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Google is sunsetting the Google Pay app in the US later this year

Google has announced that Google Pay is shutting down in the United States in June, as the standalone app has largely been replaced by Google Wallet. The company says the move is designed to simplify

Google Pay takes its QR soundbox to small merchants in India after trial run

Google said Thursday it plans to roll out the SoundPod, its portable speaker designed to instantly validate and announce successful payments, to small merchants across India over the coming months. Th

India stumped on how to cut PhonePe and Google dominance in payments

India is facing a quandary in enforcing long-delayed rules to curb the dominance of PhonePe and Google Pay in the country’s ubiquitous UPI payments network, which processes over 10 billion trans

Indian parliamentary panel red-flags PhonePe and Google Pay cornering 83% of India’s UPI payments

An Indian parliamentary panel has urged the government to support the growth of domestic fintech players that can provide alternatives to the Walmart-backed PhonePe and Google Pay apps that currently

Google makes big consumer and merchant lending push in India

Google has partnered with banks and other lenders in India to offer loans to individuals and merchants on the Google Pay app as the tech giant broadens its Indian payments app, processing about 4 bill

Walmart-backed PhonePe set to challenge Google’s dominance with app store in India

Indian fintech giant PhonePe is preparing to launch a dedicated app store for Android users in India, the latest product push from the Walmart-backed firm that commands the mobile payments market in t

Want to buy an NFT with your credit card? Magic Eden lets you do just that

NFT platform Magic Eden partnered with web3 infra company MoonPay to help users buy digital collectibles with credit cards, Apple Pay and more.

Google is piloting its own ‘soundbox’ in India for merchants to get audio-based payment alerts

Soundboxes — hardware used by merchants that emits sounds every time a mobile payment is made — have taken off in India, where point of sale activity can get busy and voice alerts from the

India won’t enforce payments market share cap until 2025 in win for Google and Walmart

India won’t enforce a check on the market share for players operating on the homegrown payments network until December 31, 2024 in a surprising extension to the deadline that analysts say is a m

UPI supercharged mobile payments in India. It’s now gearing up for next phase of growth.

In just six years, UPI has become the most popular way Indians transact online. The mobile electronics payments system was used for over 6.57 billion transactions in the world’s second largest inter

Fintech Slice joins UPI race to challenge PhonePe and Google Pay

Slice is adding the popular railroad UPI on its eponymous app as the Indian fintech looks to broaden its offerings and pushes to become a one-stop payments app for consumers in the world’s second la

Google launches Google Wallet to help you store your credit cards, tickets and more

At its I/O developer conference, Google today launched Google Wallet, a new Android and Wear OS app that will allow users to store things like credit cards, loyalty cards, digital IDs, transit passes,

Kevin raises $65M as it charges ahead on account-to-account payments over point-of-sale terminals

Payments remains a very fragmented business around the world: depending on where you’re buying or selling something (and whether you are selling online or offline) you will have different &#8220

WhatsApp follows Google in giving cash-back rewards to win payments users in India

WhatsApp, the most popular smartphone app in India, is employing one of the most popular strategies that has proven to drive users in the world’s second largest market to a service: cash-back. T

Amazon is Primed for online domination

We talk about bulls in china shops, but what about bulls running through the streets of entire shopping districts, or other neighborhoods? This morning, Amazon unveiled a new feature that will test ju

WhatsApp permitted to extend payments service to 100 million users in India

The National Payments Corporation of India, the payments body that oversees the widely popular UPI instrument, has given approval to WhatsApp to extend its payments service to 100 million users in the

India’s Slice gears up to take on PhonePe and Google Pay with UPI support

A new player is preparing to enter India’s crowded and yet duopoly-sided UPI payments market. Bengaluru-headquartered Slice, which became a unicorn late last year, plans to introduce UPI payments fo

Google Pay to add Hinglish support in India, enable merchants to create digital storefronts

Google will roll out support for Hinglish, a mix of Hindi and English, and a range of additional features to its payments app Google Pay in India as the global tech giant makes a further push to expan

Paytm falls 27% on first trading day after India’s largest IPO

Indian fintech giant Paytm, backed by SoftBank and Alibaba, lost more than 27% in its first day of trading Thursday. The valuation of the firm, which raised $2.5 billion in India’s largest init

Paytm seeks $20 billion valuation in India’s biggest IPO

Paytm, one of India’s most valuable startups, is seeking to raise as much as $2.4 billion in what is shaping up to be the biggest initial public offering in the country at a valuation of $20 billion
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