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CBA Establishes Melbourne Tech Hub with University Partnerships

Commonwealth Bank has unveiled its latest technology hub designed “to support more than 400 software developers, cloud engineers and cyber specialists in the Melbourne CBD and help create new opportunities for Victoria’s expanding digital economy workforce.” The hub, based in the heart of Melbourne’s central… Read More

CBA Introduces AI Tech to Protect Clients from Scams

In a bid to prevent more Australians falling victim to scams, Commonwealth Bank has introduced AI tech to detect suspicious and unusual behavior on its virtual banking platforms, keeping more clients safe by alerting them to potential scams. The new AI technology uses machine learning… Read More

Commonwealth Bank Sets Another “Aggressive” Recruitment Target

Last year, Commonwealth Bank of Australia set itself the “aggressive” recruitment target of appointing 100 new engineers each month in a bid “to help the bank deliver against its strategy of providing global best digital experiences to customers.” Less than 12 months later and the… Read More

CBA’s x15ventures Appoints Laura Faulconer as Portfolio Director

Commonwealth Bank’s venture-scaling business entity, x15ventures, recently revealed that it has appointed Laura Faulconer as its Portfolio Director. She will be responsible for growing and enhancing the x15 portfolio. As noted in the update, Laura joins x15 from early-stage venture capital firm, Antler, where as… Read More

Commonwealth Bank’s Venture Scaling Unit, x15ventures, Selects Stone and Chalk, to Scout Founders to Help Reimagine Retail Experience

x15ventures, which is Commonwealth Bank‘s venture-scaling unit, has chosen Stone & Chalk, Australia’s Impact Network for emerging tech startups and scale-ups, in order to assist with recruiting seasoned founders to take part in Xccelerate21, which focuses on reimagining the retail experience. Xccelerate21 is described as… Read More

Australia’s Big Four Commonwealth Bank Plans to Launch 25 New Fintech Startups, As Part of Digital Transformation Strategy

The Commonwealth Bank in Australia is planning to compete with its rivals by establishing 25 new Fintech-focused businesses within the next five years. The institution says it is preparing to launch the products and services offered by the Fintech firms to its millions of clients… Read More

Austrlia’s Digital Banks Xinja, Judo Bank, 86 400 Attracting Millions in Savings After Launching High Interest Rate Accounts

Australia-based digital banks Xinja, Judo Bank and 86 400 have been attracting millions of dollars worth of savings from the nation’s banking clients after the introduction of their high interest rate accounts. Traditional industry players like ANZ, Westpac, NAB and Commonwealth Bank have reportedly lost… Read More

Commonwealth Bank of Australia Launches Blockchain-based Digital Marketplace Prototype to Allow Users to Trade Government Biodiversity Credits

Commonwealth Bank of Australia announced on Wednesday the launch of its newly developed blockchain-based digital marketplace prototype which will allow users to trade government biodiversity credits. The description of the prototype reveals: “A new blockchain prototype has the potential to boost sustainable development while enabling… Read More

ANZ, Commonwealth Bank, IBM, Scentre Group, & Westpac Participates in Live Pilot of Blockchain-Based Platform Lygon

ANZ, Commonwealth Bank, IBM (NYSE: IBM), Scentre Group and Westpac announced on Tuesday they have jointly launched a live pilot for Lygon, which is described as a new digital platform using blockchain technology to transform the way businesses obtain and manage bank guarantees that are often required… Read More

Commonwealth Bank Brings Alipay to Albert Touchscreen Devices

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) announced on Thursday Alipay is now available on its Albert touchscreen devices. CBA claims it will become the first major bank to provide Alipay to customers in store and with nearly 900 million users choosing to pay for goods and… Read More

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