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Cabcharge Taps Google Pay for eTickets to Ride on Android Mobiles Posted on: 23-11-2018

Cabcharge Taps Google Pay for eTickets to Ride on Android Mobiles

Corporate travelers can now pay their fares via Google Pay as Cabcharge officially rolled out its Digital Pass on Android.

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AusPayNet Embraces the Pace of Industry Change as it Looks to 2019 and Beyond Posted on: 21-11-2018

AusPayNet Embraces the Pace of Industry Change as it Looks to 2019 and Beyond

Australian Payments Network (AusPayNet) aims to proactively embrace the rapid pace of industry change as it looks to 2019 and beyond - an interview with AusPayNet CEO, Leila Fourie.

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Big Issue Makes the Switch from Cash to Digital Payment Posted on: 20-11-2018

Big Issue Makes the Switch from Cash to Digital Payment

Big Issue has decided to make a switch using cash, tap-and-go, or mobile payment app. The launch of digital payments will make the magazine more accessible to more people.

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5 ways E-commerce Will Change in 2019 Posted on: 19-11-2018

5 ways E-commerce Will Change in 2019

Online shopping has shown a promising increase in sales for the past year, hence retailers must keep up with technology to remain competitive in the industry.

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Long Queues are Costing Australian Businesses Posted on: 16-11-2018

Long Queues are Costing Australian Businesses

According to the research, 73% of Australian shoppers are choosing to desert their shopping trolleys and leave a store due to long lines. Nearly $12.5b potential sales were lost over the last year, according to new research from Adyen.

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Paper-free Payments: Australia and NZ Work on E-invoicing Standard Posted on: 14-11-2018

Paper-free Payments: Australia and NZ Work on E-invoicing Standard

Australia and New Zealand are planning to create trans-Tasman standards for electronic invoicing in an effort to save $30 billion over 10 years.

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eftpos CHQ & SAV now available on Square across Australia Posted on: 12-11-2018

eftpos CHQ & SAV now available on Square across Australia

eftpos CHQ & SAV transactions can now be made on Square terminals at tens of thousands of businesses across Australia when using eftpos-only chip cards.

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Preparing for Peak: Tactical Recommendations for Stopping Holiday Season Fraud Posted on: 09-11-2018

Preparing for Peak: Tactical Recommendations for Stopping Holiday Season Fraud

Business might be booming for eCommerce merchants, who see increases in holiday spending climbing steadily upwards each year, but with fraud growing nearly twice as fast as sales, merchants need to have their fraud strategy fine-tuned to ensure that..

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You can now shop at Target with Afterpay and Zip Posted on: 08-11-2018

You can now shop at Target with Afterpay and Zip

After closing the deal, Zip will provide Target customers an easy checkout experience both online and in-store and interest-free payments to its customers.

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Payment Disruption Trends – Consent, Identity and Simplicity Posted on: 05-11-2018

Payment Disruption Trends – Consent, Identity and Simplicity

PayDock and PayReq are two companies creating disruptive waves in payments, we talk to them both to get their view on just what are the trends when it comes to payments.

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Australia’s E-commerce Industry Needs Improvement Posted on: 31-10-2018

Australia’s E-commerce Industry Needs Improvement

Couriers Please conducted a survey of over a thousand Australians and found out that respondents believe there is a lot of room for improvement in Australia’s e-commerce offerings.

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WEX Taps Troovo For Robotic V-Card Generation Posted on: 29-10-2018

WEX Taps Troovo For Robotic V-Card Generation

WEX, a corporate payments solution provider has partnered with Australia-based Troovo Technologies to integrate robotic automation to generate virtual cards which will provide customers the ability to streamline virtual payments with no development effort

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Visa Unveils New Partners on Tokenization to Increase Payment Security Posted on: 26-10-2018

Visa Unveils New Partners on Tokenization to Increase Payment Security

According to a press release made by Visa, they have 20 new gateway and acquirer partners that have agreed to deploy Visa Token Service for credential-on-file used by merchants. This Visa Tokenization offers another layer of ser, resulting in frictionless

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BPAY Group’s Osko® Requests is Set to be a Business Game Changer Posted on: 24-10-2018

BPAY Group’s Osko® Requests is Set to be a Business Game Changer

Osko Requests uses the power and speed of the New Payments Platform (NPP) to enable real-time requests for payment to be sent between individuals and businesses.

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Subscription commerce booms in Australia as 86% report increases in revenue Posted on: 23-10-2018

Subscription commerce booms in Australia as 86% report increases in revenue

The 2018 mCommerce Index released by Paypal Australia states that almost 90% of Australian businesses that adopted a subscription model experienced an increase in their revenue.

