Google Tez rebranded as Google Pay, to offer loans via banks

Google Tez to Now Be Called Google Pay Pre Approved Loans Coming to the Platform

Users can also seamlessly switch between English and Hindi when talking with the Assistant. The new feature, powered by natural language processing and speech synthesis AI, Google says, can read billions of webpages smoothly in "a natural sounding voice".

Google's main goal of creating the Android Go platform is to bring the best features of the latest Android OS to affordable devices. The Assistant is now available in Marathi, and the company is working on making it available in seven regional Indian languages soon.

Which is why it makes sense that the Google Assistant will now be rolling out in local Indian languages, aside from just Hindi and English.

Google also announced a new initiative 'Project Navlekha' under which it will help 100,000+ offline Indian language publishers bring their content online.

"Voice has been emerging as the preferred mode of use for new internet users".

While audio and video content continues to grow in volume online, text-based web pages still account for the bigger chunk of the web.

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"...the majority of Internet users today are Indian language users, a number expected to reach 500 million-plus in the next two years". Meanwhile, Google also announced that Samsung is ready to launch its first Android Oreo (Go edition) smartphone in India, something the South Korean company unveiled last week. About 22 million users have conducted 750 million transactions worth about $30 billion on Tez since it was launched in India in Sept previous year, according to the company.

Sengupta added that the company is trying to create richer experience for merchants such as the ability to pay using Google Pay without leaving the merchant app and push tickets to the Google Pay app.

Google's payments app Tez was renamed to Google Pay. As per Google, Tez has over 22 million monthly users, and more than 50 million registered users. The Google Pay (India) will be exactly the same Tez app, but with the different new name. Businesses and merchants can also now pay for Google Ads using Google Pay. The company said that it will now work with major banks like HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Federal Bank and Kotak Mahindra Bank to facilitate pre-approved loans to customers.

Google is now promoting the use of Google Pay with a very attractive rewards scheme that promises a reward of up to Rs 1,00,000 to a few lucky users who use Google Pay to send money.

According to Google, India is the fastest-growing country on Google Maps.

According to January 2017 Google- KPMG report, India can be expected to have almost 735 Mn Internet users by 2021 and hence Google is trying to undertake projects that help the users.

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