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February 23, 2018

Supermarkets embrace QR code payment modes in Singapore

Supermarkets embrace QR code payment modes In yet another major breakthrough for QR code payment systems, supermarkets in Singapore have begun to embrace NETS QR. This is great news for the average consumer because going down to your neighbourhood grocer to pick up groceries can now be done without having to bring any cash or credit cards. With this newest development, a cashless society is truly achievable. Not all supermarkets will onboard Nets QR code at the same time. The first supermarket chain that intends to roll it out in all its stores is Cold Storage, which has plans to […]
February 2, 2018
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Lady M joins the nation’s efforts towards a cashless society

Lady M joins the nation’s efforts towards a cashless society   Apart from its delectable spread of confectionaries, Lady M also connotes stylish and contemporary elegance. Hailing from the streets of New York, Lady M has been serving up gastronomic delights since 2001. Upon arriving in Singapore, Lady M has opened cake boutiques currently located at Orchard Central and Westgate. Well-known for pioneering the much beloved Mille Crepe cakes, which features no less than twenty paper-thin handmade crepes layered with light pastry cream, Lady M will be accepting only cashless payment methods for all sale transactions at its South Beach […]
January 22, 2018
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QR Code payment is gaining popularity in Southeast Asia

QR Code payment is gaining popularity in Southeast Asia The QR Code (Quick Response Code) was invented by Denso Wave in 1994 to track vehicles during the manufacturing cycle. However, with its ease of use and fast readability, led to widespread interest and uses, ranging from mobile operating systems to video games. While QR codes are widely used by Japanese companies, they only achieved ubiquitous status through China payment behemoths, Alipay and WeChat Pay. The convenience and privacy of QR codes makes QR code mobile system easily adoptable unlike Apply Pay, Android Pay or Samsung Pay, as QR code payment […]
January 19, 2018
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SpherePay introduces ‘Buy Now Pay Later’ feature to its cashless payment solution

SpherePay introduces ‘Buy Now Pay Later’ feature to its cashless payment solution   Local mobile payment app, SpherePay, is the first and only mobile payment app in Singapore to introduce an Advanced Credit function. It is a buy-now-pay-later payment scheme, allowing users to make purchases at any of SpherePay’s merchants, then repay within 30 to 45 days. This is not a new concept to Singaporeans, as it is what traditional credit cards and installment payments offer. However, SpherePay is staying ahead of the competition by bringing this concept to a mobile payment app. Payment easily becomes both cashless and cardless. […]
January 17, 2018

FOMO Pay wins the Singapore Preliminary Open Innovation Contest 7.0 by NTT DATA

FOMO Pay wins the Singapore Preliminary Open Innovation Contest 7.0 by NTT DATA NTT DATA awards FOMO Pay as the Singapore winner of the Open Innovation Contest 7.0 NTT DATA, a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner, launched its 7th Open Innovation Contest in search of forming mutually beneficial business alliance among startups, NTT DATA group and its clients. The company has been organizing open innovation contests twice a year since 2014. This edition zooms in on high-tech startups in the field of FinTech, IoT, energy, insurance tech, healthcare tech, BPM, Digital Archives, big data, digital marketing, blockchain, […]
January 10, 2018

Students at NTU can now make cashless payments using new multi-use Smart Pass

Students at NTU can now make cashless payments using new multi-use Smart Pass NTU’s new president, Professor Subra Suresh, launched the Smart Pass at his first university town-hall meeting with staff and faculty members. (Photo Credit: NTU) Nanyang Technological University (NTU) launched a new multi-use Smart Pass for its 40,000 students and staff members, as part of NTU’s Smart Campus initiative to become Singapore’s largest Smart Campus. This is also in line with Singapore’s drive towards becoming a Smart Nation. The NTU Smart Pass is embedded with a contactless identity chip and has a NETS FlashPay function, as part of a […]