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Africa Roundup: Africa’s tech ecosystem responds to COVID-19

Africa Roundup: Africa’s tech ecosystem responds to COVID-19

In March, the virus gripping the world — COVID-19 — started to spread in Africa. In short order, actors across the continent’s tech ecosystem began to step up to stem the spread. Early in March,

OnePlus Pay finally launches but only in China

We’ve known for some time now that OnePlus was working on its own mobile payment platform ever since they teased about it at the launch of the OnePlus 7T last year. We haven’t heard much about it

No Cash? Now You Can Donate to the Salvation Army Using Apple Pay or Google Pay

But be prepared for a follow-up call since your mobile payment will also donate your contact information to the charity.

No Cash? Now You Can Donate to the Salvation Army Using Apple Pay or Google Pay

But be prepared for a follow-up call since your mobile payment will also donate your contact information to the charity.

Google Pay loses transit passes once mobile app is uninstalled

Before Google gets into the finance business, allow us to rediscover Google Pay first. We haven’t featured the mobile payment service in a while. The last time was information about Cubit transport

Google to enter the banking industry with Citigroup

Google isn’t the tech giant for nothing. Its parent company may be Alphabet but between the two, Google is the most recognized name. Not many people even know about Alphabet but it is home to Google.

Google Pay growth continues unchecked with these 119 new US banks (Update: 28 more)

Update 1: 2019/09/18 2:46pm PDT Rust never sleeps, and neither does Google Pay's bank sign-up guy. Just hours after we published the list above, Google added another couple banks to its

Google Pay adds biometric facial recognition support for Pixel 4

Google’s very own mobile payment service was first launched in the year 2015. It’s been over four years but it has since received a number of updates. Perhaps the biggest of which was the major
[Update: 35 more] Google Pay growth continues unchecked with these 84 new US banks

[Update: 35 more] Google Pay growth continues unchecked with these 84 new US banks

Update 1: 2019/09/18 2:46pm PDT Rust never sleeps, and neither does Google Pay's bank sign-up guy. Just hours after we published the list above, Google added another couple banks to its
[Update: 24 more] Google Pay growth continues unchecked with these 60 new US banks

[Update: 24 more] Google Pay growth continues unchecked with these 60 new US banks

Update 1: 2019/09/18 2:46pm PDT Rust never sleeps, and neither does Google Pay's bank sign-up guy. Just hours after we published the list above, Google added another couple banks to its

Samsung Pay now allows international money transfers

Samsung has teamed up with Finablr PLC to bring a new feature within Samsung Pay. The latter now includes Money Transfer as a new money transfer service. This means Samsung Pay’s reach will expand
[Update: Ten more] Google Pay growth continues unchecked with these 50 new US banks

[Update: Ten more] Google Pay growth continues unchecked with these 50 new US banks

Update 1: 2019/09/18 2:46pm PDT Rust never sleeps, and neither does Google Pay's bank sign-up guy. Just hours after we published the list above, Google added another couple banks to its
Google Pay growth continues unchecked with these 48 new US banks

Google Pay growth continues unchecked with these 48 new US banks

It's been several weeks since we last checked in to see the progress Google was making towards its apparent goal of signing every single financial institution in America up for Google Pay support.

Japan’s mobile payments app PayPay reaches 10 million users

Paytm, India’s biggest mobile payments firm, now has 10 million customers in Japan, the company said as it pushes to expand its reach in international markets. Paytm entered Japan last October after
In China, facial-recognition technology is being deployed to take out the trash

In China, facial-recognition technology is being deployed to take out the trash

Puzzled residents can now use their phones to help sort out trash, and their faces to access special bins.

Facebook announces Calibra digital wallet for cryptocurrency

Facebook has recently introduced a new digital wallet for a new digital currency. The world is going digital and Facebook wants to offer more convenience to the consumers by launching Calibra. The new
Line Pay’s global digital Visa card helps it take on Apple, Google, and Samsung

Line Pay’s global digital Visa card helps it take on Apple, Google, and Samsung

Messaging app Line is pushing ahead with its financial technology plans, and has announced a wider partnership with Visa, to integrate not just contactless payments, but to add a pre-paid Visa card

Samsung Pay-enabled Galaxy A50 may be arriving in the US soon

The Samsung Galaxy A50 was earlier announced as major mid-range upgrades. That was in February but we had no word then when the phone would be arriving in the United States. A recent change within the

T-Mobile MONEY promises no overdrafts, bank fees

The Un-Carrier isn’t stopping. It won’t as one of the most aggressive brands we know. After making it known to the public it will start selling the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL and maybe the upcoming Pixel