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Elo and FreedomPay augment the digital in-store experience

News | Ecommerce | 18 Jan 2023

Commerce platform FreedomPay has integrated Elo’s M60 Pay handheld computer in its commerce technology to augment the checkout experience.

checkout optimisation , Android, NFC, mobile payments, QR payments, ecommerce

Live Payments rolls out LiveTap to expand contactless payments in Australia

News | Mobile Payments | 02 Nov 2022

Australia-based payment service provider Live Payments has launched its Tap to Phone contactless payment product LiveTap to boost contactless payment acceptance in Australia.

mobile payments, contactless payments, NFC, Android, SMEs

NAB launches Easy Tap, a mobile payment acceptance solution

News | Mobile Payments | 17 Oct 2022

Australia-based bank NAB has rolled out Easy Tap to allow small businesses to accept contactless payments on their smartphones or tablets.

mobile payments, contactless payments, SMEs, merchant, Android

Ingenico runs as an independent company after acquisition by Apollo Funds

News | Payments General | 05 Oct 2022

France-based payments company Ingenico has been acquired by Apollo Funds and begun operating as an independent company.

acquisition, cloud services, mobile payments, Android, payments

Google Wallet goes live in six more markets

News | Mobile Payments | 24 Aug 2022

Google Wallet has expanded to six more markets, including Azerbaijan, Iceland, Moldova, Qatar, Serbia, and South Africa.

digital wallet, expansion, Android, debit card, biometrics

PayMate offers vendor and GST payments through its mobile app

News | Mobile Payments | 23 Aug 2022

India-based B2B payment service provider PayMate has offered vendor and GST payments using commercial credit cards through its Android and IOS mobile app.

mobile payments, Android, digitalisation, product upgrade, credit card

Bank of New Zealand unveils BNZ Pay point of sale mobile app

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 01 Aug 2022

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) has unveiled BNZ Pay, a retailer-focused mobile app that equips Android smartphones with contactless payment capabilities.

product launch, mobile payments, online payments, Android

Pakistan launches app for passport-related payments

News | Mobile Payments | 20 Jul 2022

The Directorate-General of Immigration and Passports of Pakistan (DGIP) has announced the launch of a mobile app for making online payments for passports.

mobile payments, product launch, online payments, ATM, Android

Affinity Credit Union sues Apple Pay over anti-competitive behaviour

News | Mobile Payments | 19 Jul 2022

US-based not-for-profit company Affinity Credit Union has filed an official complaint against tech giant Apple for illegally profiting from Apple Pay and breaking antitrust laws.

Android, Issuer, Tap-to-Pay, digital wallet, e-wallet, mobile payments, mobile money, scheme fee, contactless payments

Westpac enables SMEs to accept Tap on Phone payments

News | Mobile Payments | 28 Jun 2022

Australia-based bank Westpac has announced it will roll out new technology which will allow SMEs to accept payments via compatible Android phones.

mobile payments, Tap-to-Pay, NFC, Android, digital wallet, SoftPOS

Hello Pay releases mPOS device

News | Mobile Payments | 05 May 2022

South Africa-based fintech company Hello Pay has launched a new high-end Android mPOS device to help merchants, SMEs, and small traders to digitalise and boost their sales.

mPOS, Android, digital payments, merchant, SMEs, SME lending, digital banking, mobile payments, digitalisation

Zapper enables faster transaction through tap-on-phone feature

News | Mobile Payments | 04 May 2022

South Africa-based fintech and mobile payment platform Zapper has launched its Tap-To-Phone payment function for Android users.

Tap-to-Pay, NFC, Android, POS, mPOS, digital payments, mobile payments, payment processing

Amadis and partner for tap-to-pay rollout

News | Mobile Payments | 02 May 2022

Canada-based payment software and consulting provider, Amadis, has partnered with to provide its universal EMV Level 2 framework for integration into Softpay’s tap-to-pay service.

partnership, mobile payments, SoftPOS, POS, mPOS, Android, payments

ZayZoon launches its EWA Visa prepaid card programme

News | Cards | 25 Apr 2022

US-based fintech ZayZoon has announced the launch of its Visa prepaid card in partnership with Interchecks and EML Payments.

Visa, prepaid card, financial inclusion, partnership, Android

Google vamps up Google Wallet for digital cards

News | Mobile Payments | 19 Apr 2022

In a rather confusing upgrade, Google has announced its intention to bring back its payment app, Wallet, as a comprehensive digital wallet.

Android, digital wallet, mobile payments, mobile money, digital payments, product upgrade, contactless payments

Paytm becomes Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission's integrated app partner

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 19 Apr 2022

India-based payments company Paytm has integrated the National Health Authority’s ABHA, through which its users can create a health ID or ABHA number on its app.

digital identity, digitalisation, Paytm, partnership, Android

Magnati and Fiserv enable contactless payments for their businesses

News | Mobile Payments | 31 Mar 2022

Regional fintech in the payment solutions industry Magnati has enabled businesses of all sizes to accept contactless transactions through Android smartphones and tablets as payments terminals. 

SoftPOS, mPOS, contactless payments, payment gateway, POS, Android, mobile payments

Dapio raises USD 3.4 mln to expand 'Tap to Pay' in UK and Europe

News | Mobile Payments | 31 Mar 2022

UK-based payment solutions provider Dapio has secured a USD 3.4 million investment to launch ‘Tap to Pay’ for Android users in UK and Europe.

product launch, contactless payments, SoftPOS, Android, SMEs

Google adds badge to improve online shopping experience

News | Ecommerce | 29 Mar 2022

US-based tech giant Google has announced its intention to introduce a new trusted store badge for reliable merchants who conduct their businesses through Google-related apps.

Google Pay, Android, merchant, merchants, online shopping, ecommerce

Spotify, Google to roll out user choice billing for listeners

News | Online Payments | 24 Mar 2022

Music streaming service Spotify has announced a multiyear agreement with Google to introduce user choice billing for its users.

Google Pay, Android, partnership, Spotify