Cardup Launches Operations In Malaysia And Announces Visa Partnership
Dec02

Cardup Launches Operations In Malaysia And Announces Visa Partnership

 2 December 2020 (MY) –  CardUp, the digital credit card enablement platform, has launched a new solution that enables businesses to instantly access credit on international payments at competitive rates. While the global remittance market is dominated by bank to bank transfers – cardo enables these payments to be made via credit cards to overseas suppliers who do not accept card payments. This means businesses can make use...

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New Report Reveals How The COVID Crisis Could Set Back A Generation Of Women In Business
Nov25

New Report Reveals How The COVID Crisis Could Set Back A Generation Of Women In Business

 25 November 2020 (MY) – Women across the world have been disproportionally impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic – a staggering 87% of women business owners say they have been adversely affected. Overrepresentation in sectors hardest hit by the economic downturn, the pronounced digital gender gap in an increasingly virtual world, and the mounting pressures of childcare responsibilities are only a few factors that have left...

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Western Union Bolsters its Global Digital Cross-Border Payments Leadership
Nov25

Western Union Bolsters its Global Digital Cross-Border Payments Leadership

 25 November 2020 (MY) – Western Union has announced it has expanded real-time digital payout capabilities into 100 countries reaching billions of bank accounts. For decades, Western Union already paid out in minutes into 550,000 agent locations in 200 countries and territories. The goal to expand real-time payout into bank accounts, wallets and cards was announced at the 2019 Investor Day where the company said it would...

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Visa Commercial Pay Brings Virtual Card Capabilities to Clients and Partners Worldwide
Nov25

Visa Commercial Pay Brings Virtual Card Capabilities to Clients and Partners Worldwide

 25 November 2020 (MY) – Visa  and Conferma Pay have announced a strategic partnership to launch Visa Commercial Pay, a suite of B2B payment solutions, to help improve cashflow for businesses and eliminate outdated manual processes. Virtual commercial cards have never been more necessary than today. Remote workers are turning to personal cards to pay for corporate expenses, buyers and suppliers need more efficient ways to...

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Raffles Hotel Singapore Takes its Legendary Guest Experience to the Next Level with Adyen
Nov24

Raffles Hotel Singapore Takes its Legendary Guest Experience to the Next Level with Adyen

24 November 2020 (SG) – Raffles Hotel Singapore has appointed Adyen, the global payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, as its preferred payments partner to deliver a holistic and frictionless hospitality experience within and beyond its iconic property walls. Always committed to being relevant and ever evolving to adapt to the changing needs of today’s traveller, the iconic Raffles...

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Mambu To Power Digibankasia’s New Digital Bank Uno, Bringing Greater Financial Inclusion To The Philippines
Nov24

Mambu To Power Digibankasia’s New Digital Bank Uno, Bringing Greater Financial Inclusion To The Philippines

 24 November 2020 – Leading cloud banking platform Mambu has been selected by DigiBankASIA as the technology foundation of its new South East Asia focused full service digital bank UNO. DigiBankASIA has selected the Philippines for its initial rollout, and is currently working with the regulators to obtain the necessary license. Currently, approximately 70% of the population of the Philippines is considered ‘unbanked’....

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Mastercard Launches AI-Powered Solution To Protect The Digital Ecosystem
Nov10

Mastercard Launches AI-Powered Solution To Protect The Digital Ecosystem

 10 November 2020 – Mastercard has announced Cyber Secure, a first-of-its-kind, AI-powered suite of tools that allows banks to assess cyber risk across their ecosystem and prevent potential breaches. With these capabilities, banks can identify and prioritize threats and vulnerabilities throughout their cyber environment. Additionally, acquiring banks can help merchants understand their own cyber risk, preventing hundreds of...

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UOB Deepens Partnership With Vmware To Enable Safe And Effective Remote Working In The New Normal
Nov10

UOB Deepens Partnership With Vmware To Enable Safe And Effective Remote Working In The New Normal

 10 November 2020 – As the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in the majority of the workforce shifting to home-based work, United Overseas Bank (UOB), a leading bank in Asia, collaborated with VMware to enable the Bank to continue its innovation drive without disruption. UOB was one of the fastest organisations in ASEAN to deploy a secure virtual desktop – UOB DevTop – for its team of 3,000 information technology (IT) developers, having...

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Western Union Expands Real-Time Payout
Oct29

Western Union Expands Real-Time Payout

 29 October 2020 – Western Union, a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, announced it has further expanded its global digital network for funds payout and increased the availability of real-time payouts, advancing the company’s goal of building the world’s largest funds collection and distribution network to meet the growing customer demand for transparency, immediacy, and reliability....

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Visa Tap to Phone Transforms Payment Acceptance for Sellers Worldwide
Oct22

Visa Tap to Phone Transforms Payment Acceptance for Sellers Worldwide

 22 October 2020 – As the world increasingly turns to digital payments amidst COVID-19, a simple mobile app can help millions of sellers worldwide quickly and securely accept contactless payments, while improving the checkout experience for customers. After piloting Visa Tap to Phone over the past year, Visa has announced product availability in more than 15 markets with plans to expand to the United States and accelerate...

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