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Nedbank offers a taste of its Avo, promising to revolutionise shopping

By Ryan Noik 19 May 2020

Today, Avo is not just a superfruit, it is also the name of Nedbank’s newly unveiled super app, with which Nedbank hopes to revolutionise shipping and selling in South Africa. FULL STORY >

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Interview with Absa’s Sandro Bucchianeri: Staying secure in a pandemic

By Ryan Noik 15 May 2020

Recently we sat down with Absa group chief security officer Sandro Bucchianeri to discuss Absa's approach to cybersecurity, pandemics, and dealing with unforeseen threats. FULL STORY >

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2020 sees banking infections intensify, with a third of South African users being vulnerable to attacks, says Kaspersky

By Staff Writer 6 April 2020

Kaspersky statistics have shown that the cases of downloading malicious programs targeting users’ bank accounts has become more frequent this year so far. FULL STORY >

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Customers can now draft a Will digitally at no cost, through FNB Online

By Staff Writer 13 September 2019

First National Bank has announced that its customers can now draw up their own Wills via the FNB Online Banking platform at no cost. FULL STORY >

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Nedbank and Microsoft announce partnership

By Staff Writer 2 September 2019

Microsoft and Nedbank have announced that the financial services provider has partnered with the tech giant to migrate components of its IT infrastructure to the cloud, making Nedbank the first bank in the country to run operations of this scale in the... FULL STORY >

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Industry advice - Wisdom of the tribe: how crowdsourcing can accelerate innovation in financial services

By Industry Contributor 20 August 2019

Crowdsourced innovation management plays a vital role in financial services firms of the future, asserts Steve Lauter, Head Banking (Africa) at Wipro Limited. FULL STORY >

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Opinion - Why Apple’s Banking on the Power of Friendship

By Industry Contributor 2 July 2019

Lee Naik, the CEO of TransUnion Africa unpacks Apple's move into banking, and why the tech giant is betting that it can be your new best friend. FULL STORY >

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Financial services and the cloud – what’s the next big challenge?

By Opinion 12 June 2019

By Felix Antonysamy – Business Development Manager, Banking for Africa, Wipro Limited FULL STORY >

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Visa offers guide to secure, fraud-free transactions

By Ryan Noik 12 April 2019

At the first of a series of ongoing interactions with Visa yesterday in Bryanston, the company offered an overview of the risks in, and its responses to, the transaction space. FULL STORY >

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Huawei Connect 2018: Using technology to transform banking Part 2

By Ryan Noik 22 October 2018

Cao Chong, the president of financial services sector, Huawei Enterprise Business Group, offered his perspective on mobile payments, and what South Africa could learn from China. FULL STORY >

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Huawei Connect 2018: Using technology to transform banking Part 1

By Ryan Noik 19 October 2018

Amongst the many highlights of Huawei’s Connect 2018 conference, held in Shanghai, China last week, was an intriguing interview with Jason Cao, the president of global finance, business & global key account department at... FULL STORY >

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Africa’s challenger banks set to surge ahead

By Press Release 6 August 2018

The ability of challenger banks in Africa to leapfrog through technology, unencumbered by legacy systems, will cause a banking revolution on the continent, according to Andries Brink, CEO of Andile Group Holdings. FULL STORY >

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NordVPN offers easy and effective online security tips to security averse

By Press Release 13 July 2018

A poll has found that while the majority of Internet users have experienced banking fraud , they still don't like online security measures. FULL STORY >

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PSD₂ and Open Banking catalysts for launch of Africa’s first financial graph

By Press Release 12 June 2018

Big banks’ grip on consumer data opens up opportunity for South Africa’s Bettr FULL STORY >

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Virgin Money makes EFT a thing of the past

By Press Release 28 February 2018

Virgin Money Spot makes sending money between friends as easy as sending a text message, instantly and securely, no matter which bank they’re with. FULL STORY >

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