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AU Fintechs vs banks: A knife edge in the cashless economy
“It’s much easier for the banks to invest in innovation, than for fintech startups to convince consumers they can keep their money and data safe. It’s really the banks’ game to lose.”
23 Nov 2018
MAS cybersecurity chief positions trust as critical to success of e-payments
The Monetary Authority of Singapore’s chief cybersecurity officer says the nation must put significant effort into making e-payments trustworthy.
21 May 2018
Apple or Android? Smartphone sales surge 11% in AU
9.2m smartphones were sold in 2017, a big increase from last year that was largely driven by a 'replacement cycle' from one of the major OS.
21 Feb 2018
Two million ANZ consumers now have access to future of payment
Gone are the days of bank cards and cash transactions...
22 Nov 2017
Tap & go: Mastercard deploys contactless payments on Sydney ferries
“Australians are continuously embracing digital payment technology, with 82% using tap-and-go to make payments every week."
10 Jul 2017
Shopgate enters Aussie e-commerce market alongside Amazon
“It’s become more important that retailers have the right tools and strategies in place to retain customers on mobile devices.”
10 May 2017
BNZ & posBoss create payment solution to mobilise hospitality industry
"We love embracing technology because it suits our business and it works great – ultimately we are looking to go completely mobile in-store."
13 Apr 2017
Sick of machines swallowing your cards? ANZ introduces PayWave to its ATMs
PayWave is now available on all ANZ ATMs starting from today, eliminating the risk of machines getting too hungry and swallowing your cards.
24 Mar 2017
Xero and Apple Pay unite
"Mobile payments are the way of the future."
06 Dec 2016
NetSuite & Paycorp team to provide better payment processing solutions for merchants
Paycorp is coming on board NetSuite's SuitePayment program, which means New Zealand and Australian merchants now have more payment processing options.
29 Sep 2016
Aussie businesses & consumers at odds about mobile payment tech
Australian businesses aren't matching customer expectations when it comes to mobile transactions, a new study from PayPal Australia has found.
21 Sep 2016
BP's new mobile wallet app means helps you pay for fuel - and stay in your car
BP's new app means you can stay in your car to pay for fuel.. although you may still need to work the pump and grab that coffee the old-fashioned way.
22 Jul 2016
Mobile payments skyrocketing
Mobile payments are proving to be a success, with forecasts predicting transactions from online, mobile & contactless payments to reach $3.6 trillion.
22 Mar 2016
Mobile payments get easier with new Visa product
Visa lauches digital swipe product enabling shoppers to complete online purchases by sliding a virtual image of their credit, debit or prepaid card.
14 Mar 2016
Mobile payments market will undergo huge transformation in next five years
“The market for P2P mobile money transfers will be shaped by a new wave of players that will drive innovation and disruption going forward."
29 Feb 2016
Mobile proximity payment users to surpass 1 billion
The analyst firm says the while they are the smallest, mobile proximity payments are the fastest growing segment in the market.
25 Feb 2016
Kiwis ditch cash, embrace digital payments
“New Zealanders are early adopters of technology and are increasingly seeking fast, convenient and secure ways to pay."
10 Feb 2016
Is Apple saving mobile payments?
"Apple Pay saw the return of Google Wallet; it will lead to rapid growth in the technology that had stalled for more than a decade."
09 Feb 2016
New Trojan infecting mobile banking
"Based on current trends, we can assume that in 2016, the development and prevalence of mobile banking malware will continue to grow."
26 Jan 2016
Wearables a growing target for cyber attacks
"We live in a truly connected world. But as the number of connected devices continues to grow, so does the number of threats."
15 Jan 2016
Visa and FireEye partner up, take on payments systems
“Visa Threat Intelligence removes the noise by assessing hundreds of threat indicators and serving up the most important and timely information."
15 Oct 2015
Hold onto your (mobile) wallets: Mobile payments raise security concerns
Mobile payment data breaches are high on the list of concerns for cybersecurity experts, with a survey revealing 87% expect an increase in breaches.
29 Sep 2015
Asia Pacific to lead the world in mobile payments
Mobile payments are poised for explosive growth in Asia Pacific, driven by a high number of initiatives and diverse mCommerce maturity levels.
19 Aug 2015
BNZ's upgrades its portable card reader
BNZ's PayClip technology helps small and medium-sized businesses get paid quickly when they're on the move.
20 May 2015