May 21, 2020

Nokia taps former PayPal CMO to lead marketing strategy

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, appoints Stephen Taylor as its chief marketing officer, to lead the company’s overall marketing strategy and execution.

May 21, 2020

Silicon Valley VC firm looks to invest in African start-ups

Plug and Play prepares to open its Johannesburg office this year, and wants to help talented African start-ups become global enterprises.

Jan 17, 2020

5G SIM cards to enable crypto-currency payments by 2025

Crypto-currencies will transition into a new role, as 50% of unbanked smartphone owners turn to the currency for daily transactions.

Oct 16, 2019

Facebook’s Libra to forge ahead amid partner exodus

Industry players believe the planned crypto-currency will still launch regardless of key partners pulling out.

Oct 13, 2019

More partners ditch Facebook’s Libra crypto project

In a blow to Facebook’s ambitions, major payment companies including MasterCard and Visa have quit the group behind the project.

Jan 15, 2019

How to boost online shopping in 2019

With advanced Web site security and convenient payment gateways in place, e-commerce will be a force to be reckoned with this year, says

Sep 6, 2018

SA's online shopping habits exposed

The preferred online splurge is for clothing and 62% of South African online shoppers purchased something from an overseas retailer in the last 12 months.

Aug 28, 2018

Xoom Partners with Ria Money Transfer to Accelerate Global Expansion in 86 Countries

Xoom, PayPal's international money transfer service, today announced a partnership with Ria, a subsidiary of Euronet Worldwide and a global leader in money remittances, to offer Xoom customers cash pick-up service at more than 150,000 of Ria's international network locations.

Jun 5, 2018

Apple upgrades focus on speed, parental controls

New software upgrades let older iPhones run faster, help parents limit children's screen time and make Siri work more like a rival feature from Amazon.

Apr 9, 2018

PayPal, Safaricom and TransferTo Announce Collaboration in Kenya

PayPal and Safaricom announced a revolutionary collaboration that enables Kenyans to seamlessly move money between their M-PESA and PayPal accounts.

Mar 7, 2018

SA's appetite for digital wallets grows

The majority of South Africans would rather leave home without their wallets than their mobile devices.

Nov 1, 2017

PayPal offers seller protection in SA

The payments company extends its seller protection service to South Africa, Kenya and Mauritius to help guard merchants against fraud.

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