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Google Has Been Tracking Nearly Every Online Purchase You Make

Google is quietly keeping track of every single purchase you have made in years, thanks to purchase receipts sent to your personal Gmail account. According to a report in CNBC on Friday, the information is made available to users via a private web tool which, the company claims, keeps your data private. Google, however, stressed it does not use the information for personalized ad tracking. In 2017, the tech giant…

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Banks Levy These Charges For ATM Card Transactions, Other Services

Major banks, from state-run State Bank of India (SBI) to private sector peers ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank, have set certain rules for making transactions at ATMs. These lenders offer a certain limited number of ATM card transactions free of cost every month. Customers exhausting the permitted number of free transactions in a particular month are charged for additional ATM transactions. Such ATM card charges levied  by the banks depend on factors such as the type…

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Here’s how RBI plans to detect, prevent online frauds

Aiming to timely detect frauds and take recovery actions, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) plans to use data analytics. In vision document 2021 for payments and settlements systems in the e-payments space, the central bank said that data analytics could be utilised for identification of fraud and recovery actions including blocking irregular transaction before authorisation. It could also help in building trust in the system, the RBI document added….

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Aadhaar privacy! Now, get full control of biometric data, use when you want – Here’s how

Worried about Aadhaar card privacy? Stop. The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) offers a feature that allows you to lock, or unlock, your Aadhaar number whenever you wish! Once you lock the Aadhaar number, any authentication using your Aadhaar number will not be allowed. In other words, the new feature will effectively end your privacy concerns w.r.t. Aadhaar card. Once you have locked the Aadhaar number, it can’t be used…

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Driving Licences, Vehicle Registration Certificates to Come in Card Format Only

Going paperless, driving licences and vehicle registration certificates will now be issued as plastic cards in a standard format across the country. The option of providing a paper or booklet-based driving licence or registration certificate has been done away with, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways said. Under the new norms notified by the ministry, states would have an option to issue the two documents in the form of…

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Uber introduces ‘Quiet Mode’ to let you politely tell chatty drivers to shut up

Tired of chatty drivers? Uber  is finally giving users its most requested feature: an in-app way to ask for minimal conversation during your ride. The “Quiet Mode” feature is free and will be available to everyone in the U.S. tomorrow, but only on Uber Black and Uber Black SUV premium rides. Users can select “Quiet preferred,” “happy to chat” or leave the setting at “No preference.” The desire for silence might convince…

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Paytm unveils India’s first unlimited cashback credit card – check out all the benefits you can get here

In collaboration with Citi, Paytm has launched their own cashback credit card called Paytm First Card, which comes with unlimited cashback and no restrictions on earning categories. Paytm customers can apply for the credit card from their Paytm app, where they will also be able to conveniently track offers through the Paytm First Card passbook. Not only this, Paytm passbook allows customers to track their credit card transactions but also…

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Android, iPhone app found making fake calls on Android, iOS

A Delhi-based cybersecurity company claims to have discovered an application on Google Play Store and Apple App Store spoofs the user’s identity and makes calls. According to cybersecurity firm GIS Consulting, the app called “Call India-IntCall” does not require user permission to register; they can enter any 10-digit mobile number registered themselves without entering any OTP or verification code. “Criminals can spoof your phone number to call your family members,…

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Good News for Salaried! Government approves 8.65% interest on EPF for 2018-19

The Finance Ministry has approved 8.65 per cent rate of interest on Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) for 2018-19 as decided by retirement fund body EPFO, benefitting more than 6 crore formal sector workers. “The Department of Financial Services (DFS), a wing of Finance Ministry, has given its concurrence to Employees Provident Fund Organisation’s (EPFO) decision to provide 8.65 per cent rate of interest for 2018-19 to its subscribers,” a source…

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Applied for PAN card? Here’s how you can track your application status

New Delhi: The Income Tax Department issues a ten-digit permanent account number (PAN) which is one of the most important financial document in the country. P serves as identity proof across the country. As per the rules, an individual cannot hold two PAN cards simultaneously since it is considered illegal. In order to get a PAN card, one needs to pay Rs 110 and submit their address proof, ID proof etc….

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Xiaomi to sell phones via vending machines in India

People can soon buy Xiaomi smartphones and accessories through vending machines, with the Chinese handset maker set to install its own machines in major Indian cities. The latest move comes as the company works on ways to retain its dominant position in the hyper-competitive smartphone market in India. Called as ‘Mi Express Kiosk’, these vending machines will allow consumers to make purchases and pay for the transaction through credit or…

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QR code option may be must for shops

NEW DELHI: The government is looking to mandate a QR code-based payment option using UPI at all shops and establishments with consumers opting for this method of payment eligible for GST benefits along with shopkeepers. The measure is intended to promote digital payments as the preferred option. “We are looking at incentives for both, the shopkeeper or the restaurant owner as well as consumers,” an official told TOI. The move…

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