PayPal heats up, buy now, pay later with $2.7 billion deal in Japan

PayPal said it would buy the Japanese company buy now, pay later (BNPL) Paidy in a $2.7 billion (about INR 19,840 crores) deal largely up front, taking another step towards claiming first place in a industry witnessing a pandemic-led boom. The deal follows rival Square’s deal last month to buy the success story of Australian … Read more

Best smartphones below Rs. 30,000 you can buy in India

We have some exciting new additions to our list, like the Realme GT Master Edition, OnePlus Nord 2, Poco F3 GT. All these smartphones offer incredibly powerful SoCs and great features at Rs. 30,000. Xiaomi’s Mi 11 series continues to make waves, and the Mi 11X is a strong contender on this list, making it … Read more

How to buy, sell and maintain encryption

Let’s talk about buying, selling, and maintaining cryptography. The first thing to know is that cryptos are very different from other things you invest in. When you buy gold, you actually get coins (or bricks) from the shiny metal. You can keep these coins safe in… a vault! When you buy a house, you actually … Read more

Which gaming mouse under Rs. 4,000 should you buy for FPS games?

Ever since the pandemic forced us into our homes, many of us have relied on our desktops and laptops as a way to avoid what’s happening outside. Many people started playing games on the PC as a way to pass the time. Multiplayer games like Valorant, CS: GO and Apex Legends have grown in popularity, … Read more

PayU prospectus to buy BillDesk Payments Company for $4.7 billion

Technology investor Prosus said on Tuesday that it has agreed to buy Indian payment platform BillDesk for $4.7 billion (about Rs. 34,380 crores) to complement its own PayU business. “Together, the two hope to create a financial ecosystem that handles 4 billion transactions annually – four times the current level of PayU in India,” the … Read more

Amazon Partners with Affirm to Launch Buy Now Pay Later Service for US Customers

Shares in Affirm Holdings rose 43 percent on Friday after the company partnered with Amazon.com to make the buy now, pay later (BNPL) service available to some of the e-commerce giant’s customers. Marketed as an alternative to credit cards, BNPL services grew in popularity during the pandemic as consumers sought options that make shopping easier … Read more

Huawei said to get US approval for license applications to buy car chips

US officials have approved license applications worth hundreds of millions of dollars for Chinese telecommunications company Huawei to buy chips for its growing auto components business, said two people familiar with the matter. Huawei, the world’s largest maker of telecommunications equipment, has been hampered by trade restrictions imposed by the Trump administration on the sale … Read more