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Walmart taps Google for omnichannel commerce play

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Google and Walmart are teaming up to take on Amazon (and Alexa) with voice-activated commerce and more plans for 2018, reports Banking Technology‘s sister publication Paybefore. Starting in late September, the retail giant will be working with Google to offer hundreds of thousands of items for voice shopping via Google Assistant – the largest number […]

Paytm and Amazon in payments projects in India

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Paytm, e-payment/e-commerce brand and payments bank, is bringing the QR code scanning habit to the Indian masses, while Amazon Pay has launched a digital wallet.

The app economy is real, because our time is just too important

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Many famous faces have decorated our notes over the years, but just like the cheque, cold, hard cash is living on borrowed time.

PayPal launches two innovation labs in India

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PayPal has set up two innovation labs in India – based out of the company’s tech centres in Chennai and Bangalore – to help the country’s fintech start-ups grow.

Trustly teams up with Qliro

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Business-to-business (B2B) payment solutions company Trustly has partnered with e-commerce payment provider Qliro.

Barclaycard pilots Alipay payments in eight retail stores across UK

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EXCLUSIVE: Barclaycard is launching a pilot that enables merchants in the UK to accept in-store Alipay transactions. The pilot will commence on 14 August 2017 in eight retail stores across the UK, with Barclaycard providing the POS solution for payments via Alipay.

PayPal to buy Swift Financial to boost SME lending

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After a spate of recent partnership announcements to expand its acceptance network and P2P reach, PayPal is buying Swift Financial to boost its small business lending division.

Yandex and Sberbank plot joint venture for e-commerce

Sberbank to pump $500m into Yandex.Market

Russia’s tech heavyweight Yandex and the country’s largest bank, Sberbank, are planning a joint venture to “boost e-commerce development”. The new venture will be based on the Yandex.Market platform.

Wirecard and Gambio launch GambioPay for e-merchants

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Wirecard is expanding its collaboration with the shop system developer Gambio to launch GambioPay for online retailers, which the companies say simplifies payments processing and cuts costs.

Bread raises serious dough for e-commerce instalment payments

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Bread, a fintech start-up that builds instalment payment solutions for online merchants, has completed $126 million of equity and debt financing.

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