How Amazon 'target' Tapzo could spice up its digital payments play

Binu Paul

On a day when Paytm confirmed that billionaire Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway had invested in it and Google rebranded ....

29 August, 2018

Tez’s new avatar Google Pay enters digital lending, ties up with offline retailers

Anirban Ghoshal

Google India has tied up with four private-sector banks to offer loans through its payments app and is also entering the offline ....

28 August, 2018
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PhonePe claims it’s the new king of UPI transactions

Binu Paul

PhonePe, the digital payments arm of e-commerce major Flipkart, claimed on Wednesday that it had overtaken rivals Paytm and Google's ....

1 August, 2018

Implementing successful India experiments in other emerging markets: Google CEO

Anand J

Buoyed by the success of free public Wi-Fi at Indian railway stations and the launch of India-specific payments app Tez, ....

24 July, 2018

NPCI to run pilot on proximity payments, ropes in 3 startups

Anirban Ghoshal

Digital payments supervising body National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) is running a pilot project on proximity-based ....

20 April, 2018

Flipkart invests $80 mn into payments arm PhonePe

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Phonepe Pvt Ltd, the payment arm of homegrown e-commerce firm Flipkart, has received Rs 518.22 crore ($80 million) in a fresh ....

23 March, 2018
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Google takes on WhatsApp, launches chat option in payments app Tez

Anirban Ghoshal

In a move to up the ante against WhatsApp’s payments feature, search engine giant Google has introduced a chat option in ....

7 March, 2018

WhatsApp rolls out beta version of UPI-based payments feature

Anirban Ghoshal

After months of speculation, instant-messaging platform WhatsApp has finally started India rollout of its payments service in ....

9 February, 2018