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Sustainability
Visa launches Eco Benefits solutions in Australia and NZ
Eco Benefits is a suite of sustainability-focused solutions that will help Visa cardholders better understand the environmental impact of their payments.
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Payments
Tranxactor Group to build customer loyalty with Oracle
Tranxactor has chosen Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) with Enterprise Database Service to allow it to provide brands with immersive customer engagement and loyalty programs.
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Customer
Airwallex launches an online payments app on Shopify
Airwallex has launched an online payments app on Shopify, allowing merchants to integrate a gateway plugin on their online store to accept payments from their global customers.
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Fintech
Corpay announces new collaboration with Triterras
Corpay and fintech firm Triterras have announced a new collaboration between Corpay’s Cross-Border business and Triterras Inc.    
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Finance
Airwallex launches global payment services in New Zealand
The launch will enable businesses in New Zealand to tap into Airwallex's global payments services, offering an alternative to traditional banks.
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eInvoicing
Airwallex, Xero extend partnership with easier invoice payments
Airwallex has extended its long-term partnership with Xero by releasing a new payment link integration for Xero invoices that will make receiving them easier and faster for Australian businesses.
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Customer experience
Slingshot partners with Open for single-bill insurance
Slingshot has announced a new partnership with Open that will see house, contents, and landlords’ insurance as well as energy, mobile and broadband delivered on a single bill.
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Fintech
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.
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Digital Transformation
The CFO-led digital transformation
Cloud-based billing platforms are the little-known hero in organisations' quests to extract the most benefit out of their digital transformation efforts.
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Phishing
New survey shows heightened online payment risks in Asia
A surge in digital payments has significantly increased banking security risks in Asia.
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Zeller
Big four branch closures see shift in fintech market for regional businesses
A new report by Zeller has revealed that the majority of regional businesses in Australia have been impacted as a result of branch closures by the big four.
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Cloud
BillingPlatform announces new range of product capabilities
Revenue management company BillingPlatform has announced a range of new product capabilities and developments for the finance and commerce markets.
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Point of Sale / POS
FIS says Australians paying with digital wallets by 2025
A new report from FIS says digital wallets will become the dominant way Australians will pay from as early as 2025.
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Nethone
Mobile payments are booming and fraudsters have noticed
While payment security is generally regarded as safer on mobiles than on desktops, fraudsters are now using an array of techniques to successfully target mobile customers – but they can be stopped.
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Payments
QuickFee launches payments platform, improves profitability
QuickFee Limited has announced the completion and launch of its proprietary payments platform, QUBE, and subsequent improvement to operating profitability.
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Cloud
Klarna brings rewards program, new features to New Zealand
All-in-one shopping app Klarna is launching its rewards program in NZ, rewarding consumers for every payment they make on-time and providing access to exclusive in-app perks.
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Visa
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.
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Singtel
Zip deal with Singtel offers Pay Later service in Singapore
Global Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) company Zip is partnering with Singapore telecommunications group Singtel to set up Zip’s service in the country.
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Digital Transformation
Adobe’s Experience Cloud tools offer benefits for retailers
Software company Adobe has announced the release of new features that will offer benefits to retailers, including enhanced personalisation.
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Cloud
TradeWindow and Mastercard collaboration set to strengthen cross-border trade relations
TradeWindow has partnered with Mastercard in a bid to increase access to trade finance and simplify cross-border payments. 
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Cloud
Adobe announces new suite of tools for retailers with in-store and online capabilities
Adobe has announced new tools for retailers created to help further deliver personalised shopping experiences for businesses in-store and online.
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Cloud
Salesforce announces new innovations across the APAC market
Salesforce has announced a string of new innovations and partnerships to help expand its reach across the APAC market. 
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Cloud
Netcetera partners with EML Payments Ltd. to enhance secure payment solutions
EML Payments Ltd. has partnered with secure digitisation company Netcetera to implement their state-of-the-art Access Control Server (ACS), which includes a Risk Based Authentication (RBA) solution.
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Fintech
Airwallex launches operations in Singapore as part of expansion plans
Australian founded fintech Airwallex has announced its launch in Singapore after receiving a Major Payment Institution (MPI) licence by the Monetary Authority of Singapore in November 2021.