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Chipping Away: Amidst the UPI Boom, Paytm Looks To Navigate its Way

As if it wasn’t on a roll earlier, the COVID-19 pandemic made the thrust to digital payments all the more prolific, important, and the ultimate need. At the front and center, milking all that acceleration has been the UPI or...

Google Pay Learns From WhatsApp Debacle: Plans To Monetise Users’ Data, Albeit In A Right Way

After 3.5 years of its existence in India, Google's payments' arm Google Pay, or GPay as it's called mostly, is now making a significant move towards monetization. On Thursday, the Alphabet-owned tech giant announced that Google Pay will soon roll...

UPI Transactions Slowing Down? 2.29 Billion In February, A Dip From January!

For the last few months, the growth in the number of UPI transactions has been below expectations. Industry experts expected the surge after the holiday season, but February remains no different, both in terms of UPI transactions volume and...

Reliance Aims To Launch Its Own Version Of UPI-Like Payments Network With Google And Facebook!

The mammoth tech-petroleum conglomerate Reliance aims to create its own version of UPI! According to the latest news, the Mukesh Ambani led RIL has partnered up with internet giants Google and Facebook to set up a "New Umbrella Entity" aka...

Dragon Slayer: India leaves China Behind in Fintech Deals

The Indian fintech sector is a force to be reckoned with. And by slaying the beast that Chinese fintech is, it has laid down a marker. An annual research report released by RBSA Advisors has validated India emerging as Asia's land...

UPI Transactions To Cross Record 6.5 Billion In Q4 2020

The number of UPI transactions has crossed 2 billion mark in a second consecutive month. With that, it's clear that the number of UPI transactions is all set to touch a record high 6.5 billion figure in Q4 2020. According...

CCI Is Tightening The Noose Around Google Pay, And Google Is Miffed

In what can only be called an interesting coincidence, soon after GPay recently cried foul about NCPI's 30% cap on UPI transactions while WhatsApp Pay announced its official rolled out in India, the payments app from Google has now...

WhatsApp Pay Finally Rolled Out In India To Amplify Facebook’s Push Into Commerce!

After a wait of two years, the WhatsApp Pay feature has finally been rolled out in India and without any doubt, it is all set to shake up the payments' space in the country! Today, Facebook announced that WhatsApp payment...

UPI Transactions Nearly Doubled In Q3 2020: 1.8 Billion In September Alone

The increasing number of UPI payments clearly indicates that the digital revolution in India is all set to open doors for new opportunities, especially in fintech space. The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) recently released the latest data regarding...

Why Is Google Pay In Hot Water in India?

Google Pay has been treading in hot water over a Public Interest Litigation as of late. The company is accused of sharing Google Pay users' transaction details with third-party advertisers, touting a threat to users' privacy and data. It all started...

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Facebook’s Content Censorship Policies Are Broken, And It Must Be Fixed ASAP!

Facebook's very own independent content oversight board has testified about the social media behemoth's content moderation shortcomings! Michael McConnel, the...