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JCB, IDEMIA and Malaysia’s Soft Space to Trial CBDC Acceptance in Tokyo

Japan-based global payments brand JCB has launched a central bank digital currency (CBDC) pilot project in partnership with French identity technologies company IDEMIA and Malaysian digital payments technology provder Soft Space. The project, dubbed the JCB Digital Currency or JCBDC,

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Japan’s JCB Invests US$5 Million in Soft Space

Malaysian fintech startup Soft Space announced that it has formed a new strategic partnership with Japanese credit card company JCB following a US$5 million investment from the payment giant. Both entities will also engage in a series of business collaborations

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Japan’s JCB Taps on Soft Space’s Expertise to Power its Tap on Mobile Contactless Payment

JCB, Japan’s international payment brand, is leveraging Malaysia’s Soft Space’s technological expertise to develop the Tap on Mobile programme that capitalises on the wide availability of Android smartphones equipped with NFC (near-field communication). The programme enables merchants to accept card

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