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[Update 2: Google’s statement] Paytm removed from Google Play Store for policy violations, likely due to its fantasy gaming platform

Back before Google Tez had not made its debut in India, one of the most dominant platforms for online payments in the country was Paytm. Paytm made its debut in India in 2010 as a platform allowing users to recharge their phone connections, and it later expanded into more payment avenues such as DTH, landline,...

Google Adds Chat to Google Tez to Compete Against WhatsApp Payments and Paytm Inbox

India's recent demonetization move brought about a lot of unexpected changes for the growing economy. With a large value of currency notes put out of circulation at that moment, digital wallet solutions like Google Tez have a perfect opportunity to gain a foothold in one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Services have sprung up from familiar...

Google Reportedly Releasing “Tez” Payment Service in India with UPI Support

Google sees the different needs and expectations of a developing market like India as against those of developed markets like the USA and EU. Which is why Google is reportedly planning to introduce a localized digital payment service, according to a report from The Ken. This launch could be as soon as the coming Monday,...

How India’s Demonetization Policy is Affecting Smartphones, Carriers and Mobile Payments

For Android fans, 2016 has been rather uneventful. Sure, we've seen the end of the Google Nexus line, the release of Android Nougat, and the rise and fall of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. The two Google Pixel phones, besides the price hike, are not that different than the Nexus phones of old. Android Nougat,...