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Rapyd launches payment capabilities in South Korea

27 Oct 2020 | Payments General

UK-based fintech Rapyd has launched its ‘all-in-one’ payment capabilities in South Korea.

Rapyd, South Korea, payments, cards, mobile wallets, bank transfers, vouchers, payment service providers

Ria Money Transfer, Thunes enable cross-border payments in emerging markets

22 Oct 2020 | Mobile Payments

Ria Money Transfer has partnered with global cross-border payment provider Thunes, enabling customers across the globe to send funds directly to consumers from emerging markets.

Ria Money Transfer, cross-border payments, Thunes, emerging markets, mobile wallets, M-Pesa, MTN Mobile Money, mobile money, alternative payment solutions

PayPal to allow crypto transactions on its network

22 Oct 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

PayPal has joined the cryptocurrency market, allowing customers to buy, sell, and hold Bitcoin and other virtual coins using the US digital payments company’s online wallets.

online wallets, PayPal, Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, virtual coins, Ethereum, bitcoin cash, Litecoin, central banks

GSB presents electronic money system based on blockchain, G999

16 Oct 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

GSB Gold Standard Banking Corporation (GSB), a Germany-based software, IT, and blockchain group, has launched a technology called G999 that supports cryptocurrency transactions.

GSB Gold Standard Banking Corporation, GSB, tokens, cryptocurrency, payments, mobile wallets, software, G999, privacy

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

Mukuru, WorldRemit partner to further expand remittance service in South Africa

05 Oct 2020 | Mobile Payments

Mukuru and WorldRemit have announced a deepening of their existing partnership to expand their collaboration for cash remittances into Zambia, South Africa.

Mukuru, WorldRemit, cash remittances, Zambia, South Africa, mobile wallets

More than 3/4 of Malaysian businesses are using fintech products

31 Aug 2020 | Payments General

More than 75% of Malaysia based businesses are now using at least one fintech-related product or service since 2019, according to a recent survey released by CPA Australia.

CPA Australia, fintech, study, Malaysia, mobile payments, mobile wallets, lending, data privacy, SMEs

Paymob, Holyo partner to facilitate payments for gamers in Egypt

18 Aug 2020 | Online Payments

Egypt-based digital payment company Paymob has partnered with Germany-based company Holyo to facilitate payments for gamers in Egypt.

Paymob, Holyo, Egypt, digital payments, gamers, merchants, PlayStation, Xbox, PUBG Mobile, credit cards, branded payments, local payment, Meeza cards, mobile wallets

Contactless payment market expected to cross USD 100 bln by 2026

18 Aug 2020 | Mobile Payments

Global Market Insights has released a new report on the contactless payment market, which estimates the market valuation for contactless payment will cross USD 100 billion by 2026.

Global Market Insights, contactless payment, POS terminals, mobile wallets, mobile payment, digital payment

Younger generations drive UK alternative payment methods adoption, PPRO reveals

11 Aug 2020 | Online Payments

A new study from PPRO has revealed that younger generations feel confident using or have used alternative payment methods.

PPRO, study, alternative payment methods, APMs, UK, bank transfers, e-wallets, Millennials, Generation Z, credit cards, debit cards, local payment methods, LPMs, ecommerce, digital payment methods, PayPal, mobile wallets, Apple Pay, Google Pay, security, online merchants, PSPs, fintechs, checkout

Citcon to introduce plugins for merchants to pay with Alipay, WeChat Pay, UnionPay

27 Jul 2020 | Online Payments

US-based payments platform that helps merchants accept mobile wallets Citcon has revealed it will introduce a set of plugins built for ecommerce platforms.

Citcon, plugins, merchants, Alipay, WeChat Pay, UnionPay, payments, mobile wallets, US, ecommerce, alternative payment methods

Starbucks reveals new payments features for its loyalty programme members

24 Jul 2020 | Ecommerce

Starbucks has announced that loyalty programme members will have more options to pay for their drinks.

