Tech Wrap: Samsung announces special festive offers, Amazon partners with Uber and more

More tech news includes BookMyShow launching My Safety First feature and Axis Bank collaborating with Google Pay over ACE Credit Card.

| Updated on: Aug 20 2022, 23:32 IST
Here's everything that happened in tech today.
Here's everything that happened in tech today. (Pixabay)
Here's everything that happened in tech today.
Here's everything that happened in tech today. (Pixabay)

It was an interesting day in the world of technology today. On one hand, Amazon Pay partnered with Uber to boost digital payments in India. On the other hand, BookMyShow introduced the My Safety First feature in India. In addition to that, Samsung announced new offers on its home appliances ahead of the festive sale.

So, here's everything that made headlines today:

Amazon Pay partners with Uber

Amazon today announced a partnership with Uber. As a part of this partnership, Uber users will be able to pay for their rides using Amazon Pay. Additionally, Amazon Pay users will get a 50% cashback of up to 100 on their first 3 Uber rides in a month. 

BookMyShow introduces My Safety First feature

BookMyShow today introduced My Safety First feature on its platform. This feature will list the various safety indicators available across every cinema listed on the platform, such as in-cinema seat distancing, thermal screening, contactless security check and availability of hand sanitizers in cinema halls.

Samsung announces festive offers on home appliances

Samsung India today announced a bunch of new offers that it will provide to customers who will purchase various home appliances including smart TVs, ACs and washing machines among others from Flipkart or Amazon India during the upcoming Big Billion Days sale and the Great Indian Festival among others. You can check all the offers here.

Axis Bank launches ACE Credit card

Axis Bank today announced that it was partnering with Google Pay and Visa to launch a new ACE Credit Card. Axis Bank says users will earn a 5% reward in the form of cashback on bill payments via Google Pay.

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First Published Date: 12 Oct, 22:46 IST