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GrabPay Users Can Now Link Maybank2u Accounts To GrabPay For Easier Top-Up Process

Grab has enabled Maybank2u as a new top-up source for the GrabPay e-wallet. Interestingly, it is more than just a simple bank account linking, but a pretty tight integration between Maybank2u and GrabPay. This can be seen by the seamless reload process: once your bank account is linked to GrabPay, you will no longer need…

How To Pay TNB Bills With Boost, GrabPay and TnG eWallet

In recent months, e-wallets (and even Shopee and Lazada) began offering bill payment options, which means Malaysians can earn some rewards or cashback for paying their bills. But, one merchant is almost always absent: Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB). TNB bills stand in a league of its own in terms of difficulty in earning cashback. Why…

PayPal to invest $500 million in Uber

Online payments company PayPal Holdings Inc plans to invest $500 million in Uber Technologies Inc as the ride-hailing firm readies to unveil terms for its initial public offering on Friday, Refinitiv IFR reported. PayPal will invest in Uber through a concurrent private placement at the IPO price, IFR reported on Thursday, citing sources. A financial…

Grab partners Maybank to launch mobile wallet in Malaysia

South-East Asian ride-hailing firm Grab is teaming up with Malaysia’s biggest bank, Maybank, to drive adoption of its new mobile wallet. Having received an e-money license from Malaysia’s central bank late last year, Grab is set to roll out its GrabPay mobile wallet in beta in the next few weeks. To drive adoption, the firm…

Digi, CIMB launch mobile payment terminal for Malaysian businesses

Digi Telecommunications has teamed up with CIMB to roll out its wireless payments terminals where Malaysian businesses can accept credit and debit card payments. The devices will allow businesses to receive card-based payments for products and services without the need to be tethered to a physical phone line. The wireless payments terminals allow businesses to accept…

SpherePay receives USD 10 million in funding

SpherePay, the Singapore-based mobile payments app, has raised USD 10 million in funding from unnamed investors. The company said that the names of the investors were not revealed owing to “on-going developments”. According to SpherePay, the latest fundraising along with its collaboration with bike sharing operator oBike will position it as the top three payment…

Payoneer, Waze form new partnership to power local payments for Waze Carpool

Payoneer, a cross-border payments company, has announced that Waze uses its services to power local payments for Waze Carpool. Waze Carpool connects riders and drivers with similar routes to commute together and reduce cars on the road. Unlike transport-for-hire services, Waze Carpool drivers are everyday Wazers and do not earn a salary. Instead, commuters use the new Waze…

Grab and Samsung partner for digital inclusion in Southeast Asia

Grab and Samsung have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to help drive digital inclusion in Southeast Asia. The two companies will work together on a wide range of initiatives to bring the benefits of technology, such as enhanced customer experiences and improved income opportunities, to millions of consumers and Grab driver-partners across Southeast Asia. Grab is best…