Posts Tagged: payments


MOLPay acknowledges payment preferences in Malaysia, rolls out cash payment solution with 7-Eleven

Adapting to Malaysia’s payment quirks, MOLPay rolls out cash payments with 7-Eleven

A cash payment service for ecommerce merchants named MOLPay CASH has just been rolled out in Malaysia - the result of a partnership between ...

  • April 10, 2014
  • at 2:35 pm
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Samsung and PayPal team up to bring Singaporeans fingerprint-scan payments on the Galaxy S5

Singaporeans – if you’re looking for a reason to purchase the Samsung Galaxy S5, you might have one. The Korean hardware manufac...

  • March 27, 2014
  • at 6:49 pm
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Xiaomi payments could be the next step toward a web empire

Xiaomi founder Lei Jun registered an electronic payment company in Beijing late in December last year, according to the Beijing Municipal A...

  • February 10, 2014
  • at 4:32 pm
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Alipay woos Chinese tourists as it forms more partnerships with overseas retailers

Alipay, the payments branch of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, today announced it would provide its offline payment services to three majo...

  • January 22, 2014
  • at 7:01 pm
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Grab your popcorn: Alibaba and WeChat go head-to-head and tit-for-tat over movie tickets

Somewhere in China, someone is about to purchase a movie ticket on his or her smartphone. And that ticket purchase could tip the power balan...

  • December 19, 2013
  • at 5:07 pm
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Now With 8 Million Users, Cutesy Messaging App Cubie Adds Easy Mobile Payments Via Your Phone Bill

We know that cutesy sticker/emoticon packs are critical to the success of messaging apps in Asia – and they’re also a great way to m...

  • June 14, 2013
  • at 4:55 pm
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Rakuten Rolls Out ‘Smartpay’ Mobile Payments Solution

I suppose given that many other companies have already launched smartphone payments solutions in Japan already, it should come as no surpris...

  • December 6, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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For EA games, Online Payment in the Cards Thanks to MOL

MOL, Asia’s leading online payment provider for games and social networks, has announced that it has teamed up with Electronics Arts (NASD...

  • January 16, 2012
  • at 10:15 pm
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Stream Media Partners With MOL For More Mobile Payment Options

Singapore-based start-up, Stream Media just announced its partnership with payment service provider MOL AccessPortal. Stream Media is the co...

  • June 16, 2011
  • at 4:19 pm
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5 things you need to know about Southeast Asia’s mobile game industry

At the Global Mobile Game Congress in Beijing earlier this week, I was invited to moderate a panel on a subject I admittedly was not an expe...

  • March 28, 2014
  • at 5:32 pm
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Tencent versus Alibaba: a complete guide to an increasingly fierce rivalry (INFOGRAPHIC)

Tencent (HKG:0700) is the world’s fourth largest web company, and Alibaba is on the verge of history’s largest tech IPO. Both o...

  • March 19, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Alibaba Alipay Kuaidi Taxi

Alibaba hops on China’s taxi-booking craze as it launches cab-hailing feature for Alipay Wallet

Alibaba, China’s leading e-commerce firm, has introduced a new feature in its Alipay Wallet mobile e-wallet app that lets users hail t...

  • January 30, 2014
  • at 2:03 pm
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Wallet wars: A visual peek inside China’s PayPal

In the US, when people think of online payment services, there’s really not much to think about at all. Most of us simply bind our credit ...

  • January 18, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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WeChat gets serious about in-app purchases and e-commerce with its latest update

WeChat, China’s most popular messaging app, has unveiled an update to its Android app. In addition to some notable UI additions, the updat...

  • December 18, 2013
  • at 7:00 pm
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Mobile Gaming Company GREE Apologizes for Charging Minors Beyond Spending Limits

Mobile social gaming giant GREE (TYO:3632) has issued an announcement in Japanese today apologizing that some minors were charged beyond the...

  • January 7, 2013
  • at 12:35 pm
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Applorer Gamebox Sees Growth in Asia, Users Keen for Premium Games

People love mobile games, and many folks want to be nice by paying for them – but a combination of lousy payment options on GoogleR...

  • March 30, 2012
  • at 12:45 pm
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Applorer Gamebox Wants to Help You Find Android Games, Brings Better Payment Options

From the Singaporean team that brought you MoVend, an in-app mobile payment platform, comes a brand-new app called Applorer Gamebox. Its cre...

  • January 11, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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