24 April 2018 | Blockchain techs | Cryptocurrency | Mobile payments | News

SK Telecom, a South Korean wireless telecommunication operator owned by SK Group, nation’s largest industrial conglomerate, announced the introduction of a new blockchain system to enable identity verification for its customers with higher level of reliability and security.

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9 April 2018 | Financial startups | Mobile commerce | Mobile payments | News

M-Pesa, a mobile phone-based money transfer, financing and microfinancing service, has entered into a partnership with PayPal to enable customers in Kenya to make purchases online from merchants around the world. The partners made a statement in the official press-release, saying that the collaboration removes barriers preventing African consumers from accessing global ecommerce markets.

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27 March 2018 | Mobile commerce | Mobile payments | News | Payments

Banks in Belgium have come to a decision to merge two mobile payment platforms in the country Payconiq and Bancontact to reinforce mobile payments industry in the region. The board of shareholders in the company including Belfius, ING and KBC will be joined by BNP Paribas Fortis and Axa.

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16 March 2018 | Articles | Blockchain techs | Cryptocurrency | Mobile payments

Payment services ecosystem seems to have no unbeaten areas or technologies to amaze consumers, and every now and then appearing solutions look like a natural product of previously existent inventions and developments. Today we are talking to a startup offering simple solutions to the entire industry, which have a great potential to disrupt the markets, while they are based on absolutely known things. We post this interesting story kindly provided by Alexander Drozdov from Crypto Payment System, an innovative fintech company that has their own vision of how electronic payments may look like.

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15 March 2018 | Mobile commerce | Mobile payments | News | Payments

UnionPay International has introduced its UnionPay International Mobile Payment Service (UMPS) enabling commercial banks, retailers, manufacturers of mobile devices and other third party organizations located outside mainland China to access an array of UnionPay mobile payment services, including UnionPay mobile QuickPass and UnionPay QR code payment using its open API.

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