QQ Wallet – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com News and analysis on the emerging technologies transforming how consumers choose what to buy, who to buy from, and how to pay Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:06:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.0.3 https://www.nfcworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-nfc-world-site-icon-32x32.png QQ Wallet – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com 32 32 37289602 Starbucks in China to accept WeChat Pay mobile payments https://www.nfcworld.com/2016/12/12/348967/starbucks-accept-wechat-mobile-payments-china/ https://www.nfcworld.com/2016/12/12/348967/starbucks-accept-wechat-mobile-payments-china/#comments Mon, 12 Dec 2016 12:35:12 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=48967 Customers at about 2,500 Starbucks locations across mainland China can now make mobile payments using Chinese internet giant Tencent’s WeChat Pay mobile payments platform by scanning a QR code at the point of sale. The two companies have also launched a social gifting platform allowing WeChat users to give Starbucks gifts to friends, who can […]

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McDonald’s South Africa pilots QR code mobile payments with WeChat https://www.nfcworld.com/2016/11/24/348704/mcdonalds-south-africa-pilots-qr-code-mobile-payments-wechat/ https://www.nfcworld.com/2016/11/24/348704/mcdonalds-south-africa-pilots-qr-code-mobile-payments-wechat/#comments Thu, 24 Nov 2016 12:10:11 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=48704 McDonald’s South Africa is piloting a mobile payment service at select restaurants in Johannesburg and Cape Town using social messaging app WeChat Africa, enabling customers to complete purchases by presenting QR codes generated by the app at the point of sale. To mark the launch of Quick Pay, WeChat is also giving the first 20,000 […]

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Tencent reports major increase in mobile payment users https://www.nfcworld.com/2016/03/23/343556/tencent-reports-major-increase-mobile-payment-users/ Wed, 23 Mar 2016 13:34:00 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=43556 Chinese internet giant Tencent has reported that the number of monthly active users (MAU) of its mobile payments services has increased by seven times over the last year. Its QQ Wallet was used to exchange 6bn red envelopes during the Lunar New Year holidays and Weixin Pay was used to exchange 32bn red envelopes over […]

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Tencent launches WeChat mobile wallet in South Africa https://www.nfcworld.com/2015/11/30/340190/40190/ Mon, 30 Nov 2015 15:45:33 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=40190 Chinese ecommerce giant Tencent has launched a mobile wallet service in South Africa in partnership with Standard Bank. The service lets users of social messaging app WeChat make P2P transfers, pay for services such as airtime, data and electricity and make in-store payments by scanning QR codes at merchants supporting the SnapScan mobile payments platform.

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Tencent reports 200m mobile payment users https://www.nfcworld.com/2015/11/12/339532/tencent-reports-200m-mobile-payment-users/ Thu, 12 Nov 2015 18:58:25 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=39532 More than 200 million customers have bound their bank cards to internet giant Tencent’s QQ Wallet and Weixin Pay mobile payment platforms, the company has revealed — but supporting them is proving costly. “As we enrich payment scenarios and invest in initiatives to deepen users’ mobile payment habit, we are incurring significant bank handling fees […]

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