Mobile Payments

May
22

Square boosts Australian business with new HQ and engineering hub

Square today announced it is expanding operations in Australia, opening a new, larger headquarters to support the growing team in Melbourne, which will include the company’s first engineering hub outside of North America. Square co-founder and CEO, Jack Dorsey, was in the new Melbourne CBD location today to make the announcement and celebrate the company’s […]

By Cameron Dart | FinTech . Payments
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May
11

Microsoft builds digital wallet service into Outlook

Microsoft has revealed it will soon be introducing payments in Outlook to help users to pay bills or invoices, right in email, without needing to switch to another app or service. Powered by Microsoft Pay, the company said enabling payments in Outlook would offer customers a fast and secure way to pay from within email. […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | FinTech . Payments
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May
10

Peppermint launches international remittance business Bizmoto

Peppermint Innovation Limited announces the launch of its new online international remittance portal, Bizmoto, aiming to leverage off its burgeoning Philippines mobile-banking platform. Bizmoto, which roughly translates into “Your Business” in Filipino language, allows money to be transferred from Australia to the Philippines and is initially focussing on enabling ex-pat Filipinos living in Australia and […]

By Australian FinTech | Banking . Currency . FinTech . Payments
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May
02

Suncorp launches Apple Pay for Visa debit cards

Suncorp customers now have the choice of Apple Pay, Google Pay or Samsung Pay to tap and go. If you have a Suncorp debit card, you can now use your Apple device to tap and pay at the checkout thanks to a new partnership with Apple Pay. Once you’ve linked your card, you can hold […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Banking . FinTech . Payments
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May
02

ANZ sees dramatic uptake in digital wallet payments

Almost $600m in six-month period. ANZ Bank customers made almost $600 million in mobile payments during the first half of fiscal year 2018. The bank said today that customers completed more than 18.5 million mobile payment transactions in the half, an increase of 156 percent on the previous corresponding period. ANZ said the transactions were […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Banking . FinTech . Payments
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Apr
27

IncentiaPay to crack Chinese tourist market with Alipay

ASX-listed IncentiaPay is partnering with Australia and New Zealand’s largest independent EFTPOS provider to give over 55,000 Australian retailers the chance to target Chinese tourists with discount deals and offers via Alipay. Alipay is an e-wallet payment method that is favoured by the Chinese. In a market update this week, IncentiaPay — known until recently […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | FinTech . Payments
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Apr
26

Citi partners with Apple Pay

Citi cardholders can now tap and pay with their Apple devices. Citi is the latest bank to jump on the Apple Pay bandwagon. From today, Citi credit card holders can use Apple Pay to make contactless payments with their smartphones or smartwatches. Citi is now one of the largest banks (as well as the likes […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Banking . FinTech . Payments
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Apr
19

How cashless payment technology is helping local business thrive

The days when a trip to the ATM was compulsory before strolling to your local market are numbered. Instead small businesses now find themselves faced with the new breed of “cashless consumer”, and adapting to suit. According to a recent survey by the RFi Group, 32 per cent of Australians believe they can go cashless. […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Currency . FinTech . Payments
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