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  • 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.

    Written by Matt Hamblen02 April 15 22:06
  • Five things CFOs want from CIOs

    Face it, you need to get on with your CFO. Here are the five things they want from you.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner04 Sept. 14 09:32
  • How to Improve Your IT Job Prospects by Volunteering

    Unemployed? Don't sit at home and wait (and hope) for an opportunity. Volunteering your IT skills is a way to keep current and show potential employers your business and technical acumen, your character and your drive.

    Written by Sharon Florentine23 Sept. 13 13:38
  • 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.

    Written by Marc Ferranti20 Aug. 13 12:06
  • Tech companies drowning in 'underwater' stock options

    <em>Stock Options</em>: The extravagant bait that lures many a tech exec from one company to another. The financial object that signifies power and exalted status. The type of monetary cushion that can make for a smooth retirement or impulsive purchase of a beach house on the Pacific.

    Written by Thomas Wailgum02 Sept. 09 02:18
  • 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.

    Written by Nancy Gohring28 Aug. 09 01:35
  • Global accounting rule shift

    Your CFO is already buzzing about the coming move toward International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). Are you?

    Written by Chris Feenstra12 June 09 06:01
  • 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?

    Written by Ephraim Schwartz25 Sept. 08 09:05