Tech Wrap: Paytm explains why Google took its app off Play Store, Jio introduces cricket offers for IPL fans and more

More tech news includes Microsoft releasing the final build of Windows 10 and Vi offers one year Zee5 premium membership to select Vi users.

| Updated on: Aug 20 2022, 22:59 IST
Here's what happened in tech today.
Here's what happened in tech today. (Pixabay)
Here's what happened in tech today.
Here's what happened in tech today. (Pixabay)

It was an interesting day in the world of technology today. On one hand, Paytm shared a blog explaining why its app was taken off the Play Store by Google. On the other hand, TikTok shared a blog post with its users in the US reassuring them that the platform wasn't going anywhere. In addition to that, Vodafone Idea rolled out a new plan for its customers in India.

So, here's what happened in tech today:

Vi announces new offer with one year ZEE5 premium subscription

Vodafone Idea or Vi on Sunday announced a new offer as a part of which the company will offer one year of Zee5 premium subscription free with select data plans. This offer is available with plans worth 355, 405, 595, 795, and 2,595.

TikTok Interim head pens a blog

TikTok's interim Head Venessa Pappas wrote a detailed blog post explaining what the company's deal with Oracle entailed. She also thanked TikTok users for their support. “We want to thank all of the members of our community who have shown tremendous support,” she wrote in the blog post.

Microsoft releases preview of Windows 10 October 2020 update

Microsoft on Sunday released a preview of the Windows 10 October 2020 update. This update is currently available to Windows Insider users only. “We believe that Build 19042.508 is the final build and still plan on continuing to improve the overall experience of the October 2020 Update on customers' PCs as part of our normal servicing cadence,” Microsoft said in a post.

Jio introduces Jio Cricket Play Along offers

Reliance Jio on Sunday introduced the Jio Cricket Play Along offer. As a part of this offer, the telecom giant will offer daily challenges to IPL 2020 fans, who will stand a chance to win exciting offers on answering various quizzes correctly.

Paytm explains why Google removed its app from the Play Store

Paytm on Sunday shared a blog post wherein the company explained why Google has removed its app from the Play Store earlier this week. “Presumably, such cashback campaigns of Google Pay are not in breach of play store policies, or maybe they are, but a different set of rules apply to Google's own apps,” Paytm wrote.

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First Published Date: 20 Sep, 23:20 IST