Mobikwik: News

02 Apr 2021


Twitter punishes MobiKwik data leak whistleblower by temporarily locking account

Twitter temporarily locked the account of the MobiKwik whistleblower, allegedly at the behest of the company which was implicated in the largest ever data leak.

31 Mar 2021


NewsBytes Briefing: Tesla surprises customers with two-for-one offer, and more

Tesla customers were in for a surprise when they received two withdrawals instead of one for vehicles that cost anywhere between $37,000 and $100,000.

30 Mar 2021


MobiKwik breach: Hacker calls it the largest KYC data leak

In what could be one of the largest KYC data leaks in history, personal data of more than 10 crore MobiKwik users has been compromised. Independent security researcher Rajshekhar Rajaharia claimed that the user data is on sale on the darknet.

15 Sep 2019


Realme XT to go on sale in India tomorrow

Realme XT, the recently-launched handset with a 64MP main camera, is all set to go on sale in India on September 16.

31 Aug 2019

Google Pay (Gpay)

#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 Feb 2019


Here's how to get free tickets for Ranveer-starrer 'Gully Boy'

Zoya Akhtar's directorial Gully Boy is all set to hit the theatres and is already making a lot of noise.

30 Jan 2019


How to get discount on IRCTC ticket bookings

In what comes as good news for Indian Railways passengers, various online e-wallet service providers like Paytm and MobiKwik are offering attractive discounts and cashback offers for booking rail tickets online.

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.

24 Oct 2018

Indian Railways

IRCTC: Bank transaction charges while using Netbanking, Cards and Mobile-Wallets

Indian Railways Catering and Tourism and Corporation (IRCTC) offers the facility of booking train tickets online, via its website and mobile app.

07 Sep 2018


How to avail discounts, cashbacks on online train ticket bookings

In what comes as good news to Indian Railways passengers, various online e-wallet service providers like Paytm and PhonePe are offering attractive discounts and cashback offers for booking railway tickets online, this festive season.

26 Aug 2018


#TechBytes: Top 5 payment apps for your smartphone

India has seen major push towards digitization of currency with government decisions like the demonetization and programs like Digital India, urging more and more Indians to go cashless.

27 Feb 2018


E-wallets KYC-deadline: No extension beyond 28-February. Will it impact you?

In a major setback for e-wallets, RBI has refused to extend the deadline for mandatory full-KYC (Know-Your-Customer) compliance by users beyond 28 February.

25 Feb 2018


A step-by-step guide to using WhatsApp Pay

WhatsApp is testing its payment feature in India which will allow users to send and receive money through the chat app.

16 Nov 2017


Paytm now lets you borrow interest-free credit! Here's how.

Paytm has been expanding its range of services tremendously, and there's another new product in store.

12 Oct 2017


Soon, transfer money from Paytm to MobiKwik and other wallets!

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued guidelines regarding interoperability of prepaid payment instruments (PPIs). Once the move is implemented, they will be able to conduct transactions with each other.

06 Sep 2017


Zappfresh plans on raising $5 million

According to reports, Gurugram-based DSM Fresh Foods Pvt. Ltd run online meat store, Zappfresh is looking to raise $5 million.

24 Aug 2017


Battle for traffic: Mobile ad fraud rising alarmingly in India

Advertising fraud, especially on mobiles, is a huge global issue that costs marketers several billions of dollars.

18 Aug 2017


BSNL wallet in partnership with MobiKwik, gets launched

State-run BSNL, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited, has now launched its own digital wallet.

17 Aug 2017


E-wallets offering cashbacks on Reliance Jio recharges

After over a year of free service, Reliance Jio users now need to pay for the service.

30 May 2017


China's cashless economy is a valuable lesson for India

The NDA government is pushing for a cashless economy and we may achieve it eventually in the future but right now, the focus is on how one of the biggest economies, China, has gone cashless, its benefits and disadvantages.

09 May 2017


MobiKwik may get $100 million funding from BlackRock and others

MobiKwik, which competes with firms such as Paytm and FreeCharge in digital payments space, is now going to get a big boost in its endeavors.

25 Mar 2017


Going cashless to support "Digital India"

Indians are more accustomed to having money in their physical wallets than a digital one.

07 Feb 2017

Narendra Modi

Government e-marketplace soon to be mandatory for all departments

The Indian government is all set to mandate all its departments to procure goods and services through its e-marketplace.

AIIMS to use MobiKwik for cashless payments

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi has partnered with MobiKwik to enable digital payments for staff and patients using the mobile wallet.

MobiKwik registers 1000% growth post-demonetization

Mobile payments platform MobiKwik registered 1000% growth after the demonetization scheme was announced in November, crossing the one million user mark on its network.

05 Dec 2016

Narendra Modi

Govt depts cash payments capped at Rs.5000

The Finance Ministry directed all government departments to limit cash payments to Rs.5000 and use digital payment systems for vendors and contractors for anything over Rs.5000.

01 Dec 2016

Narendra Modi

PM Modi aims to transform India to a digital marketplace

Reports stated that India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is looking to transform all government purchases to an online marketplace in a bid to help the country move to a cashless economy.

14 Sep 2016


PayU buys Citrus Pay in a $130 million cash deal

Citrus Pay will be bought by PayU- the Naspers-owned online payments service provider for $130 million (Rs.865 crore).

MobiKwik to provide mobile wallets to slum dwellers in Pune

MobiKwik in partnership with NGO Samagra will provide ICT-enabled mobile wallets to the urban slum dwellers.

08 Aug 2016


Naspers set to buy payments platform Citrus Pay

South African media group Naspers will buy India-based payment service provider Citrus Pay, in a deal that will value the payment platform at around Rs.1,000 to Rs.1,200 crore.