Alipay, Chinese online payments giant is working with
The company stated, Users of a new
Alipay adds, Biometric security technology built into
The biometric technology, including encryption and authentication managed by
As a precaution against hackers,
The move follows an announcement last week that the Alipay Wallet platform is now being opened up to give merchants and software developers access to programming tools that will allow them to create online storefronts within the app .
The company stated that AliPay Wallet already includes functions that include making e-payments at brick-and-mortar shops and booking transportation and doctors appointments via smartphone .
The move to open Alipay Wallet up to a wider range of merchants, including vendors on the giant
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