Digital Payments stories
Visa's AI averts fraud worth $273m in New Zealand banks
Visa uses AI to help New Zealand financial institutions prevent $273m in fraud, marking a three-fold increase from 2021 and highlighting the pivotal role of AI in financial security.
Giesecke+Devrient expands stake in Netcetera to 95%
Munich's Giesecke+Devrient boosts stake in software corporation Netcetera to 95%, enhancing its financial platforms and reinforcing future growth in digital banking and payments.
Southeast Asia's digital economy to reach 56% of region's GDP by 2027
Southeast Asia's digital economy contributed 45% to the region's GDP in 2022, as per UnaFinancial, with digital payments playing a crucial role.
Melbourne's grand slam boosts local business sales
Melbourne's fashion and experience retailers stand to benefit from a predicted 12.6% rise in sales during the 2024 grand slam.
Kaspersky forecasts increased cyber threats for APAC
Kaspersky's cyber threat forecast for 2024 asserts escalating digitalisation and political tensions in the APAC region.
e& enterprise and Fils join forces to green digital payments
E& enterprise partners with Fintech startup, Fils, to pioneer a sustainable digital payments system in the UAE, allowing customers to offset carbon emissions with each transaction.
AI and sustainability amongst key fintech trends for 2024
Lanistar Chief Executive Officer, Jeremy Baber, spotlights AI, Gen Z adoption, and sustainability as 2024's major fintech trends.
Monavate teams up with Kasssh to boost cash payments in UK e-commerce
Monavate collaborates with startup Kasssh to allow UK online retailers to accept cash payments from customers.
Griffin bank boosts executive team with seven new senior appointments
Griffin Bank strengthens its executive team, appointing seven new senior executives to drive its global embedded finance ambitions.
Waave & Gr4vy unite to launch 'Pay by Bank' in Australian retail outlets
Waave and Gr4vy partner to introduce the 'Pay by Bank' solution for retail outlets in Australia, providing a safe and secure payment alternative.
dLocal & Jeeves partner to streamline global client payments
dLocal partners with fintech firm Jeeves to enhance secure client payments in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
EzyCollect unveils direct debit feature for seamless B2B payments
Automated B2B payment specialist, ezyCollect, has introduced a Direct Debit Authorisation feature to streamline client onboarding and ensure timely payments.
Global Payments and Visa launch mobile tap in Singapore
Visa and Global Payments have partnered to introduce 'Mobile Tap' in Singapore, which allows SMEs to accept digital payments.
PPRO promotes Motie Bring as CEO
PPRO promotes Motie Bring to CEO, replacing Simon Black, as the leading digital payments platform focuses on growth opportunities.
Alipay+ and PayNet promote seamless payment in Malaysia
Ant Group and PayNet have jointly announced the integration of Alipay+ to promote seamless payment for inbound and outbound Malaysian travellers.
Half of Australian businesses to invest in digital payments
Nearly half of Australian business leaders plan to invest in digital payments in the next 12 months to make transactions faster or easier for customers.
Thales launch aims to accelerate adoption of cloud-based payments
Thales launches Thales payShield Cloud HSM, a subscription-based digital payments security service for cloud-based infrastructure.
Retail's shift: Contactless payment's post-pandemic impact
The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of contactless payment methods, reshaping retail and supporting larger consumer trends.
Paymentology partners with TrueMoney to launch Google Pay
Paymentology's card issuing platform and analytics capabilities accelerate next-generation financial services in Thailand and Cambodia.
Visa appoints Paulina Leong to lead Hong Kong & Macau market
Visa appoints Paulina Leong as General Manager of Hong Kong and Macau operations. She has 18 years of experience in the payments industry.
Visa names Martyna Lazar Head of Risk for Australia, NZ & South Pacific
Visa appoints Martyna Lazar as Head of Risk for Aus, NZ & South Pacific, with over 10 yrs exp in risk and compliance to enhance security.
Aquariux appoints Kelvin Chia as CEO
Capital markets tech firm Aquariux appoints Kelvin Chia as CEO. The company received SGD $3m pre-seed investment to expand its team and services.
Seceon scores Indian reseller deal with Mahindra Special Services
Seceon joins forces with Mahindra Special Services Group to provide automated threat detection and remediation solutions.