For Sundar Pichai, an Alphabet of worries
Rising regulatory scrutiny, increased tax demands & threat from Chinese cos is what Pichai is staring at.
Sundar Pichai: Made in India, made for the world
WORLD’S A STAGE Under Pichai’s watch, Google has been relentless in its focus on India, laun...
View: SBI's card unit's IPO reflects the Mukesh Ambani factor
SBI Cards IPO could have boundless prospects, or become a victim of arrested de...
SoftBank's Paytm top-up to come with riders
If an IPO doesn't take place in 5 years, then SoftBank will have the right to sell its stake to a rival.
India helps Facebook daily active userbase grow 9% to 1.62 billion
The social networking company said about 2.2 billion people used at least one of its apps on a daily basis in September, and around 2.8 billion were active on a monthly basis. The company, which is one of the largest ad platforms globally, saw its ad revenue in the September quarter rise 28 per cent YoY to $17.38 billion.
PhonePe FY19 loss surges to Rs 1,905 crore
The company's losses stood at Rs 791.03 crore for the year ended March 2018, as per regulatory documents.
Google India revenues more than halved to Rs 4,147 crore
Revenue, however, more than halved to Rs 4,147 crore during the fiscal year, from Rs 9,337 crore in the previous year. The local unit of the US search giant said revenue slipped due to the adoption of Ind-AS accounting standards.
Private brands businesses of e-tailers under scanner
The government has started scanning digital payments business of ecommerce giants Amazon & Flipkart. DPIIT has asked questions like the total percentage of sales that come from private labels & promotion details of their digital instruments.
Tougher to get 800m who are not on UPI platform: Google VP, Next Billion Users & Payments
"We are so early in this game (that) we are really not focused on the competition. We are focused hard on our users," Caesar Sengupta said.
At Rs 3,960 crore, losses mount 165% for Paytm parent One97
Paytm’s parent One97 Communications posted Rs 3,959.6 crore in net losses for the fiscal year.
UPI entities may face cap on market share
The RBI had spoken about a similar risk on payments ecosystem while circulating a discussion paper on setting up other retail payment systems like UPI.
Leave it to AI: Soon, Gmail will fix all typos & grammatical errors for you
The new capabilities are auto-enabled.
PhonePe gets a Rs 698 crore topup from Singapore parent
Funding part of a $500m capital commitment made by Flipkart for its payments arm in 2017.
QR Codes help payment firms up offline play
Out of the transactions seen on the BharatPe platform, PhonePe had over 54% share in UPI transactions, while Google Pay had 30% and Paytm 12% in June.
Google Pay wants to make transactions more transparent, will now send SMS alerts to users
Google Pay also uses machine learning-based scam prevention model.
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