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Alibaba-backed Paytm has Android app called Paytm Mall for online shopping.

Alibaba Officially Enters India With Paytm Mall Launch

Alibaba has entered India officially by launching Paytm's mobile app and online shopping portal called Paytm Mall to compete with Flipkart and Amazon.

Ant Financial will invest $200 million in Kakao Pay, a mobile payment solution of Kakao.

Alibaba's Ant Financial Invests $200M in South Korea's Kakao Pay

Alibaba’s financial services affiliate Ant Financial has announced its investment in South Korean messaging giant Kakao.

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Samsung to Unveil 2 AI Assistants for Galaxy S8

Aside from launching its own Artificial Intelligent (AI) assistant, Samsung will unveil male and female versions of this voice controlled-assistant named Bixby and Kestra respectively.

Apple Pay partnered with UNICEF, The American Red Cross, World Vision, and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

Apple Pay Supports Nonprofits for Receiving Charitable Donations

Apple Inc. has announced that its mobile payment service Apple Pay is now supporting donations to nonprofit charities, eliminating some problems when contributing money.

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Samsung Pay Will Soon Support Online Payment, In-App Purchases

Samsung recently announced that the company's mobile payment system, Samsung Pay, will soon support online shopping.

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Xiaomi Plans to Launch Mobile Payment Service

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi is planning to release its mobile payment service in China within the third or fourth quarter of the year.

Google is expanding its operations in India.

Google Launches New Mobile Payment System Called Hands Free

Tech giant Google surprised the tech community when it launched the digital wallet platform Android Pay, which allows users to easily purchase goods and services using their mobile devices. Now, Google is yet again making another major breakthrough in the digital payment platform with Hands Free, a payment system that allows users to pay for purchases without touching their smartphones.

Garnet, a tech consultancy firm, revealed that mobile payment system will soon invade public services

Public Services in China to Accept Mobile Payment Soon

A recent report by market research firm Gartner said a mobile payment system will soon be used by residents in more than 70 percent of the cities in China to pay for bills including taxes and electric dues. The firm revealed that a number of local government agencies have been persuaded to switch to the new payment platform.

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Samsung Acquires LoopPay To Compete With Apple Pay

Samsung has acquired mobile payment platform LoopPay.

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Disney World Accepts Apple Pay and Google Wallet

Going against the tradition of large stores, Disney World will now accept both Apple Pay and Google Wallet.

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Apple Pay Grows in Popularity With McDonalds, Walgreens

Apple Pay is continuing to grow in popularity among many major retail companies.

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Samsung and UnionPay to Launch NFC Payment Service in China

NFC Payment Service will be launched in China for Samsung's Galaxy Note 4, Note 3, and Galaxy S4 handsets

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Apple Rumored to Partner with CVS and Walgreens for Mobile Payments

Rumors claim both drug store chains will accept a new iPhone payment system at their 15,000 combined locations.

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Payment App Changes Name to Avoid Association with Isis Islamists

The name change from Isis to Softcard will be completed over the next few weeks.

Apple Inc.

Apple to Work With Nordstrom to Build Mobile Payments System

Apple is talking with Nordstrom for possible mobile payment partnership.

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