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Standard Bank has acquired a majority stake in Firepay, the company that develops popular mobile payments platform SnapScan. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed. Firepay launched SnapScan in partnership with Standard Bank

SnapScan, the mobile payments application developed by Cape Town-based start-up FireID Payments in collaboration with Standard Bank, has introduced Bluetooth-based payments in its app, obviating the need for users to scan a QR code at the point of sale. At

On Friday, Cape Town will launch a pilot programme that will allow residents and visitors to the city to pay for kerbside parking in the central business district with mobile payments app SnapScan. The service will be piloted in conjunction with Street Parking Solutions, the kerbside parking marshals

Stellenbosch’s SnapScan, whose smartphone application won MTN Business’s 2013 App of the Year award this week, is betting that consumers will take to the idea of making in-store payments using their mobile phones instead of credit or debit cards. SnapScan falls under FireID