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With the growing Bitcoin use in Africa, industry insiders foresee its overtake of mobile payment in Africa.
American multinational banking and financial services holding company JP Morgan Chase & Co. has announced the launch of its own version of a mobile payment system
SimbaPay is a remittance service provider headquartered in London that enables Africans in UK to send money from their bank accounts back home fast, cheaply and securely.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd acquired Massachusetts based mobile payments startup and Apple Pay competitor LoopPay for around 250 million USD.
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Bitcoin in Africa is a hot topic, and Kenya, with its mobile payment precedent, is no exception – so it is at first curious that coder Stephen Gornick begins an interview “At this point there is very little Bitcoin activity in Kenya.”
Are you ready for a revolution? You might have just missed it. The digital payment revolution may have already changed the world, as cash may be the odd currency out.
Google has announced its latest foray into the exploding mobile payment market with Android Pay.
Crowdfunding may surpass venture capital next year, Australian bank ANZ integrates contactless payments, Verifone partners with Ericsson, and other top stories from the past week in FinTech.
Recently, the Capgemini’s World Payments Report 2014 projected mobile payments to grow 60.8% by 2015.
ZapGo aims to revolutionize how young South Africans spend their cash online. The new mobile money start-up by South Africans Michail Brynard and Helghardt Avenant (currently halfway through the Boost VC accelerator program in Silicon Valley), uses the Bitcoin network as the underlying mechanism to transfer value.
Five years ago, the notion of paying for items via your smartphone was seen as something of a novelty.
If bitcoin acceptance reaches a critical mass where necessities of food, shelter, and clothing can be bought with it, it will likely have reached a tipping point where it displaces national currencies.
The Walker Sands 2015 Future of Retail survey of 1,400 online consumers across the United States found that study participants consider mobile wallets and applications the least secure form of payment, ranking behind personal checks and cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin.
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Like Google and others before it, the gravitas behind Apple Pay has failed to win over the consumer industry before consumers themselves even begin to consider melting down their plastic.
Apple’s widely-expected announcement of mobile payments technology is a step closer to confirmation, but once it debuts, just how flexible will the advancement actually turn out?
On the 3rd December one of the largest mobile communities Mobile Nationshas given its users an opportunity to make a commitment to cryptocurrency movement by paying with bitcoin. The buyers’ response to this moment is positive.
Mexico continues its open arms approach to Bitcoin propagation with the partnership of Bitcoin exchange Bitso with mobile payment provider Pademobile.
New mobile payments start-up Bitholla, which allows peer-to-peer payments in digital currencies from any mobile wallet of the user’s choosing, has arrived.
American Express rolls out a new online checkout service, FinTech is the reason for record hikes in venture capital flooding into the London startup scene, and more FinTech news
Halsey Minor, an American serial tech entrepreneur widely known to have founded CNET in 1993, has set his sights on the Indian market with Bitreserve, his latest venture that he unveiled in 2014.
Microsoft Payments Inc. made headlines this week when it filed for money transmitter licenses in all 50 states of America, suggesting that the multinational is one step closer to launching its very own mobile payments platform.
BitPay, one of the global leaders in Bitcoin payment processing, is making the process of paying with Bitcoin much simpler, for both merchants and consumers, while at the same time they are also integrating SumUp, a leading European Point-of-Sale (POS) company into its system to allow that company to accept Bitcoin as ...
Mobile software provider Acromobile partners up with digital commerce platform provider Bitnet, to offer merchants the ability to be paid in bitcoins.
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