Restaurant search and discovery platform Zomato announced its partnership with Paytm on Friday, which would let users pay for their online orders using the Paytm Wallet, in addition to the existing payment options of credit/ debit cards, netbanking, and cash on delivery. The news follows the recent announcement of partnershipsRead More →

The bank has set itself a target of one lakh merchants accepting payments through this route in a couple of months. MUMBAI: With mobile-based payment app Chillr recording over Rs 9 crore worth retail transactions, HDFC Bank is now enrolling shopkeepers to accept account-to-account payments using this app. While many shopkeepers alreadyRead More →

Microsoft-owned Skype is getting fancier on mobile devices, rolling out some serious overhauls for the messaging app on both Android and iOS—including iPad-specific improvements. Here are the details. Skype 6.0 for Android Skype 6.0 for Android. On Android, Skype 6.0 adds a material design update to bring it in lineRead More →

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur (IIT-Kgp) have developed a unique technology via a software that enables conversion of Indian languages into Braille for the visually challenged. The institute is also planning to go for large-scale deployment in West Bengal and other states. The Sparsha Transliteration System developed byRead More →

Google last year added Foursquare-like functionality with an Explore button in its Maps app. The move was seen as an attempt to make the Maps app more than just a location and direction finder. Now, the company has updated the feature to offer curated recommendations to users. Additionally, Google inRead More →

Bengaluru-based online lingerie retailer Zivame announced Thursday that it has raised Rs. 250 crores in its Series C round, and announced the launch of its app – now available on Android. The investment was led by Zodius Technology Fund and Khazanah Nasional Berhad, the strategic investment fund of the GovernmentRead More →