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Startup bets it can end Japan's love affair with cash payments

Business / Tech Nov 1, 2018

Startup bets it can end Japan's love affair with cash payments

Across most of Asia, people pay for taxi rides, restaurant meals and merchandise with smartphone-readable barcodes — except in Japan, where cash is still king. Now, as the country's biggest web companies race to capture the payments market, one Tokyo-based startup says it has a ...