Tag: Mobile Payments

Fintech Bank Bunq Integrates QR Codes For Mobile Payments

For the longest time, people have been debating the potential use case of QR codes in the payments industry. As it turns out, this technology can be used for real-time payments, as Bitcoin has been illustrating for quite some time now. Dutch “fintech bank” Bunq has integrated QR codes into their mobile payment solution as well. QR Codes Are More Versatile Than Assumed It is not the first time a …
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Can Bitcoin Benefit From BlackBerry’s Mobile Payment Success In Nigeria?

Nigeria is one of those countries that seems to be getting a lot of attention from FinTech companies simply because there are very little financial services present to speak of in the country. While various Bitcoin companies are trying to gain a foothold in the market, BlackBerry will be bringing the BMM Mobile payments to Nigeria. Also read: You Can Lower Your Bitcoin ATM Fees BlackBerry Targets Mobile Money Market …
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Restricted WeChat Pay Expansion Shows Off Bitcoin’s Strengths

Cashless payments are becoming the new norm in our society as we know it today. More and more consumers – as well as merchants and retailers – want to steer away from using cash to pay for goods and services. WeChat is on the right track, as the popular Chinese messaging application extended their cashless payment option overseas. More cashless payment options open up opportunities for Bitcoin payments as well. …
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Swatch Announces Pay-by-wrist To Take on Apple and Samsung

Today’s consumers are seeking methods to avoid human interaction during checkout processes and as a direct result, payment methods are constantly evolving. Whereas society used to rely on cash payments, most of the Western World has transitioned into card payments. But that won’t be the final evolutionary steps for payments, as mobile payments are looming on the horizon. Swatch has teamed with Visa to let consumers make payments with their watch. Also read: …
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