Tag: Mobile payments

What Safaricom’s Updated MPESA APIs Mean for Businesses

On August 1, Safaricom announced that it was going to take a more elementary and unchallenging approach for businesses to integrate M-PESA into their...

Resilience and Determination: How Mary Mwangi’s Hardware Startup MobiTill Plays Where Big Boys Struggle

Kenyan Woman Entrepreneur speaks on the hurdles her Startup MobiTill has been through to hack integrated mobile payments for enterprise in Kenya.

Samsung Pay Now Lets Users Withdraw Cash from ATMs

Samsung is expanding the functionality of its mobile payments service, Samsung Pay, to include the ability to let users withdraw cash at automated teller...

LG’s Plan to Make You Stop Carrying Around Multiple Payment Cards is Using Another Card

LG has for a while now been rumoured to be working on its own mobile payments service to rival Samsung Pay, Apple Pay and...

Google’s take on the mobile payments race is Android Pay

Apple Pay is still fresh. Samsung Pay is even fresher having been unveiled just a day ago. Google has a response to both: Android...

Samsung Pay debuts on the Galaxy S6/S6 Edge as Samsung’s answer to Apple Pay

This was expected. It was almost an obvious move after the company acquired LoopPay, a mobile payments startup that it had long had interest...

Samsung buys mobile payments startup LoopPay; expected to use it to rival Apple Pay

The Galaxy S6 launch is around the corner and like every other Samsung flagship device before it, it is supposed to not only bring...

MasterCard, Visa to use Host Card Emulation for Secure Mobile Payments

As of November 2013, Android 4.4 included HCE (Host Card Emulation) support. HCE allows any NFC application on an Android device to emulate a...
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GIVEAWAY: Win one of two #NationHela Cards loaded with Kshs 2000

It's that time again when we have freebies for our readers. As always we will make this very exciting and easy to win. I...
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Phones Are the New Banks: Mobile Payments in Africa and Beyond

Though it’s a trend that’s now spreading across the globe, the rise of mobile payments can be directly traced back to Africa. It’s an...
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NFC Card driven business in Kenya suffers from the curse that is mobility

One would assume that in a market where everything good is happening in the mobile industry, new products by large multinational companies would go...
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Speaking e-commerce, meet onlineshopping.co.ke

The e-commerce industry in Kenya is a growing one, quite young. We are yet to see the boom and response from users that has been...
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Why you will take a little longer before developing that web system

Got this idea during the weekend as i left the mall after doing my shopping. That people look for value for money more as...
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CfC Stanbic Bank extends bulk mobile payment to Tanzania and Uganda

The Standard Bank Group which operates as CfC Stanbic Bank in Kenya plans on replicating the Kenyan success of the CfC Stanbic Bank bulk...
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CfC Stanbic Bank scoops global award for mobile payments solution

CfC Stanbic Bank was voted Best Mobile Solution provider for its bulk payments innovation that has leveraged off the penetration of the mobile telephone...

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