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Mar 13, 2019

FNB app transaction volumes now surpass online banking

Transactions on the First National Bank app grew by 52% over the past year, overtaking transaction volumes on online banking.

Mar 8, 2019

ACS terminal devices accept Samsung Pay

Adopting mobile point-of-sale technology gives customers the opportunity to pay at their convenience.

Mar 5, 2019

FNB enables Samsung Pay

The bank adds the Samsung payment service to its digital payment options.

Aug 21, 2018

Samsung officially launches its payment service in SA

The South Korean electronics manufacturer introduces Samsung Pay in SA, but not all local banks are compatible yet.

Aug 6, 2018

Standard Bank introduces virtual card, Samsung Pay

The bank adds a virtual card and Samsung Pay, which enables tap-to-pay, to its digital payments ecosystem.

Jul 30, 2018

Absa clients first to get Samsung Pay in SA

South Africans who bank with Absa will be among the first people to try out Samsung's mobile payment and digital wallet service.

May 9, 2017

Mobile biometric payments to triple in 2017

The number of mobile payments authenticated by biometrics will rise to nearly two billion this year, up from just over 600 million in 2016.

Sep 23, 2016

Zuckerberg unveils plan to beat diseases

We round up trends from across the globe that had us scratching our heads.

Feb 22, 2016

Samsung, LG go head-to-head

The rivals unveil their latest flagship devices, with the LG receiving a warm welcome and the Galaxy S7 generating less buzz.

Dec 10, 2015

Australia banks disrupt Apple with mobile payments power

Apple is struggling to persuade Australia's big banks to sign up for its Apple Pay mobile payment system.

Sep 9, 2015

Samsung seeks mobile payments spark

To stem market share losses, Samsung readies its mobile payment system for the US, with Samsung Pay-compatible phones due next year.


Fragmentation challenges mobile payments

The wide variety of mobile networks, operating systems and mobile devices make uniform service difficult, says Xavier Larduinat of Gemalto.

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