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NewsBytes Briefing: Google launches new Pixel phones, and more

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.

NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok granted injunction against US ban, and more

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.

#WeeklyRecap: Potential life on Venus, Apple's new hardware, and more

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.

Google removes Paytm from Play Store: Here's why

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.

NewsBytes Briefing: Apple, Google under investigation, and more

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.

#WeeklyRecap: PUBG banned, PM Modi's Twitter account hacked, and more

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.

Is Paytm Mall hacked? Company explicitly says 'No'

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.

NewsBytes Briefing: China could leave TikTok deal hanging, and more

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.

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.

Government wants shopping sites to display 'origin country' of products

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.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Amid lockdown, Paytm employees made to forgo leave benefits

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.

Kerala detects 5 new coronavirus cases; national tally at 39

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.

India-EU summit: PM Modi cancels Brussels visit over coronavirus scare

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.

Paytm employee tests positive for coronavirus, offices to remain shut

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.

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.

Why Paytm is forcing users to uninstall TeamViewer

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.

#CareerBytes: JEE-Main 2020 (January) answer-keys released; here's how to check

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.

Logistics start-up XpressBees raises $10 million from Alibaba

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.

Food-tech start-up HungerBox raises $12 million in funding

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.

What's a FASTag, how to get one, and other details

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.

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.

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.

Social commerce start-up SimSim raises Rs. 43.39 crore: Details here

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.

These Jio prepaid plans are available with Rs. 50 discount

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.

Paytm retains title sponsorship rights for BCCI — Details here

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).

What are OTP frauds and how to avoid them

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.

SoftBank just launched $108 billion megafund for AI development

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).

Ola v/s Paytm: Whose credit card should you apply for

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.

Paytm launches first-ever credit card: Here's how you can apply

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.

Vivo Y17 with triple-cameras, 5,000mAh battery launched for Rs. 17,990

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.

#NewsBytesSurvey: Youth happy with Modi, 70% think he would win

15 Apr 2019

#NewsBytesSurvey: Youth happy with Modi, 70% think he would win

With general elections officially beginning last week, the eyes of the world are set on 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.

IPL 2019: Chennai might not host play-offs, details here

08 Apr 2019

IPL 2019: Chennai might not host play-offs, details here

Although the IPL 2019 is yet to reach its halfway mark, the preparations for the play-offs are already underway.

Soon, Paytm will let you invest in shares: Here's how

02 Apr 2019

Soon, Paytm will let you invest in shares: Here's how

India's leading payments giant Paytm is gearing up to bring its next offering on the table - Stock Broking.

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.

Beware of this fake-message asking for donations for Pulwama martyrs

16 Feb 2019

Beware of this fake-message asking for donations for Pulwama martyrs

On Thursday, 40 CRPF soldiers were martyred and 40 others were injured in Pulwama by an explosion carried out by terrorist organization Jaish-e-Mohammed.

Businessman cancels daughter's wedding-reception, donates Rs. 11L to martyrs' families

16 Feb 2019

Businessman cancels daughter's wedding-reception, donates Rs. 11L to martyrs' families

Teaching all of us a thing or two about standing with countrymen in this hour of grief, a businessman from Surat canceled his daughter's wedding reception and donated Rs. 11 lakh to families of Pulwama martyrs.