[News]Stripe Strikes Global Partnerships With China’s Alipay, WeChat Pay

newsSilicon Valley startup Stripe has partnered with digital payment providers Alipay and WeChat Pay to enable merchants using its platform globally to accept payments from hundreds of millions of Chinese consumers.

Starting Sunday, the partnerships will allow online merchants using Stripe to integrate the ability for Chinese users to pay with Alipay and WeChat Pay on their websites, the company said. Continue reading “[News]Stripe Strikes Global Partnerships With China’s Alipay, WeChat Pay”

[News]Apple Faces Tough Competition in China: “Alipay or WeChat Pay?”

alipay-or-wechat-payDong Ximiao was buying a meal at KFC in Hangzhou on a recent Sunday and pulled out his phone to pay, like everyone does in China, when the cashier asked: “Alipay or WeChat Pay?”

The problem was, Dong wanted to use Apple Pay for the 36 yuan (RM23) bill, but the cashier told him she had never handled transactions before and wasn’t sure whether it was accepted at the fried-chicken outlet. Continue reading “[News]Apple Faces Tough Competition in China: “Alipay or WeChat Pay?””