Google launches digital payment app 'Tez' in India

Technology company Google has introduced its Unified Payments Interface (UPI)-based digital payment service called ‘Tez’. ‘Tez’ will work same as Android Pay.

Google's 'Tez' is available both on the desktop, as a Chrome widget, and as an app on Google’s Play Store, says the report.

Facebook owned WhatsApp is also working on the new payment method and is said to be in talks with the NPCI and some banks to allow financial transactions through UPI.

Famous messaging platforms such as WeChat and Hike messenger have already started supporting the UPI-based payment methods.