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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.