Mobile Payments

Singtel Group makes big push in gaming and esports
With an eye on the 700 million projected gamers in the region by 2021, SingTel makes strong push to be a key player in esports.
Interest in AI devices strongest from Asia
PwC’s Global Consumer Insights survey finds Asian consumers showing the highest interest in artificial intelligence devices.
CTO appointment to accelerate GrabPay’s growth across SEA
Vikas Agrawal brings two decades of experience from senior engineering roles at startups.
Payment platform Stripe integrates Alipay and WeChat Pay
Stripe intends to open access to lucrative Chinese market with Alipay and WeChat Pay integration.
Japan’s GMO Payment Gateway makes ‘strategic investment’ in Macrokiosk
Macrokiosk Bhd announced it has secured a direct strategic investment from GMO Internet Group’s unit, GMO Payment Gateway Inc.
The making of a South-East Asian icon
When Malaysian online payment systems provider iPay88 was acquired by Japan’s NTT Data Corp, no-one was more surprised than cofounder Chong Lee Kean.
Mobile financial services promise growth potential across industries: EY
Mobile has immense potential to grow the reach of financial services and increase the convenience and ease of use for customers around the world, particularly in emerging markets, says analyst firm EY.
As Singapore welcomes Apple Pay, what can we expect?
Financial investors feel it is only a matter of time before consumers start to realise the benefits of cutting-edge technology, just as they have with algorithm trading in the investment market, writes Sophie Davidson.
Tapp Commerce aims to ‘mobilise’ cash-based SEA, starting with Indonesia
Finland-based Tapp Commerce believes its mobile payment technology can bring 'e-commerce down to the street level' across the SEA region.
GoSwiff appoints Mark Patrick as new CEO
GoSwiff has appointed Mark Patrick as CEO, succeeding Simone Ranucci Brandimarte who has stepped down after two years in the role.
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