Alipay+ partners with over 1 million merchants in Japan
TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ant Group announced today that Alipay+ has expanded its enablement of seamless travel experiences to Japan, where over 1 million local merchants are now connected to global cross-border digital payments and marketing capabilities to better serve consumers across the world. Universal Studios Japan is the latest partner with Alipay+.
Malta Gaming Authority is looking into proposed responsible gaming guidelines
The Malta Gaming Authority has recently extended its deadline for a responsible gaming consultation, pushing back discussion and confirmation on proposed player protection guidelines for the future. The Malta Gaming Authority is one of the biggest gaming authorities in the western world, therefore its decisions on responsible gaming are likely to affect other gaming authorities in the European Union.
Google Cloud and Coinbase launch new strategic partnership to drive Web3 Innovation
Google and Coinbase agreed to launch the option in 2023 at the Google Cloud Next conference. In the first stage, payments through Coinbase Commerce in ten cryptocurrencies will be opened only to individual customers. Coinbase will receive a percentage of the payments. In addition, under the terms of the agreement, Coinbase will move its data storage and blockchain software from Amazon's cloud infrastructure to Google Cloud.
Sportradar and XLMedia partner up for affiliate sites
Data analysis company Sportradar is partnering up with digital media company XLMedia to provide XLMedia with data to support their affiliate sites. Under the new deal, Sportradar will serve as the official sports data provider to XLMedia with its range of digital collection and analysis products and services.
Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart launches metaverse shopping experience
Flipkart has launched a metaverse offering for consumers to more interactively discover and shop new products, the latest bet from the Indian e-commerce giant as it experiments with web3 offerings to supercharge its customer experience.
Flutter is spending heavily on responsible gambling in the UK and Ireland
Flutter Entertainment is spending over €100 million per year on responsible gambling initiatives in the UK and Ireland. The news comes as Ireland is ready for new gambling legislation, looking to regulate the industry in the country and modernize the existing gambling laws.