Articles about Paytm
18 Mar 2021
NewsBytes Briefing: Facebook develops concern for human rights, and more
Last time Apple feigned privacy concerns, that was revealed to be a ploy to ruin Facebook by going after its ad revenues. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had responded by famously asking employees "to inflict pain" on Apple.
20 Jan 2021
Vivo Y31, with triple rear cameras, launched at Rs. 16,500
Chinese tech giant Vivo has officially launched the Y31 model in India. Priced at Rs. 16,490, it is available for purchase through Vivo India e-store, Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm, and other partner retail stores.
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.
03 Nov 2020
US funds lower valuation of Paytm, Ola due to COVID-19
United States-based mutual funds have reportedly lowered the valuation of the mobile payments app Paytm and the cab-hailing platform Ola as the coronavirus pandemic disrupted their businesses.
23 Oct 2020
Experts are overseas: Amazon refuses to appear before Parliament committee
E-commerce giant Amazon has refused to appear before a Parliament committee looking into the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019, saying experts on the matter are abroad.
08 Oct 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: Amazon unhappy with Future Group-Reliance deal, and more
Last night, Amazon expressed discontent over Future Group's deal to sell its businesses to Reliance Retail and issued the former a legal notice.
06 Oct 2020
Paytm to host app developers conference on October 8
Indian payments decacorn Paytm is gearing up to take on the dominance of Google.
01 Oct 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: Google launches new Pixel phones, and more
Last night, Google held its Launch night event and showcased a bunch of new devices, including 5G-capable Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a, a new Chromecast dongle with mic-integrated remote, and redesigned, more powerful Nest Audio speakers.
28 Sep 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok granted injunction against US ban, and more
Over the weekend, TikTok won a preliminary injunction against the Trump administration, which prevents the hit video service from getting banned in the US.
20 Sep 2020
#WeeklyRecap: Potential life on Venus, Apple's new hardware, and more
This week, a number of developments were noted in the world of technology, including an unexpected - and still unconfirmed - case of alien life discovery.
18 Sep 2020
Google removes Paytm from Play Store: Here's why
Paytm, one of India's most valuable start-ups, has suffered a major setback.
08 Sep 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: Apple, Google under investigation, and more
In the updates since last night, Italy's competition authority launched six investigation cases into the cloud storage services operated by Google, Apple, Dropbox.
06 Sep 2020
#WeeklyRecap: PUBG banned, PM Modi's Twitter account hacked, and more
This week, a number of developments were reported in the world of technology, but two events gained particular attention.
31 Aug 2020
Is Paytm Mall hacked? Company explicitly says 'No'
Yesterday, a report published by US-based cyber-risk intelligence company Cyble claimed that Paytm Mall, the e-commerce arm of Indian payments unicorn Paytm, has suffered a massive data breach.
31 Aug 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: China could leave TikTok deal hanging, and more
Over the weekend, China included AI technologies such as speech and text-recognition and those that analyze data to make recommendations in its list of export-control products.
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.
09 Jul 2020
Government wants shopping sites to display 'origin country' of products
Amid calls to boycott the foreign goods, especially those from China, to make way for Atmanirbhar Bharat, the Government of India is looking to have 'origin country' of products displayed across online shopping portals.
16 May 2020
#NewsBytesExclusive: Amid lockdown, Paytm employees made to forgo leave benefits
As businesses face the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic, employees at the tech firm Paytm have been made to forgo certain leave benefits.
08 Mar 2020
Kerala detects 5 new coronavirus cases; national tally at 39
Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja on Sunday reported five more positive cases of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19.
05 Mar 2020
India-EU summit: PM Modi cancels Brussels visit over coronavirus scare
In the wake of rising cases of coronavirus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not be visiting Brussels for the India-EU summit, External Affairs Ministry's spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said on Thursday.
05 Mar 2020
Paytm employee tests positive for coronavirus, offices to remain shut
An employee of Paytm tested positive for the coronavirus in Gurugram, making it the 29th case in India.
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.
05 Feb 2020
Why Paytm is forcing users to uninstall TeamViewer
Paytm, India's leading mobile payments platform, has been working on some nifty features to maintain the highest security standards for its users.
14 Jan 2020
#CareerBytes: JEE-Main 2020 (January) answer-keys released; here's how to check
The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the official answer keys for the January session of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2020.
04 Jan 2020
Logistics start-up XpressBees raises $10 million from Alibaba
Pune-based XpressBees has raised $10 million in funding from existing investor Alibaba, according to regulatory filings of the company.
17 Dec 2019
Food-tech start-up HungerBox raises $12 million in funding
HungerBox, a Bengaluru-based B2B food and beverage technology company that provides solutions for corporate, has raised $12 million in funding.
15 Dec 2019
What's a FASTag, how to get one, and other details
Starting today, the government has enforced the system of electronic toll collection on national highways using FASTags.
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.
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.
16 Nov 2019
Social commerce start-up SimSim raises Rs. 43.39 crore: Details here
SimSim, a Delhi-based social commerce start-up which sells grooming products, has raised Rs. 43.39 crore ($6 million) in Series A round of funding.
02 Nov 2019
These Jio prepaid plans are available with Rs. 50 discount
Just days after introducing new "All-in-One" prepaid plans, Reliance Jio has started offering an attractive discount on select options.
21 Aug 2019
Paytm retains title sponsorship rights for BCCI — Details here
India's leading digital payment platform, Paytm, owned by One 97 Communications Pvt. Ltd., has retained the title sponsorship rights for the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
08 Aug 2019
What are OTP frauds and how to avoid them
PM Modi's Digital India push has prompted more and more Indians, even first-time internet users and senior citizens, to opt for digital payments.
26 Jul 2019
SoftBank just launched $108 billion megafund for AI development
In a major move, SoftBank Group has announced a humongous megafund for the advancement of artificial intelligence (AI).
16 May 2019
Ola v/s Paytm: Whose credit card should you apply for
Just a day after Paytm's foray into the lending category, ride-hailing giant Ola has also made a move in the arena.
14 May 2019
Paytm launches first-ever credit card: Here's how you can apply
Online payments giant Paytm has forayed into the credit category with the launch of its first-ever credit card in India.
27 Apr 2019
Vivo Y17 with triple-cameras, 5,000mAh battery launched for Rs. 17,990
Expanding its portfolio of Y-series, Vivo has launched all-new Y17 in India at Rs. 17,990.