Articles about Google Pay (Gpay)
13 May 2021
NewsBytes Briefing: YouTube's TikTok clone already doing well, and more
Silicon Valley's foundation is built on compelling ideas. But ideas can be stolen, which happens with clockwork precision in the world of social media platforms. For instance, YouTube's TikTok clone has been gradually phased out from testing to global roll-out now.
12 May 2021
Now, Google Pay US users can transfer money to India
The latest feature upgrade to Google Pay has made it attractive for US users who send money abroad. The internet conglomerate's payments app now offers international money transfers.
12 Mar 2021
Google Pay plans to monetize users' transaction data in India
Payments app Google Pay could monetize the transaction data of users on the app. Google said an app update coming to Play Store next week will ask users if they wish to share data with the company.
20 Jan 2021
PhonePe beats Google Pay, becomes top UPI app
According to the data recently released by National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), the Walmart-backed Unified Payments Interface (UPI) app PhonePe has topped the charts for December. The parameters include transaction volume as well as total value of the transactions for the month.
30 Dec 2020
FASTag compulsory from January 1: How to buy, recharge it?
Starting January 1, 2021, using the FASTag contactless payments system for crossing toll plazas across India will be mandatory.
19 Nov 2020
Google Pay gets major redesign; here's what has changed
The Google Pay app has been redesigned with a special focus on personal finance.
10 Nov 2020
India launches antitrust investigation against Google over payments app
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Monday ordered a probe against tech giant Google over alleged abuse of its dominant position in its app store to promote its payments service.
30 Aug 2020
Now, Google Pay is bringing NFC-based card payments in India
Last year in September, Google announced the plan to introduce tokenized cards in Google Pay, its dedicated service for peer-to-peer transfers.
04 Aug 2020
WhatsApp finally meets requirements to roll out payments in India
WhatsApp may finally get the go-ahead to launch payments in India.
25 Jun 2020
Google Pay could soon start offering loans to small businesses
Google Pay, the payments arm operated by Google, may soon start offering business loans to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in India.
11 Jun 2020
Android 11 Beta: Top new features you need to try
After a slight delay, Google has started rolling out the first public beta version of Android 11, its next big mobile-focused operating system, to Pixel users around the world.
05 May 2020
WhatsApp Pay may finally be launched this month: Details here
WhatsApp's much-coveted digital payments service, WhatsApp Pay, may finally be launched by the end of this month.
20 Apr 2020
After Apple, Google reportedly planning to launch its own card
In the age of digital payments and peer-to-peer transfers, third-party smart cards, promising plenty of benefits and user-facing features, are becoming increasingly popular.
19 Apr 2020
#WeeklyRecap: OnePlus 8, iPhone SE launched, Cognizant hacked, and more
This week, despite the evolving COVID-19 crisis, notable developments were made in the world of tech.
15 Apr 2020
How to find stores selling essential goods via Google Pay
As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve in India, Google is doing everything it can to help people hit by the crisis.
25 Mar 2020
OnePlus Pay NFC-based mobile payments service finally goes official
OnePlus has finally launched its mobile payments service, joining the elite club of smartphone makers that also dabble in financial solutions.
17 Mar 2020
Discovery's OTT service launched in India, priced at Rs. 300/year
Leading infotainment network Discovery has barged into the OTT space with its own content streaming app - Discovery Plus.
03 Mar 2020
Google Pixel Feature Drop: Crash detection, motion sense, and more
Keeping the promise of frequent Pixel upgrades, Google has announced the second 'feature drop' for its flagship smartphones.
01 Mar 2020
#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: F8 cancellation, Nest outage, Decathlon leak, Apple's store, more
This week, we have witnessed a lot of buzz in the world of tech, thanks to several launches, leaks, announcements, and scary security threats.
25 Feb 2020
Hackers are mysteriously stealing from PayPal accounts for online shopping
PayPal, one of the biggest payment platforms in the world, has been marred by a major, albeit unknown, security flaw.
24 Feb 2020
Fintech start-up BharatPe secures $75 million in funding: Details here
BharatPe, a fintech start-up helping small Indian businesses and merchants go digital, has secured $75 million in a Series C round of funding.
06 Feb 2020
Here's how to use Google's new Mobile Recharge service
Google has launched a new service in India that helps you easily find, compare, and even recharge your prepaid account using Google Search.
01 Feb 2020
Puma launches first smartwatch in India: Here's all about it
Leading sports brand Puma has launched its first-ever smartwatch in the Indian market.
25 Dec 2019
New Google Pay offer: Collect these stamps, win Rs. 2,020
The stamps are back on Google Pay!
13 Dec 2019
Paytm raises another $669.5 million from existing investors
Just a couple of weeks after raising a whopping $1 billion, One97 Communications, the parent of digital payments giant Paytm, has raised $669.5 million (roughly Rs. 4,724 crore) in another round of funding.
11 Dec 2019
Digital payments giant PhonePe raises $82.5 million: Details here
PhonePe, a Flipkart-owned company that offers a payment platform to transfer money instantly, has raised $82.5 million in funding.
01 Dec 2019
#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Google Nest Mini, Facebook's outage and more in tech
The last week of November was a quiet one from the perspective of security issues, as we didn't witness any new bugs or vulnerabilities.
30 Nov 2019
Soon, Google Pay might let you gift gold online
Months after launching the option to invest in digital gold, Google Pay, the India-based payment arm of internet giant Google, is working to introduce the ability to gift gold as well.
25 Nov 2019
Paytm raises $1 billion, becomes most valued Indian start-up
One97 Communications, a Noida-based company that owns digital payments platform Paytm, has raised around $1 billion in a recent funding round.
31 Aug 2019
#TechBytes: How to start using Google Pay
Following the Indian government's Digital India push and the launch of a Unified Payments Interface, Google debuted a service called Tez to make instant payments from bank accounts.
13 Aug 2019
Now, you can sign into some Google services without password
In a bid to make sign-ins more secure (and convenient), Google is making some of its services password-less.
30 Jul 2019
Why Truecaller enrolled users for its payments service without permission
Leading Caller ID company Truecaller is again in the middle of a crisis, this time due to a bug that started enrolling users automatically for its payments service.
26 Jul 2019
Soon, you will be able to send money on WhatsApp
Since last year, WhatsApp, one of the world's biggest messaging apps, has been testing a payments service in India.
04 Jul 2019
Chrome will autofill card details even without syncing data
Chrome has long been offering autofill capabilities to save users from the pain of entering information manually on forms/web pages.
19 Jun 2019
Now, play Google Pay 'cricket' to win Rs. 3,300
Google's UPI-based payments platform Google Pay has introduced a new promotion game in India.
12 Apr 2019
Now, invest in 24-karat gold on Google Pay: Here's how
In a major move, Google Pay has added gold investment into its wide-ranging offerings.
24 Mar 2019
Soon, Google Pay will let you invest in 24k gold
In a major development, Google Pay, the UPI-based payments platform from Google, will soon let you invest in 99.99% pure 24 karat gold.
20 Mar 2019
Here's how to book train tickets via Google Pay app
Google Pay in India now lets you book, cancel and check the status of train tickets in India.
17 Dec 2018
Xiaomi announces festive sale: Best deals on smartphones, Mi TVs
Xiaomi has announced its festive "No. 1 Mi Fan Sale" which starts from December 19.
26 Oct 2018
Is Google working on a paid app subscription service?
Google Play Store offers a massive selection of free apps but also charges a certain price for select games and apps.