Tuesday 4 June 2024
OwlTing CEO Interview: From Taiwanese blockchain startup to cross-border financial service provider
OwlTing, originally a Taiwanese startup using blockchain technologies for farm product resumes and hotelier payment systems, has made remarkable strides in transformation and acquisition...
Wednesday 22 November 2023
Thales-MiTAC to upgrade Taipei Rapid Transit ticketing system for multiple electronic payments
French tech conglomerate Thales and its key partner MiTAC Information Technology Corporation in Taiwan announced that they will collaborate on a project to design and implement an...
Wednesday 12 January 2022
Vietnam-based MoMo raises US$200 million in Series E funding round
The largest Vietnam-based e-wallet and e-payment service provider, MoMo, raised US$200 million in Series E funding round in December 2021, leading to an appraised corporate value...
Thursday 27 May 2021
Vietnam mobile e-commerce to reach US$7 billion in 2021 revenues
Revenues generated from Vietnam's mobile e-commerce industry are expected to reach US$7 billion in 2021 revenues and will surpass those of the desktop e-commerce sector in 2022, according...
Tuesday 3 December 2019
Taiwan sets high goal for mobile payment
The Taiwan government has been promoting mobile payment since early 2018, aiming to have it penetrate 90% of all retail sales transactions in 2025, according to Ministry of Economic...
Tuesday 15 January 2019
LINE Pay top mobile e-payment service provider in Taiwan in 2018, says MIC
LINE Pay was the largest mobile e-payment service provider in Taiwan in 2018 with a 22.3% market share, according to Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute (MIC).
Monday 22 January 2018
Acer ITS likely to win bus e-payment project in Myanmar
Acer's subsidiary Acer ITS has cooperated with Excel KC Myanmar to compete for a Yangon city government project to procure a smart e-payment system for a public transportation system...
Tuesday 16 January 2018
Taiwan could reach 90% mobile e-payment penetration by 2020, says Visa executive
While the Taiwan government has set a goal of reaching 90% penetration for mobile e-payment services by 2025, the goal is likely to be reached 3-5 years ahead of schedule, according...
Tuesday 5 September 2017
Digitimes Research: Mobile e-payment services in Japan promising
Apple Pay and Android Pay - launched in Japan market in October and December 2016 respectively - are expected to hike consumers' willingness to use mobile e-payment services, as the...
Tuesday 25 July 2017
Taiwan market: Mobile e-payments monopoly is unlikely
Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Android Pay successively landed the Taiwan market in late March, late May and early June 2017 respectively, and several local smartphone-based mobile third-party...
Friday 21 July 2017
Self-serving store brings business opportunities to IT suppliers
Self-serving stores have grown to become a popular application in the IT and retail channel markets recently, prompting smart retailing hardware suppliers to turn aggressive about...
Tuesday 23 May 2017
Taiwan market: Alliance Digital Tech to boost mobile e-payment services
Alliance Digital Tech, a TSM (trusted service management) company jointly established by five local mobile telecom carriers and EasyCard Corp., will promote mobile e-payment services...
Tuesday 20 December 2016
Taiwan market: Sony Mobile, Samsung to launch mobile e-payment services
Mobile electronic payment (e-payment) services will gain a boost in the Taiwan market in 2017 as Sony Mobile Communications and Samsung Electronics will launch related services soon,...
Thursday 27 October 2016
Taiwan market: PChome InterPay launches mobile 3rd-party e-payment services
PChome InterPay, a wholly-owned subsidiary of PChomePay which in turn is a subsidiary of web portal and e-commerce operator PChome Online, on October 26 began to provide mobile third-party...
Friday 21 October 2016
Taiwan market: Gamania provides mobile e-payment services Gama Pay
Online game developer and operator Gamania Digital Entertainment has started operation of Gama Pay, smartphone-based third-party mobile e-payment services, in the Taiwan market, becoming...