This fintech firm is making salary payments easier for other start-ups

Karbon Card, a corporate card provider and developing Neobank for new-age start-ups and small and medium enterprises (SMBs), has launched Payout, a tool that will make vendor and salary payments easier and faster. Simple Maker Checker, Bulk Payout, Advanced Notification, and the ability to email payment links to recipients are just a few of the features of the new Payout product. In addition, the finance team will have access to all cards and vendor payments through a single platform. In fact, many Karbon clients have already begun to use Payout…

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Google bans dozens of apps that were secretly gathering users’ data

Google has withdrawn dozens of apps from the Play Store that were secretly collecting phone numbers and other personal information. Muslim prayer apps, which have been downloaded over 10 million times, a barcode scanning app, and a highway speed trap detection app are among the banned apps. A data-scraping code was discovered in the QR code scanning software. The apps that have been removed from the Google Play Store were found to be gathering precise location information, email and phone numbers, nearby devices, and passwords, according to a Wall Street…

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Google Meet Will Start Removing Users From Empty Meetings, Host Controls Get Redesign

Google Meet, its video conferencing software, has received two usability improvements. When everyone else has left a call, the app will now immediately remove you from it. Google Meet is also consolidating host management controls. They’ll be merged into the Google Meet web interface’s bottom-right corner. The controls had already been discovered in a number of locations. The new change allows for a more centralised, but lengthier, location of host administration controls. “We believe that by decreasing the need to switch between several menus, this change makes it easier to…

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Fortnite maker Epic Games and Lego partner to build a metaverse for kids

Another big coalition for a new metaverse, this time for children, has been announced. Epic Games, the company behind the popular battle royale game Fortnite, has teamed up with the Lego Group to create “an immersive, creatively stimulating, and engaging digital experience” for children. The companies hope to create a safe environment for children of all ages to refine their creative skills while also providing opportunity for play. Epic Games revealed the long-term agreement in a recent blog post. The new platform, which will be developed in collaboration with The…

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China uses AI software to improve its surveillance capabilities

A Dozens of Chinese companies have developed software that employs artificial intelligence to classify data collected on residents, in response to heavy demand from authorities looking to update their surveillance tools according to a Reuters investigation of official papers. According to Reuters’ review of more than 50 publicly available documents, dozens of Chinese businesses have purchased “one person, one file” software in the last four years. The technology improves on previous software that just collects data and then leaves it up to individuals to organise it. “The system has the…

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WhatsApp disappearing messages like to get this useful feature soon

WhatsApp may no longer save images or videos from disappearing messages to your iPhone’s gallery. As a result, if disappearing messages is enabled in a chat thread, WhatsApp will no longer preserve any data from the disappearing messages discussion. For chats with disappearing messages enabled, the Save to Camera Roll option will be removed automatically. So, even if auto-saving is enabled for WhatsApp, it will not store any type of media to our iPhone’s gallery, including photos, videos, or Gifs. This is one of the recent features that WhatsApp has…

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Tata Neu had a bumpy start, users complain of OTP failures and more

Tata unveiled Tata Neu, a super app that will compete with Amazon, Paytm, and others. Both the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store have the app available for download. Despite the fact that the new super app offers a wide range of services, including travel booking, UPI payments, and more, it didn’t get off to a great start. Tata was probably not expecting such a positive response. As a result, people rushed to try out the Neu app as soon as it was released, however many ran into…

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India to focus on homegrown games, technologies and characters to promote Indian culture in a new initiative

The global gaming industry has experienced unparalleled growth. The Indian government has recognised this and now considers it a potential industry in which the country may establish a dominance. In order to accomplish this, India will shortly establish a digital gaming research effort aimed at generating new homegrown gaming technologies. According to SERB Secretary Sandeep Verma, the project would be spearheaded by the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB). The initiative’s main goal will be to establish excellent gaming research and development. SERB intends to accomplish this by bridging the…

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BeyondIRR raises seed funding from Zerodha’s Rainmatter

BeyondIRR, a B2B wealth-tech platform, announced on Friday that it has received seed funding from Rainmatter, a subsidiary of Zerodha, and Sujeet Kumar, co-founder of Udaan. BeyondIRR is a B2B wealth-tech company formed by Parag Kasliwal, Deepesh Bhargava, Anupreet Choudhary, and Hemant Jain to help wealth rms, wealth managers, independent financial advisers (IFAs), RIAs, and MFDs provide a better advice experience to their wealth clients. BeyondIRR wants to use the capital to grow its team and develop a robust digital platform, according to the company. Parag Kasliwal, Co-founder and CEO…

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