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Mastercard
Mastercard evolves contactless technology for quantum world
"2020 brought with it a rapid acceleration of digitisation and reinforced the importance of digital solutions – like contactless – to help meet our everyday needs."
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Collaboration
Eight positive technology trends to come out of COVID-19
The involuntary adoption of these technologies will have a long-lasting impact well beyond COVID-19, says SYSPRO Asia-Pacific chief executive officer Rob Stummer.
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Payment gateways
The rise of contactless card payments in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic
Australia is witnessing a sharp spike in the number of contactless payments during the COVID-19 pandemic, with the government advising consumers to avoid contact with POS terminals.
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Mastercard
COVID-19: Contactless payment limit increased to $200
PaymentsNZ says the change will be progressively rolled out ‘over the coming days’, but may take weeks in some cases due to the number of cards, payment terminals and businesses involved. 
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Payment gateways
Kiwis more trusting of digital payment methods - and customer experience is the driver
Kiwis are starting to trust digital payment methods much more since contactless, mobile wallets and online checkouts have arrived on the scene.
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Identity and Access Management
How to upgrade student IDs for better security, more efficient issuance, and to support new services
University administrators do more with less, however many facilities are still using obsolete, vulnerable campus ID cards. It's time to upgrade.