Unprofitable WhatsApp May Hit Facebook’s Profitable Apps: Mark Zuckerberg

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WhatsApp Business: How Companies Are Using App To Cut Costs And Communicate Better

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Walmart’s Acquisition of Flipkart – Key Questions Answered

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WhatsApp: The New Business Card, Storefront, And Cash Register

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“WhatsApp wins India’s payment wars!” No. That’s fake news.

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Indian Businesses Onboard Facebook Messenger Setting Up Rivalry With Whatsapp

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PayPal, A Pioneer That Introduced Digital Payments To The World, Now Wants To Ride India’s Boom

American online payments firm PayPal is looking at a bigger payoff from its bets in India. The company, which set up a startup incubator in Chennai in 2013, has now decided to start taking equity in the firms that join…

Axis Bank buys FreeCharge for USD 60 Million

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Can FreeCharge Be The Trump Card For Amazon’s India Play?

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Amazon Pay Gets $20 Mn From Parent, Rolls Out Third-Party Payment Services

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WhatsApp Has Business Chat, Payment Sectors In Its Sights

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Digital Payments: Paytm’s Biggest Contender Will Be WhatsApp Or Amazon?

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India’s E-Commerce Groups Urge To Stop Alibaba

A decade after allowing Amazon to start what would become India's largest online marketplace, Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal appealed for government protection against his former employer. "Alibaba could approach the e-commerce unit as a complement to Paytm's core business, hoping…

How Start-Ups Die Plop!

Start-ups, the playfield of the young and the restless, have had a hard reality check. Sanchit Vir Gogia, Founder & CEO, Greyhound Knowledge Group, calls 2016 “a year of anxi­ety” for Indian start-ups, with “a much-needed mar­ket correction” that saw…

Dance Of The Damned: Is The Paytm Founder Celebrating Too Soon?

At 43, Vijay Shekhar Sharma’s energy level is palpable, as he danced on “Malhari” the song from actor Ranveer Singh’s movie Bajirao Mastani, at the annual Paytm event. But Sharma forgot that in the era of internet, on which Paytm’s…

The Pillars That Maketh A True Cashless Society

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Demonetisation: How TCS, Which Counts RBI & Other Banks As Clients, Changed Back-End Systems Overnight

Late on the evening of November 8, 10 executives at Tata Consultancy Services got on a conference call to discuss how to ensure that their banking customers will be able to comply with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s demonetisation announcement. “No…

Paytm Goes After Insurance – To Cover Auto, Cab Drivers

India’s largest digital payments company, Paytm, through its mobile wallets is looking at ways to revolutionise India’s insurance business. It has launched a program to offer health insurance to auto and cab drivers – 300,000 of them – who use…

Will Union Budget Give Impetus To Digital India Dream?

Through its landmark initiatives such as ‘Digital India’ and ‘Make In India’, the Indian government has demonstrated the importance of digital technologies for industries to sustain and grow. In the Union budget 2015-16, IT industry expects the finance minister to…