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Unlimint and Alipay+ to improve payments for one billion customers
June 2022
Unlimint says this partnership will enable the company to better reach the more than one billion users of digital payment tools brought by Alipay+.
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Alibaba Cloud and Salesforce plan to launch new commerce product
September 2021
Alibaba Cloud and Salesforce are working toward an agreement to launch Salesforce Social Commerce, a headless commerce product designed and built in China.
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Alipay’s restaurant services come to Aus
May 2019
It will allow Chinese customers to scan a QR code to bring up a digital menu, self-order and pay for their meal, all through their mobile device.
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BNZ merchant customers to get Alipay this year
June 2018
BNZ is the first Kiwi bank to offer the option to accept Alipay which should roll out in July following the trial currently underway.
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Thailand 4.0 picks up speed following Alibaba investment
April 2018
The strategic partnership between the technology giant and the Government of Thailand seeks to push the development of the nation’s digital economy.
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Millions of potential new spenders as Smartpay partners with Alipay
March 2018
Alipay's active user-base is >520 million and in 2016, A/NZ welcomed 1.6 million Chinese visitors in total. The rollout will commence with a NZ pilot.
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Alibaba nabs 33% stake in Alipay operator Ant Financial
February 2018
Back in 2014, Alibaba affiliate Small and Micro Financial Services Company changed its name to Ant Financial.
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Equinix: Alibaba scales-up global cloud and digital services
June 2017
The company that started out as a B2B portal now touches almost every aspect of the internet and eCommerce sectors.
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WeChat & Alipay - overtaking EFTPOS? Asia speeds ahead with digital payments
June 2017
New Zealand’s EFTPOS system used to be world leading, but new technologies like WeChat pay and Alipay have left us behind.