Tag Archives: Pay

Samsung Pay Now Supports Bill Payments in India, via NPCI BBPS Platform

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Pay now supports utility bill payments on its platform The feature is facilitated by National Payments Corporation of India Reminders for bill payments are also available on Samsung Pay now Samsung India on Thursday announced the addition of bill payments to its mobile payments service Samsung Pay. Users can pay their mobile, landline telephone, electricity, gas, water and DTH ... Read More »

Pay attention to your gut health. It could be the key to ageing well

Chinese and Canadian researchers have found evidence to suggest that a healthy gut could be linked to healthy ageing. Carried out by researchers from Ontario’s Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute as well as from Tianyi Health Science Institute in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, China, the research is one of the largest microbiota studies conducted in humans, looking at a cohort ... Read More »

India owes £5 million to London government but refuses to pay it

For the first time, dues owed by the Indian high commission as part of London’s congestion charge – mandatory for all vehicles moving in a zone marked “C” – have crossed £5 million. It is one of a list of foreign mission defaulters topped by the United States embassy. A spokesman for Transport for London (TfL) – the local government body responsible ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Receiving Firmware Update in India That Brings Samsung Pay App

Samsung has started rolling out firmware update to its Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S7 Edge smartphones and interestingly, the update for the former device brings along yet-to-be launched Samsung Pay app to devices in India. This is a strong indication that the South Korean conglomerate might be announcing its payments service in India very soon. The Samsung Galaxy Note ... Read More »

Samsung’s Rumoured Virtual Assistant Bixby and Samsung Pay Mini Spotted on Official Site

Samsung’s rumoured virtual assistant’s name seems to be all but confirmed to be ‘Bixby’ as it has now been spotted in an image posted on the beta page for company’s payment service – Samsung Pay on its official website. The virtual assistant has been tipped to be launched alongside company’s upcoming flagship Galaxy S8 smartphone. Apart from giving away the ... Read More »

Apple CEO Tim Cook’s Pay Slumps Along With iPhone Sales

Apple penalized CEO Tim Cook for the iPhone maker’s first sales slump in 15 years with a 15 percent pay cut. Cook still did extremely well, with a compensation package valued at $8.7 million (roughly Rs. 59.3 crores) for Apple’s fiscal year that ended September 24, according to a regulatory filing made Friday. But the amount was down from nearly ... Read More »

Samsung Pay Will Reportedly Come to India in the First Half of 2017

The recent demonetisation drive in India has been good news for digital payment platforms in the country. The cash-drought has resulted in more and more people making payments online and tech companies are trying to make the most out of the situation. Samsung might soon be joining this list as the South Korean company is reportedly planning to introduce its ... Read More »

Court Asks Hotel Leela Venture To Pay Rs. 258 Crore Royalty To Airports Authority

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday upheld its single judge decision asking Hotel Leela Venture Ltd to pay Rs. 258 crore to Airports Authority of India (AAI) as royalty for possession of its property near Mumbai International Airport. “We affirm the destination reached by the single judge notwithstanding the route taken not being reflective of the journey undertaken ... Read More »

Apple Pay Japan Debut Hit by Problems as Rail Commuters Struggle

Apple Inc.’s entry into Japanese digital payments is off to a rough start as system trouble prevents commuters from charging their passes. East Japan Railway Co. said users are experiencing difficulties connecting to the Mobile Suica contactless payment system, after the rail operator servicing Tokyo metropolitan area began accepting Apple Pay on Tuesday. The trouble started shortly after 9am in Tokyo, ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Pay NFC-Based Mobile Payment Service Launched

  After unveiling the service last month, Xiaomi on Thursday announced the launch of its Mi Pay service in China. Launched in collaboration with China UnionPay, Xiaomi’s new Mi Pay is currently only China-bound service. The Chinese brand touts that it’s the first “smartphone company in the world” to support contactless payments through both bank cards as well as public ... Read More »