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E-commerce boom to hit Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia’s large and growing population is ready for a massive increase in e-commerce spending, according to a Google executive.

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83% of consumers want connected payments

Consumers are demanding new IoT ways to pay for goods and services, according to a study by Visa.

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Most shoppers use smartphones in stores

Nearly 60% of shoppers use their smartphones when shopping to research products or look up information and prices, according to a new survey.

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India leads the way in biometric use

Consumers in the East are more likely to adopt biometrics than those in the West, according to HSBC’s Trust in Technology report.

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China is the most popular country for e-commerce

In terms of trading value, China is still the largest e-commerce market in the world, with 40% of total transactions.

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Android Pay launches in Russia and other countries

The contactless payment service has also begun to be accepted in four other countries; Taiwan, Spain, Brazil, and Canada.

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