REA Group’s data business PropTrack has joined FinTech Australia’s ecosystem partnership program to establish key relationships in the fintech sector and to create opportunities.
Australian scale-up secure coding company Secure Code Warrior has made several senior appointments.
The Sydney Stock Exchange (SSX) has joined FinTech Australia’s corporate program, becoming the 13th organisation it has signed on this year.
Cloud accounting system provider Xero has joined Fintech Australia’s corporate program.
Six subsidiaries of media firm Nine Entertainment have paid penalties totalling $159,840 after the competition regulator the ACCC issued them with 12 infringement notices for allegedly charging subscribers and advertisers excessive payment surcharges.
The migration of retailers and small businesses online has prompted Australian consumers to demand more multiple payment options, according to Mastercard’s latest study. However, the preferred payment method changes on their situation.
Payments technology company mx51 has raised $25 million in a Series A round led by Acorn Capital, Artesian, Commencer Capital and Mastercard.
Researchers at ETH Zurich, a university for science and technology studies, have used a man-in-the-middle attack to bypass the use of a PIN code by Mastercard payment cards, and also those from Maestro.
Global payment technology vendor Mastercard has cut a deal with SAP Concur to provide a better expense and invoice management process to private and public sector firms in the Asia-Pacific region which conduct transactions with corporate cards.
Small businesses have been among the hardest hit by COVID-19 in Australia but new research on the impact on their operations shows SMEs nationwide have adapted swiftly to the challenges by embracing digital commerce.
Global payment solutions provider Mastercard has worked with the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Road to enable contactless payments on the Gold Coast Light Rail network as part of a new smart ticketing solution.
A survey of 1000 Australians has found that about half (48 percent) are now using their smartphones to make payments, either through use of an app — including mobile banking — or else through other functionality.
Payment solutions provider Mastercard has teamed up with Transport for New South Wales to run a trial of the digital version of the state's Opal card which is used to pay for trips on public transport.
Payment solutions provider Mastercard has completed the second pilot of its digital identity service, ID, with Deakin University and Australia Post.
Payment solutions provider Mastercard and telco Singtel Optus have entered into a partnership to provide digital identity verification both online and in-store.
A senior official from Mastercard Australasia says it is misleading to compare costs of schemes that process card present, card not present and international debit transactions with a domestic-only debit scheme, namely eftpos, that, at this stage, processes very few card not present transactions.
Douugh, an Australian neobank and AI-driven financial app, has started trading on the ASX on Tuesday, after raising $6m in series A funding through a placement that was over-subscribed.
Samsung Electronics has developed a new method for users of its Samsung Pay mobile payment service to verify bigger payments, like those over $100 or $200, without touching a point-of-sale terminal.
With many SMEs around Australia taking their businesses online or expanding their digital footprint, some may find themselves facing the risk of card payment disputes, chargebacks and fraud for the first time, according to payment provider Mastercard.
Global payments technology company Mastercard has expanded its cryptocurrency program, making it easy for its partners to introduce secure compliant payment cards to market.
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