Posts Tagged ‘online payment’

China’s Bitcoin Trading Value Soars In May 2017

In May 2017, the Bitcoin trading value in China reached CNY21.708 billion, four times that of April 2017. And the …


Alipay Hong Kong Taxi Payments Could Be Its Killer App

It’s one country, two systems for Alipay as it focuses on retail payments in Hong Kong, a special administrative region …


Alibaba, China Telecom Seal New Deal For Network Services

Alibaba and China Telecom signed a comprehensive strategic cooperation agreement in Beijing that includes work on Internet of Things and …


China Mobile Inks “Internet Plus” Strategy With Alibaba In Beijing

One of the top buzzwords in China’s Internet the past 18 months has been “Internet Plus”, which is Premier Li …


Alipay Available At Nearly 4,000 Vendors In Japan

Lawson JapanChinese travelers to Japan can rely on more payment options as Alipay says it is now supported by nearly 4,000 …


China’s Huawei Joins Hyperledger Blockchain Project

Huawei conferenceLinux Foundation-led Hyperledger blockchain project announced the addition of ten new members, including Chinese telecom device maker Huawei. Other new …


Meituan Dianping Gains Payment License Via Acquisition

QiandaiInternet lifestyle service and group buying platform Meituan Dianping announced that they have completed the acquisition of Qiandai.com, a third-party …


Chinese Fintech Firm Buys American Cybersecurity Company

eyeAnt Financial, the fintech company running’s Alibaba Alipay affiliate, has just purchased an American cybersecurity firm for US$70 million, according …


Xiaomi’s Online Payment Service Opens In China

china-mobile-paymentChina’s Xiaomi cooperated with China UnionPay in launching its payment service MI Pay. With this move, Xiaomi becomes yet another …


Hong Kong Issues First Licenses For Stored Value Facilities

Octopus CardThough its population of 7.5 million is equal to that of a mid-size mainland Chinese city like Hangzhou, Hong Kong …