Cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments provider Western Union has announced the expansion of its 17-year relationship with Australia Post, with the launch of Western Union digital money transfers, enabling customers to send money worldwide, 24/7, via auspost.com.au.
The taxpayer-funded ABC will demand that users register and provide personal details, which will also be shared with Google and Facebook, if they wish to use the iview service from 1 July.
Australian businesses reported over $14 million in losses to Scamwatch due to payment redirection scams last year, and average losses so far in 2021 are more than five times higher compared to average losses in the same period in 2020, according to the ACCC.
Debit card provider eftpos is buying Australian payments app Beem It which enables consumers to send and receive money using their phone,as part of its move further into the "digital ecosystem".
A new survey from phone and Internet comparison site WhistleOut shows "strong Australian interest in the new iPhone 12 range" and that "iPhone fans are willing to pay more for their handsets than other people" - but will they go on payment plans or buy outright?
With top of the line smartphones costing anywhere from $1500 to $2500 and beyond, and with smartphones lasting longer than ever thanks to OS and security updates, safely buying second hand via the security of a refurbished model can be a totally smart saving.
Microsoft often likes to portray itself as a company that supports education and research, but that appears to be just a pose, with the company showing its real colours recently when it stripped the European Organisation for Nuclear Research of the status of "academic institution".
Microsoft's revocation of the "academic institution" status granted to the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, better known as CERN, has led to the organisation deciding to get rid of software sold by the Redmond behemoth in order to avoid lock-in and to keep its costs down.
Open source company Red Hat crossed the US$2 billion mark in annual revenue some time ago and indications are that the 24-year-old firm will soon cross the next revenue milestone – US$3 billion. There is, thus, no reason for the company to continue to do deals with the NSA, given that the philosophy it advocates in public stands in marked contrast to what the NSA does.
With the shortest day of the year just having passed, it still won't get any warmer for at least the next couple of months, so amaysim's tips on staying warm should avoid sending a chill up your spine.
With new Frollo stats showing Australians are "spending three times more on ride-sharing services than on taxis", it follows that not keeping a close eye on in-app and tap-and-go payments can cost you.
You and your friends will need a free Paypal account to dip into Paypal's new Money Pools, the "free and simple way to collect and keep track of money for shared expenses with family and friends".
Lost or stolen money or possessions, debit and credit card currency conversion fraud or missing a flight is costing Australian travellers almost $1 billion each year, with new research revealing that money theft is the number one cause of money misadventure.
India moved to remove 500 and 1000 rupee notes from circulation a fortnight ago, with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying this was being done to flush out all the "black money" that was being hoarded. (An Australian dollar is equivalent to something in the range of 50 rupees as of today).
TV is awash in ads offering loans because you’ve laminated your cat, swallowed a trumpet or turn into a zombie ghost on holiday, but should you resist temptation?
Westpac-owned St.George Bank is the latest to introduce a cardless cash service from ATMs for those who have forgotten their ATM cards just by using your smartphone.
Yatango’s reverse takeover of Latitude has already started bearing fruit, with a convertible note issue ‘materially’ oversubscribed, raising $1 million.
It’s not just Kogan making waves doing the ecommerce dance, but rising star Yatango seeking to raise a minimum of $6 million to fund further growth.
A forthcoming app for Android phones aims to give users more insight into their spending and other finances.
Point of sale payment system Eftpos has announced that its new centralised payments hub is now live, ushering in what it describes as a "new era."
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