Paytm to step up overseas expansion this year


Digital payments company Paytm is considering foraying into 1-2 more developed markets in 2019, Chief Financial Officer Madhur ....

24 January, 2019

Amazon Pay rolls out doorstep KYC verification for wallet users

Payal Ganguly

Amazon Pay has started making doorstep visits to verify its users’ Know Your Customer (KYC) details. The digital wallet ....

11 January, 2019

Why the Aadhaar verdict is a roadblock for businesses collecting KYC details

Payal Ganguly & Shweta Sharma

When Delhi-based digital marketing professional Sudarshan Sahu requested digital wallet firm Paytm to complete his know your customer ....

26 September, 2018

US firms face off with Paytm in lobbying against data storage rules


US payment firms have successfully pushed India to consider diluting rules on data storage, but their lobbying ....

24 July, 2018

Govt proposes relaxing local data storage rules for payment firms


India's finance ministry has proposed relaxing a directive from the country's central bank to compel global payment firms ....

11 July, 2018

US cybersecurity firm McAfee eyes digital wallets as users pile in for e-payments

Anirban Ghoshal

US cybersecurity software-maker McAfee is now turning its attention to digital wallets as a new revenue stream, against the backdrop ....

21 May, 2018

In U-turn, NPCI tells Flipkart's PhonePe to adhere to UPI norms

Dearton Thomas Hector

Making a U-turn in the tussle between private-sector lender ICICI Bank and Flipkart's digital wallet PhonePe, National Payments ....

20 January, 2017

ICICI Bank rejects NPCI call to unblock PhonePe

Arti Singh

The tussle between ICICI Bank and online retailer Flipkart's digital wallet, PhonePe, isn't likely to end soon with the private-sector ....

20 January, 2017

Paytm Payments Bank gets RBI's final approval

Arti Singh

Digital payments firm Paytm has finally got regulatory approval to launch its much-awaited payments bank. "Today, the Reserve ....

3 January, 2017

PayPal in talks to buy into FreeCharge: Report

Arti Singh

Global online payments company PayPal Holdings, Inc. is in the final stages of a deal to invest in online wallet company FreeCharge, ....

23 December, 2016

Vijay Shekhar Sharma sells 1% in One97 to raise $48.1 mn for payments bank

Arti Singh

Paytm's founder and chief executive Vijay Shekhar Sharma has sold 1% of his holding in the digital wallet's parent firm One97 ....

9 December, 2016

Paytm to merge wallet business with payments bank

Arti Singh

One97 Communications Ltd, the owner of digital wallet Paytm, said on Monday it will merge its wallet business with its upcoming ....

5 December, 2016

MobiKwik launches 'Lite' app for users with slow net connectivity

Arti Singh

Digital wallet firm MobiKwik on Monday launched a data-light version of its mobile application, targeting smartphone users and ....

28 November, 2016

We are neck and neck with Paytm: MobiKwik's Mrinal Sinha

Arti Singh

Digital wallet firm MobiKwik is betting big on the offline space and expects the biggest chunk of its business coming from this ....

29 August, 2016

MobiKwik offers 'profit' to pique interest among wallet users

Arti Singh

Digital wallet company MobiKwik, which last year missed the bus for a payments bank licence, has hurled a googly at its biggest ....

2 June, 2016

Fintech startup TranServ hires former MasterCard, MobiKwik executives

Arti Singh

Mumbai-based digital payments company TranServ Pvt Ltd has strengthened its top deck with two senior-level appointments. The company ....

11 May, 2016

eBay hit as 'gloves come off' over PayPal digital wallet fee


EBay Inc  shares hit a new low for 2013 on Monday as concern mounted about the impact of a new "digital wallet" fee on the company's ....

19 March, 2013

MasterCard unveils 'digital wallet' network

Nicole Bullock & Paul Taylor

MasterCard, the payments processing network, unveiled new digital wallet services designed to enable banks and retailers to take ....

9 May, 2012

COD A Painful Necessity For Indian E-com Players

Anand Rai & Aashish Bhinde

Cash on delivery (COD) props up as a hot topic of discussion in any forum where we find two or more executives from Indian e-commerce ....

1 May, 2012

PayPal Redesigns Its Digital Wallet; What's New

Anand Rai & Aashish Bhinde

PayPal, the online payments company owned by eBay Inc, has revamped PayPal wallet in what the company says is a move to make money ....

14 March, 2012