Alipay buzz continues with Starbucks deal


Alipay is zipping along in terms of its international expansion. With its latest partnership, the world’s largest online and mobile payment platform operated by Ant Financial, is now available for Chinese tourists at all 242 Starbucks branches across Malaysia.

Will Starbucks make Bitcoin mainstream?


In the latest sign that Bitcoin is moving into the mainstream, iPayYou, a US-based platform, said its technology now will enable coffee and food purchases at Starbucks, a chain typically associated with middle- and upper-class urban and suburban lifestyles, reports Paybefore. The partnership comes as Bitcoin approaches new highs, with its price shooting past $1,100 […]