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Mobile payments remain a tough proposition to sell in mature markets

Mobile payments are having a tough time gaining adoption in mature markets. According to the annual “Connected Life” study by Kantar TNS, only a minority of internet users surveyed in countries like the US, the UK,...
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e-Retail sales to pass $3.3 trillion up 10% on 2017

The value of consumer spend on remote payments for digital and physical goods - e-Retail - will surpass $3.3 trillion this year, up 10% on 2017’s total of $3 trillion. The research argues that alternative...
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UK FinTech investment set record-breaking year in 2017

British FinTech companies have had record-breaking investment in 2017 and far outstrip their European competitors, data shows, adding to signs that Brexit is so far having no big impact on the fast-growing sector. FinTech firms...
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eBay dumps PayPal for Adyen – BofA signs global collaboration

Its been a mixed day for Paypal. eBay, one of the world's biggest online marketplaces, announced that it's dropping PayPal as its main partner for processing payments in favour of Adyen. The news prompted investors to...

German girocard mobile payments pilot gets thumbs up

In December 2017, the Cooperative Financial Network Volksbanken Raiffeisenbanken in Germany started a “Friends&Family” pilot project for girocard mobile payment via smartphones, using a digitized credit card or girocard (girocard being the most widely...
US banks roll out Zelle P2P money transfer app to take on Venmo

Zelle P2P payments network moves $75 billion in 2017

Zelle announced $75 billion in money moved in 2017 across its P2P payments network, as millions of consumers reduced their dependence on physical checks and cash in the US. The $75 billion  across the P2P payments network was an...
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Huawei Pay debuts in Russia with UnionPay as mobile wallet market is expected to...

Huawei Technologies and China UnionPay have set their sights on international markets, as they prepare to launch Huawei Pay digital wallet technology outside the mainland, going shoulder to shoulder against rival e-wallet services such...
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First multi-asset digital wallet bridges gap between fiat and cryptocurrencies

WAWLLET has launched the world’s first regulatory-compliant multi-asset wallet and personal financial passport, connecting people, banks and financial services, letting users transfer between them instantly, wherever their accounts or assets may be in the world.. WAWLLET...
QR payments in Singapore

Mobile wallets, Acquirers and Payment Networks collaborate to enable interoperable QR payments in Singapore

Seven 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...
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Taiwanese government invests in domestic mobile payments

The Taiwanese government has planned to promote adoption of mobile payments by subsidising transaction fees to make in-store mobile payments more attractive to consumers. Government departments can help promote mobile payments by subsidising transaction fees...

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Mobile payments remain a tough proposition to sell in mature markets

Mobile payments are having a tough time gaining adoption in mature markets. According to the annual “Connected Life” study by Kantar TNS, only a minority of...
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