iZettle, a Swedish MPOS provider, has raised 40m ($55.2m) in a series c funding round led by London-based Zouk Capital.
Yapital, a Germany-based mobile payments provider, has expanded its app to add “one click” purchases from printed advertising media.
Deutsche Telekom, a European mobile network operator, has entered an agreement with Boku, a San Francisco-based carrier of billing-based mobile payments.
Safaricom, a Kenya-based mobile network operator, has upgraded its M-Pesa mobile money service to enable near instantaneous mobile banking transactions.
WorldRemit, an online money transfer platform headquartered in London, has expanded its service in Uganda to enable customers to transfer money to mobile wallets.
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Flint Mobile, a California based mobile payment provider to small businesses, has introduced new features to its no-card-reader mobile payment app.
BTC China, China’s largest Bitcoin exchange handling more than 75% of Bitcoin trades in Yuan, has halted deposits to accounts at China Merchant Bank (CMB).
Around one in four bank customers plan to use the new mobile payment service Paym, according to new research from Consumer Intelligence.
Ingenico, a global payment provider, has announced the opening of a new branch office based in Casablanca, Morocco.
A new marijuana vending machine in Colorado, ZaZZZ, is to accept a limited number of payment options including the cryptocurrency Bitcoin.