Uber has started rolling out UPI integration in India which will allow users to pay for their rides using the bank-to-bank payment platform. Launched by National Payments Corporation of India, UPI is mobile-first payment system that facilitates transactions between any two bank accounts. Continue reading “Uber adds UPI support for Android app”
Not that we need one, but MasterCard is giving us a reason to take a selfie. The company is working on a new payment method that will let you pay by simply taking a selfie.
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Facebook has officially forayed into mobile payments by rolling out payments feature for Facebook Messenger. The social network was testing the feature in March but now it has gone live for all the users in the U.S.
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The future of NFC (Near Field Communication) looks bright as engineers at Google now claim that NFC chips will eventually replace bar codes and make mobile payments a lot easier.
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Recent investigation has unveiled glaring security holes in the Google Wallet NFC payment service which lets a person gain access to the secret Wallet pin. While it was believed that only users with rooted devices were threatened by this security lapse , further investigation shows that even stock devices are at risk.
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BSNL to join hands with Itz cash card to launch Trust Card, which is a prepaid cash card. This card would let the BSNL customes pay postpaid bill, prepaid top ups and other utility bills easily. Continue reading “BSNL to launch Trust Card in partnership with Itz cash card”
Nokia has launched it’s Ovi Application Store on Reliance’s Network with operator billing. This is the first time Ovi Store is getting such a payment option in India.
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If you wanted to pay your Airtel Bill for your Broadband or Mobile phone , you had to use a Credit card or Debit card till now. If you are one of those people who prefer to use Netbanking to pay your bills then good news for Airtel users. They have added the Netbanking option under payments and very have included the list of supported banks below.
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Paymate is a mobile payment platform that allows users to use their mobile phones to make payments. The company recently got funding from VCs to the tune of $5 Million as reported by economic times and by mobilepundit
The VCs are none other than legendary VC Ram Shriram with his Sherpalo Ventures which funded Google in its initial days and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Paymate is founded by Ajay Adiseshann, formerly the CEO of Coruscant Tec, a mobile value added services company and Probir Roy, formerly CIO of StarTV and Co-Founder Coruscant Tec. The Company is advised by Alex Kuruvilla, the former head of MTV Networks in India.