Robinhood data breach exposes millions of users’ information

Investment broker company Robinhood has disclosed they were hit by a security breach that exposed the personal information of millions of its users. The company had rejected a demand for ransom prior to the breach. Robinhood Markets is a financial services and broker-dealer company offering stock-trading and cryptocurrency services to over 31 million users. Users…

CBA supports cryptocurrency services, Ethereum reaches all-time high

All eyes are on the crypto market today as Commonwealth Bank (CBA) becomes the first bank in Australia to offer cryptocurrency services. Meanwhile, the market’s second-largest cryptocurrency Ethereum is reaching an all-time high. CBA will partner with New York-based crypto exchange Gemini Trust LLC to offer trading services through its banking app. The bank, which…

Telstra Acquires Digicel Pacific Under $2.14 Billion Deal

Telstra has announced this week it will partner with the Australian Government to acquire and manage mobile network company Digicel Pacific. Digicel Pacific is currently the leading telecommunications operator in the South Pacific. Over the past 15 years Digicel Pacific has earned a place as the foremost telecommunications provider for South Pacific nations Papua New…

End of Lockdown in NSW Sets New Standard

New South Wales will ease restrictions significantly to allow residents greater freedoms this week. Following high rates of vaccination among the eligible population, the state’s Premier has opted to open up the community for vaccinated residents after months of lockdown. NSW’s Premier Dominic Perrottet announced on Saturday the state had reached an important milestone: 80…

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Prime Minister’s COP26 Response Surprises Prince Charles, Among Others

As Glasgow prepares to host COP26 commencing on October 31st, Prime Minister Scott Morrison is yet to announce if he will be in attendance. COP26 is said to be the most important climate change meeting since the Paris Agreement was signed in 2015. Addressing concerns over the Prime Minister’s potential involvement, Foreign Minister Marise Payne…