Paytm goes live with auto-payments

International money transfer platform Paytm continues to expand its offerings, now with an in-app automatic payment feature called 'My Payments'. The new service lets users transfer high amounts to cover monthly expenses.
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Bitspark CEO explains why it dropped bitcoin last year

Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency cross-border payments firm Bitspark has explained why it decided in September last year to stop using bitcoin in any of its operations, which extend throughout the Asia-Pacific region, including Hong Kong, Indonesia, the Philippines and Australia.
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Paytm sets sights on remittances

Mobile wallet Paytm is set to expand its financial services offering with new capabilities in foreign exchange that would also make it possible for the Indian company to enter into the international money transfer market.
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Chinese residents can now pay Australian bills through Alipay

Chinese migrants living in Oz have this week been offered an easy solution for paying their Australian bills. Thanks to a new platform developed by fintech money transfers startup Novatti, they can use money stored in the immensely popular ewallet Alipay to avoid slipping behind on their rent and utilities.
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M-Pesa and PayPal link up for easier payments

Safaricom has recently announced an expanded payments service that will allow users to make seamless cash transfers between M-Pesa and PayPal accounts. Officials hope the new offering will help improve international e-commerce across Kenya and beyond.
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Why transfers and tech are a perfect match

The global money transfer industry is in the middle of a major shift, driven by digital disruptors like apps, blockchain and P2P lending platforms. While new technology is sometimes seen as a threat to traditional financial services, that doesn't have to be the case. On closer inspection, fintech has plenty to offer the money transfer market.
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