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Digi enters the fintech world with ewallet app: vcash

DIGI Telecommunications Sdn Bhd on Nov 9 announced their entry into the fintech space with vcash – a mobile payment application that offers Malaysians an easy, more convenient way to pay, send, request and store money in their smartphones.   vcash is a solution offered by Digi in partnership with Valyou Sdn Bhd, an e-money…

Alipay rolls out in 242 Starbucks across Malaysia

Alipay has announced is now available for Mainland Chinese tourists at all 242 Starbucks branches across Malaysia.   Chinese tourists can find a nearest Starbucks through the in-app Discovery platform, and pay for their drinks in RMB via Alipay.   Starting from August 18 to October 31, a Chinese tourist using Alipay in Starbucks can enjoy…

WhatsApp UPI payments option spotted in beta

WhatsApp will soon facilitate instant money transfer via the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) transaction system, shows a new beta update by the mobile messaging platform.   According to a blog website WABetaInfo, WhatsApp was finally giving shape to its plans towards bank-to-bank transfer using the UPI system.   In the new version ‘2.17.295’ through the…

China targets mobile payments oligopoly with clearing mandate

China’s central bank has ordered online payment groups to operate through a centralized clearing house, a move likely to undercut the dominance of Ant Financial and Tencent by forcing them to share valuable transaction data with competitors.   China is the world leader in mobile payments, with transaction volumes rising…

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…

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…

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