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Central banks set out to regulate stablecoins like Facebook's Libra

13 Oct 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Central banks have set out to regulate cross-border stablecoins with a common approach, adding that more rules may later be needed to ensure stability.

stablecoins, cryptocurrency, Libra, Facebook, banks, central banks, CBDC, bank capital, anti-money laundering, regulation

Indian payment processor Razorpay raises USD 100 million in series D funding

12 Oct 2020 | Online Payments

India-headquartered payments processing startup Razorpay has raised USD 100 million in a new series D financing round.

Razorpay, Cred, Facebook, Flipkart, Zomato, Swiggt, funding, funding round, series D funding, India, Asia, APAC, payment processing, online payments, Airtel, unicorn, startup, fintech

Central banks discuss digital currency amid Facebook's Libra and China's digital yuan

12 Oct 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

A group of seven major central banks including the US Federal Reserve have discussed how a digital currency could look like to help catch up with Facebook’s Libra and China’s digital yuan.

central banks, CBDC, Bank of England, digital renminbi, Facebook Libra, US Federal Reserve

The warp speed of mcommerce and social commerce adoption during the COVID-19 crisis

09 Oct 2020 | Ecommerce

Grégoire Toussaint and Sophie Rassendirane, on behalf of Edgar, Dunn & Company, provide insights into the adoption of social commerce and mcommerce in times of crisis

Grégoire Toussaint, Sophie Rassendirane, Edgar, Dunn & Company, social commerce, mcommerce, payment methods, Alipay, Facebook, mobile wallets, merchants

GoDaddy allows users to sell and set up shops through Instagram and Facebook integration

06 Oct 2020 | Ecommerce

GoDaddy has announced it allows users to sell products and set up shops on Instagram and Facebook, as well as create shoppable posts, sync products, and integrate with Instagram Checkout.

GoDaddy, Instagram, Facebook, shoppable posts, Instagram Checkout, Amazon, Etsy, eBay, Walmart, Jet.com, ecommerce, online store

ECB should plan digital euro issuance, board member says

02 Oct 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

A board member of the European Central Bank has declared that the bank should prepare to issue a digital euro to complement banknotes, according to Reuters.

ECB, European Central Bank, Europe, digital euro, banknotes, banks, central banks, digital currencies, electronic payments, private tokens, Bitcoin, Facebook, Libra, electronic money, commercial bank, Bluetooth, pre-paid cards, banking system

ID Exchange rolls out Open Banking platform for fintechs

29 Sep 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Australia-based privacy and data-sharing tech firm ID Exchange has provided access to a plug-and-play data-sharing Open Banking platform to help fintechs.

ID Exchange, Open Banking platform, fintechs, Australia, open banking, data-sharing, utility platforms, digi.me, New Zealand, app developers, hyper personalised services, data flow channels, banks, super funds, social channels, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Spotify

DHgate introduces MyyShop for building a decentralised ecosystem

21 Sep 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

China-based B2B cross-border ecommerce marketplace DHgate has launched MyyShop, a new Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) product for decentralised cross-border ecommerce.

DHgate, MyyShop, ecosystem, decentralisation, China, B2B, cross-border, ecommerce, marketplace, SaaS, cross-border ecommerce, pandemic, international trade, local economy, SMEs, global trade, consumer-centric ecosystem, ecommerce infrastructure, Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, TikTok, online store, dropship, traffic monetisers, social commerce influencers

Facebook launches app to boost SMEs social commerce engagement

18 Sep 2020 | Ecommerce

Facebook has announced it will be launching Facebook Business Suite, allowing SMEs to interact with consumers, manage and receive messages, notifications and alerts in one place.

Facebook Business Suite, Facebook Shops, Facebook, ecommerce, SME, small business, social commerce, direct-to-consumer

Facebook offers USD 4.3 mln grant to SMEs across India

16 Sep 2020 | Payments General

Facebook has announced a grant of USD 4.3 mln for more than 3,000 small businesses across India.

