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Amazon

Has Amazon refused to appear before Indian parliamentary panel on data privacy?

Representatives of Amazon.com in India have refused to appear before a panel reviewing the nation’s privacy invoice , an Indian lawmaker has suggested, an allegation the US e...

Paytm

Paytm targets a million apps on its mini app store to take on Google

Alibaba-backed Indian FinTech firm Paytm is aiming to get a million apps onto its own “mini app store” by the first quarter of 2021, it said on Thursday, seeking to cha...

Paytm

Paytm and other Indian start-ups vow to fight ‘big daddy’ Google

Dozens of India’s leading tech start-ups, chafing at Google’s local dominance of key apps, are banding together to consider strategies to challenge the US tech giant, s...

Modi PM of India

Could India be planning to launch its own app store?

India is open to launching its own mobile app shop or enlarging an existing one if it receives sufficient demand from domestic firms for an alternative to Apple and Google platform...

Paytm

Paytm executive says India’s secondary listing plan would be undue burden

India’s potential plan to induce businesses to perform a secondary record on an Indian stock exchange should they opt to list on an overseas bourse would unfairly penalise In...

Amazon

Amazon’s new offerings make India the centre of FinTech push

Amazon.com has added insurance and even gold into its menu of financial services in India, to grow its customer base and attract more subscribers to its Amazon Prime loyalty progra...

e-commerce in India

Buy now, pay later platform Sezzle tests the waters in India

Rising FinTech Sezzle is testing its service offering in India for an expected launch at the end of the year, Charlie Youakim its CEO said, as competition intensifies in the indust...

WhatsApp

India watchdog reviewing antitrust allegations against WhatsApp

India’s antitrust watchdog is looking into allegations that Facebook’s WhatsApp is abusing its dominant position by offering payment services to its vast base of messag...