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Digital wallets
Australians lead the way in digital payment use - report
Australian consumers are at the forefront of mobile wallet use and adoption of digital banking tools, abandoning cash and physical payment experiences.
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Authentication
Southeast Asia sees growing demand for better electronic finance solutions
More than three in five respondents in SEA were found to want OTP via SMS in every e-payment transaction, and 57% want to see the implementation of two-factor authentication.
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World Remit
WorldRemit MD reveals top digital money transfer trends for 2022
Digital money transfer numbers are expected to significantly grow in the coming year in Australia and around the world, according to WorldRemit managing director APAC Scott Eddington.
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Mobile wallet
Asia Pacific consumers favour mobile wallets over cash and cards
Mobile wallets are approaching technological maturity, with one in two consumers expected to use a mobile wallet by 2025.
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Mobile wallet
Is Australia ready to go cashless? New survey reveals Aussies embracing mobile wallets
More than half of Australians are comfortable with the idea of a completely cashless society, according to new research. 
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Mobile Banking
Wontok: Are e-wallets a threat to society?
Mobile banking is the most rapidly growing way to bank; it has the highest levels of customer satisfaction.
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Cryptocurrency
Facebook jumps on the cryptocurrency bandwagon
Launching in 2020, Calibra and Libra may shake up the mobile payment industry.
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Commerce Systems
Google Pay to replace ANZ goMoney from October
ANZ is finally rolling out Google Pay for its customers with Android devices, two years after releasing Apple Pay for iOS customers.
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Payment gateways
Tap & go: Mastercard deploys contactless payments on Sydney ferries
“Australians are continuously embracing digital payment technology, with 82% using tap-and-go to make payments every week."
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Cloud
Apple Pay arrives in New Zealand... but only for ANZ Bank customers
The rumours are true: Apple Pay will indeed be coming to New Zealand. But only for those with an ANZ Visa Debit or personal ANZ Visa credit card.
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Cloud
Apple Pay might be coming to NZ in October, but there's a catch
Reports have surfaced that Apple Pay is making its way to NZ, to be launched as early as October. However, it might only be a selective rollout.
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Retailers
Loyalty cards go mobile, according to new research
"Retailers that did not offer mobile integration were likely to have far lower levels of visibility on consumer activity."
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Mobile Banking
ANZ updates FastPay app to include Eftpos
“This innovation is another example of how we’re listening to customers and delivering solutions that meet their changing needs.”
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Innovation
Semble mobile wallet does well at Innovation awards
Kiwi start up company Semble has been highly commended at the New Zealand Innovators Awards.
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Payment gateways
ANZ to release mobile wallet for Android
“Our goal is for the goMoney Wallet to be the most accessible, secure and easiest to use mobile payments solution in New Zealand.”