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  • Baidu

    Baidu launches mobile payment app Edit Post

    Following in the footsteps of rivals Alibaba and Tencent, Chinese search engine Baidu has launched its own mobile payments platform. The new Baidu Wallet app is a payments, money transfer and wealth management service. Alibaba lauched its Alipay Wallet at the start of 2013 and was followed later in the year by Tencent’s Wechat payments app, which ...

  • Ariel Bardin

    Google boss: We will stick at mobile payments Edit Post

    Ariel Bardin (pictured), VP of product management with Google Payments, told an audience that the search giant has no intention of giving up on its slow-growing wallet service or mobile payments more generally, said Cnet. “We have been doing this for a while,” he said at the Electronic Transactions Association’s Transact 2014 event. “And we’ll continue ...
  • Tanga

    Kenya shakes up mobile money by licensing three MVNOs Edit Post

    The Communications Commission of Kenya has licensed three new MVNOs – Mobile Pay, Finserve Africa and Zioncell Kenya – with the potential to disrupt the country’s mobile money market, currently dominated by Safaricom’s M-Pesa. The newcomers can offer customer registration, SIM cards issuance, billing and customer care. They will also be assigned their own numbering range. ...