Tagged: whatsapp

Facebook Forms Financial Group, led by David Marcus, to Handle Digital Commerce and Payments Projects like Libra and Novi

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB), which currently has a market cap of around $750 billion, employs over 52,000 workers, and generated over $70 billion in revenue last year, has introduced a new group to focus on payments and digital commerce opportunities. David Marcus, the co-creator of the… Read More

India’s YES Bank Launches WhatsApp Banking Services

India banking group Yes Bank announced on Friday the launch of WhatsApp banking services to empower customers and enable them to bank securely from the safety of their homes. Yes Bank revealed that customers may now check their savings account balance, view recent transactions &… Read More

ICICI Bank Milestone: Now Has One Million Users on WhatsUp Banking Platform

India-based banking group ICICI Bank announced it has crossed a milestone of one million users on its WhatsApp banking platform. The bank reported it introduced banking services on WhatsApp three months ago to enable its retail customers to undertake a slew of banking requirements from… Read More

WhatsApp Now Facilitating Payments in Brazil

Facebook’s WhatsApp messaging platform is now facilitating payments in Brazil, according to a post by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. WhatsApp was acquired by Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) in 2014 for approximately $19.3 billion. WhatsApp is the world’s most popular messaging application with over 2 billion users worldwide…. Read More

WhatsApp Brings Digital Payments to Users in Brazil

WhatsApp Payments, an in-chat payment feature that lets customers perform transfers through the messaging app to anyone in their contact list, announced on Monday it is bringing digital payments to WhatsApp users in Brazil. “The over 10 million small and micro-businesses are the heartbeat of Brazil’s… Read More

WhatsApp Payments Might Become India’s Leading Digital Banking Service, As Online Transactions Surge Due to COVID-19

WhatsApp Payments, an in-chat payment feature that lets customers perform transfers through the messaging app to anyone in their contact list, may finally be on track to achieve mass adoption in India. WhatsApp is owned by Facebook, (NASDAQ:FB) who bought the social media platform in… Read More

WhatsApp Payments Plans to Penetrate India’s Lending Sector, Waiting for Regulatory Clearance

WhatsApp Payments, an in-chat payment feature that lets customers perform transfers through the messaging app to anyone in their contact list, has not achieved mainstream adoption in India. The UPI-based payments service lets users send and receive funds. It has been created by the National… Read More

Challenger Bank Zelf to Launch its own Digital Banking Software that will work only via Popular Messaging Apps like WhatsApp

Challenger Bank Zelf is reportedly planning to introduce its digital banking offering which will operate exclusively through widely-used messaging apps. The Latvian Fintech firm claims that it has already signed up more than 58,000 users, who are waiting for the official launch of Zelf’s virtual… Read More

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Bank Introduces “Haro WhatsApp” Chat Contact to Assist Customers with Digital Banking

Hong Kong-based Hang Seng Bank, a banking and financial services company, has launched a new chat contact for WhatsApp users based in the city, which is a special administrative region of the People’s Republic of China. The new chat feature aims to provide a direct… Read More

ICICI Bank Debuts Banking Services on WhatsApp

India-based banking group Icici Bank announced on Monday it has launched its banking services on WhatsApp in oder to enable retail customers to undertake in a “slew of banking requirements” from their home.  Anup Bagchi, Executive Director, ICICI Bank, stated that through WhatsApp, retail customers may… Read More

Details Emerge on Possible Features of Facebook’s Anticipated Cryptocurrency

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) is stuffing its ranks with former PayPal staff, and an announcement regarding the company’s much-anticipated stab at creating a cryptocurrency may come as early as next quarter, though the company is still far from a viable product, unnamed sources tell Bloomberg. Facebook has… Read More

The Best Secure Mobile Messaging Apps 2019 Not Called Facebook Messenger

Internet messaging services are big business today, with some of the biggest names in tech involved, but for most people, the dream is a secure, fully encrypted service that will keep users information completely safe. That dream isn’t shared by various governments and those tasked… Read More

Money Transfer Fintech WorldRemit Integrates with WhatsApp

WorldRemit, a UK based Fintech in the digital money transfer sector, has integrated with WhatsApp – one of the most popular messaging services in the world. WorldRemit says that customers in over 145 countries may now receive WhatsApp notifications about their money transfers in real… Read More

What’s Up with WhatsApp In India?

WhatsApp seems to be laying down the groundwork for a P2P operation in India. The Facebook-owned global messaging service is currently advertising for a digital transaction lead with experience of UPI, Aadhaar and BHIM, seen as the precursor to a possible P2P payments service launch in India, according to multiple… Read More

Qumram Launches Full-Compliant Social Media Record-Keeping Through WhatsApp

Qumram, a global provider of digital interaction audit solutions for the financial services industry, announced on Wednesday the launch of its new solution for recording end-to-end encrypted social media interactions through WhatsApp. Patrick Barnert, CEO at Qumram, shared details about the new solution and stated: “We… Read More

Update: Creative Shopping App Fy Nears £375,000 on Seedrs

Back in September, creative shopping app, Fy, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £375,001 for its online services. The app has become so successful that it is currently nearing its initial goal on the equity platform. As previously reported, the app, which was created in 2014… Read More

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