Paytm's Vijay Shekhar Sharma and other startup founders take row with Google to CCI doors
This comes a week after a larger group of Indian startup founders met with electronics and IT secretary Ajay Sawhney to express their concerns over Google's Play Store practices.
Paytm announces Rs 10 crore fund for mini app developers on Paytm Mini App store
The platform will not charge the apps any listing fee to the...
Deferment of 30% fee shows Google’s guilt: Vijay Shekhar Sharma, CEO, Paytm
Sharma alleged that Google’s “arbitrary” enforcement and relaxati...
Rs 10 crore Paytm fund for Mini App Store coders
The fund comes at a time when the Indian startup community has raised concerns over Google’s alleged misuse of its dominant market position after the US-based company said last month that Indian businesses selling digital goods through Play Store apps would be charged a 30% commission, in line with its global billing policy.
Paytm's mini-app store to help app developers, brands
Paytm’s Android Mini App Store will also provide app developers and brands payment options by linking them to its eponymous wallet, payments bank and UPI, without charging them a fee. It will levy a 2% charge for other instruments like credit cards.
Paytm First Games relisted on Google Play Store after weeks
Paytm First Games, however, accused Google of exhibiting “dangerous” and “extra-judicial monopolistic powers” in interpreting policies for commercial benefit and disbarring apps “arbitrarily”.
Flipkart partners Paytm for festive sale
Flipkart will host its annual 'The Big Billion Days' sale from October 16-21, while Myntra will hold its 'Big Fashion Festival' between October 16-22.
Paytm, other Indian startups vow to fight "big daddy" Google's clout-sources
Setting the stage for a potential showdown, entrepreneurs held two video conferences this week to strategise, three executives told Reuters.
Google has different rules for itself: Paytm
Paytm said Google Pay is running a similar cricket-themed cashback campaign called Tez Shots which offers rewards up to Rs 1 lakh based on points and a lucky draw.
PhonePe joins ranks with Paytm against Google
PhonePe says Google is playing house, dealer with 6 out of 8 seats at the poker table.
Google takes down Paytm from Play Store
Google said it has these policies to protect users from potential harm, and when an app violates these policies, they notify the developer of the violation and remove the app from Google Play until the developer brings the app into compliance.
Paytm fires back at Google for ‘violating competition rules’
The trouble arose over a Paytm Cricket League contest unveiled on Friday morning, which allowed users to win stickers featuring their favorite cricket players and then win cash for every five stickers collected.
Why are US Cos dictating policies for Indian firms: Paytm's Vijay Shekhar Sharma
Paytm founder and CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma has termed Google’s decision to briefly take down his company’s app from its Play Store last week as “arbitrary”.
Fintech major Paytm brings back UPI cashback, scratch cards
"We are excited to bring Paytm Cricket League back on our app to reward users with UPI cashback on reaching various milestones, accomplished by collecting player stickers. We maintain that our promotional campaign was within guidelines and there was no violation," a Paytm spokesperson said.
Bengaluru: Google pulled down payment app PayTM from its app store
BENGALURU: Google pulled down payment app PayTM from its app store on Friday for allegedly violating the company's gambling policy. Suzanne ...