WhatsApp Payments

Govt tells WhatsApp to follow the law, set up Indian entity

Anirban Ghoshal

On a day when WhatsApp chief executive Chris Daniels began his India tour, the government sent the Facebook-owned instant ....

21 August, 2018

Facebook eyes revenue from WhatsApp's payments service as India wait continues

Anand J

Facebook chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg has said that the social networking giant’s instant messaging platform ....

26 July, 2018
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Amid govt concerns, WhatsApp says it shares limited payments data with Facebook

Anirban Ghoshal

Instant messaging platform WhatsApp, which has been forced to defer the rollout of its payments feature in India following privacy ....

11 June, 2018

WhatsApp payments service delayed as Facebook data scandal fallout lingers

Anirban Ghoshal

Privacy and storage concerns triggered by the massive data scandal at Facebook have pushed back the India launch of the social ....

6 June, 2018

UIDAI restricts access to Aadhaar data for mobile wallets, cites security concerns

Anirban Ghoshal

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), which runs India’s national identity card project Aadhaar, has curbed ....

4 June, 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
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WhatsApp unveils business app for Android, inches closer to revenue stream

Anirban Ghoshal

Facebook-owned instant messaging platform WhatsApp has rolled out a feature that connects small businesses with customers, it ....

19 January, 2018