Coolest Brands 2016: AlipayThe Numbers Gamer

  • Philip Ryan
  • February 16, 2016
PayPal is to eBay as Alipay is to Alibaba. Only on steroids. To heck with Super Bowl ads — the coolest alternative payments company on the plane...

Alipay Pitches PayPal on JV

  • JJ Hornblass
  • November 11, 2014
When China's largest payments processor makes partnership overtures, they deserve notice. That's what happened today, when Alipay, which has about 700...

Alibaba Ambitions in Fintech

  • Bernard Lunn
  • October 23, 2014
Bits don’t stop at borders. Bits also don’t stop at category boundaries. Retailers and banks both serve consumers and process payments. For most of th...

China Flexes Mobile Payment Muscles

  • Philip Ryan
  • December 5, 2013
Looking for the latest and greatest in mobile payments? Try China. Companies from the world’s most populous country have made some bold moves recently...