mobile payments

Alibaba, Tencent face m-payment rule hit

A decision by the Chinese government requiring mobile payment providers to deposit all prepaid funds …

Starbucks perks to grind down mobile payment rivals

Starbucks’ mobile app will be the most used proximity payment system in the US during …

Chinese tourists rallying around mobile payments

Alipay talked-up growth in the number of Chinese tourists using mobile payment systems overseas, as …

India payments market set for explosive growth

Digital payments in India could be worth $1 trillion annually with four out of five …

Contactless payments picking up pace in Europe

Almost one quarter of Europeans expect to use contactless payments with smartwatches, bracelets, keyrings and …

Mobile payments tipped for swift growth to 2020

A third of the world’s smartphone will use mobile point of sale (PoS) payments during …

Analysts expect global QR code resurgence

Juniper Research forecast an explosion in usage of QR codes on mobile devices outside of …

HKT looks to expand Tap & Go beyond Hong Kong

PCCW Global, the international division of Hong Kong’s largest operator HKT, is working with China-based …

Singapore, Thailand discuss e-payment alliance

The central banks in Singapore and Thailand are holding preliminary discussions about linking their national …

UN highlights mobile payment growth trajectory

The United Nations (UN) highlighted the growing influence of mobile and digital payments for both …