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Visa chooses NZ startup for APAC Accelerator Programme
Visa has selected New Zealand payments startup Cymonz for the 2022 cohort of its Visa Accelerator Programme in Asia Pacific.
Visa launches program to help SMBs navigate NFTs and crypto
Visa has launched a one-year immersion program designed to bring together a global cohort of entrepreneurs interested in building their business with NFTs.
SmartBear appoints Pedro Souza as customer care vice president
Pedro Souza joins SmartBear as VP of customer care from Paramount's leading support team.
When implementing eCommerce cryptocurrency payments, think safety first
One in four businesses plan to accept cryptocurrency in 2022, but it comes with risks. Sift offers solutions to ensure secure transactions.
IT issues resurface as 100,000 migrants eligible for fast-track residency
An estimated 100,000 migrants can apply for fast-tracked residence from today - though IT problems have stopped some being able to.
Amazon and Visa reach agreement in ongoing dispute
After a substantial ongoing feud, Amazon and Visa have agreed to settle a dispute over the credit card giant's fees.
Cryptocurrrency: The next big thing Australia's banks need to keep an eye on
Banks should keep a finger on the pulse of the growing demand for cryptocurrency services, according to a global study by Visa.
'Such a mess' - IT teams work overnight to fix immigration glitch
Technical difficulties marred the first day of New Zealand's new residence scheme, with serious concerns raised for the roll-out to 95,000 migrants in March.
Visa saves Kiwi businesses $88 million with AI-powered security
Visa's AI solution has prevented $88m in fraud for New Zealand businesses in the past year, according to the company.
Payment security vital as digital commerce resets in post-pandemic world
Visa has stressed the importance of robust payment security in a changing commerce environment post-pandemic, as fraud migrates to digital commerce.
Meniga partners with Visa to accelerate expansion in APAC
Meniga partners with Visa to expand in APAC region, joining Visa Ready Program and gaining certified Fintech Enablement partner status.
Global technology industry deals total $34.4bn in April 2020
Tech deals soar to $34.4bn in April, up 33.8% month-on-month.
COVID-19: Contactless payment limit increased to $200
NZ contactless pay limit jumps to $200 amid COVID-19 measures.
Kiwis 'considerably' more likely to use biometric payments than Australians
The report finds 64% of New Zealanders are familiar with biometrics and 68% have used fingerprint recognition.
The team dedicated to global data literacy
The Data Literacy Project has appointed eight data experts who aim to help organisations and individuals improve data literacy across the globe.
ThreatQuotient partners with Visa for payments safety
ThreatQuotient integrates verified breach intelligence from Visa to help customers detect and protect against cyber attacks on payment data.
Tourists want contactless as spend into NZ grows
Visa has released a report showing that tourist spend in NZ is growing and they want to use contactless payment systems.
Visa’s cockup put down to ‘very rare’ data centre crash
51.2 million Visa payments failed to process on Friday 1 June (just in time for after-work drinks) and the company says it all came down to a switch.
Kiwi adoption of contactless payments driving merchant growth
The study shows that for contactless merchants, growth in customer numbers (8.3%) was double that experienced by non-contactless merchants (3.5%).
ASB first bank in New Zealand to step out with Garmin Pay
ASB has teamed up with global wearable device company Garmin to give ASB customers on-the-go the ability to make contactless purchases.
Visa carves out security roadmap for consumer payment technologies
The payments industry should now be almost ready to embrace the future of consumer technologies like biometrics, says Visa.
Visa acquires SaaS tech company Fraedom for US$197 million
Visa to acquire SaaS firm Fraedom for £141.75M, enhancing its B2B payment solutions.
Auckland among top nine cities for digital payments leadership
Auckland could tap into $2bn benefits from fewer cash transactions, Visa reports.
Entries open for Visa’s payments solution competition
Visa’s Everywhere Initiative challenges startups to use Visa APIs to create consumer or business-to-business payments solutions.