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Microsoft’s India cloud plans get booster shot as Flipkart signs up

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Global technology leader Microsoft and India’s top e-commerce firm Flipkart have announced a broad collaboration under which, as a first step, the latter will use Microsoft Azure as its exclusive public cloud platform. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Flipkart group CEO Binny Bansal together an...

In U-turn, NPCI tells PhonePe to adhere to UPI norms

ICICI Bank allows UPI transactions through Flipkart’s PhonePe

After weeks of confusion and a near-verbal spat between Flipkart’s e-wallet PhonePe and ICICI Bank, the private sector lender has finally allowed UPI-based transactions on the payments app. “The merchant has now adhered to the NPCI guidelines on interoperability by making the necessary corre...

2 February, 2017 | More »

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Flipkart’s PhonePe lashes out at ICICI, accuses bank of ‘flexing muscle’

The tussle between Flipkart’s digital wallet PhonePe and ICICI Bank over the UPI payments issue has taken the form of a public spat, with the startup’s founder and CEO Sameer Nigam accusing the country’s biggest private-sector lender of “flexing its muscle to overcome what they belie...

23 January, 2017 | More »

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Flipkart halts UPI payments after NPCI reverses stand in ICICI-PhonePe tussle

Flipkart-owned PhonePe has halted payments through the unified payment interface (UPI) option on the e-commerce company’s app as National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and ICICI Bank turn up the heat on the digital wallet to adhere to interoperability norms, a financial daily reported o...

22 January, 2017 | More »

In U-turn, NPCI tells PhonePe to adhere to UPI norms

In U-turn, NPCI tells Flipkart’s PhonePe to adhere to UPI norms

Making a U-turn in the tussle between private-sector lender ICICI Bank and Flipkart’s digital wallet PhonePe, National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) on Friday said PhonePe doesn’t adhere to interoperability norms of the Unified Payments Interface (UPI). NPCI, the umbrella organisation...

20 January, 2017 | More »

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ICICI Bank rejects NPCI call to unblock PhonePe

The tussle between ICICI Bank and online retailer Flipkart’s digital wallet, PhonePe, isn’t likely to end soon with the private-sector lender again refusing to allow transactions through the payment app. The latest refusal comes after National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), an umbrell...

20 January, 2017 | More »

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Start shopping, paying bills from mobile as Unified Payments Interface goes live

National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) today said the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) is live and currently available for customers of 21 banks. UPI is a payment solution which empowers a recipient to initiate the payment request from a smartphone. It facilitates ‘virtual payment addre...

25 August, 2016 | More »

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Oxigen ties up with NPCI to unveil instant remittance service OxiCash for unbanked people

Gurgaon-based payments solutions provider Oxigen Services India Pvt Ltd has tied up with the National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI) to introduce OxiCash, an instant money transfer service for unbanked people. OxiCash is a mobile wallet service through which people can make money transfers to a...

8 May, 2013 | More »

Global E-payments & M-payments To Almost Double To $1.6T By 2013: Study

The number of global e-payments (online payments for e-commerce activities) is expected to grow from 17.9 to 30.3 billion transactions between 2010 and 2013, while m-payments are expected to grow from 4.6 to 15.3 billion transactions in the same period, according to a joint report by jointly by Capg...

15 September, 2011 | More »

Use USSD Messages On Mobile For Bank Balance Enquiry: NPCI

The National Payment Corporation of India is in talks with telcos to facilitate banking transactions through USSD (unstructured supplementary service data) messages, according to ToI. NPCI proposes the use of mobiles to offer non-financial transactions such as obtaining your bank balance. USSD (Unst...

13 September, 2011 | More »