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Free GPay Debit Card For India (Google Debit Card), New GPay App With 5 Latest Features

The new Google GPay has some exciting changes, plus this time you could get a free GPay debit card. The new Google Pay app will come with a co-branded debit card alongside the new GPay app. The Google co-branded debit card was leaked in early this year. Apart from the Google debit card, the search giant is also adding digital-first banking accounts within the GPay app. Google is introducing the…

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These will transfer in PUBG Mobile India re-launch

PUBG Mobile India launch has been announced though we await a release date. PUBG Corporation is all set to bring back the popular battle royale game to the country after the government banned it a couple of months ago. PUBG Mobile India pre-registration has already begun and the developers also revealed some gameplay details as well. The game has been designed specifically for the Indian market and it comes with India-specific…

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Guaranteed insurance plans find favour amidst falling interest rates

The life insurance industry has seen muted growth for the first-year premiums in the first six months of the current financial year. However, guaranteed plans offered by life insurance companies have seen strong response from the policyholders. According to experts, volatile equity markets during the start of the financial year and declining interest rates on bank fixed deposits (FDs) are few reasons why policyholders have been attracted to guaranteed plans….

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Google redesigns Pay app, opens waitlist for bank accounts with Citi

By Paresh Dave and Anna Irrera OAKLAND/LONDON: Alphabet Inc’s Google on Wednesday relaunched its U.S. payments app, introducing paid promotions to the service and opening a waitlist for bank accounts being launched next year with Citigroup Inc and 10 other institutions. The new Google Pay app, like its predecessor which will be discontinued eventually, enables contactless payments in stores and money transfers. But now users can transact with groups of…

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Twitter launches disappearing ”fleets” worldwide

Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it was globally launching tweets that disappear after 24 hours, similar to the stories feature that is popular on Snapchat and Facebook`s photo-sharing app Instagram. Twitter has previously announced its plan for these ephemeral tweets, dubbed “fleets”, and tested the feature in Brazil, Italy, India, and South Korea. “Some of you tell us that Tweeting is uncomfortable because it feels so public, so permanent, and…

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Govt. allows ICRISAT to use drones for agricultural research

The government has allowed Hyderabad-based International Crops Research Institute (ICRISAT) to use drones for agricultural research activities, an official release said on Monday. Granting the institute a “conditional” exemption from some of the rules applicable for deployment of drones, the Civil Aviation Ministry said the institute can gather data for agricultural research activities within the ICRISAT research field using remotely piloted aircraft systems or drones. The exemption is valid for…

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Govt Refuses To Censor Netflix, Amazon, Hotstar; But Concerned About Uncensored Content

Days after Govt of India put all OTTs and digital news portals under the ambit of the Information and Broadcasting Ministry, fueling speculations of online censorship, fresh reports indicate that censorship might not happen. Infact, Govt has refused to censor the OTT content, but is very concerned on the uncensored content being streamed. It seems that the Govt is not willing to reveal, what is their plan regarding OTT content,…

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Now, order Aadhaar PVC card online for Rs 50

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UADAI) has launched a new “Order Aadhaar Card” service which facilitates the Aadhaar holder to get their Aadhaar details printed on a PVC card by paying nominal charges. Residents who do not have registered mobile number can also order using Non-Registered/Alternate Mobile Number. “The facility of ordering Aadhaar PVC card is available online and it costs only Rs 50, which includes all taxes and…

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Stop using your phone as a security device, says Microsoft

If you thought two-factor authentication (2FA) was great, Microsoft thinks otherwise. The company has been asking individuals to stop using 2FA tools that use SMS and voice calls instead of more secure modern technology. The standard 2FA works by sending a one-time code to a device of the user’s choice. That means that the account in question can only be accessed if the user has both the correct password and…

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Amazon Alexa Starts Guessing What You Want to Ask; Gets Care Hub to Keep an Eye on Elderly

Amazon Alexa is becoming smarter and is coming with an added capability to guess what users would like to ask after hearing an initial question. The new change is called “inferring customers’ latent goals” and is coming as a result of various “sophisticated algorithms” that help Alexa predict subsequent requests. In addition to the latest update, Amazon has announced that it is bringing elderly-focused Care Hub to Alexa to let…

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Investments for Children: How and where to save money for your child

When it comes to saving for children’s education needs, the role of both equity and debt asset-classes becomes important. The reason to choose one over the other should be determined by the number of years to the goal rather than the risk appetite of an investor, which anyhow needs to be considered. Also, between Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana and equity mutual funds, how should you as a parent decide? And, most…

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