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20% annual increase in mobile money accounts reported worldwide

Mobile Money Industry Processed US$1.3 Billion in Transactions Per Day in 2018 The GSMA today unveiled its eighth annual ‘State of the Industry Report on...

Western Union and Amazon to Launch New Way to Pay

The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement, today announced it is has been engaged by Amazon to launch...

Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain Are a Rerun of The Dotcom Mania

A new Technology Quarterly report from The Economist published in the September edition examines blockchain and cryptocurrencies. Tim Cross, The Economist’s science correspondent, takes...

Dubai to Offer Digital Currency Payments

Citizens and residents of Dubai will be able to make digital currency payments for school fees, bills and retail purchases with a stable cryptocurrency...

What Are Cryptocurrencies?

A potential new form of money that offers benefits while posing risks Hundreds of them have sprouted, with fanciful names like Primecoin, Dash, and Verge....

‘No Coffee for Bitcoin’ Starbucks Clarifies

Starbucks has clarified that it will not be accepting Bitcoin (BTC) or other cryptocurrencies as payment, despite misleading reports from mainstream media. Earlier last Friday,...

How Will a State-issued Cryptocurrency Affect Market?

The history of the cryptocurrency is a short, but eventful, one. It was in 2009 that Bitcoin first appeared on the scene, the brainchild...

How to Shop Online Safely during Ramadan and Avoid Being Hacked

Facebook released a case study that says Facebook users in the Middle East and North Africa spend extra 57.6 hours using the platform during...

FAB Launches ‘Payit, UAE’s First Fully-featured Digital Wallet

In support of the UAE’s goal to become a cashless economy, First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB), the UAE’s largest bank and one of the...

Apple Pay Now Available in UAE

Apple's plans for global contactless payments domination have taken another step forward with the arrival of Apple Pay in the UAE today. The service is...

Digital Payments Giant Debuts on Fortune Future 50 List

Debuting on the first-ever Provider Debuts on ? Now that’s priceless. Coming in at No. 14 Mastercard has been recognized as a leader on...

Apple Pay To Go Live in UAE by Year’s End

Apple on Tuesday announced it is working to bring Apple Pay live in the United Arab Emirates, Denmark, Finland and Sweden by the end...