Mobile

Kaspersky grants access to Android app testing tool

Kaspersky grants access to Android app testing tool

Cyber Security, Mobile
Kaspersky has opened access to its Android Automated Testing Framework. The tool, named Kaspresso, takes advantage of flexible settings and is easy to use. With Kaspresso, mobile developers can significantly reduce the amount of time needed for application testing without the fear of overlooking a bug, therefore speeding up the application release process. The tool has already received positive feedback at two major technology conferences – Mobilization IX and Codemotion Berlin 2019. It is quite challenging for mobile developers to choose an appropriate automating testing tool that will reduce lead time for an application’s release. Nowadays, there are many frameworks and tools for conducting automated tests, such as Espresso and Appium. However, these frameworks can’t solve all Android
MTN Cameroon awarded the GSMA Mobile Money Cert

MTN Cameroon awarded the GSMA Mobile Money Cert

Mobile
MTN Cameroon, the leading company in the telecommunications sector in Cameroon, has been awarded the GSMA Mobile Money certification. The certification was discerned by GSMA following a rigorous assessment that ran from 02 to 06 December 2019 with the aim of evaluating the conformity of MTN Cameroon’s Mobile Money (MoMo) services to best practices in the sector. GSMA which represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide in the broader mobile ecosystem, recognizes MTN Cameroon as an operator that delivers secure, transparent and durable financial services; and an organization that has the capacity to protect the rights of its customers and fight against money laundering and the financing of terrorism. According to Alain Claude Nono, General Manager Mobile Financial Services at
PosoMoney Card-to-Wallet facility for mobile money

PosoMoney Card-to-Wallet facility for mobile money

Internet, Mobile
The oldest public company in Botswana, Botswana Post continues to follow ride the innovation train with every day seeing the post coming up with life improving technologies especially the ones that speaks to fintech. In a statement communicated to biztechafrica the organization said of its latest offering: “Following closely on the launch of the BotswanaPost innovative mobile money solution, PosoMoney in April 2019, BotswanaPost is proud to announce the value added feature of PosoMoney Card-to-Wallet.” This PosoMoney card-to-wallet facility allows PosoMonemobily users to top-up their account using any debit/credit card. True to the company’s drive to enhance its digital offering through its E-services, BotswanaPost is on the pursuit on how to continuously improve services for its custom
Visa and MFS Africa announce partnership

Visa and MFS Africa announce partnership

Mobile
Visa and the pan-African fintech leader MFS Africa have announced a partnership that will help bridge the gap between the rapidly growing mobile money ecosystem in Africa and the world of online digital payments, significantly expanding Visa’s reach and its ability to open up commerce to the region. Mobile money wallets are already prevalent across Africa, but without a virtual or physical network credential associated with them, many international online services are unavailable to users. To help solve this problem, MFS Africa – Africa’s largest digital payments hub, connecting through one API more than 180 million mobile wallets on the continent – will distribute Visa payment credentials across multiple markets in Africa.  This will allow mobile money users connected to the MFS Africa
Makro announces instant customer care experience

Makro announces instant customer care experience

Mobile, social media, Technology
Retail giant, Makro announced on Wednesday, 4 December 2019, that shoppers at its 22 South African outlets and online store can now experience instant customer care and service by connecting with them directly via WhatsApp. Some of the features available in Makro’s chat include tracking orders, viewing current catalogs, accessing a digital store card, locating nearby stores, and having frequently asked questions (FAQs) instantly answered. "Customers can now access the information they want, when they want it, without having to endure a lengthy phone call or escalate potential queries,” says Kerry Ho, Makro’s head of digital marketing. "This bold step towards the future of customer service ensures customers have the best experience on their own terms. The addition and implementation of