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PayPal launches Xoom in Canada

PayPal brand Xoom expanded its global remittance service into Canada, the brand’s second market after …

EU mulls Apple Pay probe

The European Commission (EC) did not find Apple’s mobile payment service to be market dominant, …

Visa, Apple add Dash of global flavour to Singtel app

Singtel announced a broad expansion of its Dash mobile payments app through deals involving Visa …

Chinese retailers warned over mobile money choice

China’s central bank issued an unusual warning to retailers, telling them it is illegal to refuse …

MySquar suspends mobile money unit, delists shares

Troubled Myanmar app company MySquar temporarily closed its mobile money operation and social media app …

Airtel Nigeria set to apply for basic banking licence

Bharti Airtel’s Nigeria unit became the latest operator to unveil plans to launch its own …

Africa banking group buys mobile money provider

Pan-African bank Banque Centrale Populaire (BCP) acquired a majority stake in Senegal-based mobile money provider …

Apple Pay launches in Belgium

Apple moved closer to complete availability of its mobile payments system in Europe, with a …

WorldRemit ups Bangladesh reach with bKash deal

International remittance company WorldRemit inked contracts with mobile wallet bKash and Brac Bank, vastly increasing …

Tencent, Line plan Japan mobile payment service

Chinese internet giant Tencent and Japan-based messaging company Line partnered to tap into a rising …