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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.

How Flipkart-owned PhonePe aims to reinvent UPI

21 Feb 2018

How Flipkart-owned PhonePe aims to reinvent UPI

Propelled by demonetization, cashless transactions saw a rise with Unified Payment Interface (UPI) trying to usher users towards a cashless economy.

WhatsApp Pay: You can soon make payments on WhatsApp

01 Nov 2017

WhatsApp Pay: You can soon make payments on WhatsApp

The Facebook-owned messaging app, WhatsApp, is set to introduce a new in-chat UPI-based payments feature in the coming months, enabling its over one billion users to transfer funds directly from the app.

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

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.

Paytm, BHIM, or Google Tez? For digital payments, choose wisely

22 Sep 2017

Paytm, BHIM, or Google Tez? For digital payments, choose wisely

Due to demonetization, several Indians were forced to opt for digital payment options, as cash transactions had come to a halt.

Airtel Payments Bank now has UPI facility for free transfers

19 Sep 2017

Airtel Payments Bank now has UPI facility for free transfers

Airtel Payments Bank has become the first payments bank to integrate UPI on its digital platform. Now customers will be able to create their own UPI handles and make transactions free of charge.

Google Tez UPI-based payments app: All you need to know

18 Sep 2017

Google Tez UPI-based payments app: All you need to know

Google has finally launched its UPI-based payments app in India, called Tez. This standalone app can be used to pay bills, movie tickets and for other online transactions.

NEFT, RTGS, UPI: Here's everything to know about online transfers

09 Sep 2017

NEFT, RTGS, UPI: Here's everything to know about online transfers

With the government's increasing focus on Digital India, it has gradually attempted to create a cashless economy. Interfaces like UPI are a product of changing times.

Paytm's two new features and how to use them

08 Aug 2017

Paytm's two new features and how to use them

India's most widely used digital payments platform Paytm has added two nifty features in its Paytm store and wallet app.

Alipay wages war against Apple Pay for US market

10 May 2017

Alipay wages war against Apple Pay for US market

In a move to expand to the international market, Alipay, operated by Ant Financial, has sealed a deal with First Data, giving it access to four million retail partners and will now compete with the likes of Apple Pay.

Jaitley launches Airtel payment bank

12 Jan 2017

Jaitley launches Airtel payment bank

On 12th Jan, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley launched the Airtel Payment bank; the bank was till now running as pilot projects in four states.