Articles about Google Pay (Gpay)

NewsBytes Briefing: YouTube's TikTok clone already doing well, and more

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.

Now, Google Pay US users can transfer money to India

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.

Google Pay plans to monetize users' transaction data in India

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.

PhonePe beats Google Pay, becomes top UPI app

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.

FASTag compulsory from January 1: How to buy, recharge it?

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.

Google Pay gets major redesign; here's what has changed

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.

India launches antitrust investigation against Google over payments app

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.

Now, Google Pay is bringing NFC-based card payments in India

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.

WhatsApp finally meets requirements to roll out payments in India

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.

Google Pay could soon start offering loans to small businesses

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.

Android 11 Beta: Top new features you need to try

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.

WhatsApp Pay may finally be launched this month: Details here

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.

After Apple, Google reportedly planning to launch its own card

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.

#WeeklyRecap: OnePlus 8, iPhone SE launched, Cognizant hacked, and more

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.

How to find stores selling essential goods via Google Pay

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.

OnePlus Pay NFC-based mobile payments service finally goes official

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.

Discovery's OTT service launched in India, priced at Rs. 300/year

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.

Google Pixel Feature Drop: Crash detection, motion sense, and more

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.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: F8 cancellation, Nest outage, Decathlon leak, Apple's store, more

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.

Hackers are mysteriously stealing from PayPal accounts for online shopping

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.

Fintech start-up BharatPe secures $75 million in funding: Details here

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.

Here's how to use Google's new Mobile Recharge service

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.

Puma launches first smartwatch in India: Here's all about it

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.

New Google Pay offer: Collect these stamps, win Rs. 2,020

25 Dec 2019

New Google Pay offer: Collect these stamps, win Rs. 2,020

The stamps are back on Google Pay!

Paytm raises another $669.5 million from existing investors

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.

Digital payments giant PhonePe raises $82.5 million: Details here

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.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Google Nest Mini, Facebook's outage and more in tech

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.

Soon, Google Pay might let you gift gold online

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.

Paytm raises $1 billion, becomes most valued Indian start-up

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.

#TechBytes: How to start using Google Pay

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.

Now, you can sign into some Google services without password

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.

Why Truecaller enrolled users for its payments service without permission

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.

Soon, you will be able to send money on WhatsApp

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.

Chrome will autofill card details even without syncing data

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.

Now, play Google Pay 'cricket' to win Rs. 3,300

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.

Now, invest in 24-karat gold on Google Pay: Here's how

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.

Soon, Google Pay will let you invest in 24k gold

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.

Here's how to book train tickets via Google Pay app

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.

Xiaomi announces festive sale: Best deals on smartphones, Mi TVs

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.

Is Google working on a paid app subscription service?

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.