RY AfterPay trial success

RY Reaping Benefits of AfterPay

Six months ago new payments service AfterPay made its debut, and befitting an April Fools’ Day announcement, it sounded far too good to be true: an online payments platform that allowed customers to defer payment for their purchase for another day.


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Alibaba Pay Watch budget wearable

Alibaba Planning A Budget Smartwatch

Chinese e-commerce and online marketplace giant Alibaba announced plans to co-develop a payment service oriented smartwatch, saying it plans to crowdfund the new device on the group’s major marketplace Taobao starting next month.

Australia gets AfterPay

AfterPay Launches In Australia

The ability to pay for an online order after having received it, or even two months after receiving it, sounds like the stuff of an April Fools’ joke. To Australian shoppers’ delight, this one is legitimate.

Smile To Pay Alibaba

Alibaba Debuts ‘Smile To Pay’

In what’s being touted as a means of making online payments easier for people with disabilities, Chinese marketplace group Alibaba has shown off a new technology that allows people to pay for products with a selfie.