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Merchant Service Fees – Lean in and Learn Posted on: 19-10-2018

Merchant Service Fees – Lean in and Learn

Did you know Merchants can negotiate their cost of Merchant Service Fees to improve their profit margins? This may be a very big surprise to the many thousands of merchants around Australia who have accepted the percentage buried somewhere in a contract.

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Wearable Devices Can Become Good Payments Fit Posted on: 17-10-2018

Wearable Devices Can Become Good Payments Fit

In Australia, leaving home without your phone, card, wallet or cash is now possible with the rollout of the country’s first payment ring to “tap and go”. Customers are paying with rings, watches, and bracelets to name a few.

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New Payments Platform to Shake-up Invoicing and Payroll in Australia Posted on: 15-10-2018

New Payments Platform to Shake-up Invoicing and Payroll in Australia

“We’re working with the tax office and organisations like MYOB to think about developing standards for different sorts of payments, for superannuation payments, for payroll and particularly for Single Touch Payroll.

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Australia Post Latest to Embrace Digital Payment at Checkout Posted on: 12-10-2018

Australia Post Latest to Embrace Digital Payment at Checkout

Australia Post is acquiring new advanced Point of Sale (POS) systems across 3,600 post offices, which will allow customers to pay using their wearable and mobile devices and provide better accessibility for those with vision and hearing impairments.

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ANZ Rolls Out Google Pay Wallet Posted on: 10-10-2018

ANZ Rolls Out Google Pay Wallet

Another great news to all ANZ New Zealand personal Visa debit or credit card customers can make contactless payments with compatible Android smartphones using Google Pay.

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GoCardless opens Melbourne office Posted on: 08-10-2018

GoCardless opens Melbourne office

Technological advancement in the payment system in Australia aims to offer local businesses a better way to collect recurring payments. According to Hiroki Takeuchi, founder and CEO of GoCardless, Australia is an important market for the company.

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Australian Prime Minister: Blockchain is “Going to Transform Australian Banking System” Posted on: 05-10-2018

Australian Prime Minister: Blockchain is “Going to Transform Australian Banking System”

Australia’s newly appointed prime minister, Scott John Morrison, has done a lot of research on cryptocurrencies and noted the potential benefits of blockchain technology in improving Australia’s Consumer Data Rights domain.

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Mobile payments are booming in Australia as customers ditch cards and cash Posted on: 03-10-2018

Mobile payments are booming in Australia as customers ditch cards and cash

Digital payments in Australia are on the rise. eWallet’ is changing the way Australians are spending money across the country. In recent times, the popularity of cardless mobile payments has increased reaching 16.8 million for the first half of this year.

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Australian first: Launch of voice-activated banking with ‘Siri for Westpac’ Posted on: 02-10-2018

Australian first: Launch of voice-activated banking with ‘Siri for Westpac’

Good news to all Iphone users! Customers can now ask Siri to make payments to any payee that is set up in their Westpac mobile app or ask to do some online banking from their Westpac transaction account.

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Australians Can Now Pay Utility Bills With Bitcoin (BTC) Posted on: 28-09-2018

Australians Can Now Pay Utility Bills With Bitcoin (BTC)

Something new for Australian crypto users, there’s now a way they can use their cryptocurrency to pay their utility bills. Cointree in partnership Gobbill made it possible to provide an automated solution for automated billing via crypto. Read on!

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Alesia: The World’s First PR Agency to Accept SolarCoins as Payment for Its services Posted on: 26-09-2018

Alesia: The World’s First PR Agency to Accept SolarCoins as Payment for Its services

Alesia Communications is now accepting payments in SolarCoins! Alesia Communications has over ten years of experience in the international renewable energy industry very cost-efficient and high-performance service on a global basis.

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Global Digital Commerce Sales To Near $6 Trillion By 2022 Posted on: 24-09-2018

Global Digital Commerce Sales To Near $6 Trillion By 2022

Based on the Global Unified Commerce Forecast, digital commerce transaction will grow globally at more than 20% CAGR through 2022, reaching $5.8 trillion. Consumers have moved past the traditional cash-based transaction turning to online payment channels.

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How to Digitally Transform the Australian Retail Experience Posted on: 10-09-2018

How to Digitally Transform the Australian Retail Experience

Consumers are favoring physical retail stores that provide a faster in-store retail experience, complemented by customer-service enhancing technologies.

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Tyro first Australian bank to integrate with Alipay Posted on: 05-09-2018

Tyro first Australian bank to integrate with Alipay

Reinforcing its strategy to accept all payment types in response to merchant needs, Tyro has entered an agreement to become the first Australian bank to offer a seamless, all-in-one EFTPOS solution integrated with Alipay.

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The Social Outfit is on the Move! Posted on: 31-08-2018

The Social Outfit is on the Move!

The Social Outfit is a fashion label with a difference and needs our support to keep providing valuable employment and training opportunities to people from refugee and new migrant communities.

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