The latest iteration of Beatrobo's PlugAir hardware uses sound waves to authorize ecommerce payments, just by plugging it into a mobile device's audio jack.
Bitcoin is switching fast from an investment commodity to an everyday currency. Here’s an infographic that details the move. Will you use Bitcoin as a everyday ...
Missing the target The popularity and hype around Square, the US-based company that first launched an mPOS dongle in 2009 targeting micro-merchants and small bu...
Google Checkout is never enough for Indonesia. Credit card penetration is super-low here and Google Checkout telco’s direct carrier billing is a hassle to setup...
No credit card? No problem. Paidy underwrites ecommerce transactions in Japan with just a user's email address or phone number.
Face++ makes a cloud-based API and an SDK so developers can incorporate face recognition into their on apps. The startup has over 30,000 developers on board.
More cash, less crash.
Like a room without a roof.
China’s tech giants are working hard to make sure that consumers use their phones to pay for things. Today Alipay Wallet, the Alibaba-affiliated mobile wallet, ...
It enables startups and other small organizations like schools to accept online payments in a simple, affordable, and secure way.
Soon you can buy stuff on Taobao with your mug.
China's ecommerce giant wants in on India.
With over half of its 3 million users in Asia, Stellar has shown positive growth since its debut last year. Going forward, its going to need local champions to ...
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.
The funding round was led by global growth equity investor General Atlantic, with additional participation from Temasek, Index Ventures and Felicis Ventures.
Qiandaibao, a mobile point-of-sales startup, raised hundreds of millions of RMB from IDG Capital, Banyan Fund, Haitong Securities, and Jiangxi Copper.
This move is a win-win-win for Uber, Paytm, and the Reserve Bank of India, which was in a regulatory tangle with the international taxi app.
Payment solutions startup wants to use the funds to boost marketing, product development, hiring talent, and moving the headquarters to Bangalore from Mumbai.