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