Briefing: Alipay and UnionPay join forces on barcode payment

微信之后,支付宝也接入银联,支付行业将有这些大变化–每日经济新闻 What happened: On September 14, a source told…


A short history of the QR code in China and why Southeast Asia is next

(Image Credit: Beijing Inspiry Technology) China’s love for QR codes is no…


Qudian

Briefing: Qudian shares plummet as Ant Financial to end partnership by August

Qudian Shares Slides to All-Time Low as Investors Sweat on Alipay…


Briefing: Smartisan’s new messaging app may include Alipay features

Smartisan’s new messaging app looks to include payment features as it competes…


Ant Financial delays IPO plans again

Ant Financial IPO plans pushed back again – Financial Times What happened: Ant…


Chinese vendors are refusing to accept cash and it’s becoming a problem

In the 10 months from January to October 2017, mobile payment transactions on…


Alipay launches “shared parking” service in Hangzhou

首次杭州试点!支付宝上线 “共享停车”新功能... – Tencent What happened: Alipay has rolled out a new…


Criminal groups eye mini programs as fraud potentials and legal actions encounter barriers

Earlier version of the article used "mini program design fraud" in the title.…


Pinduoduo beware: Alipay just launched a group buying function

The success of the newly-listed e-commerce platform  Pinduoduo seems to have…


China’s central bank fines mobile payment operators

China’s central bank fines four companies 100 million yuan for violating…