Making attempts to expand payments globally, Apple Pay has run into technical challenges, low consumer take-up and resistance from banks.
The smartphone giant Xiaomi has a large number of existing users so the payment service is expected to grow rather fast.
Although now more than a half of all transactions in stores are conducted with cash, the supermarket chain sees the growing poularity of contactless method.
Customers in the UK can use PayPal Credit through the official website or authorized retailers.
With millions of users all over the world, the mobile payments technology is expected to significantly change and improve the way we pay for products and services.
Japanese authorities are going to start the experiment with fingerprint payment terminals this summer.
Gemalto and Worldline are rolling out mobile payments solutions to tap the growing NFC market.
The Amazon Payments Partner Program is intended to expand the Amazon Payments services to e-commerce platform providers and other developers.
The social media company is likely to introduce some changes within its messaging app, including a secret chat option and an expanded payment service.
The move made by Apple Inc. can provide a strong competition to PayPal, which has so far been the most popular alternative payment method on countless retail websites.