Chinese smartphone users have recently discovered a new function within Alipay, Ant Group's payment platform, allowing them to transfer funds to contacts on Tencent's WeChat app. Many netizens said that the function is not as simple as it sounds, and evaluation has been mixed.
Tencent’s social app WeChat issued a notice on Thursday regarding the progress of its rectification efforts for the enforced following of accounts while ordering at restaurants.
Recently, Tencent issued a notice to official account developers, requesting them to look into an issue whereby consumers are required to follow official WeChat accounts in order to order food by scanning a QR code.
Alipay announced on its official WeChat account on Thursday that the company and China UnionPay now recognized each other's collection code across China.
The personal money reception codes on electronic payment platforms will be gradually limited from use in business operations in China.
The basic application of QR Codes includes adding new contacts, making payments, and of course, placing orders in restaurants. But it can do so much more.
To ensure a smooth process for the upcoming Double 11, China’s national shopping festival, Alibaba’s Cainiao Smart Logistics is carrying out multiple self-service tactics to secure and expedite delivery services.
China’s Ministry of Commerce released a statement, stating that the digital yuan pilot program would cover most Chinese cities and regions.
There’s traffic again on Beijing’s roads. Yet, as encouraging signs of reanimation are multiplying, there have not been any major changes to the situation in China.
As China encourages people to return to work despite potential fears associated with the coronavirus outbreak, a QR code craze has once again taken over the country.
Not only do the Chinese hold QR codes dear to their hearts, but they are also pretty successful at convincing the rest of the world that their new-found love is not just a one-time fling. It’s meaningful, reasonable and is going to last.