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  • ​Westpac joins Samsung Pay

    Westpac is offering the Samsung Pay mobile payments service to its debit and credit card customers, following an agreement between the organisations.

    Written by Byron Connolly11 April 17 10:31
  • Australian banks go head to head with Apple

    For the first time globally, a group of financial institutions have banded together to seek permission from a competition regulator to intercept Apple.

    Written by Holly Morgan27 July 16 14:44
  • Samsung takes on Apple with new mobile payment service

    Samsung has thrown its hat in the mobile payment ring with a new contactless offering that lets Citibank and American Express credit card customers pay for products and services in-store with their smartphones.

    Written by Byron Connolly15 June 16 14:30
  • Introducing the Apple iRing

    Apple recently applied for a patent in the United States for what could be called an iRing. This initially sounds like a goofy idea but hold that thought!

    Written by David Gee12 Oct. 15 08:42
  • Suncorp backs NFC payments, Apple Pay

    Suncorp Bank has revealed it will soon support contactless mobile payments on Apple iOS and Google Android devices.

    Written by Adam Bender15 Dec. 14 09:56
  • St George CIO banks on ‘mobile only’

    St George Bank, viewed as the 'innovation hub' of Westpac, has adopted a 'mobile only' strategy, according to CIO Dhiren Kulkarni.

    Written by Adam Bender02 Dec. 14 09:00
  • Apple’s NFC iPhone ‘tipping point’ for mobile payments

    Apple has finally added near field communications (NFC) capabilities with its latest iPhone 6, which is likely to be a tipping point for increased uptake of mobile payment technology, says Telsyte analyst Rodney Gedda.

    Written by Byron Connolly10 Sept. 14 10:27
  • Transport for London ticketing chief dubious about mobile NFC

    The head of business development at Transport for London (TfL), whose Oyster card system is one of the most successful contactless ticketing programmes in the world, claims he is “not convinced” about mobile payments using NFC.

    Written by Sophie Curtis15 Feb. 13 12:44
  • What IT needs to know about near-field communications

    The rise of near-field communications (NFC) has been part of the discussion in the mobile industry for years. Unfortunately, the technology hasn't generated much more than discussion to this point.

    Written by Colin Neagle28 Jan. 13 14:36
  • CBA's Kaching app still in test mode

    The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has revealed that its iPhone Kaching application, which was announced on 25 October 2011, is still not available from Apple’s App Store due to testing delays.

    Written by Hamish Barwick25 Nov. 11 10:22
  • CBA introduces Everyday Settlement payment service

    Business customers will be able to access funds from their Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) merchant terminals the same day following the rollout of a new service called Everyday Settlement.

    Written by Hamish Barwick31 Oct. 11 09:39
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