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  • Features

    Oppo, Vivo and other Chinese smartphone brands are slowly taking over the world

    By about 3 hours ago.

    Oppo, Vivo and other Chinese smartphone brands are slowly taking over the world

    Global smartphone shipments have grown 9 percent in the first quarter of 2017, claims a recent Gartner report. While single-digit growth in smartphone sales is not unexpected, what is really stunning is the increasing domination of Chinese brands across the globe. More →
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  • Six Indian startups shortlisted for Google’s 4th Launchpad Accelerator

    By about 7 hours ago.

    Six Indian startups shortlisted for Google’s 4th Launchpad Accelerator

    Google has announced the fourth installment of its Launchpad Accelerator Program and this time, the focus is on Artificial Intelligence (AI) that has been the company's buzzword lately. More →
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  • क्या पेटीएम और दूसरे पेमेंट बैंक ग्रामीण क्षेत्रों में हो पाएंगे कामयाब ?

    By on May 23, 2017 at 11:45 AM.

    क्या पेटीएम और दूसरे पेमेंट बैंक ग्रामीण क्षेत्रों में हो पाएंगे कामयाब ?

    भारत की दिग्गज ई-वॉलेट कंपनी पेटीएम ने आज पेमेंट बैंक को लॉन्च कर दिया है। यह देश का तीसरा पेमेंट बैंक है। इससे पहले एयरटेल पेमेंट बैंक और इंडिया पोस्ट पेमेंट बैंक भारत में लॉन्च हो चुके हैं। पेटीएम द्वारा पेमेंट बैंक लॉन्च करने के बाद 220 मिलियन मोबाइल वॉलेट (यूजर बेस डाटा) पेमेंट बैंक में बदल जाएंगे। पेटीएम की शुरुआत साल 2010 में प्रीपेड मोबाइल रिचार्ज वेबसाइट के तौर पर शुरू हुई थी। More →
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  • Features

    Payments Bank: Here’s what Paytm and others have set out to accomplish

    By on May 23, 2017 at 9:18 AM.

    Payments Bank: Here’s what Paytm and others have set out to accomplish

    Paytm launched its Payments Bank today, the country's third payments bank after Airtel Payments Bank and India Post Payments Bank. It will now convert 220 million mobile wallets (i.e. its entire user base) to payments bank accounts.  More →
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  • Opinion

    Softbank’s $1.4 billion funding could finally help Paytm shed its ‘Chinese company’ image

    By on May 19, 2017 at 6:31 PM.

    Softbank’s $1.4 billion funding could finally help Paytm shed its ‘Chinese company’ image

    It's widely believed that Paytm was the biggest beneficiary of the Indian government’s demonetization policy. As cash dried up in the system, scores of merchants as well as consumers took to mobile payments in a jiffy. More →
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