Airtel Payments Bank, Mastercard tie up for payment solutions for farmers, SMEs

New Delhi: Airtel Payments Bank has partnered with Mastercard to build customised solutions for payments such as tap-and-pay NFC, credit facility and other neighbourhood banking services for farmers and SMEs. The companies aim to cater to underbanked spectrum of users and enable digital adoption via the partnership. “The collaboration aims at building a digital platform

Startup promises 5G in India by 2021, to launch 35 telecom satellites this September

New Delhi: Indian space startup Vestaspace Technology on Tuesday said it will start launching over 35 satellites from September onwards to facilitate pan-India 5G service, with an aim to make the next-gen network operational by early 2021. Vestaspace Technologies founder and CEO Arun Kumar Sureban said a beta version of the next-generation satellite constellations is

How to make your Facebook Avatar

Facebook, earlier this month, launched Bitmoji-like customisable avatars on its platform. Just like Apple’s Memojis and Snapchat’s Bitmojis, Facebook’s Avatars are virtual representations of users’ and they can be customised to a tee. Facebook’s Fidji Simo in a post on her page said that these Avatars can be used across Facebook’s platform including Messenger. “There

India’s Reliance launches JioMart online grocery service, challenging Amazon, Flipkart

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Reliance Industries Ltd <RELI.NS> has launched an online grocery service, JioMart, the head of its grocery retail business said, in a move aimed at rivalling’s <AMZN.O> local unit and Walmart Inc’s <WMT.N> Flipkart in the huge Indian market. JioMart will deliver groceries in more than 200 towns across the country,