mobile payments news

BNP Paribas and Carrefour Launch Universal Mobile Payments System ‘Lyf Pay’
May 15th, 2017

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.

Chinese Top Mobile Payment Service Alipay to Launch in the U.S.
May 11th, 2017

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.

PayPal Integrates Venmo as a Payment Option During Checkout
May 6th, 2017

Online payments giant is adding Venmo as a new payment option and is planning for more partnerships with companies across multiple sectors.

What Are Mobile Payments 2.0?
April 19th, 2017

As mobile payments continue to evolve to meet consumer demand, we looked at the main trends that will shape the future of the industry.

Alibaba’s Ant Financial Extends Mobile Payment Services to Indonesia
April 13th, 2017

Ant Financial is set to bring mobile payments technology to customers in Indonesia via a new partnership with major local media company Emtek.

LG Electronics to Launch Its Mobile Payments System in South Korea in June
March 22nd, 2017

LG must have solved the problems it encounted during testing in 2016 and is preparing to launch LG Pay in June.

JP Morgan Chase to Acquire Payments Technology from MCX
March 14th, 2017

The bank will buy the technology, developed by Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX), to drive the expansion of its smartphone payment application Chase Pay.

Samsung Pay is Now Live in India
March 7th, 2017

South Korean electronics giant is officially launching its mobile payment platform in India, following a successful trial of the platform last month.

Payment Trends to Watch in 2017: The Promise of Mobile Payments 2.0
January 23rd, 2017

The global payments industry is facing a number of trends like growing mobile usage and higher customer expectations that will continue shaping the future of payment processing.

Daimler Acquires Bitcoin Services Company PayCash to Develop ‘Mercedes Pay’
January 19th, 2017

German automotive giant is launching its own ‘on-the-go’ payment solution to let drivers pay for the company’s mobility services using their mobile phones.

Facebook Payments are Coming to Europe as Social Network Secured an E-money License in Ireland
December 12th, 2016

The social network giant has got an e-money license from the Central Bank of Ireland, thus allowing its customers in Europe to pay via its Messenger app.

Facebook Adds Paypal, Stripe and Other Payments Processors to Messenger Chatbots
September 13th, 2016

On Monday, the social networking giant unveiled several new Messenger updates that will let customers to make payments without leaving the app.

Xiaomi Launches Mobile Payment Service Mi Pay
September 2nd, 2016

Mi Pay is launched in collaboration with China UnionPay.