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Virgin Media O2's 4G & 5G upgrades to boost rural connectivity
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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Virgin Media O2 improves 4G and 5G coverage in rural Britain, aiming to boost local economy this festive season.
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Square introduces Tap to Pay for iPhones in Australia
Tue, 31st Oct 2023
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Square launches Tap to Pay on iPhone in Australia, allowing sellers to accept contactless payments without additional hardware or cost.
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Adyen goes live with Tap to Pay on iPhone in Australia
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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Adyen, the global financial technology platform, has brought Tap to Pay on iPhone to Australian retailer customers.
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Global Payments and Visa launch mobile tap in Singapore
Mon, 9th Oct 2023
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Visa and Global Payments have partnered to introduce 'Mobile Tap' in Singapore, which allows SMEs to accept digital payments.
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Retail's shift: Contactless payment's post-pandemic impact
Thu, 10th Aug 2023
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The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of contactless payment methods, reshaping retail and supporting larger consumer trends.
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Apple launch new contactless payment method in Australia
Thu, 18th May 2023
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Apple has launched Tap to Pay in Australia, empowering local businesses of any size to accept in-person contactless payments on iPhone.
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Advantages of using true Account-based Ticketing (ABT)
Mon, 15th May 2023
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accounting systems
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digital transformation
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The ABT system uses innovative technology to provide a more seamless and equitable experience that caters to the needs of all riders.
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Can software development be too Agile in an evolving industry?
Tue, 21st Mar 2023
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payment gateways
The pace of innovation in meeting customer demand and the shifting economic environment presents a challenge when developing payment technologies.
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Open banking, payments and a new era for customer loyalty
Tue, 28th Feb 2023
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Open Banking has matured into an innovative payments solution enabling merchants to drive conversion, reward loyalty and improve the customer experience.
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Near Field Communication to reach US$46 billion by 2027
Thu, 5th Jan 2023
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iot
The global near-field communication market was US$17,875 million in 2020 and will be US$46,781 million by 2027, registering a CAGR of 14.8% from 2021 to 2027.
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Over half of SEA users say SMBs should use digital payments
Thu, 21st Apr 2022
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According to a Kaspersky study, more than one in two SEA users say small businesses should be using digital payments.
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How COVID-19 has accelerated the progress of innovative payment solutions
Thu, 16th Dec 2021
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Software technology company Synthesis lays out five ways COVID-19 has changed our behaviour and the payment solutions designed to meet the new criteria.
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Mastercard evolves contactless technology for quantum world
Fri, 29th Jan 2021
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Mastercard has developed Enhanced Contactless (Ecos) specifications to future-proof contactless payments and ensure high levels of security and convenience.
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Mastercard ups the digital payments game with latest launch
Wed, 13th Jan 2021
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Mastercard has launched its Cloud Tap on Phone payment technology, and the first live pilot of its Cloud Point of Sale acceptance technology.
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Eight positive technology trends to come out of COVID-19
Fri, 17th Jul 2020
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Digital technologies, such as contactless payments and remote working, will have a lasting impact on society post-COVID-19.
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Merchant choice routing: A process to significant savings for businesses
Wed, 20th May 2020
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RBA backs choice routing to cut Aussie biz contactless payment costs.
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The rise of contactless card payments in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic
Mon, 11th May 2020
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Contactless payments surge in Australia, curbing COVID-19 spread and reshaping consumer habits.
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COVID-19 highlights need for instant, real-time payments - GlobalData
Tue, 14th Apr 2020
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payment gateways
COVID-19 lockdowns boost digital real-time payments, says GlobalData, forecasting a surge in transactions.
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COVID-19: Contactless payment limit increased to $200
Thu, 9th Apr 2020
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NZ contactless pay limit jumps to $200 amid COVID-19 measures.
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Wearable payment options sweeping Australia
Mon, 3rd Feb 2020
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payment gateways
New research from Bankwest shows that having the option to pay with wearable tech is becoming more appealing than ever.
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ASB offers Google Pay - but some people will miss out
Wed, 19th Jun 2019
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commerce systems
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payment gateways
ASB swaps virtual service for Google Pay, but only newer Androids with NFC will benefit before July 16.
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ASB rolls out Apple Pay for secure contactless payments
Wed, 23rd Jan 2019
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ASB Bank embraces Apple Pay, offering 500k+ customers secure & convenient payment tech.
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Kiwis, it's time to ditch the loose change and go cashless, says MYOB
Thu, 28th Jun 2018
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Ten years from now cash and ATMs as we know them could be extinct as the cashless economy becomes well entrenched in everyday life.
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Tourists want contactless as spend into NZ grows
Tue, 26th Jun 2018
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Visa has released a report showing that tourist spend in NZ is growing and they want to use contactless payment systems.