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Burger King to accept Bitcoin in Russia

Russian Burger King restaurants have announced that they are due to start accepting Bitcoin as a payment method.   A Moscow branch of the burger chain has started piloting Bitcoin payments, with officials now confirming a nationwide rollout. Burger King has also begun the hunt for an IT professional able…

67% of Chinese citizens use mobile payments overseas

Kapronasia and CANCAN have released a new survey on the spending habits of Chinese nationals when traveling abroad.   As China’s economy continues to grow, more and more nationals are traveling abroad bringing with them their spending habits. In China, Alipay and WeChat Pay have become the payments methods of choice for a…

Concardis to support Alipay in Austria and Switzerland

Concardis, a payment service provider, has announced that it will support Alipay payments in Austria and Switzerland.   In Austria, Gössl is the first merchant that allows Chinese consumers to pay using their smartphones with the Alipay app. The clothing brand will start by supporting the app in 20 stores…

Australia Post selects i2c’s payments processing platform

Australia Post has announced that it will update its financial services solutions through i2c’s payments platform. The platform is called Agile Processing and allows Australia Post to support advanced digital payments functionality and financial services for its Load&Go General Purpose Reloadable (GPR) Visa card, gift, multicurrency travel, China travel, and…

Western Union interested in digital currency

  Western Union has been trailing an integration with digital currency exchange Coinbase, in which the remittance company will appear within the web app of the exchange. Currently, the project is being piloted with Western Union employees and has entered into development in 2016, company representatives said for CoinDesk. No…

Majority of Apple Pay tills in the UK accept limitless payments

The majority of UK tills have lifted the GBP 30 limit for mobile payments made with Apple Pay.   Hundreds of thousands of terminals have been upgraded to supported limitless contactless payments for Apple Pay, allowing customers to make payments of any value.   Most terminals that support contactless payments…

EasyStore, SiteGiant provide cash payment method for online businesses

    EasyStore and SiteGiant, two Malaysia-based shopping cart providers, will provide all online businesses with cash payment method.   Through their partnership with MOLPay, a payment gateway in Southeast Asia, both EasyStore and SiteGiant are providing multi-channel payment options to the ecommerce platforms, including cash payment.   MOLPay’s latest…

Malaysia: GHL partners Alipay for alternative payment option

Payment solutions provider GHL Systems has partnered Alipay to offer Malaysian in-store merchants and online merchants an alternative payment option.   The service rollout is set to start with the in-store merchants before the end of April 2017 and will eventually be extended to ecommerce merchants.   GHL had started…

Android Pay to launch in Taiwan, Spain, Brazil, Russia and Canada

  Google has announced that Android Pay will be available in five new markets: Taiwan, Spain, Brazil, Russia and Canada.   So far, Google has officially confirmed that Android Pay is launching in Taiwan. Furthermore, the company unveiled plans to expand its mobile payment app to Canada, Spain, Brazil and…

Alipay to launch in the US

  Alipay, the mobile payment system offered by Alibaba, has announced is coming to the US, thanks to a deal brokered with First Data. The expansion follows limited trials in California and New York, and will bring Alipay into direct competition with Apple Pay, Android Pay, and PayPal. Alongside online…