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Visa chooses NZ startup for APAC Accelerator Programme
Wed, 4th May 2022
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Visa has selected New Zealand payments startup Cymonz for the 2022 cohort of its Visa Accelerator Programme in Asia Pacific.
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Visa launches program to help SMBs navigate NFTs and crypto
Thu, 31st Mar 2022
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Visa has launched a one-year immersion program designed to bring together a global cohort of entrepreneurs interested in building their business with NFTs.
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SmartBear appoints Pedro Souza as customer care vice president
Mon, 14th Mar 2022
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Pedro Souza joins SmartBear as VP of customer care from Paramount's leading support team.
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When implementing eCommerce cryptocurrency payments, think safety first
Fri, 11th Mar 2022
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One in four businesses plan to accept cryptocurrency in 2022, but it comes with risks. Sift offers solutions to ensure secure transactions.
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IT issues resurface as 100,000 migrants eligible for fast-track residency
Wed, 2nd Mar 2022
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An estimated 100,000 migrants can apply for fast-tracked residence from today - though IT problems have stopped some being able to.
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Amazon and Visa reach agreement in ongoing dispute
Wed, 23rd Feb 2022
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After a substantial ongoing feud, Amazon and Visa have agreed to settle a dispute over the credit card giant's fees.
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Cryptocurrrency: The next big thing Australia's banks need to keep an eye on
Mon, 13th Dec 2021
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Banks should keep a finger on the pulse of the growing demand for cryptocurrency services, according to a global study by Visa.
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'Such a mess' - IT teams work overnight to fix immigration glitch
Fri, 3rd Dec 2021
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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.
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Visa saves Kiwi businesses $88 million with AI-powered security
Fri, 26th Nov 2021
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Visa's AI solution has prevented $88m in fraud for New Zealand businesses in the past year, according to the company.
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Payment security vital as digital commerce resets in post-pandemic world
Thu, 27th May 2021
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Visa has stressed the importance of robust payment security in a changing commerce environment post-pandemic, as fraud migrates to digital commerce.
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Meniga partners with Visa to accelerate expansion in APAC
Thu, 1st Apr 2021
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Meniga partners with Visa to expand in APAC region, joining Visa Ready Program and gaining certified Fintech Enablement partner status.
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Global technology industry deals total $34.4bn in April 2020
Wed, 27th May 2020
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Tech deals soar to $34.4bn in April, up 33.8% month-on-month.
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COVID-19: Contactless payment limit increased to $200
Thu, 9th Apr 2020
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NZ contactless pay limit jumps to $200 amid COVID-19 measures.
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Kiwis 'considerably' more likely to use biometric payments than Australians
Mon, 17th Feb 2020
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The report finds 64% of New Zealanders are familiar with biometrics and 68% have used fingerprint recognition.
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The team dedicated to global data literacy
Thu, 11th Apr 2019
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The Data Literacy Project has appointed eight data experts who aim to help organisations and individuals improve data literacy across the globe.
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ThreatQuotient partners with Visa for payments safety
Tue, 6th Nov 2018
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ThreatQuotient integrates verified breach intelligence from Visa to help customers detect and protect against cyber attacks on payment data.
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Tourists want contactless as spend into NZ grows
Tue, 26th Jun 2018
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Visa has released a report showing that tourist spend in NZ is growing and they want to use contactless payment systems.
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Visa’s cockup put down to ‘very rare’ data centre crash
Wed, 20th Jun 2018
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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.
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Kiwi adoption of contactless payments driving merchant growth
Wed, 30th May 2018
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The study shows that for contactless merchants, growth in customer numbers (8.3%) was double that experienced by non-contactless merchants (3.5%).
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ASB first bank in New Zealand to step out with Garmin Pay
Tue, 22nd May 2018
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ASB has teamed up with global wearable device company Garmin to give ASB customers on-the-go the ability to make contactless purchases.
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Visa carves out security roadmap for consumer payment technologies
Tue, 15th May 2018
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The payments industry should now be almost ready to embrace the future of consumer technologies like biometrics, says Visa.
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Visa acquires SaaS tech company Fraedom for US$197 million
Tue, 13th Feb 2018
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Visa to acquire SaaS firm Fraedom for £141.75M, enhancing its B2B payment solutions.
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Auckland among top nine cities for digital payments leadership
Mon, 22nd Jan 2018
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Auckland could tap into $2bn benefits from fewer cash transactions, Visa reports.
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Entries open for Visa’s payments solution competition
Tue, 3rd Oct 2017
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Visa’s Everywhere Initiative challenges startups to use Visa APIs to create consumer or business-to-business payments solutions.