WebMoney Transfer has published 2003 consolidated statistical report. Annual volume of WMR transactions increased three times as compared to 2002 and amounted to 435 million. Annual volume of WMZ transactions jumped 2.3 times as compared to 2002 and amounted to 135 million. About 310,000 new users registered with the system in 2003 making the total number of users reach 700,000.
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WebMoney Transfer has released a new version of WebMoney Keeper Classic 22.214.171.124.
This version allows sending funds to emails. Moreover, the WebMoney Keeper search options have been improved. Now it is possible to run a more complex search based on one or several parameters (searching in the history of transactions, messages and bills).
HQhost, a web hosting provider, offers one month of free web hosting for those who will register a domain name until January 14.
WebMoney Transfer has started servicing purses of the WMU-type. Now WebMoney Transfer users can conduct transactions with WMU-units (equivalent of Ukrainian Grivnas). WMU transactions are underwritten by the ‘Ukrainian Guarantee Agency’. Banking WebMoney allows adding funds to WMU purses from bank accounts and by wire transfers (without opening a bank account) from any commercial bank, including the State Savings Bank of Ukraine.
Fire Exchange, an automated Internet exchange, has launched a partner program providing a 15% reward for each transaction done by a client who has come to the website of Fire Exchange from an affiliate website.
Gold-cash.biz, an online WM-exchange, has started accepting bank transfers in Russia, Ukraine and Canada. Gold-cash.biz charges 3.8% for e-gold -> WMZ exchange transactions.
WebMoney Transfer has released a new version of WebMoney Keeper Classic 126.96.36.199.
The following new options have been designed:
- Now the “Click&Buy” technology is supported.
In order to pay for a product (service) in any store using this technology, you should just click on a payment link and confirm the payment.
- WebMoney Keeper was integrated with the verification service. Icons in the user list show which certificate a particular user has. Personal information can be edited only on the website of the verification service. Users will be redirected to the verification service website from the “About yourself…” dialog.
- A user can specify a menu item that can be opened by a double click of the mouse.
Optical-devices-ltd.com, an Internet store offering the widest range of optical devices from all Russian optical factories, has started accepting WebMoney.
Fogot AS, an e-currency exchange service in Estonia, has started performing exchange transactions with WME.