With the goal of substantially reducing the use of cash, the Philippine government, USAID, and private banks have launched an initiative to create a single electronic payments platform for all transac...
The companies take a big step towards their goal of becoming a strong contender in online payments in the region.
The undisclosed funding follows piqued interest in Southeast Asian tech firms by Japanese investors.
Wanda Group's upcoming online-to-offline play is looking increasingly vague, and increasingly well-funded.
As the world of mobile payments integrates with social media, the lines between communication and commerce will continue to blur.
Fortumo has announced a new developer program to help developers monetize. Here are the details.
The popular social app wants to take your money, now.
Paidy is diving into the risky side of payments by vouching for customer purchases.
India's ecommerce players are busy figuring out the ways to score in a diverse mobile-first market. Who is best placed to ride this rising tide of mcommerce?
FreeCharge, which gives freebies to users who recharge their phones on the platform, will now use that purchasing behavior data for targeted ads.
Here's why India's ecommerce poster-boy Flipkart is phasing out its electronic wallet, PayZippy.
Tencent’s and Baidu’s $814M joint venture with Wanda signals the coming tide of in-store WeChat payments
China's largest tech corporations are rushing to penetrate an industry that's historically not tech-savvy - brick-and-mortar retail.
We spoke to Mattias Liivak, head of marketing and PR, and Sanjay Sinha, country manager for India at Fortumo, to find out what's needed for developers to succeed in markets that are adverse to spendin...
WeChat got a minor update on iOS overnight that adds in the ability for users to transfer money to each other.
More than six months after China’s Twitter-esque Sina Weibo launched a mobile wallet, the social network is about to roll out user-to-user money transfers.
Two steps forward and one step back is how we would describe Asia's tech scene of late. Here are all our biggest stories from the past week.
This startup created a truly Asian solution for mobile payments, now claims largest client base in the region
Soft Space's solution allows merchants to accept card payments through their mobile devices, at a price that is far cheaper than a traditional POS system would cost.
Fastacash, the Singapore-based payments startup, announced today it raised US$3.5 million in funding from Jagdish Chanrai, principal at the Kewalram Chanrai Group and Golden Orile Investments, along w...