The Payment Request API introduced in Apple is interconnected with Ripple’s Interledger Protocol that allows easy payments across multiple ledgers.
The PBoC also said that it will allow for a level playing field for the foreign players to compete with the local players in the highly saturated payments market of China.
Google is bringing together some of its payment services under a new brand called Google Pay. The service will simplify online payments and accelerate access to users’ payment information.
Apple enters a market with the peer-to-peer payment system Apple Pay Cash that can become a killer of similar services due to its’ simplicity.
Startup Circle opens source project CENTRE that is based on blockchain technology and will be aimed to connect different digital wallets.
The new account-based ticketing system will also be extended to mobile payment modes, such as Apple Pay, Android Pay and Samsung Pay, from the first quarter of next year under the Mastercard trial, the Land Transport Authority said on Monday, September 11.
Bendigo Bank of Australia and Indian YES Bank bring Samsung Pay, a mobile payment and digital wallet service by Samsung, to its customers, giving them greater choice and the flexibility they’re looking for.
The State Bank of India (SBI) and Samsung India unveiled on Tuesday that users of SBI debit cards will now be able to conduct payments using Samsung Pay.
The London-based financial technology startup will enable customers in the United States to transfer money via its platform using Apple Pay.
Spain gets Android Pay, which will allow its customers to use their Visa and MasterCard debit or credit card with BBVA to conduct payments with their mobile phones.
Currently, LG Pay is restricted to the LG G6 and LG G6 Plus in South Korea but hopes to enter the international market soon.
After several delays, LG successfully launches its mobile payment service in South Korea with plans to expand to other countries.