Mobile Payment

Grab to Launch International Wallet-to-Wallet Remittance in 2019

Grab just announced its wallet-to-wallet remittance function slated for a 2019 launch, as part of its Grab Financial arm, and putting the company one step closer towards its dream of becoming an all-encompassing app. Rather than the usual underserved or

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WAITRR Shakes Hands with UQPAY

Recently, UQPAY went into a strategic collaboration with WAITRR, Singapore’s largest O2O mobile ordering platform. Based on its robust portfolio, innovative development and fusion technology, UQPAY providesWAITRR with comprehensive payment solutions. WAITRR, a dark horse in Singapore’s mobile ordering industry

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First Contactless Prepaid Mastercard in South Asia

MatchMove announced that it has enabled the first contactless prepaid Mastercard in South Asia. The card is issued by Federal Bank,  a sector bank in India, distributed under the brand name tmw by The Mobile Wallet Pvt.Ltd, India’s first complete

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Paypal Buys Hyperwallet for 400m USD

PayPal Holdings announced that it has agreed to acquire Hyperwallet, a global payout platform, for $400 million in cash, subject to certain adjustments. The acquisition of Hyperwallet enhances PayPal’s payout capabilities, improving the company’s ability to provide an integrated suite

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UQPAY Li Wangjian: Analysis of China’s Cross-Border B2B Payment Market

Cross-border payment prevails in China’s payment industry in recent years. With the tightening of policies and the encroachment of tech giants, the domestic payment industry has gradually become less profitable, powerful payment institutions have changed their business strategies to focus

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Singaporeans Confident To Go Cashless For Up To Three Days

Singaporeans are becoming increasingly confident of going cashless with 68 percent saying they can go without cash for an entire day, and almost half (42 percent) saying they can go cashless for up to three days, according to the 2017

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Grab Food and Grab Credits/Pay Arrive in Vietnam

With their newest services, GrabFood and GrabPay, the Singapore-based company is set to break into the lucrative food delivery and e-payment markets in Vietnam, taking advantage of their popular ride-hailing app to connect millions of users to drivers, restaurants and

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9 out of 10 Singaporeans Interested in Biometrics Authentication and Payments

Singaporeans are interested in using biometric methods to verify identity (97 percent) and make payments (96 percent), recognizing that biometrics are faster, easier and more secure than traditional passwords, according to a recent Visa survey on biometric authentication for payments.

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Mobile Wallets, Acquirers and Payment Networks Collaborate to Enable QR Payments in Singapore

7 mobile wallets, acquirers and payment networks, including Diners Club, EZi Wallet, EZ-Link, Liquid Pay, Mastercard, UnionPay International and Wirecard, have formed a consortium to enable interoperable QR payments in Singapore for consumers and merchants. In line with SG QR,

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AsiaMalls Management and UnionPay International Partner to Launch QR Code Payments across 6 Malls

AsiaMalls Management signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with UnionPay International (UPI) to roll out acceptance of UnionPay QR Code payments across all six malls – Hougang Mall, Liang Court, Tiong Bahru Plaza, Tampines 1, White Sands, and Century Square

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