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MoneyGram mulls potential sale

Executives at US-based remittance giant MoneyGram began assessing a potential sale of the business, Reuters …

Microsoft taps out of contactless payment market

Microsoft announced it will discontinue its Microsoft Wallet mobile app at the end of February, …

Mobile ticketing to hit nearly 2B users by 2023

The mobile ticketing market will reach 1.9 billion users by 2023, driven by increased uptake …

Apple Pay expands to more top US chains

Apple kept up momentum in its US mobile payment expansion, announcing plans to roll out …

WorldRemit upgrades offer in two key African markets

WorldRemit expanded its services in Ethiopia and South Africa, as the international fund transfer company …

Grab plans SEA insurance venture with ZhongAn

Singapore-headquartered Grab and Chinese online insurance company ZhongAn announced they will form a joint venture …

Japan m-commerce hampered by security fears

Security concerns hold back the progress of mobile commerce in Japan with the majority of …

PayPal nabs former iPhone marketing VP

PayPal appointed former Apple marketing VP Allison Johnson as its new CMO, as the company …

Trade association blasts Nigeria mobile money target

A representative for Nigeria’s mobile money agents cast doubt on the prospects of an initiative …

Safaricom launches m-Pesa overdrafts

Kenyan operator Safaricom made overdrafts available to its m-Pesa customers, its latest move to expand …