HelloPay Group, the online payments platform used on South East Asian e-commerce platform Lazada, is to merge with Alibaba's Ant Financial and be rebranded into AliPay.
Google has teamed up with several banks - including BofA - to let customers add cards to Android Pay from within their apps.
Ingenico is bringing scratch cards, slot machines and wheels of fortune to online checkout screens and instore eftpos in an effort to improve conversion rates for merchants.
Visa and four of the UK's leading banks are partnering with Amazon on the launch of a new commercial marketplace for businesses shopping on the popular e-commerce site.
Amazon has launched a service that lets Americans top up their accounts by handing over cash at the physical locations of partner retailers.
Chinese messaging app WeChat is looking to grow its business in Europe, opening an office in the UK and holding talks with European luxury and fashion brands and payments institutions.