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Razer’s proposed e-payment system seeks to shake things up in Singapore
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Razer’s proposed e-payment system seeks to shake things up in Singapore

September 7th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Lest we forget, the success of any cashless payment rests on its users. New technology or old, it is nothing if it does not make sense to...
Two-thirds of S’poreans have used mobile payments as on-demand services gain support: Visa
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Two-thirds of S’poreans have used mobile payments as on-demand services gain support: Visa

July 19th, 2017 | by Desmond Koh
Two-thirds of the Singaporeans surveyed in a Visa-commsioned study have used their smart devices to pay for their...
Online merchants on Stripe can now sell to China using Alipay, WeChat Pay
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Online merchants on Stripe can now sell to China using Alipay, WeChat Pay

July 10th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Silicon valley payment startup, Stripe, said today that it had inked a deal with the companies behind the Chinese payment services to connect up merchants on its online...
Another mobile wallet in Singapore with Samsung Pay out on June 16
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Another mobile wallet in Singapore with Samsung Pay out on June 16

June 10th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Samsung Pay is finally turning up in Singapore next week, two months after Apple started letting users pay for items with their...
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Singapore commuters finally get to pay for rides with their phones

March 29th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
After years of technology trials, Singapore commuters will finally get to tap their phones on a contactless reader at train stations and on buses to pay for their rides....
Q&A: how users can trust their phones as e-wallets
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Q&A: how users can trust their phones as e-wallets

April 10th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Can a wristband authenticate a user and through his cardiac rhythm in future? MasterCard has some...
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With a million tap-and-pay payWave cards in Singapore, Visa looks to phones

February 24th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Visa card holders in Singapore will soon be able to pay for their groceries, petrol and a host of other items by simply flashing and tapping a compatible smartphone at the cashier, the payment company revealed on...
Singapore-made Mogi app lets you pay for dinner with your phone
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Singapore-made Mogi app lets you pay for dinner with your phone

October 17th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
There's now a way to pay for a meal with your phone - not just because it's cool to do so - but because that gives you discounts over that nice plate of Thai fried noodles or mug of beer you just...
Commentary: Singapore’s latest push for tap-and-pay phone wallets
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Commentary: Singapore’s latest push for tap-and-pay phone wallets

October 25th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
As the city-state's infocomm regulator and its industry partners embark on an ambitious S$40 million project, unveiled today, to let mobile phone users here tap and pay with their phones, they could perhaps learn a lesson or two...
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