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Payment gateways stories
New online shopping platform allows shoppers to get others to pay for their items
New fintech startup YouPay offers a unique online shopping option where you pick what items you want from over 250 retailers and get someone else to pay.
Restaurant Brands, Ant Group partnership to accelerate DX
Restaurant Brands has announced a regional partnership with Ant Group's digital solutions to accelerate digital transformation of its restaurant operations across Asia Pacific.
How Covid has accelerated the progress of innovative payment solutions
Software technology company Synthesis lays out five ways Covid has changed our behaviour and the payment solutions designed to meet the new criteria.
Entrust acquires financial technology company Antelop Solutions
Entrust, a company specialising in trusted identity, payments and data protection, has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Antelop Solutions.
Adobe to launch e-commerce Payment Services feature powered by PayPal
"Merchants will no longer have to contend with multiple logins and other disjointed user experiences for their payment processing," the company states.
PPRO integrates Indonesian payment methods Jenius Pay and LinkAja into platform
The integrations will enable international payment companies and merchants to cater to Indonesian consumers’ preferred payment methods, further growing local sales in the market.
mx51 to use Snowflake for analytics and customer service
Snowflake has been selected by merchant payment platform mx51 to support its analytics and customer service.
Square to acquire Afterpay for approximately AUD$40 billion
Square has announced plans to acquire Australian buy now, pay later company Afterpay.
Failed payments costing Asia Pacific organisations more than $41b every year - Accuity report
The study also found that 60% of respondents are losing customers because of failed payments.
Baymard Institute identifies trends to reduce shopping cart abandonment rates
Research company Baymard Institute has identified trends that can reduce shopping cart abandonment rates.
Forter doubles revenue in 12 months, raising $300 million for a $3 billion valuation
Forter has doubled its revenue in the last 12 months, raising $300 million for a $3 billion valuation.
PayPal deepens partnership with Google Cloud to support growth
Under this expanded relationship, Google Cloud will provide both infrastructure and analytics capabilities to support PayPal’s growth, helping the company process transactional data at huge scale.
Square announces new developer tools - APIs and an SDK
Digital payment company Square has announced three new developer tools.
Marqeta and Afterpay innovate payments experience for A/NZ
Marqeta has partnered with Afterpay to issue virtual cards as part of its in-store solution in the Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) market.
Soft Solutions rolls out new WatchGuard billing system for NZ
"This flexible procurement model builds upon our partner first strategy, supports companies in their cloud transformation and allows them to benefit from increased protection and flexible, scalable IT infrastructure."
Travelex and Nium team up to bring digital remittance solution to APAC
Travelex has partnered with global payments platform Nium to bring digital remittance services to Asia Pacfic customers.
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is TNS?
We spoke to TNS Payments Market business' global managing director John Tait.
Payments firm Instarem refreshes brand to support new growth phase
Customers can expect a new and improved experience, which is reflected in the brand’s modern look and feel.
Payment errors cost A/NZ organisations millions of dollars
Profectus has recovered $120 million from transaction errors in recent years, and most of these were due to human error.
One in four Australian businesses now 'cashless', according to Square report
“While some regions and industries are starting to see cash pick up in circulation again, we are yet to see it return to pre-pandemic levels.”
eftpos to roll out new anti-fraud tools to support digital economy
The technologies have been in development for ‘several years’ according to eftpos.
How e-invoicing works and why it’s essential for business survival
The reasons for implementing e-invoicing centre on unlocking many benefits for all stakeholders by automating previously manual processes, writes MessageXchange managing director John Delaney.
Alibaba Cloud and LGMS tackle hybrid and multi-cloud security
Alibaba Cloud and LGMS, a cybersecurity consulting company, are teaming up to tackle the challenge of security around digital transformation and hybrid cloud.
Australia’s eftpos launches with Samsung Pay
eftpos has announced that eftpos payments via Samsung Pay are now live for millions of CBA multi-network cardholders.