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SAS joins the National Cyber Resilience Centre Group
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SAS joins the UK's National Cyber Resilience Centre Group, bolstering its efforts to protect small and medium-sized enterprises from cybercrime damages.
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Melbourne's grand slam boosts local business sales
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Melbourne's fashion and experience retailers stand to benefit from a predicted 12.6% rise in sales during the 2024 grand slam.
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Liz Oakes joins Mangopay's board as Non-Executive Director
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Liz Oakes, former Mastercard executive and payments industry veteran, joins the board of Mangopay, the payment infrastructure provider, as Non-Executive Director, as the firm embarks on a growth phase across Europe.
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Mastercard partners with King Kapisi to honour decade-long Kiwi businesses
Wed, 6th Dec 2023
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Mastercard partners with Kiwi music star King Kapisi to reward New Zealand's small businesses operating for over a decade.
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Mastercard's Dynamic Yield launches AI tool Shopping Muse for personalised retail experience
Fri, 1st Dec 2023
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Mastercard's Dynamic Yield unveils Shopping Muse, an AI tool providing bespoke retail experiences through personalised product recommendations.
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Mastercard launches unique gaming initiative with G2 Esports & Riot Games
Fri, 17th Nov 2023
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Mastercard debuts its first gaming initiative, the 'Gamer Academy', in collaboration with G2 Esports and Riot Games.
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Mastercard and FD Global launch fintech governance initiative in Australia
Tue, 14th Nov 2023
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Mastercard and FD Global Connections have launched a governance and risk management scheme for Australian fintechs.
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Kabuni launches immersive learning platform with 'Learn-to-Earn' model
Wed, 8th Nov 2023
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EdTech firm Kabuni introduces Kabuni WIZARD, an immersive learning platform with a unique 'Learn-to-Earn' model for youths.
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In today’s data-driven world, compromising on cybersecurity is not an option
Fri, 3rd Nov 2023
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As the global financial ecosystem expands, it's getting harder for organisations to navigate the maze of cyber risks alone.
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Small Kiwi businesses cut cybersecurity spend despite rising threats
Thu, 2nd Nov 2023
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Over 130,000 small businesses in New Zealand have faced cybersecurity issues, but reduced expenditure due to cost pressures, says Mastercard.
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Cyber-attacks target 309,000 small businesses with a third facing losses
Thu, 2nd Nov 2023
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Alarmingly, 309,000 small businesses have been targeted by cyber-attacks, with a third reporting financial losses.
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Mastercard, Agoda to enhance B2B payments in travel industry
Mon, 30th Oct 2023
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Mastercard and Agoda have broadened their collaboration in an effort to modernise B2B transactions within the travel and tourism industry.
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Retail most impersonated industry for phishing scams in Q323
Thu, 19th Oct 2023
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The latest Brand Phishing Report reveals retail was the most impersonated industry last quarter with Walmart topping the list.
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Monavate unveils Supply Chain Payments division boosting fintech growth
Wed, 18th Oct 2023
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Cambridge fintech Monavate boosts growth with the launch of a Supply Chain Payments division, helmed by Anant Patel.
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Mastercard's Gamer Academy tackles gender disparity in global esports industry
Tue, 17th Oct 2023
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Mastercard unveils global initiative, Mastercard Gamer Academy, in a bid to improve diversity in esports and gaming.
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Mastercard tests tokenization of CBDCs on blockchains
Sat, 14th Oct 2023
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Mastercard is testing the tokenisation of Central Bank Digital Currencies on various blockchains, enabling secure transactions between different blockchains.
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Littlepay revolutionizes bus payment system in Regional NSW
Thu, 12th Oct 2023
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Littlepay links with Transport for NSW to replace paper tickets with contactless payments on Dubbo, Bathurst buses.
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DUAPAY solution empowers women-led businesses in Fiji
Wed, 27th Sep 2023
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Mastercard and partners have launched a new mobile payment acceptance solution to unlock the potential of women entrepreneurs in Fiji.
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Mastercard empowers gaming mentorship ahead of PAX AU
Thu, 21st Sep 2023
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Mastercard has partnered with gaming icons Lachlan Power and Kathleen Loserfruit to mentor 250 content creators ahead of PAX Australia.
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Oracle and Mastercard partner to streamline B2B payment transactions
Tue, 19th Sep 2023
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Oracle partners with Mastercard to streamline B2B payment transactions, aiming to simplify fiscal mechanisms via Fusion Cloud ERP.
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Change Financial partners with Simply Zibra on AI payments
Wed, 16th Aug 2023
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Change Financial will provide Mastercard card issuing to Simply Zibra, an AI-driven digital wallet that helps consumers get the most out of their money.
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Paymentology and Mastercard partner to foster financial inclusion
Wed, 16th Aug 2023
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The partnership will ensure a more robust financial ecosystem in Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador, by helping the population access the digital economy.
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Mastercard brings Fijians into digital payment ecosystem
Fri, 21st Jul 2023
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Mastercard has partnered with Vodafone Fiji to provide a new way of paying in-store and online, both at home and abroad, with the launch of M-PAiSA Mastercard.
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Alipay and Mastercard enable cashless payments for foreigners in China
Fri, 23rd Jun 2023
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Linking any Mastercard card to the Alipay digital wallet makes e-payments in China easier, linking merchants with international visitors seamlessly.