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  • ​Blockchain: You'll need to make a decision soon

    Distributed ledger technology will reorder the mechanics of financial transactions and businesses need to decide soon if they will participate or invest in its development, according to a new report.

    Written by Byron Connolly20 June 16 12:26
  • ​The Uber CIO

    In the age of digital transformation, the selection of a CIO is based upon the change agenda that is confronting the CEO and executive board. The CIO has a critical role to drive and support business transformation.

    Written by David Gee08 June 16 09:00
  • ​Blockchain: Panacea or hype or a little of both?

    For all its apparent complexity and ambiguity, blockchain is currently the most advanced tool for solving certain global problems of safety, authenticity, privacy, accessibility and security of artifacts and transactions.

    Written by Serguei Beloussov11 May 16 15:30
  • CSIRO’s Data61 and Treasury join forces to examine the blockchain

    ​CSIRO’s Data61 and the Federal Government Treasury have teamed up to examine the implications of adopting ‘blockchain’ technology - a move that could enhance the services of both government and industry, and deliver significant gains for the economy.

    Written by Jennifer O'Brien04 May 16 12:16
  • Craig Wright claims he is bitcoin inventor Satoshi Nakamoto

    Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright is bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto, he claimed on his personal blog and in media interviews on Monday. Within hours, skeptics were pointing to flaws in his claims.

    Written by Peter Sayer02 May 16 19:45
  • ​Protecting privacy key challenge for govt data sharing

    Protecting the privacy of information shared between agencies will be a key challenge for the NSW Data Analytics Centre (DAC), according to the newly-appointed chair of its advisory board, ASX CIO, Tim Thurman.

    Written by Byron Connolly22 April 16 15:59
  • Microsoft offers blockchain love with new partnership

    Microsoft has teamed up with a consortium of banks to help develop new methods for using blockchain -- the technology that underpins Bitcoin -- to support financial transactions.

    Written by Blair Hanley Frank05 April 16 05:58
  • Nasdaq to use blockchain to record shareholder votes

    Later this year, Nasdaq plans to record stockholders' electronic votes on its own blockchain system for companies listed on its exchange in Estonia. By digitizing the entire process, it expects to speed and simplify the proxy voting process.

    Written by Peter Sayer13 Feb. 16 03:01