Alternative Payments

Qatar’s QNB rolls out biometric payments acceptance tool for merchants

Qatar-based financial services firm QNB Group has introduced a new biometric payments acceptance tool for its merchants across the country.…

Mastercard, Ubirider to offer digital payment tools for transport operators

Payments giant Mastercard has reached a deal with Portugal’s Ubirider to provide public transport operators with improved digital payment and…

Ingenico partners Klarna to offer in-store payment solutions

Payments acceptance solutions provider Ingenico has teamed up with Swedish buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) outfit Klarna to provide various payments tools at…

MagicCube, MobiIoT partner on tap-to-pay payment acceptance

MagicCube has entered into a collaboration with MobiWire Group, an original design manufacturer (ODM) for mobile network operators, to provide…

Enfuce partners Orka on pay now, finance later tool

Card issuing services provider Enfuce has entered into an alliance with fintech firm Orka Ventures to introduce a new pay…

Western Union restarts services to Cuba in limited capacity

Cross-border money transfer firm Western Union has recommenced some of its services to Cuba on a trial basis. The firm…

Autocanteen partners Adyen to streamline payments in hospitality industry

Autocanteen, a touchless self-checkout solution provider, has forged an alliance with fintech firm Adyen to augment hospitality industry’s checkout experience.…

Cred removes Paytm QR codes from its placards after NPCI intervention

Indian fintech firm Cred has halted displaying Paytm’s merchant quick-response (QR) codes on its placards at offline outlets after the…

RBI considers expanding applications of digital rupee in future pilots 

India’s central bank plans to expand the use cases of the virtual version of the currency following the completion of…

Coins.ph unveils QR payments for cashless transactions in Philippines

Coins.ph, a digital wallet provider and crypto exchange platform, has introduced a new feature to facilitate QR code-based payments across…