Starbucks, loyalty programme, credit card, debit card, PayPal, mobile wallets, contactless payments, coronavirus, US, payment options, gift card, prepaid card

Airtel Africa, WorldRemit partner to grow money transfer business

20 Jul 2020 | Payments General

Telecom and mobile money services company Airtel Africa has partnered with digital money transfer service provider WorldRemit for instant money transfer services expansion across Africa.

Airtel Africa, WorldRemit, money transfer, mobile money, digital money, instant money transfer, RDC, Uganda, Zambia, Tanzania, Malawi, Niger, Mobile Money accounts, Rwanda, Airtel Money, payments, mobile wallets, mobile financial products, fintech

MFS Africa purchases digital PSP Beyonic

02 Jul 2020 | Payments General

Fintech MFS Africa has acquired Beyonic, a digital payments services provider for enterprises in Africa.

MFS Africa, Beyonic, PSP, SMEs, Africa, digital transactions, MFS Africa Hub, Fair Competition Commission, Tanzania, mobile wallets, API

InComm launches American Express Virtual Reward Card

01 Jul 2020 | Cards

US-based payments company InComm has announced the launch of the American Express Virtual Reward Card, a flexible solution for any rewards programme.

InComm, American Express Virtual Reward Card, American Express, US, prepaid reward card, mobile wallets

UAE consumers go cashless as trust in digital payments surges amid COVID-19

22 Jun 2020 | Online Payments

Dubai Police, Dubai Economy (DED), and Visa have released data regarding shifts in the UAE-based consumers’ payment behaviour amid COVID-19. 

UAE, Dubai Police, Dubai Economy, (DED), Visa, payment behaviour, COVID-19, survey, in-store shopping, online shopping, digital payments, contactless cards, mobile wallets, digital wallets, cash on delivery, contactless payments, data privacy, biometrics, Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, Gen Z, tokenization, cart abandonment, merchants, ecommerce, local currency, SSL

Boku acquires Estonia-based mobile payments company Fortumo

19 Jun 2020 | Mobile Payments

US-based mobile payment company Boku has acquired Estonia-based direct carrier billing service provider Fortumo for a maximum consideration of USD 45 million.

Boku, US, mobile payments, Fortumo, direct carrier billing, DCB, joint strategy, merchants, SMEs, Google, Amazon, Tencent, digital merchants, Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, PayPal, Spotify, Sony, mobile wallets

MagicCube, areeba partner to launch contactless payment solution in the Middle East

15 Jun 2020 | Mobile Payments

US-based IoT security platform MagicCube has partnered with financial technology company areeba to roll out a contactless payment solution in the Middle East.

MagicCube, areeba, Middle East, SoftPos, contactless payment acceptance terminal, POS, merchants, Google Play, contactless cards, HCE mobile wallets, CVentures, Bold Capital, Epic Ventures, Sony Innovation Fund, NTT Data, Azure Capital, Visa, Luqman Weise Capital

Rapyd research identifies rising digital payments across APAC

11 Jun 2020 | Online Payments

Global fintech Rapyd has revealed data regarding the frequently used and preferred payment methods in APAC. 

Rapyd, The Rapyd 2020 Asia Pacific eCommerce and Payment Study, APAC, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, e-wallets, e-commerce, mobile commerce, cards, mobile wallets, Real-Time Payment, RTP, UPI, PromptPay, PayNow, Touch N Go, Boost, PayPal, GrabPay, Cash on Delivery, Movement Control Order, mobile payment methods

58 percent of Europe-based checkouts have multiple errors, Stripe data reveals

10 Jun 2020 | Ecommerce

Stripe’s data has revealed that 58% of Europe-based checkouts have at least three basic errors, which could slow down the checkout process for customers. 

Stripe, Europe, checkouts, ecommerce, ecommerce checkouts, checkout process, UK, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Sweden, card number verification, mobile wallets, iDeal, EPS, P24, Bancontact