys, gauchos, ranch hands, and in Australia, swagmen, are now to be presided over by cold, calculating machines. SwagBot is
Google is continuing the expansion of Android Pay in Asia Pacific after the mobile payments service went live in Australia today, its most significant launch in the region to date.
Fintech companies are continuing to draw interest from investors in Asia. The latest company to pull in financing is Airwallex, a China-Australia startup that specializes in cross-border transactions.
Samsung Pay has expanded its reach in the Asia-Pacific region with yet another country launch. This time it is Australia, where Samsung smartphone owners can now use the service. Its launch Down Under
PromisePay, an Australia-headquartered fintech startup that specializes in payments for online marketplaces, has raised $10 million in fresh capital for growth.
SportsHero is a new app that lets sports fans dabble in match predictions and show their skills off against friends and other game-watchers. The app is made by the team behind Singapore-based TradeHer
Communication in the harsh, uninhabited and undeveloped environment of the Australian Outback is a huge challenge. That’s why Paul Gardner-Stephen, a senior lecturer at Flinders University in Ad
It's been almost two years since Square expanded its mobile payments service into a new country -- it most recently hit Japan, its first foray outside of North America, in May 2013 -- but this week it
Online meal delivery company Just Eat has agreed to purchase Menulog for £445 million (about $687 million), marking its entrance into New Zealand and Australia. Menulog, which has 5,500 restaurants o
Dan Fredinburg, a respected Google executive who headed privacy for Google X and led its product management team, has died in the avalanche on Mount Everest which was triggered by the huge earthquake
Apple has flipped the switch for pre-orders for the Apple Watch, letting customers purchase their device in advance via the Apple Store website and the Store app for iPhone and iPad. Previously, custo
When Cyclone Pam hit Vanuatu, it struck a very vulnerable target. The Pacific nation is considered one of the world’s poorest and is ranked by the United Nations’ WorldRiskIndex as the most disast
Oneflare, a local services directory based in Sydney, Australia, announced today that it has acquired WOMO, which claims to be the country’s largest customer reviews site. The amount of the deal was
Zomato, the restaurant discovery site that bought U.S. rival Urbanspoon last month, is expanding its business into food orders, starting in its home market of India next month.
As streaming video competition continues to grow between Netflix, Amazon, Google, Facebook and others, one of the leaders of the pack is planning to invest big in content acquisitions and investment
In its last quarterly earnings video streaming service Netflix teased that it would be soon launching in more countries and today comes confirmation of that: the company will be expanding Down Under,
Earlier today, Ant Financial, the Alibaba Group affiliate that operates Alipay, China’s largest online payment platform, said that it had taken a minority stake in mobile security technology startup
<a target="_blank" href="https://www.oneflare.com.au/">Oneflare</a>, a local services marketplace based in Sydney, Australia, has raised an additional $1 million AUD (about $876,000), bringing its tot