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Google Pay gets more “social” in Singapore, lets users split lunch bills easily
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Google Pay gets more “social” in Singapore, lets users split lunch bills easily

September 28th, 2020 | by Alfred Siew
Google Pay users got a major upgrade in Singapore last week, with new "social" features that make it easy to, say, split the cost of a...
YouTrip mobile wallet lets users pay in 150 currencies and avoid fees
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YouTrip mobile wallet lets users pay in 150 currencies and avoid fees

August 7th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Launched today by EZ-Link, You Technologies and Mastercard, the YouTrip mobile wallet lets users pay in more than 150 currencies without the usual...
Back to the future as I used my phone to tap on an MRT fare gate
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Back to the future as I used my phone to tap on an MRT fare gate

January 31st, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
To gain broad acceptance, mobile wallets and cashless payments have to be easier to use. And first, people have to know about...
Out in Singapore today, Android Pay lets more users tap and pay with a phone
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Out in Singapore today, Android Pay lets more users tap and pay with a phone

June 28th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
There's yet another way to pay with your phone today with the launch of Google's much-talked about Android Pay service in...
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....
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...