Articles with tag: rakuten

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Rakuten is closing the online shop

31 Jul 2020 | Ecommerce

Japan-based conglomerate Rakuten has pulled the plug on its US online retail store, originally known as, TechCrunch reports.

Rakuten, online shop,, ecommerce, retail

Rakuten Securities chooses NICE Actimize's AML solutions

28 May 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

NICE Actimize has been chosen by Rakuten Securities, an online brokerage operating throughout Japan and across Asia. 

NICE Actimize, AML, Rakuten Securities, financial crime, crime management, Japan, Asia, online brokerage, AML, compliance, CDD, due diligence, monitoring, KYC, risks, onboarding, scoring, analytics, regulations

Rakuten teams up with IBF Financial to establish a joint venture in Taiwan

21 May 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Japan-based ecommerce company Rakuten, together with IBF Financial have set up a joint venture in Taiwan.

Rakuten, IBF Financial, banking, Taiwan, Japan, ecommerce, Rakuten International Commercial Bank, RICB, Taipei, electronic banking, Rakuten Card, online banking

Rakuten, Vodafone invest in satellite network that provides universal mobile coverage

03 Mar 2020 | Ecommerce

Rakuten and Vodafone have invested in a venture to extend mobile coverage to more people and devices across the globe, according to Light Reading.

Rakuten, Vodafone, mobile coverage, ecommerce, smartphones, SpaceMobile, 4G, 5G, payments

Japan's Rakuten to set big data mobile plan to undercut rivals: Nikkei

02 Mar 2020 | Ecommerce

Japan’s Rakuten has announced plans to set its big data mobile plan at 2,980 yen (USD 27.68) per month, or less than half of major rivals’ offerings, the Nikkei business daily reported for Reuters.

Rakuten, Japan, ecommerce, mobile data, online payments, Asia, finance offerings

Wirecard, Libra Bank, Rakuten Viber team up for instant messenger payments

04 Oct 2019 | Online Payments

Wirecard has announced that it is working with Rakuten Viber and NeoPay to launch a new money transfer service for users of Rakuten Viber.

Wirecard, Libra Bank, Rakuten Viber, instant messenger payments

China leads the ecommerce market in APAC, Rakuten report finds

04 Oct 2019 | Ecommerce

A Rakuten Marketing report has revealed that China continues to lead the ecommerce market in the Asia Pacific with 61% of consumers shopping online.

Rakuten, report, mobile commerce, online shopping

Everledger gets USD 20 mln from Fidelity, Tencent, Rakuten to track the provenance of goods

26 Sep 2019 | Cryptocurrencies

Everledger, a UK-based blockchain startup, has attracted investment led by Tencent, American financial services corporation Fidelity, and Japanese electronic commerce company, Rakuten.

Everledger, Tencent, Fidelity, blockchain, Rakuten, crypto, ecommerce, funding, technology

Rakutens crypto exchange launched for trading in 3 cryptos

20 Aug 2019 | Cryptocurrencies

Japan-based retail company Rakuten has launched its own cryptocurrency exchange, after a five-month delay.

Rakuten, cryptocurrency, exchange, trading, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Japan, digital assets, bank accounts, wallet

Rakuten Bank taps into LUXHUBs open banking solutions

04 Jul 2019 | Payments General

LUXHUB, a European open banking API platform service provider, has partnered with Rakuten Bank Europe to help the bank with its PSD2 (open banking) compliance.

LUXHUB, open banking, open APIs, banking, Europe, partnership, PSD2, Rakuten Bank Europe

Rakuten selects CipherTrace as compliance partner for new crypto exchange

30 May 2019 | Cryptocurrencies

Rakuten, a Japan-based ecommerce company, has partnered with blockchain analytics company CipherTrace to help ensure compliance for its soon-to-go-live cryptocurrency exchange.

Rakuten, Rakuten Wallet, cryptocurrency, crypto wallet, crypto exchange, Bitcoin, CipherTrace, Japan

Rakuten rolls out its new cryptocurrency exchange to customers

18 Apr 2019 | Cryptocurrencies

Japanese ecommerce company Rakuten has started accepting account registrations for its new cryptocurrency exchange, Rakuten Wallet.

Rakuten, Rakuten Wallet, cryptocurrency, crypto wallet, crypto exchange, Bitcoin, cryptocurrency payments, Japan

Rakuten to launch crypto exchange in April

28 Mar 2019 | Cryptocurrencies

Japan-based ecommerce company Rakuten has completed the registration of their cryptocurrency exchange, Rakuten Wallet.

Rakuten, launch, cryptocurrency, exchange, wallet, virtual currency, security, payments, transactions, service provider, Japan

Rakuten to expand movie streaming to 42 new countries

14 Mar 2019 | Ecommerce

Japan-based ecommerce company Rakuten had planned to expand its video-on-demand streaming service to 42 European countries.

Rakuten, expansion, movie streaming, Europe, Japan, ecommerce,

Japan-based ecommerce company Rakuten to set up new payments subsidiary

24 Jan 2019 | Ecommerce

Rakuten has announced a revision to its corporate restructure, setting up a new payments subsidiary that includes its cryptocurrency business.

Rakuten, Japan, ecommerce, payments, cryptocurrency, Spotlight, Rakuten Payment, Everybodys Bitcoin, prepaid card service, Rakuten Edy

Walmart and Rakuten open the first Walmart ecommerce store in Japan

11 Dec 2018 | Ecommerce

Rakuten and Walmart have officially opened the first Walmart ecommerce store in Japan, on the Rakuten Ichiba internet shopping mall.

Walmart, Rakuten, ecommerce store, Japan, Rakuten Ichiba, online commerce, digital bookshop, digital store, ecommerce

Ecommerce company Rakuten partners KDDI for mobile phone services

05 Nov 2018 | Ecommerce

Rakuten has unveiled a partnership with telecom company KDDI as the Japan-based ecommerce company aims to enter the mobile phone services business.

Rakuten, partnership, KDDI, Japan, ecommerce

Japanese ecommerce company Rakuten to acquire a local Bitcoin exchange

03 Sep 2018 | Cryptocurrencies

Rakuten, a large Japanese ecommerce company, has announced plans to acquire a local Bitcoin exchange.

Rakuten, ecommerce, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Japan, cryptocurrency exchange, acquisition

Walmart, Rakuten partner on digital bookshop

24 Aug 2018 | Ecommerce

Walmart has announced the launch of a digital bookshop in partnership with Japan-based ecommerce company Rakuten`s Kobo, an electronic book service.

Walmart, Rakuten, Kobo, partnership, ecommerce