Browsing: Adrian Vermooten

It’s the end of an era. This week Tuesday, 8 April, Microsoft is putting Windows XP out to pasture. It will stop pushing out public updates for the more than 12-year-old operating system, which once dominated desktop computing. Despite this, many banks worldwide, including those in South Africa, still make extensive

Absa’s transactional banking application for smartphones has been downloaded more than 300 000 times, the bank’s head of digital channels and payments, Adrian Vermooten, said on Thursday. Speaking at a press conference in Johannesburg, Vermooten said the app, which is available

Absa has added a new channel to its Internet banking portal with Absa Online Insurance, which allows customers to purchase insurance products or maintain existing ones. Customers can apply for insurance, complete the necessary applications and secure long- or short-term insurance

MTN and Absa have formed a task team to keep a “close eye” on fraud and “bring about new ways to rapidly clamp down on it”. The decision to create the team follows an urgent meeting where executives from the two companies discussed the recent spate of Sim-swap fraud cases. The special

Absa has finally taken the wraps off its application for smartphones and tablets, becoming the last of South Africa’s big four banks to launch a transactional banking app. Absa’s banking application supports Apple’s iPhone and iPad as well as devices running the Android operating system. It allows users to make payments

Absa has lost another of its top executives. Its managing executive for digital channels, Christo Vrey, has resigned and his deputy, Adrian Vermooten, will fill the vacant position. Vrey left Absa at the end of September. Vrey, who has been with Absa

Absa will make available an online banking application for smartphones either in the fourth quarter of 2012 or in the first quarter of 2013, Christo Vrey, the bank’s managing executive for digital channels, has revealed in an interview with TechCentral. “There is a chance for the fourth quarter

Absa’s online banking website was available only intermittently on Friday, with some users experiencing slow access and other users unable to access the service at all. This follows an interruption to services at the end of May which left many customers frustrated and saw the bank extend its clearing times

Absa’s online banking portals went down on Friday morning, leaving users unable to access its existing Internet banking site or its new Absa Online platform that it launched on Tuesday. Absa’s mobile banking service was also affected. “Absa takes note of the technical problem with its Internet and

Absa on Tuesday released a beta version of its new online banking portal that includes the first steps into personal financial management software.
The widget-based layout is fully customisable and will become the default digital platform for its clients in months to come. Adrian Vermooten, Absa’s deputy