Posts Tagged: Tenpay


Alibaba’s Jack Ma slams monopoly power as banks introduce new curbs on mobile payments

Alibaba’s Jack Ma slams monopoly power as banks introduce new curbs on online payments

Mobile commerce, online savings funds, and QR code-based m-payments are all under threat in China right now. The People’s Bank of China (P...

  • March 24, 2014
  • at 9:41 pm
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China's central bank considering tough regulations on online payments

After last week’s clampdown, China reportedly considering tough regulations on online payments

Late last week, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) moved to curb the rapid growth of online payments by banning in-person payments made usi...

  • March 18, 2014
  • at 12:56 pm
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Virtual credit cards boom in China as Tencent issues one for WeChat users

Within 24 hours of Alibaba announcing it would hand out one million “virtual credit cards”, rival web giant Tencent (HKG:0700) reveal...

  • March 12, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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World’s largest Bitcoin exchange BTC China no longer accepts Chinese currency, global prices tumble

The world’s largest Bitcoin exchange by transaction volume, BTC China, has announced on its official Sina Weibo account it will no ...

  • December 18, 2013
  • at 7:01 pm
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Jingdong stops accepting Tenpay, rift growing with Tencent?

China’s Jingdong is the nation’s second-biggest B2C e-commerce platform, and it’s starting to look like it may not be exem...

  • August 29, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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WeChat App Aims at Social, Cash-Less Mobile Payments in China

The world’s biggest messaging app, WeChat, is getting support for mobile payments in China thanks to its parent company, Tencent (HKG:...

  • September 18, 2012
  • at 5:25 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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WeChat and Alibaba hit as China bans online payments made using QR codes, virtual credit cards

WeChat and Alibaba hit roadbumps as China bans online payments made using QR codes, virtual credit cards

The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) issued an edict late yesterday that bans two particular things: epayments made via QR codes, and onl...

  • March 14, 2014
  • at 2:10 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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WeChat shakes up shopping in China

How WeChat is shaking up the shopping experience in China

We’ve written a lot about WeChat’s stickers and gaming and other social features; but one thing often overlooked is how the popu...

  • September 30, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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By 2016, China Will Have 423 Million E-Commerce Shoppers Spending $457 Billion [INFOGRAPHIC]

Regular readers will already know that there are now over 200 million Chinese e-commerce shoppers who are spending about $40,000 per second....

  • February 12, 2013
  • at 5:03 pm
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A guide to PayPal alternatives in Asia

The global e-commerce leader is not the only kid in the online payment neighborhood.

  • January 28, 2012
  • at 1:23 am
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