Crypto exchange AltCoinTrader drags ‘bullying’ Absa to court
The local crypto-currency exchange takes the big four bank to court for allegedly putting pressure on Zapper to close the exchange’s account.
FNB’s digital platforms show resilience amid COVID-19
The bank’s app volumes went up 28%, the eWallet transacting base was up 39%, while the eBucks earn value rose 9% to R2.2 billion.
COVID-19 drives African states into cashless societies
Cash may have traditionally been king, but the coronavirus pandemic is contributing to a faster pace of mobile money adoption across the continent.
FNB touts renewable energy as solution to Eskom woes
With SA’s ongoing electricity challenges, the long-term benefits of implementing alternatives such as solar certainly outweigh the costs, says the bank.
SA banks scramble to quell Experian hack aftermath
Local banks activate risk-mitigation measures following the hacking of credit bureau Experian, which left the personal details of millions of South Africans exposed.
New app allows users to compare, buy insurance cover
Insurance broker Indwe Risk Services’ new app connects users to insurance brokers and allows them to manage their insurance policies online.
Netcash targets SME payments with QR code alliance
Payment solutions provider Netcash partners with Zapper and SnapScan to expand mobile payments acceptance options for SMEs.
SA banks race to transition to marketplace banking
Banks are aggressively remodelling into marketplace banking, offering customers an ecosystem of aggregated products beyond the financial scope.
Tech sector’s gender inequality status quo demands disruption
Gender disparity still plagues many ICT firms, with men earning higher salaries than women and to some extent, still being considered as better leaders.
Online insurance product deluge from SA’s big banks
The financial institutions have introduced several digital insurance products amid the lockdown and pressure from start-ups.
FNB expands its payments ecosystem with virtual card
The new virtual card allows customers to create a digital card through the FNB app, and can be used at online and brick-and-mortar merchants.