Digital Payments

Apr
24

Amazon acquires Indian mobile payment license

In another attempt to secure a firm grasp on the Indian market, Amazon has turned towards mobile wallets for its next venture. The e-commerce behemoth has obtained a license from the Indian Reserve Bank (RBI) for the operation of a prepaid payment instruments (PPI). Amazon Online Distribution Services Pvt. Ltd secured the secured the license […]

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Apr
19

PayPal and Google get cozy with new digital wallet partnership

PayPal Holdings Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google deepened their relationship with a new agreement that enables payments through the tap of a phone from PayPal accounts at thousands of new retail locations. The partnership lets PayPal users link their accounts to Android Pay, Google’s digital wallet, on smartphones running most versions of the Android operating […]

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Apr
18

Bitcoin payments cheaper & safer than credit cards: Cointed

Cointed is a rather young, but fast-growing Bitcoin exchange located in Kufstein, Austria. The company was founded in November 2015 by Christopher Rieder and Wolfgang Thaler and during the first year attracted more than 4,000 permanent customers. Cointed currently makes it possible to buy and sell a number of cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, Ether, Monero, and […]

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Apr
07

China’s rapid uptake of mobile payments forcing businesses to adapt

Looking to get rich quickly, two young men travelled across China last month with a plan to rob three convenience stores in the wealthy coastal city of Hangzhou. They bought knives, masks and an electric bike and in the early hours of March 27, set off on their heist, targeting busy downtown areas. But, unfortunately […]

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Apr
06

Whatsapp thinking of taking the digital payment service plunge in India

A new job posting on Whatsapp’s official website has made everyone wonder on company’s future intentions with respect to the Indian market. The job posting calls for candidates to apply for Digital Transaction Lead, India who possess in-depth knowledge of Unifies Payments Interface (UPI). This clearly indicates that WhatsApp may have intentions to join the […]

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Mar
29

eWAY, Australia’s largest payments platform, partners with zipPay

zipMoney Limited is pleased to announce an Australia-first strategic partnership with eWAY, part of US giant Global Payments. eWAY is Australia’s largest online payment gateway and processes more than 25 percent of all eRetail payments. The partnership will see the roll out of the zipPay and zipMoney ‘buy now, pay later’ digital wallets as core […]

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Mar
29

Hong Kong news stands to accept cashless payments in bid to boost business

With their numbers dwindling, news vendors will now accept cashless payments from e-wallet firm TNG Wallet. Hong Kong’s half-century-old news stand industry has teamed up with a home-grown electronic wallet firm, hoping to rescue their dwindling business by tapping into the fast growing digital world. From Wednesday, people will be able to buy newspapers and […]

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Mar
29

Apple Pay to be launched in Taiwan Wednesday

Apple Pay, a mobile payment and digital wallet service provided by Apple Inc., will become available in Taiwan from Wednesday, local banks that are part of the initial launch of the service confirmed Tuesday. After Apply Pay becomes available, consumers in Taiwan will be able to use their iPhones and Apple Watches to make payments […]

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