Facebook India, funding, SMBs, COVID-19

Nike shifts towards direct-to-consumer sales on Facebook Shops

31 Aug 2020 | Ecommerce

Nike has announced has shifted more toward direct-to-consumer sales, deciding to set up a digital storefront on Facebook Shops.

Nike, Facebook Shops, direct to consumer, D2C, ecommerce, facebok, online shopping

Facebook launches ecommerce tools to expand its initiative of making 'anything shoppable'

27 Aug 2020 | Ecommerce

Facebook has announced a series of new tools and features designed to expand ecommerce on its social media platforms. 

Facebook, ecommerce tools, ecommerce, social media, anything shoppable, shoppable content, Facebook Shop, COVID-19, checkout, US, Commerce Manager

BigCommerce, Facebook to unlock checkout on Instagram feature for US-based merchants

26 Aug 2020 | Ecommerce

BigCommerce has announced the availability of a checkout feature on Instagram for eligible US-based merchants. 

BigCommerce, launch, checkout, Facebook, Instagram, US, merchants, Facebook Commerce Manager, PayPal, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Badgley Mischka, Spearmint Love, DressUp, shoppable content, payment credentials, Instagram Live, ecommerce

Facebook pushes for data portability legislation

21 Aug 2020 | Payments General

Facebook has pushed for legislation that enables users to transfer photos and videos to a rival tech platform.

Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter, Apple, data, data portability, data sharing, GDPR, US

Feds announce seizure of cryptocurrency connected to terrorism

14 Aug 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Federal law enforcement officials have conducted a seizure which is said to be one of the largest seizure of cryptocurrency connected to terrorism.

cryptocurrency, terrorism, federal law, Al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas, al-Qaeda, ISIS, US, Facebook, Bitcoin, Syria, digital, Chainalusis, blockchain, COVID-19, coronavirus, pandemic

APEXX, PayPal partner to allow merchants to access more payment methods

13 Aug 2020 | Online Payments

Global payments platform APEXX Global has partnered with PayPal and the PayPal Commerce Platform (PPCP) to help merchants access more payment methods.

APEXX Global, PayPal, PayPal Commerce Platform, merchants, payment methods, acquirers, gateways, shopping carts, alternative payments methods, API, Facebook, Instagram, Venmo, digital wallet, onboarding process, security, data privacy, fraud protection

Facebook forms a group to purse payments opportunities

13 Aug 2020 | Payments General

Facebook has unveiled F2 (Facebook Financial), a new group to pursue payments and commerce opportunities.

Facebook, Facebook Financial, payments, F2, payments, ecommerce, digital wallet, digital, Libra, cryptocurrency, WhatsApp, India, Brazil, Instagram, Messenger

Libra may not deliver digital currency, but digital identity

06 Aug 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

‘In large parts of the world, Know-Your-Customer (KYC) could be replaced by Known- by-Zuck (KYZ) to the benefit of society as a whole’ The Digital Currency Revolution’ by David Birch

David Birch, Libra, CBDC, central banks, Facebook, Know-Your-Customer, identity, digital identity, identity verification, digital currency, synthetic hegemonic currency, digital wallets, Novi, Consult Hyperion

Does China's Digital Currency have a chance to supplant a digital dollar as a global reserve currency?

05 Aug 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

The principal threat to the role of the dollar as Prime currency comes not from Facebook but from China’ ‘The Digital Currency Revolution’ by David Birch

David Birch, digital currency, central bank digital currency, Facebook, China, trade, economy, central bank reserves, central bank, payments, innovation

Brazil's central bank authorises payment tests via Facebook's WhatsApp

03 Aug 2020 | Mobile Payments

Visa and Mastercard have announced that Brazil’s central bank has authorised testing of payments via Facebook’s messaging service WhatsApp in the country, according to Reuters.

Brazil central bank, payment tests, Facebook, WhatsApp, Visa, Mastercard, payments, mobile payments, P2P payments, Brazil