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2:00
8 hours ago

Standard Bank adds Apple Pay to contactless payments

The big-four bank finally joins its counterparts, by making Apple Pay available to its customers.

2:50
10 hours ago

Insurance risk managers must embrace technology disruption

Artificial intelligence and machine learning introduce a level of automation in data analysis and the decision process that was not possible before, says Patrick Ashton at SilverBridge Holdings.

2:20
10 hours ago

Mzansi’s lowest transaction rates help small businesses grow

iKhokha currently charges only 2.75% per transaction (exclusive of VAT).

2:40
Yesterday

South African-led Mimecast in $5.8bn acquisition deal

Under the terms of the agreement, Permira will acquire all outstanding ordinary shares of Mimecast for $80 per share in an all-cash transaction.

7:10
Yesterday

Many crypto firsts achieved in 2021, say SA-based exchanges

Among the highlights for 2021, the exchanges say this year, cryptos became a multi-trillion-dollar asset as institutional investors increasingly embraced them.

2:50
Yesterday

Tencent, CDC acquire R1.1bn stake in TymeBank

The capital raised will fund and grow TymeBank in SA and also fund GOTyme in the Philippines, where it has secured a digital bank licence.

1:40
Yesterday

Fintech partnership to drive payments across global markets

Local fintech firm Tutuka and Paymentology merge to establish a global payments and cards processor, spanning 49 countries and five continents.

2:30

Black Friday weekend marred by online shopping fraud

Almost 8% of analysed financial transactions conducted during the Black Friday/Cyber Monday period were potentially fraudulent, says TransUnion.

4:00
Monday

Govt considers new approach to Broadband Infraco, Sentech merger

Critical consultations on the potential acquisition of Sentech by Broadband Infraco are under way, says the comms ministry, as it looks to accelerate the merger.

3:30
Monday

National lottery operator Ithuba bets R250m on tech

Tech and innovation are the cornerstone of success at Ithuba, says CEO Charmaine Mabuza, one of the most influential women in the global gaming industry.

3:50

Digital citizens are central to neo-bank model

Crucial skills that will create the bank of the future are those focused on shaping marketplace banking models for digital citizens.

8:10

LexisNexis SA, Law Society of South Africa release Legal Tech Report 2021

Sixty percent of mainly small and medium-sized firms say they have been “grossly impacted” by the lockdown, with the remainder giving a more bullish assessment.