Samsung Pay becomes available for customers in the UK starting May 16, two years after the service was first introduced in 2015.
The new payment platform, which is set to be launched across France later this week, will allow users to make purchases using their mobile phones.
Ant Financial, the operator of Alipay, is expanding its mobile payments platform into the United States market, following limited trials in California and New York.
Online payments giant is adding Venmo as a new payment option and is planning for more partnerships with companies across multiple sectors.
Apple users will soon be able to transfer money to other people, as the company is reportedly going to launch a new peer-to-peer payment feature later this year.
On Thursday, the credit card provider announced a new biometric card that will let users to complete transactions without entering their personal identification number.
Android Pay users in the US will soon be able to make payments with their PayPal balances at thousands of new retailers, including Walgreens, Dunkin’ Donuts and Subway.
The merger with Ant Financial will provide MoneyGram with resources to further develop its technology, systems and anti-money laundering and compliance programs.
Ant Financial is set to bring mobile payments technology to customers in Indonesia via a new partnership with major local media company Emtek.
With the new payments functionality, the social media networking giant will enable Messenger users to send funds to several members of the group chat.
Offering Apple Pay as a payment method in the US and later to the UK, Western Union allows customers to conveniently and reliably transfer money whenever they want.
The cooperation will allow the increasing number of Chinese travelers in the UK to purchase goods and services via the WeChat Pay application on their mobile phones.