Malaysian mobile payment customers can now use Apple Pay

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The American tech giant has partnered with Standard Chartered Malaysia, Ambank and Maybank. Apple has announced that it has entered into a new mobile payment partnership with Maybank, Standard Chartered Malaysia and Ambank to be able to offer its digital wallet services to customers in Malaysia. Customers who have credit cards issued by those three major banks will be able to use it later in 2022. “Customers with Visa and Mastercard cards from banks including AmBank, Maybank and Standard Chartered Bank can now use Apple Pay, with American Express cards…

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Mobile wallet partnership forms between Samsung Pay and South African PayGate

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The South African payment gateway has announced it is accepting the electronics giants’ payments. South African online payment gateway PayGate, a DPO Group subsidiary, has announced that it is adding the Samsung Pay mobile wallet to its list of payment methods its merchants will be able to accept. This solution makes it possible for smartphone users to complete transactions with their phones. The mobile wallet is from a trusted brand and allows consumers to be able to complete a purchase without having to use cash or share any of the…

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QR codes will be used by almost 100 million Americans by 2025

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Consumers across the United States will be using the quick response barcodes for a range of uses. A growing number of consumers in the United States are scanning QR codes for a spectrum of different uses and applications. These uses include a broad number of reasons that include everything from information to payments. New research shows that the number of American consumers using their smartphones for scanning QR codes is growing very rapidly, according to an Insider Intelligence forecast. The uses for these barcodes will include everything from gaining more…

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47 percent of consumers in Brazil use a mobile wallet for in-store shopping

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Shoppers in the country routinely use their smartphones instead of cash or a conventional credit card. In Brazil, nearly half of all shoppers are using a mobile wallet to complete transactions in brick-and-mortar stores. This is pushing merchants and retailers to ensure that they have the necessary tech to accept payments. With the rapid growth of mobile wallet transactions in Brazil, businesses are finding increasingly vital to ensure that they keep up with technology so that they won’t lose business. A substantial percentage of customers clearly expect to be able…

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Elton John uses QR code to support Pride Fundraising Campaign donations

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The official quick response code made it possible for people to scan to donate during Pride. Elton John has rolled out a QR code to make it easier for people to be able to conveniently scan and make donations to The Elton John AIDS Foundation throughout Pride. The musician worked with Ogilvy UK and Clear Channel to help reach more consumers. The charitable partnership has made it possible to display the QR code to thousands of digital out-of-home screens located throughout the United Kingdom and Europe. The displays are all…

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