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Payment innovation stories - Page 2

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COVID-19 drives up digital payments throughout APAC region
Thu, 21st Oct 2021
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The latest research by Kaspersky reveals that mobile payment apps are booming in APAC, with 90% of respondents using them in the past year.
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Adobe to launch eCommerce Payment Services feature powered by PayPal
Tue, 21st Sep 2021
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Adobe Commerce is set to launch a new Payment Services feature that will allow merchants to offer an Adobe-based payment solution.
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PPRO integrates Indonesian payment methods Jenius Pay and LinkAja into platform
Tue, 14th Sep 2021
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PPRO integrates with Jenius Pay and LinkAja to offer more payment options to Indonesian retailers, boosting sales in the market.
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Ukheshe and dzcard broaden digital payment solutions for APAC
Tue, 31st Aug 2021
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South African fintech firm Ukheshe Technologies is partnering with dzcard to expand its reach into the Asia Pacific region.
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$118.5 billion lost in fees due to failed payments in 2020
Wed, 14th Jul 2021
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Banks spent on average approximately $360,000 in 2020 on failed payments, whereas the average corporate firm spent just over $200,000.
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WeChat Pay sizes up Oceania merchants to boost growth opportunities
Mon, 21st Jun 2021
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The company says it will commit more resources to help business in Australia and New Zealand transform their businesses.
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Australia Post expands payments partnership with Western Union
Thu, 17th Jun 2021
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According to Australia Post, it is the fifth postal organisation worldwide to integrate Western Union’s digital money transfer services.
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Financial services company completes funding round, launches to SMBs
Wed, 2nd Jun 2021
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Paytron, a financial services business, has raised $4.35 million in seed funding to help SMBs manage their finances more effectively.
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Traditional banks under pressure to rise to fintech competition
Tue, 1st Jun 2021
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Traditional banks are investing in digital-only subsidiaries as fintech firms become more profitable, according to the World FinTech Report 2021.
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Software-based facial recognition in payments industry to dominate by 2025
Tue, 13th Apr 2021
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There will be more than 1.4 billion users of facial recognition software used for payments alone in 2025, up from 671 million in 2020.
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How eInvoicing works and why it’s essential for business survival
Wed, 3rd Mar 2021
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Australian government mandates electronic invoicing (eInvoicing) to boost the economy post-COVID-19. Implementation required by July 2022.
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Z Energy chooses TNS to upgrade retail customer experience
Fri, 22nd Jan 2021
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Z Energy has partnered with Transaction Network Services (TNS) to upgrade its customer experience with improved payments security and new digital offerings.
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2021: the year of a boom in fintech payment innovations
Wed, 6th Jan 2021
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Fintech experts predict a boom in business-to-business payments in 2021, with new payment options set to transform the B2B space.
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DataMesh tech cuts transaction costs with least cost routing
Tue, 6th Oct 2020
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DataMesh Group has developed a capability to automatically apply least cost routing technology to Australia's debit card payment system.
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Intuit QuickBooks' new ML-powered tool predicts SMB cashflows
Fri, 19th Jun 2020
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Intuit QuickBooks debuts AI cashflow tool for SME recovery post-COVID.
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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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APAC's B2B payments market shows promise in turbulent times
Wed, 15th Apr 2020
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APAC B2B payments boom; Frost & Sullivan project $1.35tn by 2025, with Indonesia leading growth.
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COVID-19 highlights need for instant, real-time payments - GlobalData
Tue, 14th Apr 2020
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COVID-19 lockdowns boost digital real-time payments, says GlobalData, forecasting a surge in transactions.
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Kiwis 'considerably' more likely to use biometric payments than Australians
Mon, 17th Feb 2020
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The report finds 64% of New Zealanders are familiar with biometrics and 68% have used fingerprint recognition.
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PPRO accelerates growth in APAC with new addition to leadership team
Thu, 28th Nov 2019
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PPRO appoints new global head of payment networks, Kelvin Phua, to strengthen its acquisition and management of Asia Pacific's local payment methods.
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Unisys integrates PayCargo payment processing into software
Thu, 13th Jun 2019
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PayCargo payment processing services can be integrated into the Unisys operating modules of Digistics to offer clients real-time payment processing.
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Preparing for eInvoicing requirements
Fri, 7th Dec 2018
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NZ and Aussie govts forge eInvoicing deal, slashing biz costs & errors, boosting trans-Tasman trade.
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Mastercard opens Global Tech Hub in Sydney
Mon, 12th Nov 2018
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Mastercard launches its first southern hemisphere Tech Hub in Sydney to spearhead payment innovations.
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New solution helps small businesses get paid anywhere, anytime
Sat, 28th Jul 2018
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A common gripe among start-ups and small businesses is the issue of payment, and this new solution from Westpac hopes to resolve that.