Google rebrands Indian payments app Tez ahead of global expansion

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Tez is now called Google Pay

Android Go, also known as Android Oreo (Go edition), is a stripped-down version of Android created to run on entry-level smartphones.

Shashidhar Thakur, VP, Engineering, Google Search, says, "For Search to be truly helpful, it should bring you useful content, in all the languages you understand".

Google added bill payments to the service a few months after launch, making it easier for Indian customers to recharge their phones, pay broadband and utility bills, and even pay for Uber or Ola via Tez. Using natural language processing and speech synthesis AI, this technology can read billions of web pages in 28 languages. It's comprised of three optimized areas - the operating system, Google Play Store, and Google apps - ... Google which has been hosting a yearly India-focussed event was back at it again. We will soon be adding support for Marathi and continue to invest in bringing support for more Indian languages.

Google's main objective of creating the Android Go platform is to bring the best features of the latest Android OS to affordable devices.

The Google Go feature that will read text aloud will greatly assist people who have trouble reading or are not skilled in the original language of the web page.

In addition to announcing the name change of Tez, Google also made several other announcements at its Google for India 2018 event held in New Delhi.

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On Tuesday, Google rebranded the app as Google Pay and said it was partnering with four Indian banks, Federal Bank (FED.NS), HDFC Bank (HDBK.NS), ICICI Bank (ICBK.NS) and Kotak Mahindra Bank (KTKM.NS) - to provide instant loans to the app's users.

Berkshire Hathaway (BRKA), the company led by renowned investor Warren Buffett, is set to invest up to $360 million in the Indian payments platform, a source told CNNMoney earlier this week.

The re-brand of Tez to Google Pay will complete in the next two weeks.

"We are also introducing an India first Form Ads on Search, that allows advertisers to generate leads seamlessly from their mobile search ads". Keeping that in mind, we are compiling our payments under Google Pay. Google unveiled Tez in India previous year, with the app built on the government's new digital payments framework, Unified Payments Interface (UPI).

Project Navlekha One of the biggest barriers to Indian content being online in indic languages is the lack of awareness.

Google Maps also added better public transport guidance, which will inform riders of upcoming stops and alerts on when to get off. The company has partnered with local Andhra Pradesh State FiberNet Limited to reach nearly 10 million people.

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