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Japan wants tourists to pay for everything with fingerprints

Japan wants tourists to pay for everything with fingerprints With that in mind, tourists would be best arriving there with a lot of cash.Although Japan has a very low crime rate, the Japanese government would like to remove the hassle of using cash or cards completely for tourists.

Apple opens carrier billing in Japan, a day after Taiwan and Switzerland

Apple opens carrier billing in Japan, a day after Taiwan and Switzerland This makes Japan Apple's fifth market globally to get this payment method after Germany and Russia last year, and just a day after Taiwan and Switzerland launched on Tuesday.Direct billing is an additional payment mode for users, who have relied on credit cards and iTunes stored value cards in the past to make their virtual purchases.

Singapore wants to be Asia’s Sweden in push for cashless payment

Singapore wants to be Asia’s Sweden in push for cashless payment “For consumers, the use of cash for daily payments is high,” Ravi Menon, managing director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, said at a financial technology conference on Friday.7 checks were written per person in Singapore in 2014, compared with practically none in Sweden, he added.

When it comes to mobile payments, Apple Pay reigns supreme

When it comes to mobile payments, Apple Pay reigns supreme If you’re making a digital payment, chances are you’re doing so by way of Apple Pay.According to new research from Boston Retail Partners (BRP), Apple Pay boasts the largest percentage of supporting U.

Need cash? Let me Slack it to you

Need cash? Let me Slack it to you You can download it from the Slack App Directory, and to use it, you'll have to link your PayPal and and Slack accounts.Sending money in Slack is as easy as typing "paypal" as a slash command.

India wants to make credit and debit cards obsolete for payments

India wants to make credit and debit cards obsolete for payments The Indian government has launched BharatQR Code to enable people to pay for things they purchase without swiping their plastic cards.Instead, merchants can ask shoppers to scan a QR code and make payments directly from their bank account.

Now you can send money internationally through Facebook Messenger

Now you can send money internationally through Facebook Messenger A new bot released on Facebook Messenger on Sunday lets users send money to and from the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia or Europe.Powered by TransferWise, the bot completes money transfers and guides users through the process.