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Apple makes $100M move on Mobeewave

Apple reportedly acquired Mobeewave, a platform enabling apps to take payments from bank cards or …

Vodacom, Alipay prepare South Africa superapp

Vodacom Group joined forces with digital payment platform Alipay to create a so-called superapp for …

P2P payment start-up eyes cashless Middle East role

Mobile payments start-up Ziina launched in its first market, the UAE and unveiled plans to …

PayPay surpasses billionth transaction mark

SoftBank-backed Japanese mobile payments platform PayPay flagged a rapid increase in the number of transactions …

Payments start-up Lydia adds health donation feature

France-based mobile payments company Lydia introduced a Covid-19 (coronvirus) donation feature to its app, enabling …

China mobile payments maintain growth momentum

Mobile payments in China continued to surge in 2019, as the move to virtual wallets …

Paga boosts expansion goal with Visa deal

Nigerian mobile money company Paga ramped a global expansion effort, signing a strategic partnership deal …

Mobile wallets tap away at physical cash use

Global use of mobile wallets in retailers continued to increase rapidly during 2019, figures from …

Worldline inks €7.8B deal to create payment giant

Europe-focused business payment specialist Worldline agreed a €7.8 billion deal for fellow provider Ingenico, a …

WeChat Pay gains additional traction in China

WeChat Pay, the most popular mobile payment service in China, posted continued gains in 2019, …