Maybank has announced the second edition of its annual fintech programme, and is inviting companies from around the world to partner with it.
HLB will be using IBM Watson’s cognitive computing capabilities to boost customer support for its 700,000 credit card customers, after it sealed a strategic partnership with IBM Malaysia.
Bank Simpanan Nasional has introduced a Virtual Teller Machine service across Malaysia to serve customers via live virtual banking.
Customers are the focus for banks and telcos when they talk about digital services, says Karamjit Singh.
Just 12 months after banking group RHB launched its transformation initiative ‘Ignite 2017,’ it has reframed it, adding payments as a major component.
The traditional banking culture must now become responsive and adaptable in order to compete against startups and non‐regulated companies encroaching onto the same financial services space, writes Choong Sin Fatt of Rally Software.
Asean has enormous opportunities for organisations able to deliver financial services readily and cheaply to ‘unbanked’ consumers, writes Krupal Raval of Digital Realty.
Hong Leong Bank has introduced biometric authentication for its Hong Leong Connect digital banking platform to give users an easier and more secure experience when conducting cashless transactions.
Singapore ranks as the top country globally for Kaspersky Lab users being attacked by banking trojans in the second quarter of 2015, the security software company said.
Not surprisingly, the What’s Next conference was still foremost on Karamjit Singh’s mind for this week’s show, though he also spoke about affordable broadband and Malaysia’s upcoming national budget announcement.